AWS Solutions Architect, Jobs, 9949

AWS Solutions Architect - Scotland

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    IT- Infrastructure

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    up to £80k

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We are a fast-growing Advanced Level AWS Consulting Partner in the rapidly changing cloud and technology services sector.

This role can be fully remote based in the UK.


  • Lead on customer scoping and design calls to gather requirements, build a project scope and time to deliver an estimate for the project
  • Formulate a customer's problem into an architectural solution which will deliver value to the customer
  • Building positive customer relationships
  • Working closely with the project team to deliver the project to a high standard, to the project scope within the project time and budget constraints
  • Either leading the project delivery by completing the work yourself or oversee our Cloud Engineers to deliver professional services projects
  • Working closely with the delivery team to provide guidance, knowledge and grow their skillset to meet project deadlines
  • Collaborate with the Head of Technical Operations to drive improvements in processes, procedures and automation to speed up project delivery
  • Act as the senior point of escalation for technical outages/issues.
  • Involvement in maintaining our high level standard of our NPS Score, AWS relationship and driving business growth with the delivery of Service Delivery Programs
  • Attendance at client meetings and company events
  • Participation in a 24/7 on-call escalation rota

Experience (Essential)

  • Two or more years’ experience designing and building solutions in AWS
  • Two or more years’ experience with gathering project scope, requirements and designs either virtual or face-to-face with customers
  • Experience in quoting the time to delivery based on multiple skill sets within the team
  • AWS Solution Architecture Certification at professional level
  • Experience in writing Statements of Work with precise and detailed information, including high-level architectural designs
  • Four or more years’ experience with core AWS Services including Load Balancing, EC2, RDS, CloudFront, S3 and CloudWatch
  • Two or more years’ experience with modernisation legacy architectures such as containerisation or microservices
  • Two or more years’ experience in designing and building AWS serverless solutions such as API Gateway, Lambda, SQS, Eventbridge and Step Functions
  • Two or more years’ experience with best practices of deployment mechanisms to deploy releases across multiple environments (AWS native tooling preferred, other technologies accepted)
  • Experience with migrating customers from on-premise environments to the cloud

Experience (Nice to have)

  • AWS speciality certification
  • Experience with machine learning services such as Sagemarker, Rekognition etc
  • Knowledge of typical on-premise environments such as hypervisor, storage and backup vendors
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to write scripts to automate solutions (preferably in Python)

Benefits: Why you want to work here:

  • 34 Days Annual Leave
  • Company Pension
  • Private Healthcare plan
  • Ample opportunity to develop your career as you will be an essential part of a fast-growing company
  • Ability to work from home
  • Family Friendly working environment
  • Professional development and support
  • Everyone has a voice and makes a direct and valued contribution to building the best products possible

This is a fantastic opportunity. Apply now for an immediate interview.