Cloud Infrastructure Architect

LA International
£500 - £530 per day
02 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Cloud Infrastructure ArchitectCroydon7 Months initially£500 - £530 per day.One our key clients are looking for an experienced Cloud Infrastructure Architect to join the team on a long running programme of work.There is also an excellent opportunity to gain a Government level Security Clearance through this role.The ideal candidate will have exposure to CD/CI tools such as: Puppet Docker Ansible Hashicorp products Linux (RHEL or Centos) Admin NetworkingKey Skills Experience: Excellent customer facing skills and able to communicate at all levels Extensive experience and skills in IT infrastructure and Networking as well as Cloud Solution (AWS) design. Experienced in Infrastructure, Networking and Systems Integration Provide architectural direction of the CD and CI platforms, interfacing with client stakeholders and creating architecture documents (HLD and LLD) that will be used by the engineers to build out infrastructure Thought leadership - demonstrating the confidence to bring new ideas to client's whilst carefully managing stakeholder expectations and building those ideas into workable designs Extensive experience of project management disciplines Ability to communicate technical ideas and issues to both technical and non-technical stakeholders Ability to define and / or validate architectural proposals and standards Strong conceptual, problem solving and judgement capabilities Provide expert support to Continuous Integration and Delivery pipelines for Development teams Requirements gathering and analysis Key Technologies: Cloud Services (AWS) including an in-depth understanding of all native AWS services Wide Area and Local Area networking VPN Technologies Firewall and Security appliance solutions PKI and Certificate Management Solutions Puppet, Jenkins, Ansible, Atlassian Suite, Docker, Kubernetes Oracle, Oracle Golden gate and Postgres VMWare IDAM VPN Knowledge of the following technologies would be advantageous: Database Technologies (Oracle 11g, Golden Gate, Postgres) Hadoop NTP DNS - DNSmasq CLAMAV SNMP Puppet Master Puppet DB Puppet Con rSyslog - Security Log Aggregation ELK Stack Zabbix Apache for Yum Repo PKI CA and generate internal certs - BAU activity Hashicorp Terraform Hashicorp Consul Hashicorp Vault Hashicorp Packer (AWS/Skyscape) AppDynamics - Used by the Performance test team. Password Manager Pro ? Hashicorp Vault Atlassian Bitbucket Atlassian Crowd Atlassian Jira Atlassian JIRA Workflows (Skills Gap)This is an excellent opportunity to join a great team on an interesting programme of work. Apply now for your CV to reach me directly and I will respond as soon as possible. Please note we are a preferred supplier to this organisation. LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds. Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.