Cloud Engineer/Architect

Cloud Engineer/Architect
£90k Plus Bonus
Quant Capital is urgently looking for a AWS Architect to join our high profile client.
Our client is a recently acquired financial technology business who is currently taking the factoring and invoicing market by storm. This is a brand new project to create an e-factoring platform and CRM system from scratch.

The primary focus will be the support of new & existing technologies deployed in an AWS cloud. The Platform and Infrastructure team are a tight knit group who will work with you ensure that all current and future IT platforms are designed right, built right and managed in a controlled and secure fashion.

AWS Engineer Responsibilities:

• Ensure AWS Cloud Infrastructure achieves agreed SLAs. Create, maintain and support proactive service management e.g. capacity and availability etc. and take responsibility for incident, problems and change etc.
• Introducing new cloud infrastructure services (operationalizing, building, etc.) which adheres relevant governance controls and service qualities
• Ensure creative, well organized, readable and tested code is delivered within the constraints of continuous integration and delivery environments
• Act as a subject matter expert for connectivity and security aspects in relation to public and private cloud-based hosting solutions
• Create relevant playbooks and run books as part of any build and run documentation
• Deliver well defined, reusable infrastructure code for pipeline orchestration and automation and scripting to build dynamic cloud infrastructure components
• Design and introduce relevant automated support for code validation and reducing the potential for defects, Functional and non-functional service testing for cloud infrastructure services
• Quality built in by default into any infrastructure code and documentation
• Propose secure, scalable, reusable solutions using AWS products
• Evaluate and make use of new AWS features to improve our architecture

As an AWS Engineer you will have:
• Experienced with AWS including the design of VPCs, networking, RDS, API gateways, EKS, ECS, etc.
• Experienced with Infrastructure as Code tools with AWS, such as CloudFormation or Terraform.
• Experienced in working within an Agile, DevOps and Cloud environment, with a focus on secure, availability, reliability and automation
• Exposure and understanding of CI/CD pipelines and how these feed into a micro services architecture
• Strong understanding and experience of managing networking concepts, protocols and
• Experience designing and working with fault tolerant, highly available, high traffic/throughput, distributed, scalable systems
• Proficient in in at least one scripting language such as Power Shell, Bash, Python, or similar
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience working with Cloud technologies
• Ideally AWS architecture design experience

My client is based in Central London, this role is Remote but will require Office work.