Principal Architect – Cloud/Infrastructure/Security – Derby

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Principal Architect – Cloud/Infrastructure/Security – Derby

Principal Architect required for a growing organisation based in Derby, near to the train station, where you will play a key part in the leadership and guidance of the enterprise architecture, whilst providing hands-on contribution to the team.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in hands-on architect roles (solution/technical) and leading architecture functions. You will also have extensive experience in architecting enterprise scale visions and roadmaps.

Key Responsibilities of the role

  • Translate the business strategy, within their domain context, in order to develop a technology strategy and architectural principles, whilst driving the delivery of a ‘future-state’ architecture
  • Ensure change delivery complies with these principles, else highlight the impact of any deviations
  • Drive the continued maturity of our product set via existing projects or standalone initiatives
  • Where necessary, build business cases for new technology implementations
  • Develop and maintain up to date views of the organisations enterprise and solution architecture
  • Lead, manage and mentor our architect team
  • Provide architectural support to bid estimation
  • Maintain visibility of our change pipelines and ensure architect and design skills are available and applied appropriately to change delivery
  • Support innovation and advise on the relative merits of new technologies
  • Engage with industry bodies and independent market analysis organisations

Key Skills of the role

  • Experienced in hands-on architect roles (solution/technical) and leading architecture functions.
  • You will also have extensive experience in architecting enterprise scale visions and roadmaps.
  • Experience in providing architectural services in waterfall/agile delivery environments, mixed hosting environments (On Prem, private DC, cloud), distributed technology environments etc.
  • Active involvement in delivering/improving CI/CD setups.
  • Broad technical base to include strong understanding of: networking, queuing technologies, Public cloud environments, high volume messaging and data streaming, Integration methodologies etc.
  • Deploying production workloads in Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Providing assurance around 3rd party solutions and COTS.
  • Strong familiarity of TOGAF, BCS ESA or similar.

Salary

The salary for this position is flexible between £85,000 – £95,000 per annum, plus excellent benefits and fantastic company culture. There may be higher salary on offer, for the right candidate.

Interested?! Send your up to date CV to Ian Tittley at Crimson for review

Crimson are acting as an employment agency in regards to this vacancy

Principal Architect – Cloud/Infrastructure/Security – Derby

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