AWS Cloud Architect

  • Location

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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  • Salary:

    €600 - €700 per day

  • Contact:

    Alison Byrne

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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AWS Architect

The AWS architect role requires a strong solutions-focused approach whilst maintaining and developing collaborative relationships between my client and a key business. You will need to intimately understand the business partners core technical solution environments and requirements as well as being able to define technology solutions and services to solve client initiatives and needs in a challenging technical environment. The candidate should be comfortable to develop and lead technology initiatives and requirements through workshops and/or assessments in order to influence and drive architectural and solution designs as well as developing and refining repeatable methodologies that are client deliverables led and quality driven.

Essential duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting and guiding key technical stakeholders through business, information, process and technology changes in order to meet strategic delivery objectives and solution deliverables
  • Supporting complex, consultative technical processes including solution definition, proposal development and design
  • Engaging as adviser to influence and direct through cultivating mutual respect; performs in a technology leader role due to breadth of knowledge in cloud technology service offerings and transformation
  • Provides expertise and creative approaches on aligning current trends in technology whilst understanding and considering existing business and technical constraints
  • Understands many disciplines including: application architecture, middleware platforms, resiliency and DR, databases, virtualization, servers, storage, and cloud computing, along with understanding of technology and industry trends


  • 10 years' integration and delivery experience in IT with multi-discipline experience in complex project deliverables
  • 5-7 years' experience in IT consulting leading complex solutions and projects
  • Experience in IT architecture design and implementation to maximize support of building cloud compatible services and cloud-based environments
  • Demonstrated experience building and managing IT solutions and integrating Cloud technologies
  • Hands on architecture experience with a proven track-record in implementing large scale cloud environments, cloud computing-based services architectures, technical design and implementations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of hardware, software, application-types, and systems engineering
  • Minimum 7+ years designing and managing Public/Private cloud infrastructures using Amazon Web Services (AWS) (including EC2, S3, Cloud Front, Elastic File System, RDS, VPC, Direct Connect, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, Cloud Formation, Red shift, EMR and IAM)
  • Hands on experience with AWS and operation expertise.
  • Experience in one or more automation languages (CLI, Python, Ruby, PowerShell).
  • Hands on experience with CloudFormation templates and Terraform.
  • Working knowledge of config management tools (Packer & Ansible).
  • Knowledge of Public Cloud connectivity solutions such as Direct Connect, VPN and other (Private Link etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of infrastructure automation, CI/CD, networking, storage and cloud-based delivery models.
  • Knowledge in networking and web standards such as DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, HTTP, web security & firewalls.
  • Experience in autoscaling, load balancing and DR cloud computing models.
  • Experience of DevOps with AWS CLI and/or Lambda services.
  • Knowledge in cloud monitoring tools, application performance monitoring tools and operational dashboarding

You must have:

  • Ability to explain complex technical issues in a simplistic manner
  • Ability to influence architectural and solution designs and decisions by understanding and communicating how proposed solutions will solve business needs, requirements and problems.
  • Fluency in formulating and expressing thoughts and ideas.
  • Outstanding oral, written, and technical/business communication skills.
  • Strong technical and customer interaction skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and accommodate requests from multiple teams and pillars

For more information on this or other roles feel free to contact Alison on 01 6455250 or alison.byrne @