AWS Solution Architect


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AWS Solution Architect Dublin Negotiable 201 Permanent

AWS Solutions Architect | Permanent | Dublin & Hybrid

We are seeking an AWS Cloud Architect with a mix of Development and Infrastructure expertise to join our global end-users Dublin team. You will join a small team of high-skilled and certified AWS Solution Architects in the creation and delivery of strategy, architecture, and implementation for AWS-based products and solutions across the firm-wide AWS multi-account, enterprise-scale organisation. This is a hands-on role, working in an agile environment leveraging DevOps principles and practices, reporting to the Cloud Architecture Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Firm-wide strategy and roadmap leadership. Develop cloud strategies and future state architectures to provide sound long-term products and solutions.
  • Implement strategies aligned to AWS’s Well-Architected Framework principles with a mind towards Continuous Improvement, DevOps practices, and a mindset towards CALMS principles.
  • Participate in Socratic Methods with other Architects and colleagues on technical solution proposals, including Architecture reviews to drive optimal solutions.
  • Identify, develop, implement, support, and improve products, solutions, and operational activities using automated cloud-based solutions.
  • Identify and adopt best practices, architectural solutions, and new technologies to address current and future needs.
  • Contribute to team efforts to maintain solutions, processes, and infrastructure tooling supported with clear documentation.
  • Key collaborator and communicator of technical strategies and solutions among multiple stakeholder teams – including Development, Information Security, Operations, Data Science and Business Teams.
  • Incident response support as appropriate

Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience of production scale solution architecting including assessment against AWS Well-Architected Framework principles. Full product lifecycle experience designing high availability and performant operations from concept to implementation and high availability and performant operations
  • 3+ years of thought leadership and AWS technical subject matter expertise
  • 3+ years' hands-on AWS experience, including IaaS, Containers, Serverless, IaC, and an “automate everything” mentality
  • 3+ years’ experience with AWS Developer Tools – CodeCommit/git, CodePipeline, CloudFormation and Terraform, AWS CLI, & Python
  • 3+ years' hands-on AWS Security experience including, IAM Roles & Policies, Bucket Policies, CloudTrail, and Config
  • Comfortable operating in a matrix organization, strong ability to communicate across teams to ensure alignment of technology strategy, best practices, and successful delivery.
  • Availability to support systems on-call after hours as needed. Experienced in troubleshooting, deep-dives, and debugging.
  • Experience using and supporting various Atlassian products, such as Jira, Confluence
  • Experienced in Application Performance Management

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AWS Certification, preferably Solution Architect or Developer Associate
  • Competence with migration tooling such as AWS server migration service, bare metal migrations, or 3rd party tooling for lift-and-shift approaches are needed.
  • Experienced and/or interest in Data Architectures

You must already be eligible to live and work in Ireland with no constraints.