029803 - Senior Public Cloud Solution Architect

About Infrastructure Services :

The Cloud Infrastructure Services Business Unit is Cagemini’s consulting, infrastructure build and run capabilities with the provisioning and support of cloud based services. With EUR 1.5 billion annual revenue, Cloud Infra Services provides infrastructure outsourcing services, including data centre, helpdesk and network support, as well as providing service integration and service maintenance support.  Other services include infrastructure transformation services, helping clients consolidate and migrate workloads and entire datacentres.  Cloud Infra Services also help clients virtualize and optimise their IT estates.  As part of the integrated cloud offering from Capgemini, Cloud Infrastructure Services delivers a broad range of cloud service under Cloud Choice to build and support the hybrid cloud estate encompassing the leading public cloud players and leading private cloud technologies.

Main Purpose of the Role:

This is an hands on cloud engineering role reporting to the Cloud Projects and Consulting Director for the Infrastructure Services Global Cloud Practice. The purpose of the role is to focus on deliverying highly avaialbe, scalable enterprise solutions on IaaS/PaaS platforms focusing on application assessments, automation and Devops.  This role includes ownership of technical, commercial and service elements related to cloud project engagements building IaaS/PaaS infrastructure with a concentration of Devops experience.

 The successfully hired candidate will ensure high customer satisfaction delivering Devops and cloud projects.  The candidate would ensure a highly satisfied customer experience and drive to reduce labour input, costs, implementation time, and time to benefit.  The candidate will help increase profit margins and enhance consistent delivery and operational efficiency.  The candidate must expect to work in parallel across multiple deals and look to assist in the industrialisation of the process to support the rapid timescales opportunities demand. The successful candidate must have a fully-flexible approach to working hours and working away from home during the week; willing to work nationally, with the potential to work internationally if desired.

Key Role & Responsibility:

The Cloud Engineer is a cloud role in the project delivery cycle with hands on experience migrating customers to the cloud and designing devops operational processes, deployment checklists, etc..  This role will work closely with clients, partners and other business units to ensure consulting engagements are successful.  He/she must be fully flexible and mobile across the US and possibly EMEA for extended periods and potentially across the Capgemini Group

 ·       Proven experience in cloud infrastructure project deals for hands on migration to public clouds such as AWS and Azure.

·       Strong background in linux/Unix and/or Windows adminstration

·       Ability to use wide variety of open source technologies.

·       Experience in automation/configuration managment using Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Saltstack, Bosh, Terraform or an equivalent.

·       Experience with source code management tools such as GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket or equivalent

·       Experience with SQL and NoSQL DBs such as SQL, MySQL, Amazon DynamoDB.

·       Solid understanding of networking and core Internet Protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and routing in distributed networks.

·       A working understanding of code and script such as: PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby.

·       A working understanding with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or equivalent

·       A working understanding of scheduleding and orchestration with tools such as: kubernetes, Mesos swarm or equivalent.

·       Extensive knowledge about AIPs desiging RESTful services and integrated with other providers.

·       Have a fully-flexible approach to working hours and working away from home during the week; willing to work nationally, with the potential to work internationally if desired.

Essential skills, knowledge & experience:

They include the ability to understand and communicate the following at an executive level both internally and externally:

•         AWS Architecture / Azure Architecture experience ideally with the appropriate vendor certification

•         Understanding of hybrid cloud solutions and experience of integrating public cloud into tradition hosting/delivery models

•         Strong understanding of cloud migration techniques (on premise to Cloud Platforms)

•         Configuration and deployment experience in three or more of the following:

o   AWS apps technologies such as RDS, Elastic Beanstalk

o   Azure or AWS IaaS Technologies

o   Deployed applications with Web UI frontends

o   Deployed application with RESTful/SOAP services interfaces

o   Experience building private AMI’s on VPC’s

o   LAMP Stack and Linux experience

o   High Availability and Disaster recovery implementations

o   Experience of designing and implementing application and infrastructure  monitoring solutions

•         Experience architecting and deploying multi-tiered applications.

•         Experience in architecting security architectures across infrastructure and applications

•         Experience building and deploying multi-tier, scalable, and highly available applications using Java, Microsoft and Database technologies

•         Experience in performance tuning, including the following ; (load balancing, web servers, content delivery Networks, Caching (Content and API))

•         Experience as principal technical lead on at least one major project.

•         Good understanding of application architectures

•         Demonstrable experience in the elicitation & specification of architectural, functional and non-functional requirements

•         A good appreciation of the cost drivers in systems delivery and operations and the commercial consequences of the technical decisions made by you and/or others

•         Ability to develop productive client relationships at different management levels and identify and develop opportunities for new business

Desirable skills, knowledge & experience:

·       AWS or Azure trained / certified architect – e.g. Amazon Certified Solutions Architect – Associate or Professional Level

·       AWS certification in any of the following - Solutions Architect, Developer or Systems Ops

·       Architectural certification (e.g TOGAF)

·       Experience of implementing architectural governance and proactively managing issues and risks throughout the delivery lifecycle.

·       Good familiarity with the disciplines of enterprise software development such as configuration & release management, source code & version controls, and operational considerations such as monitoring and instrumentation

·       Experience of consulting or service provider roles (internal, or external);

Strong knowledge on software development methodologies like Agile/Scrum, Kan Ban etc. Broad understanding of enterprise project lifecycle
·       A good degree-level education is highly desirable

·       Team lead and programme or project management experience

·       Experience using database technologies like Oracle, MySQL is required and understanding of NoSQL, MongoDB is preferred.

·       ISO27001/2 certification

  • Redshift / Data warehouse experience
  • Extensive automation experience with either Chef or Puppet
  • Experience in designing or implementing data warehouse solutions is highly preferred.

 About Capgemini

With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017.

A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion (about $13.8 billion USD at 2016 average rate).

Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness.

A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.

Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com.

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position.

Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.


As part of the Capgemini Technology Services Group, this person will be responsible for the full systems lifecycle from requirements gathering through implementation of data analysis solutions.

This person will work closely with our clients and must demonstrate professional knowledge to ensure that the work products and deliverables are of the highest caliber to ensure client satisfaction.

This person will also apply subject matter expertise to identify, develop, and implement techniques to improve engagement productivity, increase efficiencies, mitigate risks, resolve issues, and optimize cost savings and efficiencies for each client.

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