AWS Solution Architect – Cloud Data Platforms

Location

 

Whilst you may have any of our UK offices as a base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as these roles may involve periods of time away from home during the week at short notice. Capgemini requires our employees to be geographically mobile and to be able to travel to customer site to perform our jobs.

Who you’ll be working with

 

The Cloud Data Platforms team is part of the Insights and Data Global Practice and has seen strong growth and continued success across a variety of projects and sectors.  Cloud Data Platforms is the home of the Data Engineers, Platform Engineers, Solutions Architects and Business Analysts who are focused on driving our customers digital and data transformation journey using the modern cloud platforms. We specialise on using the latest frameworks, reference architectures and technologies using AWS, Azure and GCP.

 

We continue to grow and are looking for talented individuals who want to join our high performing team. If you would like to develop your career as part of a team of highly skilled professionals who are passionate about increasing the value of the data and analytics in organisations you have come to the right place.
 

 

The focus of your role

 

We are looking for strong AWS Solution Architects who are passionate and focused on data solutions and AWS technology and who ideally have skills in many of the following areas:

•    Partners with other solution architects to assess solution alignment to the overall architectural blueprint – and drive proposal writing, solution direction, pricing and costing

•    Helps define the performance goals and metrics for the proposed solution

•    Understands the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the solution

•    Owns Solution Development as liaison between Sales and Delivery teams. Serve as technical liaison between Sales team, Clients, Delivery & support teams up to and including Contract negotiations

•    Cooperate with sales team to formulate / execute a sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives

•    Have experience of designing architecture for data focused Microsoft Azure projects

•    Serves as AWS Cloud Solution Architect responsible for design of the solution with knowledge of HA and DR topics, Network, Security, Service Management etc 

•    Defines an AWS Cloud architecture – for our data focused solutions to meet our customers data and digital transformation requirements

•    Understands how to integrate AWS solutions into an overall solution framework

•    Works with other solution architects to drive solution alignment to the overall architectural blueprint

•    Works on propositions, proposal writing, proof of concepts, pricing and costing

•    Helps define the performance metrics for the proposed solution

•    Understands the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for the solution

•    Owns Solution Development and hands over to Sales and Delivery teams. 

•    Serve as technical liaison between Sales team, Clients, Delivery & support teams

•    Cooperate with sales team to formulate / execute a sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives.

•    Ability to explain complex concepts to a non-technical audience

 

Nice to have skills

 

•    Knowledge of automation tooling such as Azure DevOps to facilitate CI/CD approaches to IaC

•    Knowledge of other Cloud Platforms such as AWS and GCP

•    Relevant certifications

•    Knowledge of IaaS implementation, Availability sets, AWS Networking concepts, DNS, Load Balancing, HA, DR

•    Strong skills in areas such as Docker, Kubernetes, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS to name a few

 

Our projects are varied, sometimes you may be asked to help define a client’s data visualisation transformation roadmap, other times you may be rolling your sleeves up and creating an innovative data platform, for a complex business problem or even assisting in responding to client bid responses.
 

What we’ll offer you

 

Professional development. Accelerated career progression. An environment that encourages entrepreneurial spirit. It’s all on offer at Capgemini. And although collaboration is at the core of the way we work, we also recognise individual needs with a flexible benefits package you can tailor to suit you.

Why we’re different

 

At Capgemini, we help organisations across the world become more agile, more competitive and more successful. Smart, tailored, often-groundbreaking technical solutions to complex problems are the norm. But so, too, is a culture that’s as collaborative as it is forward thinking. Working closely with each other, and with our clients, we get under the skin of businesses and to the heart of their goals. You will too.

 

Capgemini is proud to represent nearly 130 nationalities and its cultural diversity. Our holistic definition of diversity extends beyond gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, race, age and religion. Capgemini views diversity as everything that makes us who we are as an organization, including our social background, our experiences in life and work, our communication styles and even our personality.  These dimensions contribute to the type of diversity we value the most: diversity of thought.
 

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Posted on:

January 6, 2022

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time

Location:

Any UK Base

Department:

Big Data & Analytics