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2 days ago


Newtownabbey, N Ireland


We're supporting our clients as they adapt to a new world in the wake of COVID-19. We're now recruiting for roles which will help our clients to deliver vital services and to resume business wherever possible.

Working as part of the project team, the Cloud Technical Architect drives the technical strategy and delivery in the areas of cloud infrastructure, platform, SRE, SaaS, Multi-tenant, heterogeneous datastores, DevOps and CI/CD. You will be fully responsible for ensuring that the Cloud Architecture on the project is carried out effectively, according to guidelines, best practices. The Cloud Technical Architect should be able to understand and interpret inputs from a wide variety of sources.

The Technical Architect will be a key part of the development process for our high volume, asynchronous, SaaS systems.  They will work closely with the Product owner translating business requirements into solutions design. They will need to have a good understanding of back end, database and cloud technologies working closely with the technical development team.

You will need to be able to design Systems at the component level, make strategic technology choices, and directly supervise the quality of designs and implementation inside and between components.

Must be able to break down and present architectural solutions to a variety of audiences - business stake-holders, management and development teams.

What you will be doing:

•Design and implement SaaS solutions within AWS, providing technical guidance to IT operations and developers.
•Responsible for Systems Reliability Engineering (SRE) practices and cloud infrastructure & platforms.
•Engage in senior management discussions and present the solutions from both a technical and business perspective.
•Define and implement migration strategies from on-premises to the Public Cloud.

What we're looking for:

•Strong working knowledge of AWS, Terraform, Kubernetes, containerisation and Cloud Native environments.
•Knowledge of design patterns covering APIs, micro-services, async & event driven.
•Experience of SOA and migration to micros-service design patterns.
•Extensive experience in the use of infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform etc.
•Experience with databases, particularly Oracle and PostgreSQL

In-depth working experience with a few of the following areas is a must

•Java, Scala,
•JSF, Angular,
•Maven, Azure DevOps/GIT
•AWS Platform Services
•Docker, AWS Kubernetes Services, ECR
•Helm/ Kustomize
•Experience in Cloud migrations, e.g. on prem to AWS, etc.
•ExStrong Presentation skills: Presenting to groups, and an ability to host and drive customer workshops.

What's in it for you?

•A competitive basic salary 23 days' holiday (rising to 27 ) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
•The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
•Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks' fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks...and plenty more
•Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle - from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
•Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

You'll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You'll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we'll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you'll do next:

Choose 'Apply now' to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

We're an equal opportunity employer, which means we'll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we're committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All interviews, assessments and background checks will continue to take place online, to completely remove the need for face-to-face contact. All Capita colleagues who can work from home should do so; and where it is not possible for colleagues to work remotely, we have taken important steps to protect those working from Capita's offices. Social distancing, enhanced hygiene and safety measures are already in place at all Capita locations that are open to protect our colleagues and manage the risk of COVID-19. The welfare of our people is of paramount importance to us, and we're doing everything we can to keep our colleagues and customers safe during this time.