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Cloud Architect

Location

Nottingham

Overview

System C developers impact millions of people every day through our range of healthcare software systems. Used extensively throughout the NHS, you might be wondering why you have never heard of us – we pay far more attention to our software delivering value than shouting about our latest contracts.

We are looking for a talented and experienced Cloud architect to join our Architecture team.

The person we are looking for will need to have 2+ years of commercial experience with Azure, who can demonstrate a real passion for cloud architecture, with a flexible and creative attitude, good communication skills and a strong work ethic.

Working within an existing team that is focused on creating a scalable and resilient cloud hosting model, taking ideas from proof of concept to productization. The individual will have a workload covering (but not limited to):

  • Developing and maintaining Azure DevOps pipelines
  • Automation of infrastructure and software rollout
  • Advising teams on improvements to cloud hosted products
  • Creating solutions that fit well within the existing Azure estate and methodology
  • Clean hand-over of well-understood solutions to the SRE team
  • Helping product teams understand best-practise for cloud-hosted systems
  • Performance analysis and tuning
  • Security reviews and risk mitigation
  • Maintaining high availability of services
  • Keeping up to date with emerging technologies and advising how they can be used to improve the existing architecture

Personal attributes

  • Able to work well as an individual and as part of a team
  • Take part in architectural discussions with technical / non-technical team members
  • Able to self-manage and self-motivate
  • An eye for detail, well-organised and a desire to adhere to best practices
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Have a desire to keep up with the latest tools and techniques
  • Passion about your craft and love of sharing knowledge
  • An inquisitive mind and a dogged determination to solve complex problems

Knowledge, experience and skills required: 

Must have 

  • Understanding of cloud architecture concepts and best practise
  • Experience with building resilient and fault tolerant solutions
  • Building secure networked solutions
  • Proven experience with Azure DevOps
  • Excellent C# skills
  • A thorough understanding of Azure components. Key areas:
    • Service Bus topics and subscriptions
    • Event Hub
    • Azure Functions
    • Cosmos DB
    • Containerisation
    • Networking
    • ARM Templates
    • Azure SQL
  • Familiarity with patterns used to create scalable and resilient integration solutions
  • An understanding of securing data exchange over wide area networks
  • A proven track record of delivering successful projects

Advantageous

  • Health Care and Clinical systems
  • Experience working within an Agile development environment
  • Developed high availability multi-user system
  • Microsoft certification(s) in Azure

Applications

Please apply in writing, sending a covering letter & CV to hrrecruitment@systemc.com

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