Lead AWS Architect

Posted 05 July 2024
Job type Permanent
Discipline Infrastructure & Enterprise Cloud
Contact NameRyan Hopkinson

Job description


My client is a fortune 500 company and one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. Recognised by Gartner across multiple disciplines, this company is a global powerhouse who are significantly accelerating their European growth having made a large number of recent acquisitions. They are also Global Platinum partners for AWS, Azure and Google Cloud making them one of the industry leaders in Digital Transformation for many of the world’s most respected and recognisable companies.

As a result of sustained, significant investment in growing the Nordic practice there is a requirement for a Lead AWS Architect within the Professional Services Practice.


As a Lead Cloud AWS Architect, you will be responsible for leading the transformation of customer requirements into visions, strategies and roadmaps to implement data platforms, multi-cloud and cloud date warehouse.

In addition to the tasks typically expected of a Senior Cloud Architect such as RFP’s, client design workshops and leading joint solution architecture discussions; this autonomous role will provide thought leadership regarding AWS, AI and Analytics initiatives within the organisation’s cloud centre of excellence.

This organisation is in a very strong long-term financial position and is committed to continued growth in this area. They have a high number of ongoing projects that are unaffected by global conditions and demand remains high.

Required skills:

  • A certified AWS Solution Architect, Engineer or Consultant with experience in envisioning and architecting solutions in AWS.

  • Understanding of PaaS services relating to Data, Analytics and end-point API interfaces – EMR/Dataproc/Databricks etc. 

  •  Experience in defining approach and migrating workloads to a private or public IaaS provider.

  • High-level awareness of other partner technologies, which are alternative to native services like Snowflake, Cloudera, Talend, Informatica, Confluent, etc. 

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Norwegian language is beneficial however English alone can be considered.

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the position in more detail within 48 hours of receiving your CV. Please assume your application has been unsuccessful if you do not hear back from us within 48 hours.