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Azure Architect

Crawley, Sussex
£80,000 to £90,000
Job Type
23 Sep 2022

Enterprise Architect/Infrastructure Architect - Azure, AzureAD, Global Architectures, Azure Cloud Solutions, Information Architecture, Roadmaps, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, TOGAF. Insurance/Financial Services, Permanent, London OR Crawley, West Sussex, (Remote/Hybrid 3 days per week in office), c.£90k +Bonus +Excellent Benefits

Global Insurance Company seeks an Enterprise Architect/Infrastructure Architect to provide architectural, design and consultancy in relation to the Azure PaaS architecture for global enterprise wide systems.

You will be responsible for leading strategic infrastructure architecture across enterprise level systems by undertaking strategic planning and documenting system architectures and delivering both high and low level designs. Specifically, this will involve creation of technical design documentation and roadmaps which enable the build and enhancement of enterprise wide (global) infrastructure environments. You will be able to influence both business and technical stakeholders to help drive architectural initiatives within the architecture space resulting in the evolution of cloud architecture reference models and then facilitate their enablement and adoption across the enterprise. This will be enabled from blueprint to solution design and then implementation utilising a DevOps CI/CD approach and incorporate Integration Architectures from Service Bus to API Mediation and Event models whilst considering Information Security requirements within the Azure cloud environment.

This is a senior level technical role which does not require any hands on deployment or configuration activity however ability to create high level and low level design and data models will be required. You will however need to have come from within a background of technical experience incorporating Infrastructure Design, PaaS, IaaS and Microsoft Technologies including Windows Server AD/GPo, Hyper-V and M365/O365 with hybrid on-prem/in-cloud configurations.

We are searching for an Enterprise Architect/Infrastructure Architect ideally from within the Insurance/Reinsurance sector but other areas of Financial Service will be acceptable. You will have worked as an Enterprise Architect/Solution Architect/Application Architect in a European or global organisation ideally within Insurance, Reinsurance, Pensions, Banking, Financial Services or consultancy firms such as Accenture, Cognizant, CapGemini, IBM etc.

You will possess an ability to create high level designs, low level technical design and advise technical teams where required. You will be a senior level architect who is used to engaging with executives on a global basis and able to promote and influence particularly when presenting around emerging/contemporary technologies such as Azure PaaS, IaaS, Enterprise Service Bus and Information Security within cloud environment. An understanding of Agile/Scrum will also be required combined with excellent written and verbal communication skills. TOGAF Certification preferred.

This is an excellent opportunity to work on a cutting edge enterprise level systems used on a global basis within a stable and expanding, Insurance and Financial Services environment. Competitive salary, bonus, share-scheme offered to the successful candidate. City of London location OR Crawley, West Sussex (or combination if preferred) with hybrid, remote (3/2) working/flexible working practices and corporate benefits offered.

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  • Job Reference: 719267581-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Comtecs Ltd
    Comtecs Ltd
  • Location: Crawley, Sussex
  • Salary: £80,000 to £90,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Perm