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Ref #2512: Solution Architect in Dublin city centre

We are currently working with a company who are seeking a solution architect to join their team.
  • Working with customers to understand project goals and define requirements and scope.
  • Analysing gaps in the existing data centre infrastructure management.
  • Creating designs for cloud implementations based on public (AWS/Azure) or private (OpenStack) cloud.
  • Proposing an integration approach for existing services and applications.
  • Performing capacity planning for the cloud and providing hardware recommendations.
  • Working with engineering/delivery teams to validate implementation details align to cloud service models.
  • Understand and communicate capabilities and constraints of solution components.
  • Creating cloud solution blueprints and white papers.
  • Overseeing project execution carried out by remote engineering teams.
  • Developing professional relationships with business stakeholders and customers to understand requirements and explain capabilities.
Experience required
  • 5 -10 years experience demonstrating technical leadership in a solutions architecture role.
  • Solutions design and delivery experience with AWS public cloud and OpenStack private cloud
  • Experience of building high-availability (HA) production-grade solutions in virtualised environments.
  • Ability to translate business requirements to technical vision in a documented form
  • Experience with compute and network virtualisation
  • Experience in working in an automated continuous integration environment.
  • Solid software development experience (e.g. Java, Python, Ruby) using agile methodologies.
  • Expert knowledge of PostgreSQL or other databases in HA deployments.
  • Practical experience in Linux/Unix system administration and troubleshooting.
  • Background in developing distributed systems and reliable, fault-tolerant software.
  • Strong problem solving, analytical and interpersonal communication skills
Additional experience
  • Experience with cloud automation tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Saltstack etc.
  • Experience with direct customer interaction at business and technical tiers.
  • Experience of working with Open Source PAAS frameworks (such as CloudFoundry, Kubernetes, OpenShift).
  • Experience of working with messaging solutions (such as ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ and ZeroMQ).

Contact Barry Kirby
+353 (0)1 902 2015