Cloud Architect

Location: Any Node4 Site

Job Description

We are Node4, a specialist provider of data centre, cloud, connectivity and voice solutions. With our own UK data centres, national MPLS network and many strong USPs, our portfolio includes colocation, cloud, connectivity, continuity, and collaboration solutions.

We are now looking for a Cloud Architect to join our Cloud Team for an initial six-month contract with the potential to become a permanent position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Translate project-specific needs into a cloud structure
  • Create solutions that will suit clients’ needs and factor the project needs in terms of resource usage and scalability
  • Design cloud environments from a holistic point of view
  • Carry out deployments, maintenance, monitoring and management tasks
  • Oversee cloud security
  • Complete the integration of new applications into the cloud environment
  • Offer training and guidance for those in contact with the cloud structure
  • Keep on top of usage of space in the cloud and make sure the structure is fully operational
  • Work with clients to implement the cloud strategies designed to meet those needs
  • Conduct migrations, where necessary, to bring tools and other elements into the cloud
  • Work with virtualisation technologies to achieve effective server management

Essential Skills

  • Communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Experience in a similar cloud-focused role within an IT solutions company
  • Exceptional customer service skills