Role descriptionDeloitte Cloud is looking for AWS solutions architects who are passionate about helping build applications at scale in AWS. You will be an experienced hands-on technologist, with technical breadth and depth, along with strong inter-personal skills. In this role you will be based in our growing Belfast delivery centre and work on projects with some of our largest clients. You will architect and build cloud-based solutions using a wide range of technologies and the full range of AWS services, working alongside people with a diverse range of skillsets. Responsibilities

  • Architect and design high quality solutions to meet project requirements using AWS services
  • Act as a technical liaison between project, security, Devops and service desk teams to ensure that solutions are secure, reliable and easy to maintain
  • Work directly with the Devops team to ensure that projects are successfully delivered using Devops approaches and toolset
  • Directly collaborate with business development teams to promote and evangelise AWS solutions in the consulting and project teams
  • Educate teams on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community
  • To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firms commitment to creating a more inclusive culture


  • Hands-on experience in architecting, estimating costs and operating solutions built on AWS
  • Proven track record of project delivery in a complex environment
  • Good understanding of security, performance tuning, resilience, and availability required for a large-scale web architecture
  • Experience working within software development or internet-related industries
  • Experience of migrating or transforming legacy solutions to the cloud
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams of Devops engineers and developers
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies, learn quickly and pass on this knowledge to other team members
  • Experience of agile project management approaches and tools (Atlassian Jira/Confluence)
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies (Continuous integration, git, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Devops tools, automation and methodologies used to deploy solutions within a cloud platform (Terraform, Ansible, Cloudformation, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of microservices and container-based systems (Docker, Kubernetes, Mesos)
  • Strong verbal, written and inter-personal communication skills, with the ability to clearly articulate architecture decisions to management and developers
  • Occasional travel to other Deloitte and client sites

Experience in the following is desirable:

  • AWS Solution Architect certification
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (e.g. security, privacy)
  • Familiarity with industry compliance and security standards (ISO27001, PCI-DSS, etc.)
  • Scripting and automation experience (Python, Bash, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Linux and/or Windows sysadmin skills


We are ConsultingThree core competency areas make up our Consulting service line:

  • Technology
  • Strategy & Operations
  • Human Capital

We exist to solve complex problemsOur consultants are renowned for their straightforward approach to solving some of the worlds largest and most complex business challenges. With a team of over 3,000, each of us is energised by the challenge a seemingly inscrutable problem presents. Our distinctiveness lies in our refusal to accept a problem at face value – we draw on the depth of our shared insight to ask the right questions, and its these questions that uncover answers – answers with impact.We are committed to collaborationOur role is to unlock potential for growth and innovation. We believe this requires real collaboration  with our own networks and with our clients. Its why we commit to truly getting under the skin of our clients needs, developing a full appreciation for their environment, goals and ambitions. Were also unafraid to challenge.  In so doing, we build long-term and trusted affinities. We create long-term, sustainable impactWe often work hand-in-hand with our clients to help find the right solution and to help apply that solution.  Our aim is to leave behind ambassadors who are equipped to continue the transformation we began. For us, its about embedding sustainable change, allowing the impact of our insight to be felt for a long time to come. We offer a number of different career pathwaysWe offer three different career pathways at Deloitte, meaning that there are three different routes by which people can progress in Consulting.  We provide variety regarding the career options available to you, assisting you to take career steps that fit your skills, talents and aspirations, and providing an environment where those choices can be discussed in meaningful and constructive career conversations.The Consulting Career Paths are:Consulting pathway  pathway based around developing a broad consulting skillset alongside building expertise in a specific domainConsulting Solutions pathway  pathway where there is greater focus on building skills and deep expertise in a specific domain. Practitioners have a narrow focus, determined by their SME and type of contribution madeConsulting Services pathway  pathway for people whose career is built around the delivery of managed services to clients (either internal or external) About DeloitteDeloitte offers integrated services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines insight and innovation from multiple disciplines with global business and industry expertise to help our clients excel anywhere in the world. We deliver outstanding impact on the reputation and success of our clients, in the UK and globally. In pursuing this we contribute to a sustainable and prosperous society, and are firm believers in the positive impact business can and should have on the world it operates within.At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service through our expertise and professionalism. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture.  We are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support agile working arrangements.  We recognise that our people are juggling demanding careers with commitments and interests outside of work. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways.We are proud to have received a special award for Best Innovation for our WorkAgility Time Out programme in the 2015 Top Employers for Working Families awards.

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