Cloud Solution Architect

London / Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
19 Jul 2019
16 Aug 2019
Hastings Direct
Contract Type
Full Time

This exciting new role offers an excellent opportunity for

the successful candidate to lead end to end technology solutions in order to

deliver the Technology Strategy. A bright and enthusiastic Cloud Architecture professional,

we want someone who is going to hit the ground running, utilising there previous

experience in Solutions at an enterprise organisation.

Role purpose

Reporting to the Enterprise Architect, the primary purpose

of the role of Cloud Solution Architect is to define, maintain and ensure the

integrity and consistency of end to end technology solutions and ensure alignment

to enterprise architecture, policies and standards. The individual will be a

subject matter expert in private, public and hybrid Cloud architectures and



Knowledge& Experience

* 5 years' experience as a Cloud Solutions Architect

* 10 years' experience of design and implementation of

virtualised; compute, network, storage solutions and technologies

* Strong expertise in AWS, Azure or GCP, VMware, Nutanix,

and Cloud Network technology stacks

* Proven demonstrable experience and knowledge of supporting

datacentre migrations and transforming legacy solutions to the cloud

* Proven demonstrable knowledge of designing, implementing

and running Private (e.g. VMware, Nutanix) and Public Cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure,

GCP) technologies supporting a hybrid cloud strategy

* Excellent technical knowledge of cloud: security,

performance, resilience (designing for failure) and availability required to support

an enterprise hybrid cloud architecture

* Strong technical knowledge of: Cloud Adoption Framework(s),

Cloud architecture design patterns, best practices and standards

About us

Hastings Direct

is a fast growing, agile, digitally focused general insurance provider of

products and services to over 2.7 million customers in the UK. We've

significantly grown our customer base over the last three years and we now

employ over 3,400 colleagues

Benefits for


Please find some

of the great benefits we offer here at Hastings Direct;

Competitive basic salary which we

will share with you upon shortlisting, but do feel free to email the

Recruitment team for more details in advance of your application -

1-2 days working from home

Car allowance of £5,000

Up to 10% bonus earning potential

27 days holiday

Life assurance

Competitive pension

Flexible benefits - buy or sell


Discounted Hastings Direct


A friendly, dynamic and flexible

environment with a test-and-learn culture

Structured career path that rewards

achievements and solid performance

Broad exposure to senior management

and ability to contribute to real change

Hastings Group

is an equal opportunities employer which means we treat people fairly. We

welcome applications from all suitably skilled persons regardless of their

gender, age, race, disability, ethnic background, religion/belief, sexual

orientation, gender reassignment or marital/family status. Please also note

that we have a thorough referencing process, which includes credit and criminal

record checks.