Cloud Solution Architect

Civil Service
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
£42,000 - £54,000
08 Jun 2018
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We encourage you to join us. You will be working with a professional and enthusiastic team in transforming our users’ experience at an exciting time of change and growth. We are changing the way we work by equipping Homes England with the tools, behaviours and capabilities fit for a modern digital organisation and are aiming to position Homes England as an exemplar of Government in the 21st century.

We are looking for an experienced and adaptable individual who has a wealth of experience of helping design services for cloud adoption and migration. Are you that person? You should have a solid background in a wide range of cloud and data centre related areas such as enterprise servers, storage, networking & security that allows you to bring deep technical knowledge that contributes to the design and delivery of digital services for Homes England.

You will work within a team of like-minded professionals who are passionate about maintaining existing and developing new creative services for the benefits of colleagues and clients throughout England. We want you to:

. Actively listen and stay focused on user needs

. Collaborate with colleagues ensure infrastructure related services are fit for purpose, meet user needs, scalable, portable and are future proofed

. Be able to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences

. See opportunities for improvement, not just the problem

. Establish relationships across the department and wider organisation

. Ensure all infrastructure services are maintained and supportable, including occasional out of hours support, patching and updates during evenings and weekends

. Present self assertively, willing to challenge others and reacts positively to challenges to own thinking and judgement

. Treat all tasks with a matter of urgency and getting things right first time

. Have a calm and collected approach to working under pressure and changing requirements

. Have a real passion for technology and service design