Cloud Architect - Sheffield, UK

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Posted 11 July 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

Cloud Architect


3Squared - Sheffield, UK

3Squared are on the lookout for a Cloud Architect to join their team in Sheffield!

For close to two decades, 3Squared has been providing advice, guidance and digital software solutions to solve some of our customers biggest challenges within the rail sector. Technology is beginning to transform transportation and the world we live in. They have been at the forefront of that change because they understand how to use change and innovation in technology to deliver value.

3Squared are collaborative and believe in working closely with clients, forming long term partnerships. This approach means they can respond quickly to the changing needs of our customers and the sectors they operate within.

Their flagship RailSmart suite of software applications continue to positively disrupt the rail sector as more and more passenger and freight operating companies, and suppliers to the rail industry use the software.

3Squared are proud to have delivered their services to a broad mix of companies within rail sector and their experience within the rail sectors enables them to harness the best ideas, practices and solutions to the benefit of every client.

As a Cloud Architect, your role and responsibilities will include...

  • Overseeing and delivering the cloud computing strategy, including cloud adoption plans, application design, management, and monitoring
  • Adopting a consultative approach and develop new ideas and proposals utilising knowledge of up to date, trends, data, and strategies
  • Whilst working in alignment with key stakeholders across the business, deliver commercially viable projects in line with current processes and existing cultural practices
  • Designing and delivering an effective application, infrastructure & security architecture which meets organisational objectives
  • Ensuring key stakeholders are educated and informed on design objectives
  • Defining, reviewing, and communicating the technical architectural strategy
  • Producing and maintaining documentation in line with requirements Collaborating with key stakeholders to understand technical requirements and deliver commercially viable solutions Deliver objectives in line with budgets, business, and departmental SLAs and SLO’s
  • Actively identifying operational challenges, translate them into strategy and change initiatives
  • Contributing towards escalations through critical assessment and provide recommendations
  • Ensuring best practice standards are implemented whilst anticipating future developments and trends
  • Encourage a learning culture through education and peer to peer development

For this role, you will need...

  • Azure Problem Solving skills
  • Good understanding of networking
  • Adaptability in Computer programming languages 
  • High-level understanding of key security concepts
  • Attention to Detail
  • Experience identifying fit for purpose technologies Clarity in communication

If this sounds like the role for you, get in touch with Dave at +44 (0)1709 834 777 now, or email