Cloud Native Architect
Cloud Native Architect
London £80000 - £100000 per annum
Permanent | NativeArch_1617716740
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Cloud Native Architect

Central London (Remote for foreseeable)

Up to £100k + Benefits

This is a highly visible global role based London, where you will be responsible for leading the design and engineering of the solutions.

This position requires a mix of strong technical credibility, a 'Cloud Native' mindset and exceptional customer-facing skills.

Whilst you will be a technical heavyweight and thought-leader, we will stretch you further and leverage our unbeatable industry partnerships to ensure you remain at the forefront of the industry.

You are undoubtedly self-motivated and an enthusiastic learner.

You will:

  • Lead the design and engineering of new, next-generation solutions based on modern Cloud Native architectural principles.
  • Perform a leadership role, acting as Trusted Advisor, guiding and leading development teams.
  • Assess existing complex solutions and recommend appropriate technical treatments to transform the application with Cloud Native/12-Factor characteristics.
  • Refactor existing solutions to adopt a Microservices-based architecture.
  • Replatform solutions to operate in PaaS environments, particularly based on Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes.
  • Execute PoC, MVP and Application Transformation projects that target Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes-based environments.
  • Get deeply involved in the hands-on development of projects.
  • Coach modern engineering techniques. Help experienced development teams adopt Cloud Native skills.
  • Driving thought-leadership
    • Contributing to R&D innovation activities
    • Producing white papers, reference architectures and best practices guides
    • Producing public-facing content such as blog posts and presentations
  • Use modern software development and DevOps practices such as CI/CD, SRE, Agile, Scrum, XP and Domain Driven Design.
  • Advise on Cloud Native application development best practices, run client workshops and engage technical leaders in a strategic dialogue.

Required Skills / Experience


  • Development frameworks: JAVA, JEE, Spring, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud Services
  • Cloud Native/PaaS platform: Kubernetes, Cloud Foundry, Pivotal Cloud Foundry, VMWare Tanzu, Red Hat OpenShift, Google Anthos, SAP Cloud Platform
  • Containerisation platform: Kubernetes, Docker, AKS, EKS, GKE
  • Cloud Platforms: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud


  • BS level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred; Master's Degree desired.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.


  • 10+ years of Java coding and/or technical application architecture. Hands-on coding proficiency is mandatory for this role.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in the design and creation of Cloud Native software solutions.
  • Design of solutions for Cloud Foundry or Kubernetes
  • Domain Driven Design, Event Storming
  • Creation of solutions based on a Microservices architecture
  • Agile / Scrum / XP development methodologies


  • Architecture of highly available, large-scale enterprise applications.
  • Experience with multiple programming languages, such as: Java, C#, Python, Node.js and Go.
  • Configuration management and automation technologies (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible).
  • Architectural, Engineering or DevOps Certification with one or more Public Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Coaching / Advisory experience. Helping Developers & Architects master modern design and engineering techniques. Particularly in relation to Cloud Native software applications.
  • Extra curricula software development passion (e.g. active open source contributor).
  • Experience with innovation methodologies such as Pivotal Process or IBM Garage Model

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Cloud Native Architect looking to make their mark on some exciting and highly-regarded projects. The company are passionate about being at the forefront of technology and so you will be invited to make suggestions on the implementation of tech and new ways of working.

There are ample opportunities for personal development and career progression within the business. Moreover, you will regularly receive training and opportunities to further your skill-set.

If you are an Cloud Native Architect who is looking to join this global software organisation, apply now or send your CV to or alternatively give me a call on 07477803726.

Cloud Native Architect

Enterprise Application, Java, Cloud Native software solutions, Kubernetes, Microservices architecture, Agile, Scrum

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