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SunSystems Consultant


Cloud Enterprise Architect (SR2609)

EMEA, London

Attractive salary and benefits 


What's on offer?



Our Client is a market leader in Identity and Access Management and they are looking for EMEA’s first Cloud Enterprise Architect to sit alongside a strong team of Sales Engineers in London.



The Cloud Enterprise Architect is the technical subject matter expert on both cloud and on-premise based IT systems and responsible for ensuring the cloud offerings are efficient and complimentary. 



This integral role provides enterprise architecture support for cloud computing services design and implementation to customers. The key focus is to: develop relationships with key stakeholders to help them achieve their business goals while promoting innovative solutions, translate early business needs and insights into actionable Cloud/IT strategy, assist customers in driving these initiatives to early results and business value. 


This is a key member of the pre- and post-sales teams, working closely with sales engineering to design and scope functional and technical deployments of our platform, as well with an integral partner to our product development efforts by providing customer feedback and requests to product management and engineering for new feature and system development. 

Additionally, the candidate will apply his or her experience in managing enterprise implementation and providing technical leadership to maximise the value realisation of the platform.



The Role


  • Review and manage the technical requirements, business functional requirements for establishing new cloud computing platform powered by the platform for use by customers. Work with customers to document the common technical and functional requirements for specific cloud-based solutions.

  • Support Sales and Solution Engineering for cloud-based solutions by providing technical guidance, develop the technical requirements within the Statement of Work (SOW), and assist in defining the evaluation criteria for these services.

  • Support creation of project plans to develop and implement the platform and related cloud services.

  • Develop strategic plans for cloud services, including, but not limited to, transition strategies, bundling (multiple cloud offerings) strategies, mission/vision descriptions, and positioning strategies.

  • Develop technical requirements for the platform and related cloud-computing service area.

  • Develop other documents and provide support for other related service areas as required.

  • Develop Cloud Computing including Identity and Access Management (IAM) technical standards for interoperability and portability across multiple cloud vendor solutions.

  • Work closely with the sales and professional services teams to properly package, market and sell solutions.

  • Assist in periodic customer health-checks and project reviews.



About you


  • Extensive overall IT / software development experience, solution design and  technical architecture experience

  • Significant experience of driving application architecture design

  • Experience in a technical advisor role to Web 2.0 and Fortune 1000 companies

  • Experience with cloud computing solutions implementations including AWS, Google Apps, Salesforce etc.

  • Experience in cloud based and on-premise Identity and Access Management (IAM), and Security architectures

  • Experience in cloud computing based services architecture, technical design and implementations including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models.

  • Experience in IT Service Management and ITIL framework including Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning

  • Experience in Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures.

  • Experience in how legacy and web-based systems interfaces, Application Programmable Interfaces (APIs).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology and coding methods/best practices.

  • Ability to design and implement reliable, scalable, high performing Web based solutions that meet the service levels associated with mission-critical Identity and Access Management based solutions.