AWS Solutions Architect

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AWS Solutions Architect

Join us on our journey. Apply with a copy of your resume and a covering note.

AWS Solutions Architect

      Hybrid (2 days per week in London, UK). Remote working also available. Flexible.

Description:

Knexus visual commerce platform automatically delivers personalized & shoppable influencer, UGC & brand content to the right customer at the key moment – giving shoppers the confidence to purchase.

Knexus works with global brands such as Acuvue, Aveeno, Johnson’s Baby, Lenovo & Zyrtec. 

We are a late stage startup looking for an extremely talented Solutions Architect with a strong AWS Background. This is a senior-level position.

Experience:

5-7 years

Education: UG (Required)

BEng. – Any Specialization

Key Responsibilities:

  • Own and perform as a passionate leader for AWS infrastructure responsibilities
  • Guide/train team members on AWS technologies needed within the product 
  • Lead and address concerns on tech calls with customer/prospects related to infrastructure security
  • Drive best AWS architecture and security practices across technology functions
  • Design and deploy enterprise-wide scalable operations on AWS
  • Always on the frontfoot ensuring AWS architecture is secure, resilient, scalable and fault tolerant
  • Deploying and debugging cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle
  • Ensure AWS cost is optimized
  • Keep infrastructure cost in product pricing up to date
  • Ensure process are in place to safeguard AWS access and adhere to industry compliance such as AWS Well-Architected Framework/ISO wherever possible
  • Design and deploy automation for AWS wherever possible
  • Architect a continuous integration and deployment process
  • Plan actionable items for releases/hotfixes related to AWS infrastructure
  • Work with the team to ensure AWS infrastructure is up to date with AWS patches, AWS releases
  • Lead and work with other team members on AWS infrastructure deployment and maintenance
  • Ensure Infrastructure documentation(s) are kept up to date

Skills Required:

  • Experience as a AWS Solutions Architect, Enterprise Solutions Architect, Senior Cloud Software Engineer, Cloud Architect, or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years relevant experience with AWS
  • Ability to evaluate cloud application requirements and make architectural recommendations for implementation, deployment, and provisioning applications on AWS
  • Deep understanding of serverless architecture
  • Certification such as an AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Professional), Cloud Security or other cloud-related certifications
  • Strong experience in AWS technologies such as S3, Lambda, VPC, IAM, AWS CLI, CloudFormation, Kinesis, Redshift, RDS, Aurora, DynamoDB, EC2, ECS, API Gateway, WAF etc.
  • Strong hands-on experience in at least one of the programming languages such as Node.js, Python, SQL, Unix shell/Perl scripting etc.
  • Experience working with DevOps tools such as Git, Jenkins, CodeBuild, CodePipeline, CodeDeploy
  • Knowledge on Kubernetes configuration, Dockers will be advantageous
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or leading a project team
  • Familiarity with Agile best practices
  • Passionate about delivering exponential business value with AWS in the top-bottom approach and enabling businesses to be future-ready

Benefits Package:

Industry leading compensation, high growth assured for high performers.

Interested in joining the Knexus Team:

Send a copy of your resume and a covering note. If there’s a good fit, we’ll look forward to talking!