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Cloud Architect, CoE

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Information Technology
Location
United Kingdom - Malmesbury Office

About us

At Dyson, we demand the highest standard of performance from the technologies we engineer. Our people expect the same from the technology that supports them. We are a community that appreciates and advocates better engineering. A community of pioneers.

Our aim, as Dyson IT, is to create robust IT architecture, to manage data effectively and efficiently and continue to grow our world-class team. A team who is strategic, enabling business acceleration, growth and success.

This team are accountable for delivering the IT strategy that aligns to and forms part of the broader Dyson strategic blueprint. It will take the lead in bringing technology insights to this strategy and mobilising innovative technology centres of excellence to accelerate the delivery of the strategic intents called out in the blueprint.

The team will lead on the optimisation of resource across people, finances and architectural principles to ensure the Dyson IT teams are focused on the right things at the right time and in the right order.

The team lead on enabling and co-ordinating cross pillar activity, at all levels in IT, to ensure consistency of process and outcome is achieved, particularly around service management best practice.

About the role

  • Developing and supporting Dyson’s Cloud Centre of Excellence function across multiple cloud platforms and architectures.
  • Architecting, designing and delivering technical solutions using Google Cloud Platform, AWS, or Azure. Resolving challenges, leading implementations, and developing creative solutions that meet project needs.
  • Providing support in the areas of IT Strategy, Cloud Operating Model and Infrastructure support, including scenario design and flow mapping.
  • Develops the Cloud Roadmaps for infrastructure and application services.
  • Collaborating daily with Dyson development teams, IT service groups and 3rd parties to development a portfolio of reusable architectural patterns, processes and blueprints to be re-used across all cloud services.
  • Produces Solutions Options Papers for comparison and selection of cloud services
  • Architecting, designing and delivering technical solutions using Google Cloud Platform, AWS, or Azure. Resolving challenges, leading implementations, and developing creative solutions that meet project needs.

About you

  • 5+ years working within multi-national organisations
  • Excellent understanding and business domain knowledge in an organisation that is commercially focused and driving for rapid growth and expansion
  • A strong & capable individual with experience in the creation of and adherence to corporate policy, process and procedure
  • 8+ years of experience in developing Cloud Strategy and Cloud Architecture.
  • Technical expert in cloud platforms, including, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Web Application Firewall technology (Akamai)
  • Knowledge of EA principles and methodologies covering Application, Data and Infrastructure Architecture principles.
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills across all levels of the organisation up to C-level board executives with an ability to adjust the communication style depending on audience .
  • Implement and manage cost controls and reporting in cloud all environments.
  • Keeping up to date with technology trends and identifying areas for improvement

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines


At Dyson, it's about more than our machines. We recognise that our success comes from our inventive people. We believe in including everybody and supporting you on your journey with us

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate. 

Closing date: 29 October 2021