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Cloud/Data Centre Architect



United Kingdom
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024


Location- Onsite at Barrow in Furness

About the job you're considering

Cloud Infrastructure Services (CIS) UK has the largest Projects & Consulting (P&C) practice in CIS – covering all of the CIS portfolio. We work on a range of exciting projects for many different clients across all sectors. The roles of the Data Centre Architect operate with the Cloud & Edge function, focusing on consulting, architecting, designing, building, migrating, and testing platforms and services within the Data centre.

This job description covers the roles of the Cloud/Data Centre Architect. In general, the Architect role will focus on consulting, strategy, architecture, high-level design, and technical leadership.

Your role

The P&C practice in the UK works on a wide range of projects, across a wide range of clients in all sectors. We work very closely across all the Market Units (MUs), fulfilling the Cloud and Infrastructure requirements as they arise.

As a Data Centre Architect, you will get exposure to the following types of projects and roles:

  • Private Public & Hybrid Cloud – architecting, designing, building, and testing Cloud platforms. Often large and complex projects, with inputs from multiple technologies and domains (compute, network, storage, availability, scalability, operability, monitoring, security).
  • Cloud Migration – analysis, approach, and plan that supports the migration of workloads from one Data Centre/Cloud environment to another Data Centre/Cloud environment.
  • Data centre Infrastructure; new deployments, refresh and upgrade projects

Experience and evidence of working on large-scale projects are core to this role.

You can bring your whole self to work. At Capgemini, striving for equity, diversity, and inclusion is part of everyday life, and will be part of your working reality. We have built an inclusive and welcoming environment, for everyone.

Your skills and experience

  • Data Centre Architect should have experience, with evidence of exposure to complex Enterprise Data Centre projects during this time
  • Proven track record in providing design and consultancy covering storage and backup availability, security, scalability, operability, and extensibility
  • Provide technical leadership on the program of work or project, own technical elements on a solution with deployment of an architectural solution within the program
  • Worked on bids and costing of architecture solutions and point of contact to EM (Engagement Management) and Lead Architect relating to technical Architecture
  • Excellent awareness of current IT trends and products. Work within an Architecture governance model with experience working on and delivering complex Cloud, EUC, or Data Centre transformations for large clients

Your security clearance

Security Check (SC) Clearance
To be successfully appointed to this role, it is a requirement to obtain Security Check (SC) clearance.
To obtain SC clearance, the successful applicant must have resided continuously within the United Kingdom for the last 5 years, along with other criteria and requirements.
Throughout the recruitment process, you will be asked questions about your security clearance eligibility such as, but not limited to, country of residence and nationality.
Some posts are restricted to sole UK Nationals for security reasons; therefore, you may be asked about your citizenship in the application process

What does 'Get the future you want' mean for you?

You will be empowered to explore, innovate, and progress. You will benefit from Capgemini’s ‘learning for life’ mindset, meaning you will have countless training and development opportunities from thinktanks to hackathons, and access to 250,000 courses with numerous external certifications from AWS, Microsoft, Harvard ManageMentor, Cybersecurity qualifications, and many more.
You’d be joining an accredited Great Place to Work for Wellbeing in 2023. Employee well-being is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce as a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions.
To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas, and we have invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Why you should consider Capgemini

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs, and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge, and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global business and technology transformation partner, helping organizations accelerate their dual transition to a digital and sustainable world while creating a tangible impact for enterprises and society. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fueled by its market-leading capabilities in AI, cloud, and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.

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