Tech Jobs for Talents without Borders
English-1st. Relocation-friendly. Curated daily by Imagine.
4,534 Jobs at 189 Companies

Data Centre and Cloud Architect



Software Engineering, IT
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

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 Data Centre Architect. In general, the Architect role will focus on consulting, strategy, architecture, high-level design, and technical leadership. Whilst the SME role will focus more on low-level design, build, configuration, engineering, and testing. This job description covers all the requirements for the role, expanding on the experience and skillsets required for each. This provides maximum flexibility for the proposed candidate, for example, you may fit the SME role but can demonstrate high-level design skills or you may be in the Architect role but can demonstrate (and want to maintain) engineering skills.

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 And Cloud 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 And Cloud Architect would be an experienced professional, with evidence of exposure to complex Enterprise Data Centre projects during this time
  • Proven track record in providing design and consultancy covering availability, security, scalability, operability and extensibility
  • Provide technical leadership on the programme of work or project, own technical elements on a solution with Deployment of an architectural solution within the programme
  • Be the point of contact for Engagement Manager and support 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 Cloud, EUC- (End User Compute) 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’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.
You will reimagine what’s possible: creating value for the world’s leading organisations through technology to build a sustainable, more inclusive future. You will work with a range of clients all with a unique set of business, technological and societal ambitions, which will make a real impact across the UK.

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 leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided every day by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast-evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.