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Cloud Platform and FinOps Architect

Our Role
• Lead the design and implementation of our cloud-based infrastructure and services, ensuring high availability, scalability, and security.
• Develop and implement financial optimization and cost management strategies for our cloud operations, leveraging the FinOps framework and best practices.
• Collaborate with other departments and stakeholders to understand their cloud infrastructure and service needs, and design solutions that meet their requirements.
• Manage a team of cloud engineers and architects, providing guidance and mentorship on cloud technologies, FinOps practices, and architecture best practices.
• Evaluate new cloud technologies and services, and make recommendations on their suitability for our organization.
• Ensure compliance with relevant security, privacy, and data protection regulations, and implement best practices for cloud security and data management.
• Develop and maintain a roadmap for our cloud platform and FinOps capabilities, and communicate it to relevant stakeholders.
• Develop and maintain infrastructure automation tools and processes to enable continuous integration and deployment
• Monitor and maintain the performance, security, and availability of cloud infrastructure services
• Create and maintain documentation for cloud infrastructure components and processes

What could make you shine in this role
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
• Minimum of 7 years of experience in designing, implementing, and managing cloud-based infrastructure and services, preferably in a leadership role.
• Strong understanding of cloud technologies, including public, private, and hybrid clouds, containerization, microservices, and serverless computing.
• Experience with FinOps practices and frameworks, such as AWS Well-Architected Framework, Azure Architecture Center, or Google Cloud Architecture Framework.
• Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with other departments and stakeholders.
• Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage competing demands.
• Knowledge of relevant security, privacy, and data protection regulations, and best practices for cloud security and data management.
• Experience with agile development methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban, is a plus.
• Certifications in either Microsoft or AWS, such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect or Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals

What’s Great About the team
• A growing team with an innovative vison
• A team that covers the globe from our UK headquarters in Bournemouth to Australia, Canada, Dubai, Singapore and beyond.
• A diverse and inclusive culture

Kortext Competencies
We have five leadership competencies within our business that are essential to our culture and that you will need to both demonstrate and role model:
• Agility & Adaptability
• Accountability
• Advanced Communication & Collaboration Skills
• Social & Emotional Intelligence
• Transformative Thinking & Awareness

Kortext Benefits
Flexible working – We appreciate that individuals’ situations can vary for childcare, studying or
many other reasons. With that in mind, we can offer flexibility within hours to accommodate this.
❤ Health scheme
Hybrid working
Annual salary reviews – We have yearly annual salary reviews, with a mid-year interim review
to track your progress. This is based on meeting/exceeding your objectives and being rewarded
with a salary increase.
🛩26 days Holiday
Employee assistance programme
Mental health – We have started a mental health and well-being initiative, including healthy
eating, sleeping, stretches, women’s and men’s health and stress management.
Learning and development – We offer a range of L&D, regular refresher training, coaching and
mentoring, buddy programme, leadership progression and many more!

Why choose us?
Kortext is committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be
themselves and everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference
and know that a diverse community makes for more significant innovation and brings a breadth of
skills, experience and perspectives.
We recognise that everyone is unique and encourage you to speak to us should you require any
advice, support or adjustments.
Kortext is a proud supporter of and actively engages with charities such as Race for Good, Girl Rising
and Student Minds.

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  • Company: Kortext
  • Published: 3rd May 2023
  • Closing Date: 4th July 2023
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None