Public Cloud Lead Architect, Executive Director (Hybrid)

JP Morgan

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time

Last updated

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

The International Private Bank (IPB) is undertaking a major, multi-year, multi-million-dollar transformation initiative. The programme will change almost every part of the platform from back office to front office, in order to deliver a modern solution that enables the business to scale.

The International Private Bank Architecture & Engineering team plays a vital role in driving forward the technology strategy. We are looking to add a Public Cloud Lead Architect to our team to lead the adoption of public cloud to enable our business to deliver the ambitious platform modernisation agenda.

As the Public Cloud Lead Architect, you will be responsible for leading the technology organisation to deliver solutions on the Public Cloud. This will include our new strategic platform as well as working with teams to engineer existing production workloads to the cloud.

In this role you will:

  • Be focused on outcomes and motivated by coaching and enabling teams to deliver transformational change
  • Partner with core cloud engineering & architecture teams to enhance the core capabilities available to the firm and reduce friction for our developer community
  • Provide a strategy and roadmap for our route to public cloud
  • Guide technical teams on their public cloud journey at a detailed level by reviewing and contributing to end-to-end solution designs
  • Develop best in class patterns and practices to enable a glide path to public cloud across the group.

Required Skills and Experience:

You will have great communication skills and the ability to motivate and encourage positive change. You will have expertise in one of the major public cloud platforms (AWS/GCP/Azure) from your hands-on experience in either a large financial services environment/FinTech or have an awareness of working in a regulated industry. You will understand the challenges associated with storing and managing highly confidential data in the public cloud.

This role requires Glasgow office presence 3 days per week, 2 days working from home.

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