Cloud Evangelist – 6508

Client Services, Full-time, London
The Role:

We are seeking an experienced professional with a proven track record of driving cloud transformation strategies and best practice.  
As the ION Markets Cloud Evangelist, you will act as the digital transformation navigator and trusted advisor for C-Level executives and functional business leaders by enabling them to ‘Re-Imagine’ their existing businesses as digital.   Enrolling them in a ‘case for change’ for a digital future. 

Key Responsibilities

Passion for technology, financial sector, and ability to stitch new solutions to address customer needs.
Strategize and collaborate with Cloud Service Providers (e.g., Azure, GCP, AWS) and position solutions to establish strategic partnerships
Navigate technology trends and help the group develop vendor neutral blueprints for systematic technology adoption
Design and prototype cloud solutions, create solution architecture document covering deep technical aspects of the implementation
Create a unified strategy for cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation, and operations
Analyze existing application portfolios, develop next-gen application architecture, transformation, and modernization roadmap
Conduct cloud solutions architecture review/audit and create review/audit report
Lead implementation of the solution from establishing project requirements and goals to solution "go-live"
Oversee the development efforts and provide technical help as needed
Create thought leadership on cloud solutions and hybrid clouds

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Avid technologist, with deep expertise in modern cloud architecture and history of successful implementation of complex cloud solutions
Designing and building applications using container and serverless technologies
Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability, and high availability
Deep expertise in solution architecture including web services, relational and non-relational databases, front-end and/or back-end technologies
Good exposure to Agile software development methodologies and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration (CI) and automated deployment
Experience working with highly scalable, performant and mission critical architectures
Ability to suggest competitive and innovative technical decisions, get stakeholder buy-in and deliver commitments
Strong communication skills, ability to present technical ideas in business-friendly language
Demonstrated expertise and/or industry certifications in cloud platforms (such as AWS, Azure, GCP etc.), data centre technologies (such as servers, databases, storage, networking, etc.), container technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud 

About us

We’re a diverse group of visionary innovators who provide trading and workflow automation software, high-value analytics, and strategic consulting to corporations, central banks, financial institutions, and governments. More than 40% of the world’s largest companies use our solutions. Founded in 1999, we’ve achieved tremendous growth by bringing together some of the best and most successful financial technology companies in the world.
Over 2,000 of the world’s leading corporations, including 50% of the Fortune 500 and 30% of the world’s central banks, trust ION solutions to manage their cash, in-house banking, commodity supply chain, trading and risk.
Over 800 of the world’s leading banks and broker-dealers use our electronic trading platforms to operate the world’s financial market infrastructure.
With 10,000 employees and offices in more than 40 cities around the globe, ION is a rapidly expanding and dynamic group.
At ION, we offer careers that provide many opportunities: To invent. To design. To collaborate. To build. To transform businesses and empower people around the world to do more, faster and better than before. Imagine what you can do and experience. This is where you can do your best work.
Learn more at iongroup.com

ION is committed to maintaining a supportive and inclusive environment for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We respect the varied identities, abilities, cultures, and traditions of the individuals who comprise our organization and recognize the value that different backgrounds and points of view bring to our business.
ION adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor.

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