Company DescriptionCome and join a global organisation that is revolutionising the digital landscape.Today, as clients across industries are moving from digitally extending their businesses to placing digital at the core, Publicis Sapient has an unprecedented opportunity to help them ;Are you a Manager Cloud Architect with Azure who loves to connect with their team and share your expertise and be reliable for the design and the implementation of a technology solution for our clients?As our Manager Cloud Architect, you’ll be collaborating and mentoring multidisciplinary, global projects and the principal lead on the design and development of some of the latest cloud technologies around cloud architecture, infrastructure automation and network security.By taking on this role, you will also be accountable for providing thought leadership, collaborating within technology teams creating enterprise scale solutions for our clients. On top of developing capabilities, clients, and domain skills; taking an active role in business development, project supervision and day to day team management/leadership.Do you relish a challenge of solving complex problems that can have a direct impact on the success of the company? Then we have the job for you!We're looking for a passionate leader to head up this amazing team — if you feel this is you, we'd love to hear from you…….!Job DescriptionInterface with the client and senior project stakeholders to consult on matters relating to the design and implementation of the solution, drive discussions around risk mitigation, trade-offs and best ;Serve as a technical resource and subject matter expert during the full software development life cycle from conception, design, implementation and testing to documentation and delivery.Translate client business requirements into a technical design with little oversight.Define technical tasks and estimates required to implement a design.Design and· implement cloud infrastructure solutions for distributed systems and ;· implement automation pipelines for deployment into an Azure Cloud Platform.· architect cloud migration or cloud native solutions.· hardening of virtual networks, firewalls, load balancers, and virtual machines.Perform analysis of best practices and emerging concepts in Cloud, DevOps, Infrastructure Automation, and Network Security.Drive creation of reference architectures to continuously improve the quality and consistency of cloud infrastructure solutions.Analyze and address risk factors in deliverables and communicates/propose risk preventions and reduction approaches for adoption while providing architecture, design and ;QualificationsThings we seek in You’ll have a Cloud Infrastructure Engineering/DevOps background, where you have been architecting cloud native ;Passionate about managing and growing teams and driving your team and the project from simple idea to production.A track record of delivering multiple cloud projects within a banking / financial services environment.Hands on with designing and implementing cloud native solutions with the emphasis on Network, Identify and Access Management, Programmable infrastructure, Event logging, Resource Monitoring and Secret Management.Configuration management: Terraform, Puppet, Chef or Ansible.Linux operating systems and cloud computing platforms – Azure Platform.Containers: Docker, Kubernetes, GKE, Helm and/or AKSCICD: Jenkins.Programming/Coding skills: Bash, Java, Groovy or Python.Storage, IAM, SDN (VPC and XPN).Familiar with source control and build/dependency management system (Git, Maven, etc).Appetite for learning new technologiesCuriosity - Bring fresh ideas to the team and wider firm be it new software or containerisation of existing infrastructure and projects Strong awareness of security considerations and security tools used to integrate with the build pipeline covering OWASP top 10Additional InformationWhat’s in it for you?We have got you and your family covered with 25 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), life assurance, dental insurance, income protection, critical illness cover, private healthcare for you AND your family (pre-existing conditions included), and a pension.We know the importance of health and wellbeing so offer you extensive retail discount offers and further reimbursement towards activities that contribute to a healthier lifestyle.Our beautiful Turnmill office isn’t currently open to meet over complimentary barista-made coffee, but our teams have been busy replicating face-to-face social activities through learning languages virtually, yoga sessions, having a laugh at our online summer fairs and so much more.We are proud to actively invest in your learning through various learning platformsDiversity and inclusion aren't just buzzwords. We offer an inclusive environment through our inspirational business resource groups and work with you to give back to the local community through CSR efforts.Flexibility and mobility is required to deliver this role as there may be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients to enable delivery of the first class services we pride ourselves in.