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AWS Cloud Architect & Python Tech Lead - Woking - Hybrid



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

At Capgemini Engineering, the world leader in engineering services, we bring together a global team of engineers, scientists, and architects to help the world’s most innovative companies unleash their potential. From autonomous cars to life-saving robots, our digital and software technology experts think outside the box as they provide unique R&D and engineering services across all industries. Join us for a career full of opportunities. Where you can make a difference. Where no two days are the same.​

About the job you're considering

We are looking for a talented and experienced AWS Cloud Architect & Python Tech Lead to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in designing and implementing cloud solutions on AWS, leading Python development projects, and managing a technical team. This role demands a blend of architectural acumen, hands-on coding skills, and leadership abilities to drive the successful execution of our technical initiatives.

Hybrid working: The places that you work from day to day will vary according to your role, your needs, and those of the business; it will be a blend of Company offices, client sites, and your home; noting that you will be unable to work at home 100% of the time.​

Your Role

Cloud Architecture and Strategy

Python Development Leadership


Team Management:

DevOps and Automation

Security and Compliance

Monitoring and Optimization

Required Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
• 8+ years of experience with high-load and microservice systems.
• 5+ years of experience in cloud architecture, with a focus on AWS.
• 5+ years of experience in Python development.
• 3+ years of experience in a leadership or managerial role.

Technical Skills:
• Deep expertise in AWS services (IoT, EC2, S3, EventBridge, SQS, RDS, DynamoDB, Lambda, IAM, VPC, CloudFront, etc.).
• Strong proficiency in Python and related frameworks (e.g., Flask, Django).
• Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or Ansible.
• Knowledge of containerization (Docker) and orchestration (Kubernetes) technologies.
• Familiarity with CI/CD tools like CircleCI, Bitbucket Pipelines, Jenkins, GitLab CI, or AWS CodePipeline.
• Strong knowledge of database structure systems
• Strong knowledge of SQL (PostgreSQL, MySQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB) databases.

Soft Skills:
• Excellent leadership and team management skills.
• Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Don’t meet every single requirements? Studies have shown women and people of colour are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every requirement in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway.​

You can bring your whole self to work. At Capgemini, stiving 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 security clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)​

To be successfully appointed to this role you will need to undergo Baseline Personnel Security Standard checks. ​

There are no nationality or residency restrictions, although if you have resided outside of the UK within the last 3 years, further checks may be required.​

There are other criteria and checks required for BPSS, and 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.​

What does ‘Get The Future You Want ‘ mean for you?​

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.

You will be encouraged to have a positive work-life balance. Our hybrid-first way of working means we embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.

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 business and technology transformation partner, helping organizations to accelerate their dual transition to a digital and sustainable world, while creating tangible impact for enterprises and society. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fueled by its market leading capabilities in AI, cloud and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.​

Get The Future You Want |​

At Capgemini Engineering we value excellence, care, responsibility, dynamism and innovation. We offer a job with variation that leaves plenty of room for initiative and development. In fact, we are not just offering you a job, we’re inviting you to be part of our community where we will provide you trainings, tools & grounds for professional and personal growth. Each career experience is assorted by an attractive salary package.​