Cloud Architect

Hemel Hempstead

Time Type

Full time


Competitive Salary


Amazing Benefits

Close Date


Area of Business



Hemel Hempstead - Park Lane

Job ID 00025422

About the role

Virgin Media O2 made a commitment to do things differently. To challenge the status quo and become a responsive, best-in-class, customer-centric organisation. Our Digital Evolution programme is a long-term strategy that will fundamentally change the way we do business with our Wholesale partners. It encompasses a roadmap of iterative changes to our digital tools and processes and it is incredibly exciting.

A key player in our digital transformation is our Platform Engineering team and we would love for you to join us.

As a team, we manage the full lifecycle of Business IT applications and platforms, from planning to operation.

  • we own the end to end lifecycle of platforms that support the Business and Wholesale division

  • we work closely with our delivery teams, providing technical expertise that supports business commercial momentum, integrating as one and enabling digital transformation

  • we deliver first class service excellence

We are building out the team so have a number of opportunities, this one is for a Cloud Solutions Architect.

The Job

Utilising GCP and AWS solutions, you will add business value and innovation through your functional knowledge to design and deploy Cloud to support SaaS solutions. You will create a cloud strategy and manage the adoption process.

Success is via regular evaluation of cloud applications, hardware and software and through your proposals to drive efficiency and security. You will be looked on to identify the top cloud architecture solutions, to evaluate technical risks and to map out mitigation strategies.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • design and deployment of Cloud to support SaaS solutions

  • GCP predominantly with AWS

  • migration from onprem to cloud

  • automation DevOps

  • evidence of delivering complex technology transformation projects using SDLC methods such as Waterfall, SAFe/Agile, XP etc.

The other stuff we're looking for

Not essential, but we'd also love you to bring;

  • Certifications in any of Cloud Architecture, Saas Platforms, IP networking, transmission and core connectivity

  • Salesforce exposure

Who we are

At Virgin Media O2 we're going All In, to remove bias and barriers for our people and our candidates. We're working hard to achieve bold ambitions, to help us better represent the diverse communities we serve across the UK. As an equal opportunities employer, we support and encourage you, to be your authentic self throughout your application journey.

What's in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.

Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, will include a behaviours based interview and technical assessment.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media O2 family.

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