• Location: England, London
  • Date Posted: 9th Jul, 2021
  • Reference: LEADCON

In am currently in the market for a Lead Cloud Consultant to assist one of our longstanding client. You will be working for a global consultancy on a variety of different project.

You will:
  • Lead Agile development teams that exemplify Cloud Native best practice,
  • Create cloud-native solutions that make best use of container-based and serverless environments running in public, private and hybrid cloud.
  • Get deeply involved in the hands-on coding/development of projects for some of the world's largest and most prestigious enterprises.
  • Assess existing complex solutions and recommend appropriate technical treatments to transform the application with Cloud Native/12-Factor characteristics.
  • Work on PoC, MVP and Applications Transformation projects that target Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes-based environments.
  • Driving thought-leadership within HCL, our clients and the industry at large through:
  • Contributing to R&D innovation activities within HCL
  • Producing white papers, reference architectures and best practices guides
  • Producing public-facing content such as blog posts and presentations
  • Use modern software development and DevOps practices such as CI/CD, Agile, Scrum, XP and Domain Driven Design.
  • Advise on Cloud Native application development best practices.
  • Help lead, educate and mentor; teach less experienced engineers and share best practice approaches to modern software development.

  • 2+ years leading Agile development teams.
  • 2+ years' experience of building containerised microservices, event-driven or serverless applications for public, private or hybrid clouds.
  • 5+ years solid development background with experience working as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and stakeholder management skills.
  • An understanding of best practices and patterns in software development including automated testing and other XP techniques.
  • Understanding of and exposure to Kubernetes or OpenShift.

  • BS level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred; Master's Degree desired.

  • CKAD, CFCD or CKA certification
  • Any public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, IBM Cloud) certification.
  • Experience of DevOps and automation such as setting up CI/CD from scratch.
  • 3+ years of modern Java (8+) programming experience with Spring Boot, JEE or similar.
  • Experience with other programming languages, such as Go, C#, Python, Node.js.
  • Experience creating highly available, large-scale enterprise applications.
  • Experience of running OpenShift or Kubernetes in production.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code e.g., Terraform or Ansible.
  • Extra curricula software development passion (e.g., active open-source contributor).