Principal AWS Designer

Marcus Donald People Limited
September 25, 2023
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Job Type
£70000 - £78000pa + Bonus + Flexible Benefits


Marcus Donald is currently looking for a Principal AWS Designer/Architect to join a leading Telecommunications client with a strong vision and impressive portfolio of clients.  The role is to join an existing team who are passionate about what they do. This is a hybrid role where you will be required to go into the Hampshire office one day a week.

AWS, networking, on-prem, cloud, design, architect

Role & Responsibilities

You will work with the delivery function to produce critical artifacts such as high-level and low-level designs which are handled through our various design authorities. You will design secure, reliable, and flexible solutions that meet the company's needs, both now and in the future.


  • Adopt the role of Lead Design Authority (LDA)
  • Engage with key partners to define customer requirements.
  • Drive the design and build activity, engaging with internal and external contributors to ensure the solution meets customer requirements.
  • Provide detailed, documented technical solutions and reports.
  • Translate customer concept designs into detailed design, build, and test specifications that meet customers' requirements.
  • Bring a commercial perspective to the operation, with a focus on cash management, cash preservation and optimising returns on investments made in assets and tools.

Must Haves:

  • Have strong experience in AWS and the technologies available (experience of migrating services from on-premises to cloud or a hybrid model).
  • Strong experience designing solutions in the Cloud in particular utilizing technologies across, SaaS, PaaS & IaaS
  • Solid understanding of IT information systems technical infrastructure that supports an enterprise infrastructure.
  • Proven knowledge of system administration and software development and associated security.

Nice to Haves:

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect or equivalent, Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Red Hat Certified (RHCSA or equivalent), The Open Group Architecture Framework (TOGAF), Enterprise Architecture Centre of Excellence (EACOE), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
  • Current or historical held SC Level Clearance (or ability to be able to achieve this clearance)
  • Track record of setting the standards for the design, development testing of customized and COTS (Common off the Shelf) software/hardware for Broadcast, IP Network, IOT, or corporate application based on expertise.
Why join this company?

Their hybrid working model allows you to maximize your contributions while growing your career. You will be joining a team where you can really make a difference.

As well as a competitive salary, this role offers an excellent flexible benefits scheme worth up to 20% of salary, including choices such as healthcare, critical illness cover, travel insurance + lots more. Additional benefits include; pregnancy support, health and well-being initiatives, and personnel development.

This forward-thinking organisation prides itself on its diverse and inclusive working environment holding regular events such as unconscious bias workshops and employee-led forums and networks to help us build an informed and supportive inclusive culture.

Does this sound like the type of company you would like to be part of? If you think you have the skills and/or experience to do this role, then please apply for the role or contact ALISON CALDER

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