Cloud ArchitectWe Orbit

Leeds, England, United Kingdom 26-04-2023


🚀 Cloud Architect
🛒 RetailTech
🌍 UK Based
🧰 Azure
💸 £65,000

Work on the largest retail transformation the UK has ever known

orbit are pleased to be working with a pioneering leader in supermarkets, as we support them in building a completely new, world-class retail technology landscape, from eCommerce platforms, retail stores PoS and inventory systems, supply chain, distribution and warehouse management systems, to buying and merchandising, financial and state of the art people systems as well as the latest in data and workplace innovations, all of these will be architected and built and run cloud first, as they look to be a retailer of the future powered by the latest technology.

The Role
You will be joining an established team developing the cloud platform offering, supporting the business strategy and adopting brand-new technologies,. You will be given autonomy as a trusted advisor of architectural design and process in a very fast paced and delivery-focused program


  • Experience of cloud design principles, modern application architectures and underlying platform technologies. Ideally with specialism within Azure, GCP and Kubernetes.
  • Foundational knowledge of Enterprise IT operating natively within cloud.
  • Experience of cloud governance and managing effective use. 
  • Conform to and develop an evolving infrastructure, cloud and security governance framework with IT focused artefacts such as standards, landscapes and designs. 
  • A self-starter and passionate in regards to cloud technologies, able to create and deliver new process and technologies to advance the use of cloud
  • Ability to approach design with time, cost and quality factors in mind. 
  • Understanding of risk identification and mitigation, quantification and qualification non-functional and functional requirements. 
  • Able to pivot focus to work on a varied portfolio, blending design of core foundational cloud architectures with bespoke retail focused technology solutions. 
  • Excellent written skills and the ability to clearly distil complex architectures into consumable documents and views. 
  • Knowledge of formal architectural frameworks, ability to follow their practice as well as think outside the box and roll up your sleeves should delivery require. 

This is a once-in-a-career opportunity to join one of the largest digital transformations to take place in the UK, you'll help to define and build a world-class-technology team and sysems landscape and deliver change by building new technologu across the entire organziation.


  • Company Electric Vehicle (EV) Car or car allowance
  • Discretionary performance-based company bonus
  • Company pension up to 7% matched
  • 10% colleague discount (after probation period)
  • Free parking
  • Corporate Rewards Program

Applications are now closed