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Phillips 66 Solutions Architect, UK in Northeast Lincolnshire, United States

Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.


We are looking for a Solutions Architect/ Cloud Architect, with a degree (or related degree) in Information Technology and experience in IT infrastructure and Amazon web services to join our team to help guide and deliver solutions across a wide-ranging portfolio, to a successful outcome.

The Solutions Architect will be responsible for the creation of detailed IT solution designs, aligned primarily to the IT Infrastructure and Cloud Delivery. Collaborating with project teams and other key stakeholders they are expected to fulfil a critical business facing role: one that interprets and translates requirements into solutions that are adaptive, impactful, business aligned, and adhere to our requires for quality, standards and governance. You will be supporting refining, marketing, and commercial businesses helping them balance the demands of critical, short term, and long term objectives, and demonstrate the agility to context switching between tasks to maximise overall team output.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a strong collaborative working style, as well as driving quality led practices in every aspect of their work.

The Solutions Architect will directly report to the Director Europe Middle East and Asia Pacific (EMEAP) Digital Infrastructure Operations for functional/ day-to-day guidance and direction.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Act as a bridge between various specialist groups e.g. Network Services, Computer, Virtualization and Storage, Cloud operations and architecture teams.

  • Willing and able to travel within the UK or abroad as required.

  • Support regional resource planning and budget preparation.

  • Optimization regional cloud and on premises resources.

  • Provide operational support in a subject matter expert capacity.

  • Working with and managing vendors to ensure good value and that requirements are met.

  • Supporting the resolution of incidents and root cause analysis.

  • Aligned with DevOps principles and practices e.g., CI/CD, DevOps, automated testing, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC). Experience with Azure DevOps would be an advantage.

Position Requirements

Critical Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of Amazon Web Services (Certification preferable). Specifically, EC2, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, Lambda, SQS, S3, Transit Gateway, VPC. API Gateway, CloudFront, Glue and Athena.

  • Experience with DevOps principles and practices e.g., CI/CD, automated testing, and Infrastructure as Code (IaC). Experience with Azure DevOps would be an advantage.

  • Expert knowledge of Windows Server operating system.

  • Good knowledge of VMWare vSphere and ESXi.

  • Solid working knowledge of Linux operating systems and shell commands.

  • Good grasp of core networking concepts and protocols TCP/IP, routing, subnetting, NTP, DNS, DHCP etc.

  • Core understanding of routing technologies e.g. MPLS and BGP

  • Knowledge of Terraform.

  • Good grasp of Active Directory concepts and technologies e.g. LDAP, FSMO roles etc

  • Good communications and relationship management with strong negotiation and problem-solving skills, across different countries and business units

Desirable Skills:

  • Good use of PowerShell for management and automation across multiple platforms.

  • High level understanding of NetApp concepts, terminology and use cases i.e. SVMs, SnapMirror.

  • Good analytical, documentation and policy skills.

  • Knowledge of the considerations around cloud governance and security e.g. Key management, Identity federation, Guardrails, Service Control Policies etc

  • Understanding of Public Key Infrastructures - certificate use and management.

  • Scripting/programming to automate system processes to achieve efficient and reproducible delivery of services.

  • Strong team player/leader with the ability to clearly communicate complex business problems and technical solutions.

  • Understanding of the considerations around privacy and data protection e.g. GDPR and what constitutes Personal Information

  • Knowledge of VMware vSAN.

  • Experience working with HPE Proliant and Simplivity platfoms.

  • Foundational understanding of the Microsoft Azure stack.

  • Experience with container technologies (Kubernetes, Rancher).

  • Foundational level of Nagios XI

  • Knowledge of the capabilities of the CommVault data protection suite.

  • Exposure to security frameworks and regulations PCI/SOX

The Humber Refinery is located on the east coast of England in North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, approximately 180 miles north of London. Humber's facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, hydrodesulfurization, thermal cracking and delayed coking units. The refinery has two coking units with associated calcining plants, which produce high-value graphite and anode petroleum cokes. It processes crude oil supplied primarily from the North Sea and includes light, low- and medium-sulfur and acidic crude oil. Humber produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. It is the only coking refinery in the United Kingdom, and a major producer of specialty graphite cokes and anode coke. Approximately 70 percent of the light oils produced by the refinery are distributed to customers in the United Kingdom by pipeline, rail car and truck, while the other products are exported to the rest of Europe, West Africa and the United States.

To be considered:

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of 10th October 2021 .

Phillips 66 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Requisition ID: 54801

Location: GBR - Northeast Lincolnshire - South Killingholme

Job Field: Information Technology

Division : IT - International

Technical Req : No