Hi, I am Tris

Tristan Greaves

Senior Solutions Architect, Game Tech at AWS

I am a passionate technologist with 20+ years of experience in the industry, with a proven track record in leading teams in innovating, architecting and delivering solutions. An evangelist for Cloud First development, acting as a Force Multiplier for cloud transformation at scale.

Leadership
Innovation
Cloud Strategy
Architecture
Consultancy
Public Speaking

Interests

Experience

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Amazon Web Services

March 2020 - Present, London, UK

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.

Senior Solutions Architect, Game Tech

January 2021 - Present

  • Trusted advisor to Game Tech customers (from start-ups to established enterprises) within EMEA, helping develop the right technical solutions and value propositions to leverage the power of AWS cloud technology.
  • Creation and sharing of best practices, technical content and reference architectures.
  • Evangelism and education within the industry.
Senior Customer Solutions Manager, UK&I Enterprise

March 2020 - January 2021

  • Trusted advisor on cloud adoption and enterprise transformation to the largest UK&I Enterprise customers (e.g. $3.21 billion assets)

Group AWS Programme Manager
StepStone

September 2017 - March 2020, Havant and London, UK.

Founded in 1996, StepStone is one of the most successful e-recruiting businesses businesses today. Operating over 10 top brands with 67 million visits per month.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead for AWS initiatives within StepStone group, primarily involving UK, Belgium, Warsaw and US.
  • Evangelist for ‘Cloud First’ development, including presenting at external events (such as AWS Summit & VMworld)
  • Organisation and chairing of AWS Community of Practice sessions and workshops across Europe.
  • Principal contact with AWS to ensure best value out of the Enterprise Support relationship.
  • Responsibility for ensuring all teams meet budget requirements, and working closely to take corrective action when exceptions occured.
  • Working alongside Group Security teams to ensure security hygiene without AWS.
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Jobsite

April 2001 - September 2017, Havant, UK

Since formed in 1995, we have become part of the UK’s largest hiring platform, offering jobseekers the chance to search, view and apply for over 280,000 live job adverts, in any industry, across the whole of the UK.

AWS Project Lead

January 2017 - September 2017

  • Lead the team (15 FTEs) responsible for migrating Jobsite’s on-prem architecture to AWS.
Head of Development

March 2014 - January 2017

  • Lead the NHS Jobs development team (8 FTEs). Site stats - 4000+ concurrent users, 15k applications per day, 24/7 uptime requirement.
  • Scrum implementation and modernisation of development approach, e.g. TDD, Automated testing etc.
Lead Technical Architect

February 2012 - March 2014

Lead Software Engineer

April 2001 - February 2012


Customer Engineer
Argogroup

October 2000 - April 2001, Elstead, UK

The leader in user experience optimization for mobile services.

Responsibilities:
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ICL

June 1998 - October 2000, Bracknell, UK

Computer hardware, software and services company that operated from 1968 until 2002.

Systems Engineer, e-Innovation

July 2000 - October 2000

Systems Intergator, A&TC

June 1998 - October 1999

Projects

Cave
Cave
Developer

Port of the BBC Micro MUD from 1985 to the Ranvier system.

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Keyteki
Keyteki
Contributor

Web based implementation of KeyForge (The unique deck card game)

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