Cloud Architect

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Dublin City Centre
  • Category: Python, Software Development
  • Salary: €110000 - €120000

Cloud Architect

My client is a world leader in the distribution of food and non-food products to institutions around the world. Due to expansion, they are now looking for a Cloud Architect to join their growing team. The role itself requires strong interpersonal skills and the ability to provide architectural leadership and best practices. Additional to architectural design and development, strong mentoring skills is also needed for the role.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DevOps toolchains and processes
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for the client’s cloud end-to-end architecture, including Azure, Google, and AWS and future providers, networking, provisioning, and management
  • Develop a library of deployable and documented cloud design patterns, based on our client’s application portfolio, as a basis for deploying services to the cloud
  • Demonstrate leadership ability to back decisions with research and the “why”, and articulate several options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation
  • Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public, and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services
  • Define optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications
  • Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, and production deployment
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements
  • Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation to service owners
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk. Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations
  • Advocate and define cloud architecture vision from a strategic perspective, including internal and external platforms, tools, and systems
  • Act as the coach and mentor to team members and technical staff on their assigned project tasks
  • Lead the definition and development of cloud reference architecture and management systems

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, systems analysis or a related study, or an equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations
  • Experience as a team lead preferred
  • Deep experience within Azure cloud enterprise migrations and knowledge in AWS, Google
  • Exposure to multiple diverse technologies and processing environments
  • Knowledge of business process re-engineering principles and processes
  • Strong understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies
  • Strong understanding of SOA, object-oriented analysis, and design, and/or client/server systems
  • Extensive experience with programming languages such as Python, Ruby, and Elixir
  • Background in IT engineering
  • Ability to design and implement cloud infrastructure, platforms, and applications
  • Knowledge of various complex IT ecosystems besides cloud architecture
  • Current certification as a Professional Cloud Solutions Architect (PCSA), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or other related certifications

 

Cloud Architect

 

 

If you are interested in learning more about this role and happy to be represented by Solas IT please email me with your CV helen.gillbanks@solasit.ie. Alternatively please call me on 00 353 1 5367388

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Helen Gillbanks

Helen Gillbanks

Helen is currently working as a Recruitment Consultant on a work from home basis in Liverpool for Solas IT Recruitmen. Her role is to target specific markets which include .Net, C#, Microsoft Technologies, JAVA, Testing, QA, C++, Business Analysis and Project Management over local locations and 32 counties. Prior to Helen’s current position she worked as a Recruitment Analyst. She was involved in the end to end recruitment process which included sourcing candidates, telephone screening, arranging and conducting interviews through to issuing contracts, hiring and induction for .Net & Java candidates from graduate to manager level. In her spare time Helen enjoys going to the gym and socialising with friends.
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