Cloud Architect - Nicosia

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Ref: 493 Date Posted: Friday 09 Dec 2022
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We are looking for a Cloud Architect who is capable to do hands-on work, has a good understanding of DevSecOps culture and is ready to take responsibility for the development of the cloud solutions while guiding other teammates.

Our client provides world-class services in enterprise architecture consulting, user experience design, enterprise mobile app engineering, and development, active software maintenance, software testing, and production operations support.

Professional skills and qualifications:

General:

  • 5+ years of experience in IT;
  • Previous experience in consulting and working with international customers is considered an advantage;
  • Experience with project delivery methodologies such as Agile Scrum or Kanban.

Cloud Solutions:

  • Awareness and experience in competitive Cloud technologies such as AWS, GCP, Azure, Redshift, etc.;
  • At least 2 years of experience designing cloud-based solutions;
  • A successful track record of delivering cloud-based enterprise solutions in public clouds is considered an advantage;
  • Deep understanding of cloud architecture best practices and design patterns;
  • Knowledge of network topologies and firewalls;
  • Reliability practices in the cloud (guaranteed delivery, high availability/clustering, backup and disaster recovery, monitoring);
  • Security practices in the cloud (network perimeter defense, access control, data protection, IAM).

DevSecOps:

  • Experience with automation tools like ARM Templates, Terraform, CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet or Ansible;
  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Azure DevOps, Gitlab, Jenkins, etc.;
  • Development or scripting experience such as bash, Powershell, etc.;
  • Experience with common build tools (like maven, gradle, npm, yarn, etc.);
  • Knowledge and experience with containerization (Docker, Kubernetes).

Databases:

  • Any experience with RDMBS, NoSQL, Cloud PaaS solutions, etc.

Set of soft skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills;
  • Diagramming skills using notations like BPMN, UML, C4, etc;
  • Ability to lead a team, organize work and delivery process;
  • Fluent English.

Responsibilities (may vary depending on title level):

  • Drive the design and architecture of complex cloud systems and infrastructure;
  • Provide technical expertise in the areas of Public Cloud services;
  • Partner with other architects, developers, and engineers to facilitate the deployment of cloud services, automation, and continuous delivery pipelines;
  • Gather key requirements and architecture/design constraints from projects' stakeholders and create respective documents;
  • Plan architecture-related work, professionally present these plans and regularly update stakeholders regarding the progress;
  • Analyze technical and operational efficiency of existing solutions and provide respective analysis reports and proposals;
  • Assess the quality of existing implementation (architecture/design/coding) and provide respective reports;
  • Participate in prototypes building during projects' start-up (including technology research and evaluation, if necessary) and document prototyping results and respective technical proposals;
  • Support applications' development from a technical perspective in the construction and transition phases;
  • Present all aforementioned work to internal and customer stakeholders.

Benefits:

  • Advantage of working in a large, stable and reliable company, which managed to keep a dynamic and friendly work environment;
  • Experience in international projects for first-rate global companies;
  • Attractive salary and compensation package (advanced health insurance, flexible cell phone compensation, etc.);
  • Company-sponsored professional trainings and certifications;
  • Active/passive participation in professional international conferences;
  • Career growth and opportunities for development;
  • Regular company and team building events;
  • Opportunity to work remotely from home (depending on the project).   

If you are interested in the above position, please press Apply below or email your CV to terri.neofitou@emeraldzebra.cy

Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.