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CLOUD ARCHITECT

( Region : Zürich / Position : Non-management level / Job Type : IT / Rate : 100% )

Join a highly professional global player ...
Our client is a highly successful Globalplayer in Zurich. On his behalf we are looking for a professional  

 

 

Your Challenge 

 

You are part of the internal IT, specifically the architecture team for our client. Within the cloud transformation program, you are responsible for the definition of standards, patterns and governance structures for the cloud platform. With your experience as a cloud architect, you enable the use of public cloud platforms for the Swiss firm.

Together with the IT architecture team, the local solution engineering team and global cloud experts you are developing a Cloud Target Architecture that includes SaaS, PaaS and IaaS and enables the client to use different cloud services (MS Azure, AWS, GCP) while staying compliant with local and global security standards and policies. You bring your expertise to the Swiss IT architecture board.

You are part of global and local projects and initiatives and are a key player in the firm's cloud transformation program. Furthermore, you support our internal customers and colleagues within IT (demand managers, requirements engineers, solution engineers). You provide input for the conception of new solutions and the migration of existing applications in the cloud. In that context, you act as a trusted advisor and cloud expert.

Beyond concept and implementation of individual applications, you help the cloud platform team to establish an architecture and operational model for cloud-based applications. This includes the definition of a governance model, application blueprints, guidelines and best practice documentation. You are responsible to find solutions that fulfil the territory-specific requirements while staying aligned with global standards and solutions.

 

 

Your Qualifications

 

You have a Master / Bachelor in Computer Science / Engineering or similar.

You have at least 3 years of experience in designing and implementing specific cloud-based solutions and generic cloud application architecture, as well as cloud security concepts.

You hold at least one “cloud architect” certificate from a public cloud provider (MS Azure preferred).

You have a good working knowledge on Infrastructure-as-code concepts and solutions, e.g. using Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation or Azure Resource Templates.

You have a good working knowledge on container technologies, e.g. data streaming with Kafka or RabbitMQ, database products like NoSQL, MongoDB, Redis, MemSQL, PostgreSQL.

You have experience contributing to enterprise architecture initiatives and have very good communication skills at both technical and management level.

You know the software tools around CI/CD pipelines and development (e.g. Gitlab, Azure DevOps / MS TFS, Jira/Confluence) and agile software development methodology (Scrum or Kanban).

You have excellent English skills. German will be an advantage.

 

 

You will join a highly motivated, energetic, ambitious and multicultural team at their Zurich office.
We are looking forward to receiving your English CV at info@kleyconsulting.ch

 

Kley Consulting, Mrs. Susanna Kley, Hofstrasse 72b, 6300 Zug,
www.kleyconsulting.ch, info@kleyconsulting.ch, Tel. 079 240 75 51

 
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