Cloud Architect

Cloud Architect
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Job Description

My Dublin City Centre based client is currently recruiting for  Cloud Architect (IT Infrastructure Management). This role will be working off a hybrid model.

My Dublin City Centre based client is currently recruiting for  Cloud Architect (IT Infrastructure Management) this is a brand new role within the business. You will work with a new cloud hosting solution from the beginning and the focus will be on using modern Platform as a service concepts like Azure Apps Services. You will work with several software development teams worldwide & helping the teams to bring a range of new & existing cloud applications to a common hosting solution, allowing the client to deliver a unified customer experience across the entire product range. You will be working in a growing team both with colleagues in the IT dept and also in close cooperation with several Software Development teams in Cloud  Services / Solution providers.

Job Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the design & architecture of cloud hosting solution, with a focus on modularity, scalability, extensibility, resilience & security in collaboration with all the Cloud Software Architects in multiple teams worldwide.
  • You will be responsible for Access Right & Data Privacy Management in the Cloud Hosting platform.
  • You will responsible for the IT Security aspects of the Cloud Hosting Platform in alignment with the requirements from our ISO27001 program.
  • You will be the main contact for Cloud Service Providers & Cloud Hosting Companies.
  • You will responsible for defining Cloud Service Monitoring, including disaster recovering planning, outsourced 24/7 monitoring services & internal coordination & communication in case of incidents.
  • You will responsible for a shared third party application landscape, i.e. common hosting-level applications which the different Software teams can use for their cloud products, like solutions for load balancing, payment services, e-mail sending, monitoring, security scanning etc.
  • You will be responsible for the quality management aspects of the cloud hosting, like disaster recovery planning & how the Software Development teams are working together with the IT Team, including the delivery aspects of the ready product to the production environment, disaster recover planning,
  • You will be responsible for Cloud Subscription & License Management, including capacity reservation, hybrid benefits & development / test licensing, to ensure a good balance between cost control & flexibility.
  • Working within the IT team on internal services like M365 tenants, Azure AD, private cloud server hosting.
  • IT security aspects of the cloud hosting solution will also be essential. This includes not only ISO27001 certification, but also other more specific security standard relevant to the industry.

Experience Required

  • A min of 5+ years’ general experience with Azure Hosting & Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • A min of 3+ years’ experience in managing Azure App Services & related services like data storage & monitoring
  • Have proven experience in working with IT Security aspects of Cloud Hosting (like ISO27001 certification) is fundamental.
  • Solid experience in all aspects of “Design for scaling” in Azure PaaS; scale-up, scale-out, load balancing & multi location hosting.
  • Have experience in DevOps methodology (preferably SecDevOps), both technically & organisationally, including continuous deployment, delivery pipelines & test environments
  • Solid experience with Azure Stack (edge computing and on-premise)
  • The following experiences are seen as a strong plus:
    • Other cloud platforms like AW
    • Azure AD management
    • Hosting traditional Virtual Machines in Azure, Hyper-V and VMware.
    • Different technologies and solutions for Single Sign On, Multi Factor Authentication and AD Synchronization
    • Web application development including using tools like Visual Studio
    • Network technologies, especially in Azure

Essential and Desirable Skills

  • Designing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions (AZ305)” certification (alternatively AZ303 and AZ304), or proven equivalent work experience

Educational Requirements

  • University Degree in Computer Science, System Science, Software Engineering or similar.

Working Hours & Benefits

  • 23 Days Annual Leave
  • Bonus
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension
  • Hybrid Working
  • Death in Service

 

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