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Senior Cloud Architect

Job Location:
Zurich Region
Job Category:
Software Architect / Engineering / Programming
Start Date:

Details about the company recruiting


Unser Kunde ist ein führendes IT-Dienstleistungsunternehmen, welches in der ganzen Schweiz tätig ist.

Line of Business:

Information technology/Telecom

Details about the job


  • Key participant of Application transformation architecture board.
  • Collaborate with architecture board members, cloud vendors and customers to help them enable their application transformation journey by employing cloud services.
  • COE engagement: provide thought leadership on application modernization, microservices, Kubernetes solutions that benefit customers through the use of cloud services. This takes the form of contribution through templates, blueprints, presentations, case studies, Whitepapers and Reference architectures.
  • Community player: capture and share best-practices, participate, and contribute as a member of the joint technical community of Solution Architects



  • 10+ years of experience in the design, implementation and operation of complex systems
  • 4+ years of proven experience on application transformation / modernization, micro-services and DevOps practices using cloud technologies
  • Ability to learn new concepts and technologies, and apply them to provide the best business outcomes for customers
  • Ability to formulate and communicate ideas clearly in a business environment, including presenting in front of varied internal and external audiences
  • Business fluent English and German is required for customer interactions, internal communication, and collaboration with the worldwide teams. Knowledge of French will be a plus
  • Technical degree required; Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • Hands-on knowledge of public cloud – preferably AWS
  • Experience presenting to both large and small audiences (Executives, IT Management, and Developers). Should have excellent documentation, presentation (creation and presenting) skills
  • Experience communicating across internal and external organizations


  • Hands on experience leading software development teams, building microservice architectures, such as projects in the software development or Internet industries
  • Advanced knowledge of containers scheduling, service discovery and service mesh (Envoy), observability
  • Understanding of application, server, web services and network security practices
  • Ability to work in a polyglot environment – flexibility around learning new programming languages and tools
  • Track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of business environments such as large enterprises and start-ups. AWS Certifications, e.g. AWS Solutions Architect Associate/Professional
  • Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS or other public cloud providers
  • Experience developing large scale application architectures to meet business requirements in complex environments
  • Understand and experience with DevOps processes and tools (cloud as well as open source)
  • Knowledge and experience with one of the industry domains- Banking & finance, Healthcare, Manufacturing and retail

Arbeitsstart: Ab sofort oder nach Vereinbarung
Dauer: 3-6 Monate mit Option auf Internalisierung beim Kunden
Pensum: 80-100%
Arbeitsort: Olten & Zürich (Homeoffice 1-2 Tage pro Woche möglich)
Sprachen: Sehr gute Englisch- und Deutschkenntnisse, Französisch von Vorteil

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