Cloud Architect

Posted 17 November 2023
Salary Up to €110 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline DevOps
Contact NameKingsley Eze

Job description

Start Date: ASAP
Contract Length: 12 Months + Extension
Location : Zurich, Switzerland
Hybrid: 2 days onsite
Pay Rate: 110 CHF Per Hour
Engagement Method Offered: Limited
Trust in Soda is excited to partner with a leading firm in the technology sector to seek a proficient Cloud Architect. This role is pivotal in designing and implementing innovative cloud-based solutions, driving digital transformation and cloud adoption strategies. The position is ideal for someone with a strong background in cloud architecture, eager to impact a diverse and dynamic environment.

  • Designing and developing scalable, secure, and cost-efficient cloud infrastructure solutions.
  • Leading cloud migration and digital transformation projects.
  • Collaborating with IT and business stakeholders to align cloud strategies with business objectives.
  • Implementing best practices in cloud security, compliance, and governance.
  • Providing technical leadership in the selection and deployment of cloud services.
  • Architecting solutions using a mix of cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS).
  • Conducting system performance analysis and optimization for cloud deployments.

Essential Skill Set:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in cloud architecture, preferably in a large-scale, global setting.
  • In-depth knowledge of major cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, and GCP.
  • Strong understanding of cloud-native technologies and microservices architecture.
  • Proficient in implementing infrastructure as code (IaC) with tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, or Ansible.
  • Familiarity with containerisation and orchestration technologies (Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience with DevOps practices and CI/CD pipeline integration.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to engage effectively with various stakeholders.
  • Certifications in cloud technologies (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Azure Solutions Architect Expert) are highly advantageous.

This role offers the opportunity to be at the forefront of cloud technology innovation, in a setting that promotes growth and learning. The position comes with a competitive salary package, the flexibility of hybrid working in Zurich, and the chance to work with a globally recognised team.