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Quartz believes in the power of the individual to create great things.

We're hiring new talent

Solution Architect (Cloud and Software)

Deadline

31/01/2021

Summary

We are building a multidisciplinary Architecture team and looking for the best talents to help us defining the future architecture model to support businesses ambitions.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Define and maintain an overarching technical strategy for the IT group in collaboration with the Architecture team and leadership.
  • Ensure that architecture definition and subsequent technical implementations are in accordance with best practice, able meet the current and future business needs.
  • Drive innovation to meet complex business challenges and extremely diverse stakeholder requirements.
  • Establish excellent relationships with ITO function, business stakeholders and PMO.
  • Support new technology adoption, ensuring consistency with business and technology strategy.
  • Collaborate closely with partner vendors (such as Platform software vendor) groups to ensure that technical environments are suitable for current and future purpose.
  • Ensure that all systems architecture is in accordance with Corporate Security requirements.
  • Define and maintain an accurate representation of current technology and new technology integration state.
  • Champion best practice in architecture governance and process, ensure solution proposals adhere to best practice wherever possible.
  • Able to fully and accurately assess the risk to business of in place solutions and future technology implementation proposals.
  • Support cost/benefit analysis for all solution proposals.
  • Lead external suppliers to identify and evaluate technology improvements to support business initiatives and drive increased efficiency.
  • Conduct research and studies on emerging technologies to support business initiatives and increase cost effectiveness and flexibility.
  • Act as subject matter expert on IT technology solutions, and available solutions in the market place to meet business needs.
  • Resolve design technical problems promptly and thoroughly when they arise in an inclusive manner.
  • Ensure all stakeholders fully engaged, informed and able to make appropriate decisions.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement, automation and process improvement through technology.
  • Collaborate with the Architecture team, ITO teams and Technology leadership to define the best of breed Cloud, Multi Cloud setups.
  • Participate to roadmaps alignment with Software development teams and ITO teams.
  • Support the Architecture team and the overall Technology functions with application requirement related to Architecture implementations.
  • Incentive knowledge sharing of Cloud across the Architecture team and ITO.
  • Produce technical documentation for Architecture and ITO teams.
  • Collaborate with ITO with the design and implementation of the required solutions.
  • SME for Public Cloud design and software within the Architecture function.

Requirements

  • Experience designing solutions for the Public Cloud (Google GCP, AWS), Multi Cloud and Hybrid setup.
  • Understanding of Cloud Native Principles.
  • Experience delivering robust solutions around IAM management, storage, databases and replication based on cloud solutions.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of DevOps practices such as CI, CD, Infra as Code, Cloud, and Monitoring.
  • Experience building end-to-end CI & CD platforms using tools like Jenkins, Bamboo, Concourse, and Flux.
  • Experience building containerization orchestrator with specific knowledge around Kubernetes.
  • Experience designing ‘infrastructure as code’ environment using tools like Terraform, Ansible, and Puppet.
  • Experience implementing end-to-end delivery life cycles and understanding of SDLC.
  • Experience designing and implementing Logging and Monitoring solutions.
  • Engineering experience with Linux based systems.
  • Experience designing Disaster Recovery solutions.
  • Experience in scripting language like Python, Bash, Java, Go, Ruby.
  • Experience refactoring existing Legacy solutions to adopt a Microservices-based architecture.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams and lead decisions on systems architecture and design.
  • Champion best practice in architecture governance and process, ensure solution proposals adhere to best practice wherever possible.
  • Able to fully and accurately assess the risk to business of in place solutions and future technology implementation proposals.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate software or hardware and identify integration methods.
  • Significant experience of delivering custom solutions and integrating enterprise-wide applications.
  • Experience in leading the design of significantly sized or complex systems.
  • Forward-thinker: keep up to date with emerging technologies which could support the organization in the future.
  • Continuously challenging the status quo.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Feeling comfortable working with different teams, functions and managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Holistic view across multiple IT domains.
  • Collaborative approach to build the best of breed solutions in collaboration with the rest of the Architecture teams and IT operations.

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