Cloud Solutions Architect

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Join us as we pave the way for a thriving digital society. We are Commencis!

Commencis helps leading brands grow and scale in digital, powered by its big data, analytics and cloud products.

Bringing together more than 20 years of experience in the world of digital, design and technology, we transform businesses to thrive and stay relevant in a demanding digital world.

We enable our clients to design and build digital experiences, create stronger and more meaningful relationships with their customers, and bring agility and scalability to their businesses. We love to discover what’s next. We love creating new ways for the digital society to interact. Our workplace values collaboration and curiosity with an open mindset. If you share the same passion with our fellow Commencers, then let us unleash your world-class potential!

The position in a nutshell

As a Cloud Solutions Architect, you will be responsible for and part of our Cloud Engineering team. You will be converting the technical requirements of a project into the architecture and design that will guide the final product of our clients. Also you will be responsible for bridging the gaps between complex business problems and solutions in the cloud. As part of our Cloud team, you will be in charge of the overall health of multiple applications and their operating environments while interacting with development team members to design and deliver the applications with high availability and stability. You will have a chance to apply your cloud and CI/CD skills working with cloud-based resources to define standards and processes for the development and deployment of scalable, reliable applications.

Responsibilities

    • Taking hands-on technical ownership of 2-3 client implementation projects simultaneously and drive them towards value realization by understanding and translating the client’s business needs
    • Collaborating with other technical leaders and business stakeholders to align all constraints and come up with solutions regarding project/product/initiative outputs.
    • Performing pre-sales consultancy by supporting status quo in client meetings, help the client decide the solutions & service in alignment with expectations, help Account, New Business & Engineering stakeholders to define strategy & offerings (specific to a project)
    • Investigating new techniques, tools, methods that might increase efficiency among engineering & technology and cloud teams, as well as leading execution processes of topics evaluated & planned for roll-out.
    • Designing and implementing cloud-based services running on cloud Infrastructure and ensuring that they meet the business objectives and adhere to service level agreements (SLA).
    • Being accountable for the reliability and security of cloud infrastructure and services.
    • Proving visibility of performance, cost, and the security of cloud infrastructure and services.
    • Driving continuous improvement, continuous delivery, and lean practices within the cloud team.
    • Identifying emerging technology solutions that reduce cost, increase efficiencies, enhance capabilities, reduce risk and improve security.
    • Ensuring that all cloud technology applications create a positive customer experience.

Qualifications & Experience

    • BS/MS degree in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or related field
    • 2+ years of Team Management experience
    • 5+ years of experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Git, BitBucket CI/CD, GitLab CI/CD
    • Proficiency in Unix/Linux environments.
    • Experience with infrastructure automation and Infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation
    • AWS Solution Architect Professional Certification (or comparable certification/ credentials)
    • Knowledge of cloud providers such as AWS, Azure, GCP, Alibaba Cloud etc.
    • Experience with containerized systems and experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes
    • Knowledge of distributed systems and microservices architecture
    • Experience with Configuration Management tools such as Chef, Ansible, SaltStack, Puppet
    • Experience with APM tools such as Newrelic, AppDynamics
    • Knowledge of Shell scripting such as Bash, Sh, Zsh
    • Experience with Relational Database Systems (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server etc.)
    • Experience with In-Memory Cache Systems (Hazelcast, Redis, Memcache etc.)
    • Experience with NoSQL Databases (DynamoDB, MongoDB, Cassandra etc.)
    • Fluency in written and spoken English is a must