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Senior Azure Cloud & Infrastructure Architect (f/m/d) (EN)

SIM Swiss Interim Management [2624]

Our client is an innovative and internationally active distribution company in the field of fastening technology. To develop improved internal IT solutions and complement the technical IT team we are looking for a person as   Senior Azure Cloud & Infrastructure Architect (f/m/d)   Objectives As a Azure Cloud & Infrastructure Architect you join the newly established IT Architecture team and participate in shaping the future architecture, organization and strategy, especially with respect to agility and cloud best practices. You bring hands-on experience in designing and building cloud infrastructure solutions and can readily switch in a bi-modal IT world between taking infrastructure architecture ownership within projects and infrastructure team and acting as a change agent and servant leader for agile products teams. As a Senior Infrastructure and Cloud Architect, you will be the go-to person for infrastructure technologies both on-prem and in the Azure Cloud. With an upcoming IT cloud strategy, adoption and the lean-agile transition coming, you will guide, support, coach and advice engineers, projects, products on decision making, to adopt best practices of application delivery, Security and Automation.   Responsibilities Lean Technology Strategy and Architecture ·Contribute to the definition of the IT Cloud Strategy and lead Adoption, IT architecture vision and roadmaps, security principles, landing zone, subscriptions, and standards (community of practices) ·Lead and define with stakeholders (EA, architects, and engineering, etc.. ) the infrastructure (incl. Cloud) architecture and roadmap ·Lead and define with stakeholders (EA, architects, and engineering, etc.. ) the reference architecture, infrastructure reusable patterns ·Work with IT Portfolio Manager to develop, analyze, split and realize the implementation of enabler epics (Business and IT capabilities) ·Own the infrastructure & cloud architecture incl. network overview to ensure resilience, performance and control over costs ·Participate in portfolio planning to determine the capacity allocation for future work ·Support teams in the Agile and Cloud transition by advising implementing best practices Infrastructure and Operation support and coaching ·Support, coach, advice the infrastructure and operation team to gain knowledges on Infrastructure & Cloud best practices and gain autonomy. Lead activities when necessary ·Support, help, coach, advice the infrastructure and operation team to fully automate IaaS (IAC) and self-service portal for projects/products team. ·Assess, plan advise and implement transition of existing infrastructure to Azure cloud while owning and maintaining current on-prem infrastructure during transition ·Lead and support the team to assess periodically costs and define optimizations activities Products and Solutions support and coaching ·Define and communicating a shared technical and architectural vision across our major program (D365 FO implementation), projects and different products team coming in the future. ·Ensure the solutions and products under development are fit for its intended purpose by providing leadership on solution design on infrastructure and security layers ·Support, coach, advice the others architects and engineers, projects and products team, ensure solution decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision and enable infrastructure delivery (IAC coaching) ·Ensure that solutions design balance functional, service quality, security, cost and system management requirements   Requirements & Qualifications ·10-15 years of total experience in Infrastructure ·5+ years’ experience with Cloud Service Providers ·3+ years of experience as Azure Infrastructure Architect and Python programming ·Advance level Certification [AZ-303 & AZ-304] on Azure is required. ·SAFe (or similar) and TOGAF Enterprise Architect certification is a plus ·Good understating on Transformational and Optimization projects related to Cloud Adoption. ·Experience on Cloud operations –  CI/CD , Monitoring management, governance, cost control, compliance and security is required ·Experience on Assessment – Discovery, Dependency Mapping, Wave planning, migration plan ·Experience and understanding of REST APIs, JSON, SAML, OAuth2, OpenID Connect, Azure AD and AD, Azure AD B2C ·IAC tools (Terraform/ARM templates), Docker, Kubernetes, Configuration and Cost Management tools knowledge and experience is required ·Strong learning aptitude; ability and drive to learn new technologies independently ·Strong ownership mindset; self-motivated and passionate; able to deliver without being asked ·Excellent leadership, communication, visualization and presentation skills in English (German at B2 or higher a plus), able to communicate with technical and business audiences effectively   Start: asap Duration: permanent Workload: 100% Location: Zurich Area   We offer a very challenging position with plenty of room for growth. Sign up over Stefan Ehrlich, Head Operations; stefan.ehrlich@swiss-interim-management.ch / Phone +41 44 5853971 or check in online.

Our client is an innovative and internationally active distribution company in the field of fastening technology. To develop improved internal IT solutions and complement the technical IT team we are looking for a person as

 

Senior Azure Cloud & Infrastructure Architect (f/m/d)

 

Objectives

As a Azure Cloud & Infrastructure Architect you join the newly established IT Architecture team and participate in shaping the future architecture, organization and strategy, especially with respect to agility and cloud best practices. You bring hands-on experience in designing and building cloud infrastructure solutions and can readily switch in a bi-modal IT world between taking infrastructure architecture ownership within projects and infrastructure team and acting as a change agent and servant leader for agile products teams. As a Senior Infrastructure and Cloud Architect, you will be the go-to person for infrastructure technologies both on-prem and in the Azure Cloud. With an upcoming IT cloud strategy, adoption and the lean-agile transition coming, you will guide, support, coach and advice engineers, projects, products on decision making, to adopt best practices of application delivery, Security and Automation.

 

Responsibilities

Lean Technology Strategy and Architecture

  • Contribute to the definition of the IT Cloud Strategy and lead Adoption, IT architecture vision and roadmaps, security principles, landing zone, subscriptions, and standards (community of practices)
  • Lead and define with stakeholders (EA, architects, and engineering, etc.. ) the infrastructure (incl. Cloud) architecture and roadmap
  • Lead and define with stakeholders (EA, architects, and engineering, etc.. ) the reference architecture, infrastructure reusable patterns
  • Work with IT Portfolio Manager to develop, analyze, split and realize the implementation of enabler epics (Business and IT capabilities)
  • Own the infrastructure & cloud architecture incl. network overview to ensure resilience, performance and control over costs
  • Participate in portfolio planning to determine the capacity allocation for future work
  • Support teams in the Agile and Cloud transition by advising implementing best practices

Infrastructure and Operation support and coaching

  • Support, coach, advice the infrastructure and operation team to gain knowledges on Infrastructure & Cloud best practices and gain autonomy. Lead activities when necessary
  • Support, help, coach, advice the infrastructure and operation team to fully automate IaaS (IAC) and self-service portal for projects/products team.
  • Assess, plan advise and implement transition of existing infrastructure to Azure cloud while owning and maintaining current on-prem infrastructure during transition
  • Lead and support the team to assess periodically costs and define optimizations activities

Products and Solutions support and coaching

  • Define and communicating a shared technical and architectural vision across our major program (D365 FO implementation), projects and different products team coming in the future.
  • Ensure the solutions and products under development are fit for its intended purpose by providing leadership on solution design on infrastructure and security layers
  • Support, coach, advice the others architects and engineers, projects and products team, ensure solution decisions are aligned with the enterprise's future-state architecture vision and enable infrastructure delivery (IAC coaching)
  • Ensure that solutions design balance functional, service quality, security, cost and system management requirements

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 10-15 years of total experience in Infrastructure
  • 5+ years’ experience with Cloud Service Providers
  • 3+ years of experience as Azure Infrastructure Architect and Python programming
  • Advance level Certification [AZ-303 & AZ-304] on Azure is required.
  • SAFe (or similar) and TOGAF Enterprise Architect certification is a plus
  • Good understating on Transformational and Optimization projects related to Cloud Adoption.
  • Experience on Cloud operations –  CI/CD , Monitoring management, governance, cost control, compliance and security is required
  • Experience on Assessment – Discovery, Dependency Mapping, Wave planning, migration plan
  • Experience and understanding of REST APIs, JSON, SAML, OAuth2, OpenID Connect, Azure AD and AD, Azure AD B2C
  • IAC tools (Terraform/ARM templates), Docker, Kubernetes, Configuration and Cost Management tools knowledge and experience is required
  • Strong learning aptitude; ability and drive to learn new technologies independently
  • Strong ownership mindset; self-motivated and passionate; able to deliver without being asked
  • Excellent leadership, communication, visualization and presentation skills in English (German at B2 or higher a plus), able to communicate with technical and business audiences effectively

 

Start: asap

Duration: permanent

Workload: 100%

Location: Zurich Area

 

We offer a very challenging position with plenty of room for growth. Sign up over Stefan Ehrlich, Head Operations; stefan.ehrlich@swiss-interim-management.ch / Phone +41 44 5853971 or check in online.

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Head of Operations
mail stefan.ehrlich@swiss-interim-management.ch
phone +41 (44) 5853971


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