We are looking for a talented professional to join our Group IT team as Lead Cloud Engineer. The ideal candidate willwork as an interface between Group IT and Business Functions, IT Developers and Engineers, Operations and Support staff, focusing on architecting, designing, and developing Cloud solutions.
The position requires an expert level of proficiency in technology and architecture, hands-on coding skills, and the ability to translate high-level business requirements into technology execution.
The position is based in Athens, Greece.
What the role does :
Leads research and evaluates emerging Cloud technologies and proactively recommends areas where they can bring business value
Leads and manages processes related to modernization, architecture, transformation through Cloud technology adoption.
Leads and designs the enterprise integration architecture (data, processing logic, presentation layer, etc.), ensuring alignment of technology to the business strategy.
Leads review of solution architecture to discover any errors or confirm that the design meets required specifications.
Defines architectural roadmaps for Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity utilizing the Cloud.
Identifies, communicates, and mitigates risks, assumptions, issues, and decisions throughout the project lifecycle.
Develops aspects of cloud migration initiatives, including its impact on infrastructure, networks, and security.
Establishes an ongoing improvement plan for Cloud extensibility, support operations, including technology reviews, root cause analysis, action reports analysis, and cloud portfolio review to ensure that adequate infrastructure will provide a suitable operating environment.
Understands the concepts of Big Data analysis and technologies supporting Business analytics in various cloud platforms (Azure, AWS, Google, etc.
supports Data Scientist teams to conduct data processing algorithms and data representation in corporate-approved reporting dashboards
Develops, maintains, and drives a culture of continuous enhancement for a robust knowledge management system for Cloud architecture & operations
Works with the IT Security Team, Solution Architects, and Infrastructure Team over any security-related issues that arise and assist in log reviews & maintenance of operational activities.
Provides security architecture support for build, migration, and operation of Azure and other cloud infrastructure providers
Proposes project level architecture reviews and vendor selection recommendations
Remains up-to-date with industry developments and incorporates applicable technologies into solutions
Skills, qualifications required :
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other analytical discipline or equivalent degree
6+ years of experience using Microsoft Azure and other relevant Cloud service platforms
4+ years of experience configuring and using PaaS offerings (like WebApp, Azure Database services, Azure Kubernetes, Azure DataLake, Data Factory, etc.)
Proven experience architecting enterprise-scale solutions
Proven Experience migrating workloads between clouds
Proven and demonstrated in-depth knowledge of cloud-based delivery models
Demonstrated experience in implementing security controls, including access control, privileged access management, data security, network security, data loss prevention, cloud security, vulnerability management, configuration management, privacy, and audits
Experience building automation handling a large number of systems with configuration management and automation systems like Azure DevOps (VSTS,) Docker, Chef, Terraform
Experience using source code repositories like GitHub and scripting (i.e. PowerShell, Bash, Python)
Hands-on experience with Azure policies & hands-on experience migrating Apps to the cloud
Project Management skills
Ability to document technical work effectively. Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a Global Company environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Proficiency in MS Project and MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
Desired Qualifications (not mandatory)
Microsoft Certified : Azure Administrator Associate / Azure Solutions Architect
Experience with SAP on Azure workloads
Amazon Web Services and / or Google Cloud Platform.
Experience with Linux in an enterprise setting (i.e. SUSE, RHEL, CentOS, Fedora).
Experience with cloud security & governance.
Use DevOps / Agile as the core philosophy for software development / delivery versus doing development with DevOps / Agile as an add-on / afterthought
Working experience in a big-sized, multinational industrial company / -ies