Google cloud architect


Our client is looking for a Cloud Architect service to design, develop, implement and manage cloud solutions within our company.
As part of the group server team, the Cloud Architect will be the interface between the Digital Platform project, digitalization, Innovation department, software factory (development department) and the Server Team.


The Cloud architect needs to act as an adviser, a challenger regarding the business requirements and will design, develop and implement the cloud solutions.
  • create architecture guidelines and target architecture  for cloud services
  • PAAS, IAAS services will be on Google and Azure 
  • Challenge and validate the business requests for SAAS solutions 
  • design, develop, support, implement and maintain the cloud based services
  • support in the definition of cloud services and operational concepts
  • develop and challenge the compliance and security aspects with governance and IT- security department
  • develop migration strategies keeping in mind costs, business value and maintainability
  • technical contact person and technical advisor for cloud related requirements
  • Manage the group tenants (Google and Azure)


Technical skills

  • Must have a very broad IT knowledge covering infrastructure domains (networking, security)
  • must have a very good knowledge of the architecture, design and development of cloud services
  • several years of project experience as a cloud architect or consultant (focus on Google Cloud)
    • in ADFS / Saml2 authentication  techniques 
    • in service-oriented IT architectures 
    • in cloud platforms 
  • proven experience in designing and developing cloud security strategies and cloud networks
  • experiences in creating technical / IT concepts, technical specifications and architectures
  • Proven experience with similar missions/projects/technologies:
    • deep understanding of Google  architecture and services
    • experiences in AWS or Azure architectures is a plus
    • understanding   IoT architectures is a plus 
    • design elastic (cloud) services

Non-technical skills

  • evangelist about new technologies
  • analytical skills in identifying problems and pointing out solutions 
  • must be a team player
  • must have planning and organizational skills
  • must be able to work independently
  • must be customer and business minded
  • must have hands-on mentality
  • able to learn new products and environments quickly
  • able to write and validate processes and documentation
  • able to present/discuss  (to technical audience) the proposed solutions 
  • able to deliver pragmatic approaches and keeping solutions as simple as possible
  • language: English (French, Dutch and/or German is a plus)



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