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Azure cloud architect

Posted on Mar 13, 2020 by Next Ventures Ltd

Brussel, Belgium
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Azure cloud Architect.

12 months contract

Cloud Architect to work in the Cloud Services Team (for our customer in Belgium and to shape and extend our clients Cloud offering.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Consulting and support in Conceptualizing, building and Operation of IT systems on the basis of modern hybrid and public Cloud solutions
  • Design of distributed systems and applications
  • Conception of the Cloud Hosting and Deployment Model
  • Development of technical architecture for cloud applications based on IaaS (VMs, network topology, load balancing/Router, DNS, storage) and PaaS (Middleware, database, messaging,...) services
  • Development of Cloud-native application architectures (Microservices, 12-Factor App guidelines, API Design,)
  • Support in the evaluation and selection of Cloud-compatible technologies (eg API gateways, monitoring, messaging)
  • Support in the selection of suitable software frameworks and libraries
  • Determination of integration requirements and conception of integration scenarios
  • Support of projects in the conception and introduction of up-to-date software development techniques and tools (eg continuous integration/continuous delivery pipelines, test automation, zero downtime deployment process)
  • Design of the operations architecture for cloud applications (eg autoscaling, life cycle and patch management, monitoring and logging, secrets management)

Required Skills and experience

  • Experience in the introduction of cloud technologies in enterprise environments
  • Knowledge in the use of different cloud computing services (OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, AWS, Azure, GCE...)
  • Deep knowledge in the use of modern technologies in cloud environments (Container/Docker, Kubernetes, Consul, Zookeeper, Kafka, ELK, NoSQL DBs)
  • In-depth knowledge of software development and current software architecture trends and technologies (eg Microservices, 12-Fator Apps, Continuous Delivery)
  • Experience in the interaction of (cloud) infrastructure components, in particular the integration of the areas IaaS and PaaS and their integration into existing and Back End systems (IdM, application integration via Enterprise Service Bus and comprehensive security aspects)
  • Experience with tools and processes for automated provisioning of systems in the cloud computing environment and with Infrastructure as Code methods & tools
  • contributions/cooperation in Open Source Community (Openstack, Cloud Foundry,...) are desirable
  • Experience with agile development methods (Scrum, Kanban)
  • At least 2 years of practical experience in the environment of complex private and public cloud-based applications


  • Microsoft Azure certified Solutions Architect
  • Fluent in English

Reference: 861503574

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