Cloud Migration Architect
Posted on Mar 9, 2021 by Cyberteam
The expertise, skills and enthusiasm of a Cloud Migration Architect are being sought for a migration project on a freelance basis. What are they migrating? Their full Digital ecosystem to Azure cloud, however, it could potentially change because of European regulations. In the second phase an Enterprise Data Hub will be built in the Cloud based on data streams from OSS/BSS backends.
Your focus and help in the migration process and roadmap along with the Digital Architecture team. You will review and assess cloud migration approach, potential risks, mitigation, etc.
What you will have the opportunity to do as a Cloud Migration Architect:
Capture migration requirements.
Assist with the creation of cloud migration strategies; defining delivery architecture, creating the migration plans, designing the orchestration plans, and more. Assist in creating and executing of migration run books.
Use troubleshooting skills and work closely with operations, support, engineering and/or other functions to ensure successful migrations.
Define and follow the migration playbook with emphasis on capturing the advantages of operating in the cloud for migrated applications
Partner with Cloud Engineering, Cloud Ops, and other teams in executing migration projects to ensure minimal risk and business disruption
Provide deep cloud migration expertise covering infrastructure, application architectures, cloud capabilities, security, etc.
In partnership with sector teams, review and identify candidate applications for cloud migration based on pre-defined application rationalization output of categorized applications
Ensure migrated applications comply with required security and controls requirements
Communicate cloud migration program health to key stakeholders including senior leadership as needed
Skills and experience required as a Cloud Migration Architect:
Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, engineering or related field
Some years of relevant experience including cloud Infrastructure principles and methodologies with at least five years of experience supporting application development and software engineering functions
Experience with private, hybrid or public cloud technology
Experience managing container orchestration tools such as PCF, Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker swarm or equivalent
Solid understanding of Containerization and Virtualization technologies such as VMWare, docker
Solid understanding of networking concepts (BGP, DNS, Load Balancing, Firewall and core Internet), including CDN
Experience working with Azure DevOps or similar tools for tracking, developing, deploying software
Ability to perform infrastructure discovery and assessments working with Architecture team
Demonstrated understanding of Data Centre Operations (Production operations, Server, Storage, Network, Data Base Management, Systems Management, Helpdesk, DR/Business recovery practices) Data Centre/Server Operational Components (Monitoring, Management, etc.).
Experience in developing technology solutions.
Familiarity with functional operations of server, storage, and network functions
Specializes in gathering and analysing information and designing comprehensive solutions that are flexible and adaptable to the needs and targets.
Detail-oriented with the ability to rapidly learn and take advantage of new concepts, business models, and technologies.
Detail oriented self-starter capable of working independently.
Proficient at collaboration and working with members of a team
Cutting edge innovator who continually studies new technologies and functionality and is involved in projects that push the capabilities of existing technologies.
The architect should be a good storyteller, effectively facilitates and presents point-of-view, keeps audiences engaged and delivers a clear and memorable message
Ability to move fast and drive business value and results
A team player that everyone enjoys working with.
Adaptable in high levels of uncertainty and change
Experience leading Agile and Hybrid development and deployment projects
Ability to take ownership in orchestrating workshops with IT/Business teams and facilitate interactive sessions on cloud application migration scope, migration strategies, and application/infrastructure modernization
Experience managing project financials for complex large projects, including a plan to actual analysis, plan updates, and financial reconciliations
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization
Solves highly complex, politically sensitive problems across teams
Ability to take ownership and drive cloud application migration projects independently
Ability to work with virtual teams (remote work locations); lead team of technical resources (employees and contractors) based in multiple locations
In depth knowledge of several OSS/BSS applications in a Telco environment
CANDIDATES MUST ALREADY BE BASED IN BELGIUM. CANDIDATES NOT BASED THERE WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY REJECTED
NO SPONSORSHIP ON OFFER. IF YOU APPLY AND REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP WILL NOT BE RESPONDED TOO DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBERS OF APPLICANTS ONE USUALLY GETS WHEN POSTING JOBS
IRRELEVANT CANDIDATES WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY REJECTED