Cloud Architect at European Commission

European Commission

Brussels, BE

up to 9.4k/month

On-site only

Cloud Architect (AWS or Azure) is needed to join a cloud centre of excellence unit of the European Commission.

About this IT position

European Commission cloud unit, needs an experienced Cloud Architect, in order to expand its cloud centre of excellence.
The work of the architect is to advise customers who want to use the cloud, and perform deep Proofs-of-Concept of new cloud technologies.
The Cloud Architect will work closely with
 a team of developer/architects,
 the technical architects of Cloud Architecture Advisory, and
 solution architects in the European Institutions requiring assistance in specific use cases.

The IT challenge

Some of the tasks to be carried out:
o Architecture and design of information systems hosted on the cloud
o Review of code and architecture of existing systems
o Design of architecture components and building blocks
o Documentation and presentation of lessons learned from different cloud services and architectural patterns to technical teams in the European institutions.
o Participation in technical working groups, progress meetings and meetings with the users
o Creation of Cloud Accounts.
o (Heavily Automated) Setting up cloud account security.
o Assistance during relevant parts of testing, analysis, technical documentation, deployment, evaluation and reporting

Skills required

o Ability to cope with fast-changing technologies used in application architecture and design
o Good knowledge of at least one cloud service, AWS or Azure, and their corresponding Infrastructure-as-Code technologies.
o Good knowledge of at least one strongly-typed object-oriented language (ex java or c#)
o Knowledge of security-oriented cloud services, such as Azure Sentinel, Azure Security Center or AWS Security Hub.
o Knowledge of microservices architecture design, development, deployment and instrumentation
o Knowledge of applications design
o Knowledge of interoperability technology (e.g. message-oriente middleware, Event Hubs or similar)
o Knowledge of both relational and/or non-relational data stores
o Ability to give technical presentations
o Ability to apply high-quality standards
o The capability of integration in an international/multicultural environment.

Salary and Conditions

Location: Brussels, BE

Salary up to: 470€/day

Worksite type: On-site only

Contract type: Freelancer or Employee

Contract duration: +12 Months

Requires EU nationality: Yes

Job type: Outsourcing

Client: European Commission

Other points of the offer

The salary/daily rates presented are the maximum as a freelancer when meeting all criteria.
Belgium permanent employment contract is also one option, with salaries around 2500-3500€ net, when meeting all criteria.
Feel free to send us a message to know how much could you get precisely.
You will be hired by an IT consulting company that has a contract with the European Commission, you won't have any contract with the European Commission.



EU Nationality

English (Professional working)

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