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Cloud Application Architect

  • Location

    Germany, Germany

  • Sector:

    Cloud and Software Tech

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    €800 - €920 per day

  • Contact:

    Oliver Black

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    26th March 2018

  • Consultant:


Consulting in architecture as well as conception, construction and operation of IT systems based on modern private and public cloud solutions with focus on:

  • Conception of distributed systems and applications
  • Conception of cloud hosting and deployment models
  • 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, 12Factor App guidelines, API design, ...)
  • Support in the evaluation and selection of cloud-enabled technologies (eg API gateways, monitoring, messaging)
  • Support in the selection of suitable software frameworks and Libraries
  • Identification of integration requirements and conception of integration scenarios
  • Support for projects in the conception and introduction of modern software development techniques and tools (eg continuous integration / continuous delivery pipelines, test automation, zero downtime deployment process)
  • Conception of the operations architecture for cloud applications (eg AutoScaling , Lifecycle and Patch management, Monitoring and Logging, Secrets Management)


  • Experience in implementing cloud technologies in Enterprise Environments
  • Knowledge of different cloud computing services (OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, AWS, Azure, GCE ...)
  • Deep knowledge of the use of modern technologies in cloud environments (Container / Docker, Kubernetes , Consul, Zookeeper, Kafka, ELK, NoSQL DBs, ...)
  • Deep knowledge of software development and current software architecture trends and technologies (eg Microservices, 12-Fator Apps, Continuous Delivery)
  • Experience in the interplay of (cloud) infrastructure components , in particular the integration of the areas IaaS and PaaS and their integration into inventory and backend systems (IdM, Application Integration via Enterprise Service Bus and overarching security aspects)
  • Experience with tools and processes of automated provisioning of systems in the environment Cloud Computing and with Infrastructure as Code Methods & Tools
  • Contributions / Collaboration in open source community (OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, ...) are desirable
  • Experience with agile development methods (Scrum, Kanban , ...)