Azure Cloud Architect


Brussels with travel to Berlin (2-3days/month)


IT Architecture

Project description:

As part of the group server team, the Cloud Architect will be the interface between 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 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 client's group tenants

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
    • 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 Microsoft Azure architecture and services
    • experiences in AWS architectures is a plus
    • understanding IoT architectures is a plus
    • design elastic (cloud) services

Soft skills:

  • English (French, Dutch and/or German is a plus)
  • 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
  • Location : Brussels and Berlin for 2-3 days per month

Contact person:

Contact name: Tania De Wit