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Cloud Architect

Posted 24 Sep 2022
Work experience
2 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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As a Senior Architect you could be designing a solution for drone inspections on the high voltage grid using Microsoft Azure capabilities but also on solutions for optimizing the processes towards our external workforce. It is that large variety of projects that makes this position so interesting and relevant. Next to projects it could also be that as an Architect you need to work on strategic topics and develop technology roadmaps.

Your main responsibilities:

  • You will assist us in our digital transformation by guiding, governing and designing cloud / infrastructure related designs for new (cloud-native) applications as well as existing applications to MS Azure
  • You will help us grow our central cloud platform and establish standards and architecture principles.

Our team of around 30 architects is involved in around 180 key projects at any one time, often acting as the ‘spider in the web’ to understand business needs and to see the bigger picture to help our teams securely adopt the technologies of tomorrow.

As such you’ll be developing hybrid and enterprise-grade platform solutions in Microsoft Azure, SAP ERP, Kafka, and many other business specific solutions to accelerate digitalisation. Our architects do not just understand the IT, but also have a good understanding of the core business processes of the business areas you will be working with, whether that’s Heat, Distribution, Wind or Customer focussed units.

Your profile

We are looking for a Senior IT Architect that has worked in (Cloud) architecture for several years and is able to quickly oversee IT landscapes and impact of decisions. You feel comfortable communicating with both IT and non-IT colleagues on different levels in the organisation. You enjoy being in an ever-changing environment. Furthermore you bring:

  • An academic degree in IT or related study
  • Experience with networking, security, identity concept in Azure
  • Experience with architecture guidance for migrating enterprise applications to Azure
  • Hands on experience with MS preview services in her/his current or previous company would be a. pre
  • Skills to produce enterprise ready architecture documents

Additional information

Our offer

  • We offer a challenging and international work environment and the possibility to work with some of the best in the field.
  • You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues
  • A professional environment where your experience, knowledge and attitude will bring us one step further and the opportunity for you to grow further.
  • A central office location with easy access by public transport.
  • Furthermore, a healthy work-life balance (smart working) and time to develop your profession
  • At Vattenfall you get the opportunity to work for a clean energy company that aims for creating fossil free energy within one generation.
  • And last but not least; International and multi-cultural work environment with energetic, motivated colleagues that like to have fun as well!

We exist to power climate smarter living.
Empowered by our goal, we are determined to enable fossil free living within one generation. To succeed we must, as one of Europe's leading energy companies, be fossil free ourselves. But that’s not enough. That’s why we are looking beyond our own industry, to see where we can really make a difference. Join us on the path towards a fossil free life.

Active in 8 countries
3,600 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 39 years

What employees are saying

Eric Tonnaer

Project Engineer Solar

Eric Tonnaer

I’d always been interesting in a career in the energy sector as it is the backbone of society, demand will continue to grow and I also wanted to be involved in the development of an energy system which will enable current and future generations to live in a healthy, safe and sustainable environment.

Anna Musiol

Team Lead BA Markets and Wind IT Service Desk

Anna Musiol

I studied law at university and although I didn’t have any experience in IT, it was an area I had always been interested in. The training I was given before I started work at the IT Service Desk gave me a very good foundation.