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Cloud Enterprise Architect

Posted 28 Sep 2022
Work experience
5 to 6 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Your future plans

Cloud and Data Centre are part of IT Infra – who provide infrastructure services to the RWE Group of companies. RWE has a Cloud First and Multi Cloud strategy – C&DC support both AWS and Azure Landing zones as well as traditional “on-premise” data centres, providing 24x7 platform services and cross functional services (Compute, Storage, DBMS, etc.) along with its Managed Service Provider partners.

  • Applying cloud-based architectures to cooperatively build a modern IT landscape in line with our cloud strategy
  • Responsible for development and evolution of a multi-year cloud roadmap for the RWE Group, with appropriate milestones aligned with RWE business operating companies, and technology priorities
  • Implementation of requirements analysis, conception, migration and further development of the cloud-based system infrastructure and services and applications based on it
  • Supporting the development of policies and common standards to meet specific business needs and technology goals while reducing and managing complexity in the business and IT environment
  • Actively promote the use of new technologies and tools and serve as a role model for technological innovation, including new cloud services and capabilities
  • Understand current industry trends and new technologies, working with our infrastructure and application teams to develop required business cases, and supporting proof of value initiatives
  • Establishing and maintaining effective business relationships with IT, suppliers and customers for a common IT business architecture and technical architecture environment

Your powerful skills

  • 5+ years of professional experience architecting or designing solutions based on cloud technologies
  • Extensive knowledge of various cloud services / architecture models: "Infrastructure as a Service" (IaaS); “Platform as a Service” (PaaS); "Software as a Service" (SaaS) coupled with Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) certifications
  • Experience with various cloud computing platforms / systems, migration projects and in supporting application owners in classifying / evaluating the appropriate cloud mode (IAAS, PAAS, FAAS, SAAS)
  • Strong consulting skills such as targeted communications, engagement management, stakeholder management and business development
  • Excellent analytical, planning, and organizational skills fostered by project and financial planning experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English
  • Knowledge of application development, service-oriented architecture (SOA), APIs, open data, microservices, event-driven IT and predictive analytics

Advantageous, but not a must

  • German communication skills are a significant advantage
  • Familiarity with information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, agile and lean methodologies, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks
  • Experience working in agile teams in a cross-functional and international environment

Benefits you can rely on

  • Opportunity to work with new, emerging & continually improving Cloud technologies
  • RWE’s multi-cloud strategy provides opportunities in both Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon Web Services
  • Providing a variety of dynamic services across the globe to all RWE Operating Companies

RWE UK is part of an European energy company, helping the energy system and supporting security of supply in Europe.

900 employees