We are looking for a Software Architect or Senior Software Architect to join our Cloud Engineering team. This work primarily involves collaborating with our engineering teams to design solutions for our IFS Cloud service together with the automation of their deployment.
Designs will consider but not be limited to the following, usability, scalability, high-availability, maintainability, security and performance. This approach will ensure robust and consistent architectural design.
A software architect at IFS learns and applies successful strategies, implements improvements to engineering methodologies and practices across the product portfolio. A software architect actively engages with peers and team members to drive the spread of technical skills and knowledge throughout the IFS community. In addition, a software architect at IFS continuously expands their functional and technical domain knowledge, which includes keeping up to date on technical industry trends.
Key Responsibilities include the following:
Cloud Solution Design:
- Develop robust and scalable cloud architecture that aligns with organisational goals and industry best practices.
- Evaluate and recommend cloud services, tools, and technologies to optimise performance, cost, and security.
- Serve as a technical authority and mentor within the Cloud Engineering Team, guidance on best practices and architectural decisions.
- Collaborate with development teams to ensure adherence to architectural principles and standards.
- Work closely with stakeholders, including developers, operations, and security, understand requirements and provide technical solutions.
- Foster a collaborative environment to drive innovation and continuous improvement.
Cloud Infrastructure Management:
- Oversee the implementation and management of cloud infrastructure, ensuring high availability, scalability, and reliability.
- Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to cloud services and infrastructure.
Security and Compliance:
- Implement and enforce security best practices in cloud architecture, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and standards.
- Stay abreast of emerging threats and technologies to proactively address security challenges.
- Monitor and optimise cloud resource usage to maximise efficiency and minimise costs.
- Provide recommendations for cost-effective solutions without compromising performance or security.
- Successful implementation of scalable and secure cloud solutions.
- Adherence to project timelines and deadlines.
- Positive feedback from X-functional teams on collaboration and guidance.
- Effective cost optimization measures implemented.
This role requires a blend of technical expertise, leadership skills, and effective communication. The Cloud Technical Architect will play a crucial role in shaping the future of our cloud infrastructure and driving the success of our organisation's digital initiatives.
Demonstrable experience working with Microsoft Azure will be a distinct advantage.