Cloud Solutions Architect (Senior) – Remote (India time zone)

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Job CategoryConsultancyVacancy Notice NumberICC/24/Cons/7 Position TitleCloud Solutions Architect (Senior) - Remote (India time zone) Position TypeTemporary - 6 months Number of Positions1 Date of Issue11/06/2024 Date of Closing30/06/2024 Salary BandC Duty StationRemote Organizational Location/UnitCloud Operations and Platform Service Unit (OPDA)

Position Description

The UNICC workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, and opinions. UNICC seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity by ensuring equal opportunity and an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, ethnicity, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Background information:

UNICC requires senior cloud solutions consultancy services for delivering Cloud migration and architecture expertise within the Cloud Operations and Platform Service Unit (OPDA). The Cloud Solutions team, provides both project and ongoing services and is geographically distributed among UNICC locations, mainly in Europe

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Participate in pre-sales activities as per the instructions of the unit
  • Coordinate the UNDPIN public cloud project as per the unit instructions
  • Advise a small team of AWS experts in the implementation and support of and advanced platform built on AWS
  • Architect and develop native AWS Cloud solutions to address client’s business needs
  • Under guidance and supervision of the Head OPDA, serve as a liaison between the client and the different involved parties i.e. Cloud broker and Product Development team(s)
  • Translate technical AWS features into business benefits
  • Ensure that all cloud solutions are aligned with UNICC Compliance and security standards
  • Under guidance of the OPDA Cloud Solutions Lead, support the client’s Cloud Center of Excellence in building the cloud strategy, governance, and best practices
  • In collaboration with the Head, OPDA, Support the client in optimizing costs in their use of Public Cloud Services
  • Document the design and architecture of the solutions proposed and implemented

Recruitment Profile

Experience and Skills required:

Essential:

  • At least ten (10) years of experience in Cloud-related projects, including proven exposure to: o Planning, development, migration, and integration of applications and services from on-premises infrastructure to cloud-based Platform-as-aService and Infrastructure-as-a-Service services o Software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies o AWS & Azure Account Structure, Core Organization Services and IAM o Migration discovery, profiling, migration, and operations technologies and tools o Enterprise and web-scale software applications, e.g. ERP, SAP, etc. o Experience with AWS PaaS DB solutions like RDS (MySQL, SQL Server, PostgreSQL) and NoSQL like DynamoDB o Automation technologies such as Terraform and configuration management such as Ansible o Pre-sales and former team coordination experience
  • Ability to interact with customers, ability to assess and gather customer requirements, comparing pros and cons, to propose best suited option and turn them into solution designs
  • Ability to distil complex problems and drive toward creative solutions
  • Understanding of FinOps and cloud optimization techniques

Education:

Essential:

  • First university degree in Computer Science or similar areas

Desirable:

  • Certification in AWS (professional level preferred)
  • ITIL/ ISO 20000 Service Management
  • PMI or Prince 2 Project management

Languages:

  • English: Expert knowledge is required

****UNICC Global Competencies:****

  • Teamwork: Develops and promotes effective relationships with colleagues and team members. Deals constructively with conflicts.
  • Communicating: Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; listens actively. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.
  • Producing results: Produces and delivers quality results. Is action oriented and committed to achieving outcomes.
  • Moving forward in a changing environment: Is open to and proposes new approaches and ideas. Adapts and responds positively to change.
  • Knowing and managing yourself: Manages ambiguity and pressure in a self reflective way. Uses criticism as a development opportunity. Seeks opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth

Other Information

Compensation:

Fee will be based either on the National Officer salary scales or the Individual Consultancy band levels (for Headquarters)

Closing date for applications:

Applications will be accepted until midnight (Geneva Time) on 30 June 2024.

Notes:

  • Technical and/or personality tests may be carried out as part of the selection process
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
  • Though you may not be selected for this advertised position, the UNICC will keep your application in a roster if your profile is deemed to be of potential interest for the Centre. You may thus be solicited by our HR department to participate in an interview for another position

The UNICC workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages, and opinions. UNICC seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity by ensuring equal opportunity and an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, ethnicity, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

For applications to be valid, they must contain a motivation letter and the filled Personal History Form.

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