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Regional Cloud Architect

Regional Cloud Architect

Valtech is a global digital agency that focuses on business transformation for our clients. Founded in 1993, Valtech has established itself as one of the largest independent global agency groups with more than 3.000 exceptional individuals operating out of 40+ offices in 15 countries. We work with some of the world’s best-known brands from travel to retail, connected experiences to automotive and we’re now ready to bring on even more talented colleagues to join us.

So, if you are looking for your next challenge, then this is your chance to join our team of exceptionally talented, creative and innovative professionals working with composable Best-of-Breed technology platforms within the large-scale digital experience and ecommerce business area.
This role is to some extend location agnostic, but we’re especially looking to place these roles in one of our offices in Germany, France, Netherlands, UK, Denmark, Sweden, Ukraine or Switzerland.
Go where no one has gone before. You may or may not be a Trekkie, but you sure know your cloud and how to point the way into unknown territory. Does this sound like you? Then you might be the cloud architect we’re looking for.

What will you be doing?
As a Regional Cloud Architect you work together with solution architects, cloud engineers and subject matter experts on innovative solutions for the cloud solutions of our larger global clients. As Valtech is a digital agency, these cloud solutions will be in the realm of the digital – ecommerce, internet of things, global platforms hosting many websites etc. You’re involved in projects of high complexity.
You consult clients on architecture and guide them through the decision-making process and help us win new challenging engagements. You guide and coach teams to implement solutions, solve design problems, learn how to troubleshoot and keep things in good shape. You help to grow the cloud and software engineers around Valtech in knowledge and best practices. You participate and share actively in craft circles – Valtechs very own tech communities. You set the standards and take the lead in innovation.

What do we expect from you?
As a Regional Cloud Architect you are a thought leader in your area. You have in depth knowledge on and extensive experience with large scale cloud native architectures applied to public facing online services – high traffic, business critical. You have excellent consulting skills and are used to work in commercial surroundings. You have good people skills and can communicate comprehensively with both technical and non-technical people and have a matured DevOps mindset.
In addition, you should be eager to continue your development and have the following:
• A bachelor/university degree (or Dutch HBO or WO level equivalent) in computer science or equivalent
• Extensive knowledge of and experience in
o AWS, Azure and/or GCP
o Microservices and cloud native architectures
o Public facing digital appliances, high traffic, high availability
• Relevant certification (AWS, GCP, Azure, Kubernetes etc)
• Proven track record as architect and consultant
• At least 8+ years of relevant work experience with external clients
• Excellent command of English

What do we offer in return?
At Valtech you’ll become part of an exceptional team of more than 3.000 talented innovators, design thinkers, marketers, creatives and developers, who all create unprecedented success for our Global 500 clients while optimizing time-to-market and return on investment. We interact across countries, disciplines, trades, roles and teams. We are consultants before anything else and take ownership of our own work, clients and careers. We provide everyone with a large degree of freedom - in return, we expect an equally high degree of accountability and dedication.
We have from our very beginning always worked hard on providing everyone within our organization the opportunity to grow and also transform their job opportunities and career paths across the world. From graduates to seasoned professionals who are experts in their field. Valtech will always be recognized not just for the quality of the work we deliver, but for all the amazing people that make it happen. We don’t just talk about how to get things done, we really do transform by doing.
If this sounds like your next challenge, then do send us your application already today. We look forward to hear from you!