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Cloud Architect

Job ID: 143604 
Required Travel :Minimal 
Managerial - No 
Location: :Cyprus- Limassol (Amdocs Site) 

Who are we?

Amdocs helps those who build the future to make it amazing. With our market-leading portfolio of software products and services, we unlock our customers’ innovative potential, empowering them to provide next-generation communication and media experiences for both the individual end user and enterprise customers. Our 30,000 employees around the globe are here to accelerate service providers’ migration to the cloud, enable them to differentiate in the 5G era, and digitalize and automate their operations. Listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Amdocs had revenue of $4.3 billion in fiscal 2021. For more information, visit Amdocs at www.amdocs.com

In one sentence

The Cloud Architect is responsible for Vubiquity’s cloud computing architecture including the front-end platforms, servers, storage, delivery, and networks required to operate the cloud infrastructure.  This involves working on a strategy for leveraging cloud tools to enable migration and operation of Vubiquity’s business processes in the cloud. The Cloud Architect needs the ability to develop the cloud strategy, coordinate the adaption process, manage the cloud budget and costs, whilst ensuring cloud systems stay secure, up to date and operate smoothly. Vubiquity’s cloud strategy is a key factor contributing towards the group’s competitive advantage, and hence commercial success. In this way the Cloud Architect will play a key part in the success of the organization. 

What will your job look like?

•    Partner with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into cloud solutions
•    Identify the top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company
•    Create a well-informed cloud strategy, assessing existing applications, software and hardware, to determine adaption to cloud native tools
•    Work closely with cloud providers and participate in evaluation of third-party and native services
•    Work with FinOps, Product, Business and Finance teams to forecast cloud costs, and include in client P&Ls as appropriate
•    Work with FinOPS to understand Cloud Costs and then work with technical teams on opportunities to reduce/optimize the costs
•    Implement a cloud governance process to ensure cloud costs are kept within budget
•    Work closely with the Security team to ensure cloud solutions meet Vubiquity and Amdocs policies
•    Work closely with IT to monitor privacy and develop incident-response procedures
•    Work closely with DevOps, IT and Dev teams to optimize Cloud operations, e.g. Visibility, Automation
•    Offer guidance in infrastructure movement techniques including bulk application and file transfers into the cloud
•    Establish best practices for cloud across the company
•    Keep abreast of industry trends and new cloud native tools

All you need is...

•    Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, or relevant field
•    3-5+ years of experience designing, executing, and supporting IT cloud solutions
•    Excellent knowledge of cloud computing technologies and current computing trends
•    AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate or Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification is an advantage
•    Experience of Procurement processes, vendor management and operating SaaS products
•    Demonstrable experience of business processes and workflows in a media environment is an advantage
•    Able to design complete solutions with a focus on applications, but an understanding of the infrastructure and security elements
•    Good understanding of architectural concepts, methodologies, and approaches, including Enterprise Integration design patterns, TOGAF and BPM
•    Good knowledge of non-functional drivers for design
•    Demonstrable experience of implementing cloud governance processes
•    Demonstrable experience of forecasting cloud costs and managing to budget
•    Demonstrable experience of understanding key security concepts, tools and processes
•    Good understanding of networking concepts such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, IT addresses
•    Good understanding of on-prem data storage and hardware, such as object storage, is an advantage
 

Why you will love this job:

•    Build your skills and work on a broad scope of activities
•    Work with and craft sophisticated software products and solutions
•    Ability to grow and gain many opportunities for professional development
•    We offer a wide range of stellar benefits including health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as paid time off, sick time, and parental leave!
 

Amdocs is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce                      

reasons to work for amdocs

Card image cap Join a leading global software and services provider championing creativity and technology to build a better connected world

Card image cap Touch the lives of over 3 billion people by enabling connectivity, stimulating commerce and economic growth, and inspiring people through the power of entertainment

Card image cap Work for a company that serves the world’s largest communications and media companies, including AT&T, Orange, Sky, T-Mobile, and Vodafone

Card image cap Be part of a company that engages in relationships with over 600+ leading film studios, TV networks and producers like Disney, Warner Bros and Sony

Card image cap Help drive partnerships with some of the world’s largest tech companies, including Amazon, IBM, Google and Microsoft to take the industry to the cloud

Card image cap Immerse yourself in one of the largest end-to-end DevOps departments in our industry

Card image cap Join a diverse and inclusive work environment, advancing the communities in which we work while creating sustainable products and services

Card image cap Grow with a global leader with opportunities to develop, learn and upskill yourself

Amdocs AWARDS
 

Perks And Benefits

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Treat yourself with generous holidays gifts from Amdocs

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Access tons of complementary learning and upskilling programs to stay on top of what's new in your field

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Enjoy our generous paid parental leave policy

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Enjoy a wide range of fun company activities for you and your family

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Secure your and your family's future with Life and Disability insurance

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Take paid time off to volunteer for the causes that you're passionate about

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Explore internal mobility opportunities. Experience different roles within Amdocs

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Stay grounded with wellbeing and mediation courses, lectures and self-development tools