Cloud Architect


Ref: 100Monday 6 April 2020


A newly created role for a fast-growing technology company based in Galway city. 


As the Cloud Architect, you will be acting at a senior level within the company to:

  • Develop strategies and plans to drive adoption of cloud best practices
  • Remain informed on new AWS and cloud technologies and identify creative opportunities for their adoption within the company's suite of Products
  • Establish and document standards and best practices around the utilization of cloud services
  • Participate in design activities and provide hands-on technical expertise to engineering teams with the adoption of cloud services
  • Communicate and share cloud strategy and best practices to all engineering teams across the organisation.
  • Continually identify opportunities to optimize the existing cloud utilization practices of the company and help create plans to implement them
  • Share practical, real-world learnings about the behaviour of cloud services to help engineering teams avoid pitfalls both straightforward and obscure


  • 3+ years’ experience architecting cloud solutions (Azure, AWS, Google, Etc) 
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud architecture best practices, including security and disaster recovery
  • Experience with relational/NoSQL databases such as MySQL and MongoDB
  • SaaS
    • Experience architecting software-as-a-service solutions
    • Experience with hybrid on-premises and software-as-a-service products
    • Experience migrating legacy systems to the cloud
  • Deep experience in SDLC, infrastructure and operations
  • Demonstrated experience in Technology and solution architecture
  • Ability to develop enterprise architecture deliverables technology roadmaps, reference architectures, platform standards and technology strategies
  • Experience architecting public, private and hybrid cloud solutions across IaaS, PaaS and SaaS cloud providers
  • Experience in architect, design, development of enterprise applications and systems


  • Ability to function with autonomy and demonstrate influence at all levels within the organisation
  • Strong verbal, presentation, and written communication skills
  • Ability to work and manage globally dispersed teams

A very attractive salary and package will be offered to the successful candidate.