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Senior or Principal Cloud Architect

About the role:

This new team member will work on our policies and best practices whether it is defining or refining them, but also get their hands dirty building POCs or implementing solutions. The main focus is on cloud governance and FinOps, making sure that our infrastructure is optimized and runs efficiently while not sacrificing security. The ideal candidate not only has experience in the public cloud space, but also has a strong affinity for automation and Infrastructure as Code.

Your Day to Day

As a Senior/Principal Cloud Architect , you would be working on:

  • Establish, refine and share architecture design principles, optimization strategies, process engineering and best practices
  • Provide architectural governance and design consulting to stakeholders in the Engineering organization and Product Development Teams (Design, Consulting, POCs, etc.)
  • Partner with Finance to create and review cloud investment strategies, help build cost allocation and analysis, charge-back and show-back for all Cloud services
  • Form strategy and participate in execution in the cloud governance space from the aspect of cost, security and IAM
  • Evaluate new cloud technologies and capabilities, plan and help adoption
  • Automate governance tasks
  • Partner with Security, Operations and Product DevOps teams to ensure alignment between best practices, compliance obligations and implementation

What We’re Looking For

As a Senior/Principal Cloud Architect, your background will look like:

  • 5+ years of experience as an Enterprise or Cloud Architect with at least 4 years direct experience in a cloud or hybrid environment
  • Deep technical understanding of hybrid cloud architectures in at least one of the major cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI)
  • Architecture leadership experience in at least one technology domain across the infrastructure stack
  • Excellent communicator, ability to engage with, present to and influence at every level of the organization
  • Ability to work independently in a geographically diverse team; comfortable working remotely
  • Deeply analytical and creative thinker with the ability to balance engineering and best practice design
  • Demonstrated proficiency with cloud migration techniques; re-host, re-platform, refactor
  • Strong experience in Process Automation

Nice to have:

  • Cloud financial management experience, FinOps experience
  • Experience in multi cloud environment

You’ll be working towards a shared goal with an open-minded and cohesive team that is very much the sum of its parts. At GoTo, we’re passionate about growing a diverse and inclusive work ecosystem because unique takes make us a stronger company, and Stronger Together. We’re committed to creating an inclusive space for everyone, no matter what. That’s how we’ll Be RealThink BigMove Fast, and Keep Growing along the way.


Where you’ll work: Hungary CET

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  • Company: GoTo
  • Published: 25th April 2023
  • Closing Date: 30th July 2023
  • Country: Hungary
  • Type: Full-time
  • Seniority: Manager
  • FinOps Certifications Required: None