• Switzerland

Job Description:

Senior Cloud Architect

Job ID # JR84407
Functional Area Information Technology
Position Type Full-Time Regular
Education Desired Bachelors Degree or equivalent

Primary Location CH-Zurich-Zurich Elias Canetti-Strasse 2-4293
Secondary Location(s)

Travel Percentage 000
Relocation Provided No

FISs award-winning Ambit risk management solutions enable financial institutions around the globe to quantify and mitigate risk, manage capital and liquidity, and apply risk adjusted performance measures to optimize their risk return profile

We are looking for a talented Senior Cloud Architect to help fast-forward our mission-critical risk management solutions into a cloud-based SaaS and Managed Services model The ideal candidate will be a technical leader working with FIS internal hosting organizations, public cloud providers, our development teams, clients, prospects and many more to help shape and drive the technical roadmap for our long-term cloud initiative This role is technically very broad and requires the flexibility to react to a very fast changing environment

Responsibilities Engage closely with various IT organizations, internal, external and client-side
Help identify, plan, manage and hands-on execute on the technical necessities involved in an easily repeatable out of the box public cloud hosting solution for our existing distributed NET/Windows-based solution stacks
Analyze client- or regional specifics together with the product teams (eg local regulatory requirements, data residency compliance, GDPR, )
Assist in presales situations, implementation planning and go-live of clients
Educate the organization (sales, development, product management) about the changing landscape and conceptual needs and be the change agent in the organization
Conceptualize and develop blue print patterns that ease repeated processes (eg client onboardings, releases, patches, )
Evaluate and suggest new ideas/technologies that improve our cost-efficiency, DevOps or maintenance aspects (eg build & deployment, monitoring & alerting, )

Essential Skills Good understanding of cloud technologies, terms and trends (eg Elasticity, Docker, Kubernetes, Consul, IaaS/PaaS/SaaS, etc)
Solid knowledge of Windows Server Environment
Solid knowledge of virtualization technologies and related concepts (eg VMWare, resource pools, overbooking, mirroring, fail-over)
Basic knowledge of cloud-relevant security concepts (eg VPN, VDI/Citrix, PKI, Domain joining, IdP, Reverse Proxies)
Experience in AWS or Azure stack
Great interpersonal and communication skills interacting with the team peers around the world (Zurich, London, Belgrade, Boston, Toronto)
Fluency in English (full professional proficiency)

Desirable Skills Entrepreneurial mindset
Interest in modern best practices and tools for software development
Interest in working on a complex financial application
Interest in performance engineering, continuous build and test landscapes
Basic network and firewall knowledge
Basic Linux skills
Knowledge of some programming or scripting language (eg PowerShell)
Experience with monitoring tools

What we offer you A fast-moving agile environment with great interdisciplinary teams
International co-operation with our various development centers
Exposure to the latest technologies
Generous private accident insurance and leave entitlements
Social events and release parties

With a 50-year history rooted in the financial services industry, FIS is the worlds largest global provider dedicated to financial technology solutions We champion clients from banking to capital markets, retail to corporate and everything touched by financial services Headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, our 55,000 worldwide employees help serve more than 20,000 clients in over 130 countries Our technology powers billions of transactions annually that move over $9 trillion around the globe FIS is a Fortune 500 company and is a member of Standard & Poors 500 Index

FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the FIS Online Privacy Notice

FIS is an equal opportunity employer We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics The EEO is the Law poster is available here and here

For positions located in the US, the conditions below apply If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test and background check (including criminal record check) ADA Disclaimer In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis

As part of the selection process this role may require an assessment to determine suitability

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Apr 2020

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