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Principal Cloud & Infrastructure Architect (m/f/d)

think project! GmbH

think project! GmbH

IT, Other Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Principal Cloud & Infrastructure Architect (m/f/d)

  • Pune (IND)
  • IT
  • Fulltime
  • Published: 2024-06-26
Want to work in a culture built on mutual trust and respect? How about having the freedom to make work fit into your life (and not the other way round)? A career with Thinkproject could be just the opportunity you're looking for.

What do we do?
Thinkproject is a European market-leader in digitalisation tools for construction companies. It sounds complex, but we'll explain further! Construction companies used to use manual administration and physical paperwork for projects (sometimes hundreds of thousands of bits of paperwork for one project!). Using our construction intelligence solutions, businesses can go digital, which benefits everyone from the construction companies to the wider public.
Our mission is to deliver digitalisation to make a safer, healthier and more sustainable AECO (Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Operations) industry. This is a really exciting time to join our company, since our founding in 2000 we have gone from strength-to-strength and have lots of exciting developments coming up soon that you could be a part of.

This Principal Cloud & Infrastructure Architect (m/f/d) position will see you joining the Thinkproject Infra and DevOps vertical at the leadership level. This is a strategic role that owns the articulation and governance of the strategy for Cloud Operations, Infra operations and DevOps. This position reports into CIO.
The team operates on the principles to keep our services simple, effective, and secure. We apply an open and collaborative working atmosphere, that encourages creative, passionate, and agile ways of thinking.
As a minimum you will hold at least 12+ years of hands-on experience in engineering/infrastructure out of which at least 5+ should be in the role that is responsible for proving thought leadership in the area of Infra and Dev operations, solutioning, and FinOps. Multi-cloud skills with primary competency in Azure is essential for the success of this role.
You will also need to hold a University degree in computer science, engineering, or other related fields, or equivalent experience. Experience of working in a multicultural environment and proven cultural awareness are essential elements of your profile.

Location: Pune
Department: R&D
Contract: Permanent

What your day will look like

  • Provide expertise and thought leadership in the area of infrastructure ops and DevOps.
  • Be responsible for the clear articulation of strategy and governance model in line with business vision and product roadmaps.
  • Be a stakeholder in successful implementation of the strategy.
  • Be a stakeholder in the development and modernization of our platform and associated software solutions.
  • Collaborate among development teams, product Managers, operations teams and security teams.
  • Develop PoCs, prepare business case, value propositions as an individual contributor.
  • Define best practices & work collaboratively for the implementation of Infrastructure automation & DevSecOps in Cloud & non-Cloud environments.
  • Keep the organization abreast of new technology and trends relative. Evaluate new products with key stakeholders to determine potential trade-offs.

What you need to fulfill the role

  • Solid knowledge and 12+ years of engineering and implementation experience across cloud computing, data centre operations, edge computing, data architecture, digital product development, sensor data integration, streaming data processing and analytics architecture development and systems development.
  • Experience and understanding of large-scale infrastructure deployments in enterprise-wide environments. In-depth experience architecting complex public/private Cloud platform solutions (PaaS, SaaS, IaaS).
  • A comprehensive experience in working with Azure service offerings is a must, along with a solid understanding of AWS and GCP.
  • Experience, either as cloud engineer or as cloud architect, in execution of end to end application hosting or migration projects.
  • A thorough understanding of cloud-native architectures, container orchestration, microservices and operational best practices including tools such as Azure DevOps, Kubernetes, Terraform & Ansible.
  • Hands on with Linux environments, cloud CLI, & scripting.
Good to have:
  • Experience in AECO industry
  • Experience in SaaS Product based organization
  • Experience in Lift and shift and other type of migration projects
  • Credible Certifications demonstrating technical prowess
  • Experience working in Agile (Scrum/Kanban) framework
  • Experience in compliance side of operations - ITIL, ISO certifications, GDPR, Cloud act etc.
  • Deeper understanding about cloud and cyber security

What we offer

Health Days I Lunch 'n' Learn Sessions I Women's Network I LGBTQIA+ Network I Demo Days I Coffee Chat Roulette I Ideas Portal I Free English Lessons I Thinkproject Academy I Social Events I Volunteering Activities I Open Forum with Leadership Team (Tp Café) I Hybrid working I Unlimited learning

We are a passionate bunch here. To join Thinkproject is to shape what our company becomes. We take feedback from our staff very seriously and give them the tools they need to help us create our fantastic culture of mutual respect. We believe that investing in our staff is crucial to the success of our business.

Your contact:

Preethika Ramdass

Please submit your application, including salary expectations and potential date of entry, by submitting the form on the next page.

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