Cloud Solution Architect Riyadh Saudi Arabia Job Description
Requirement Gathering & Solutioning
Responsible for understanding and elaborating on client requirements and developing solutions that meet these needs in a customer facing role.
Interfacing with internal teams to ensure completeness and relevance to customer requirements.
Achieving Trusted Advisor status among targeted strategic pursuit and key growth accounts.
Orchestrating and leading presales efforts inclusive of holistic IT optimization, consolidation, and transformation solutions for large customers inclusive of developing a strategy and collective vision.
Supporting sales to articulate clients solutions, cloud technologies, transformation and migration methodologies.
Working as part of the Cloud Solutioning Architectural team to deliver larger pieces of work.
Collateral management, optimization of recommended pricing, documenting pricing.
Providing input into the Cloud & Edge Strategy... & Architecture.
Developing strong, positive relationships with key stakeholders within Clients business.
Continuously keeping abreast of evolving technologies, emerging industry trends, developing Clients product & solutions, and demands of the enterprise consumer.
Solutioning & Public Cloud
Strong solution architecture background with expertise in Infrastructure and Applications.
Focusing on architecting Public and Hybrid Cloud solutions, producing multi-tier, high-availability infrastructure architectures in a cloud environment adhering to DR and availability best practices.
A deep understanding of AWS & Azure platform features, capabilities and how to optimise these for an engagement.
Able to help shape transition and transformation strategies.
Ability to articulate technical and business value/outcomes to varying audiences, proactive and innovative thinking
Knowledge of data centre strategy, outsourcing capacity, utilization, disaster recovery, and migration & consolidation and best practices.
Strong infrastructure experience such as virtualization technologies, operating systems, platform migration, data management and networking.
Certifications in AWS to Architecture Associate level and Azure 733 as a minimum and. Professional Architecture certification preferred. AWS specialties also highly desirable. (Azure considered).
Traditional certifications beneficial (RedHat, VMware etc.)
Certification and/or experience in enterprise frameworks such as TOGAF, BCS Enterprise and Solution architecture also beneficial.
Use of Provider higher level services to optimize solution
Selection of instance type, duration and consumption method
Can estimate variable consumption charges
Understand regional costing variations
Able to make pricing assumptions to optimize cost
Ability to understand the cost drivers of SLAs
Produce architecture that satisfies SLA requirements
Balance Cost and SLAs to influence decision makers
Compare client requirements to Vendor position
Possess deep understanding of Vendors commercial terms
Able to interpret terms imposed on Capgemini by client
Determine whether terms are acceptable or not
Understand flow-ups and flow downs for a commercial position
Quantify risk and suggest mitigation steps to minimise penalties
How workload movement and flex-up/flex-down will impact
Networking on Public Cloud
Understanding of Public Cloud networks topologies and recommended practices
CCNP level skills
Knowledge of BGP, IPsec, static/dynamic routing, IPv4/v6 IPAM, DNS, NAT, Express Route/Direct Connect and flow logging/troubleshooting.
Security in Public Cloud
Understanding of fundamental security principles and Public Cloud specific security architecture features
Ability to take customer requirements, translate those into solutions leveraging the inherent security capabilities of the Cloud Providers and additional supplementary controls
Knowledge of AAA, CIA, encryption and key management, PKI, federation and separation of duties
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 12years Experience in BGP, IPsec & static/dynamic routing 12years Experience in IPv4/v6 IPAM 12years Experience in DNS, NAT, Express Route/Direct Connect and flow 12years Experience in AAA, CIA, encryption and key management 12years Experience in Public Cloud networks topologies 12years Experience in Vendors commercial terms 12years Certification Architecture certification Azure 733 and above 12years Experience in data centre strategy 12years Experience in outsourcing capacity 12years Experience in disaster recovery 12years Experience in Public and Hybrid Cloud solutions 12years Experience in AWS & Azure platform features 12years Experience in Stakeholder Management Riyadh Saudi Arabia undefined undefined
Cloud Solution Architect Riyadh Saudi Arabia ParamInfo Riyadh Saudi Arabia