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Position Snapshot
• Headquarters of Nestlé in Milan, Italy
• Nestlé welcomes people with disabilities
• Senior Solutions Architect DC & Cloud, reporting to the IT Platforms Shared Solutions Manager Data
• Permanent contract
• Full-time in the Milan HQ with some flexibility to work remotely
• Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, systems analysis or related studies or experience
• 8+ years experience in at least two or more IT solution disciplines including technical architecture on Data Center Network Solutions, Software Defined Network (Cisco ACI), Load Balacing Solutions and Cloud Network Architecture (Azure, AWS and GCP) and Design of Network Tools.
• Fluent in English is a must.

Position Summary

At Nestlé, DataCenter and Cloud environment are growing fast allowing us to modernize and consolidate IT infrastructure, to move based on business requirements, across on-premises data centers, private and public clouds.

To continue this transformation, we’re... seeking an experienced Senior Solutions Architect with expertise in the strategy, design, development, and implementation of large-scale projects across different environment.

Under the supervision and guidance of her/his primary IT Platforms Shared Solutions Manager, the Senior Solutions Architect is responsible for development and lifecycle of network products and collaboration with Enterprise Architects, Cloud Architects, IT Technical Solutions Architects from different towers, Product Managers and vendors.

A Day in the Life of a Senior Solution Architect:
• Supervision of the design and setup of Data Center standards, guidelines, run books and compliance requirements. Implement strategies for optimizing network performance, including load balancing, traffic management, and latency reduction, monitoring improvement, and automation.
• Manage & develop the architecture for a broader scope of platforms and deliver the architectural design for products, translating business needs into a solution blueprint representing the end-to-end technical solution.
• Lead the implementation and integration of technical architecture across a product group based on enterprise business strategy, business capabilities and business requirements.
• Designing Cloud Networking in Azure / AWS / GCP in line with Cloud Architects supporting overall strategy considering complex, highly available, reliable, secure, and scalable network architectures for cloud-based applications.
• Conduct performance testing and tuning to ensure optimal application delivery. Create and maintain - comprehensive documentation for the cloud architecture, including diagrams, policies, and procedures.
• Support Platform Toolchain to integrated different on-premises and cloud automation designing, creation of templates focuses on network related automation and integrate the best processes for testing automation, continuous monitoring, CICD processes, and DevOps.
• Together with a team of enterprise, cloud, and technical architects champion you will represent the Data and Cloud Network stream to assure alignment between business mission, strategy, processes to develop the CoE (Center of Excellence) focusing on cloud adoption, replatforming, automation and shared artifacts and building blocks focus on repeatable architectures for cloud networking solutions.
• Identify the financial and organizational impact of the solution architecture.
• Provide consulting and design assistance to the business and product owners.

What else will make you successful?
• To succeed in this position, good communication skills are key: you need to collaborate, drive, and influence all your internal customers. On the other hand, you can contribute to a team discussion in an international context, listen to other perspectives, bringing help and problem-solving to assist other team members. Story-Telling and Critical-thinking abilities and technologies challenge orientation will go far toward contributing to your success.
• You join us with in-depth knowledge of Cloud platforms and their services and proficiency in integrating security measures into cloud network designs and implementing security standard processes. You are experienced with load balancing solutions to ensure high availability and optimal performance of cloud applications. You showcase expertise in setting up monitoring tools and solving network-related issues. Your advanced skills in automation tools, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), and scripting languages like Python or Bash will be highly valued.
• Certified on and/or proven expertise working with multiple, diverse technologies, services and processing environments supporting Network and Cloud Infrastructure and enterprise-class datacenter systems, for both traditional datacenter and hyperscaler models.
• Strong Understanding of the practical application of technology trends, leading industry analysts (Gartner, Forrester), and new evolving business models.
• Proven ability to support Agile project teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact, and risks, that take account of technical and architectural needs
• Experience working in and/or managing advisory councils, industry user groups, and key technology partners (vendors, Account Managers, Product Managers, Lab advocates and Executives)
• Excellent understanding of application development methodologies & architectural modelling.
• Ability to translate future-state business capabilities and requirements into solution architecture requirements.
• Innovator while having an analytical thinking.
• Capable of influencing with integrity.
• Experience working in large, multi-national enterprises in globally diverse virtual teams.
• Excellent English communication skills applied with different stakeholders, nationalities, and mediums (face-to-face and remote
Assago Metropolitan City of Milan Italy


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