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Cloud Architect / Java / Remote Contract

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Full Stack

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc90 - Swiss Franc130 per hour

  • Contact:

    Thomas ONeill

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-88764_1624627516

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    18 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


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Cloud Architect (AWS OR Azure) / Swiss Remote Contract / Java

I am currently searching for a Cloud Architect (Java) who is proficient in AWS or Azure. My client a global organisation, so working from home is OK but you should also be available onsite in Switzerland once or twice per week (North Switzerland / Zurich region).

This project will last 18+ Months and we are looking for someone who can start in August/September. The hourly rate is flexible depending on experience (reach out to discuss).

You should have good practical experience in the following topics:

  • Best practices and patterns in cloud native transformation and migration
  • Best practices and patterns in software development
  • Micro-service and Serverless architectures
  • Monetisation of SaaS platforms
  • Cloud tools and their applicability across different Cloud providers
  • Private and Public Clouds
  • Global Cloud Optimisation

You should have a good understanding of the following topics:

  • Containerisation across different platforms, operating systems and CPU types
  • Observability and how it is used to manage MTTR
  • Kubernetes and Kubernetes Operators
  • Hybrid and Multi-Cloud environments

It would be good if you had some exposure to the following topics:

  • Feature flags, Blue/Green, Canary and Ring release strategies and tools
  • CI/CD both the principles and the experience of setting up a pipeline
  • Site Reliability Engineering
  • Cloud provider offerings

My client has several divisions focussed on different areas of business and each of them is developing cloud-based solutions. In addition to the divisions, they operate a central R&D group under the direction of the CTO. This group create innovative solutions with hardware and software technologies and this is where you will be located.

My client's software has been in use for 25 years and some is on the very edge of AI/ML and AR/VR research.

Interested? Please send your CV and I will contact you to book a meeting.


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