Urgent requirement for a Cloud Solution Architect to be based in Abu Dhabi on a 1 year contract for a major IT vendor.
• Design and implement cloud-based solutions that meet business and customer needs.
• Collaborate with stakeholders, including developers, operations, and security teams, to design and implement secure, scalable, and highly available cloud architectures.
• Develop and maintain documentation, including architectural diagrams and design specifications, to ensure alignment with best practices and standards.
• Evaluate and recommend cloud technologies and services to optimize the performance, cost, and security of cloud-based solutions.
• Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations, including HIPAA, PCI, and GDPR.
• Provide technical leadership and mentorship to other team members, including developers and operations engineers.
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
• 5+ years of experience as a Cloud Solution Architect or a similar role.
• Strong knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure and services, particularly VMware vSphere and vCloud stack, AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud Platform.
• Experience designing and implementing solutions using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools and techniques such as Terraform or CloudFormation.
• Strong understanding of DevOps practices and tools, including continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
• Excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills.