Head of Cloud Architecture & Infrastructure – Qatar Foundation

Company: Full Time Jobs in Qatar
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted: December 12, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

The Head of Cloud Architecture & Infrastructure will be responsible to provide senior technical leadership in Cloud architecture areas of expertise in the On-prem and Clouds infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage the cloud roadmap and all associated architectural artifacts
  • Lead cloud architecture enabling a diverse multi-cloud environment built on best practice
  • Develop and maintain a cloud product map to support the reference framework
  • Drive, design, and implicitly represent various cloud artifacts within the enterprise framework that represents cloud components and solutions.
  • Partner with the business to align business objectives with cloud capabilities
  • Develop enterprise architecture for cloud services and cloud patterns for use/reuse by Solution Architects and Application Architects.
  • Manage the identification and addressing of client needs.
  • Lead a team of Cloud Architects to review, validate customer requirements and translate initial scope documents
  • Coach and mentor team members supporting as require achieving objectives
  • Evaluate and design technical ‘end to end’ solutions.
  • Update and maintain the key Enterprise Architecture deliverables for cloud technology
  • Support resolution of cloud issues and constraints during delivery and project lifecycle
  • Perform ongoing cloud research and assessment of new analysis approaches for potential design and use within the Enterprise.
  • Support the audit of cloud standards
  • Demonstrate continued learning in related industry services and innovations.
  • Drive the cloud cost monitoring and optimization tools strategy
  • Support system integration across QF hybrid infrastructure
  • Represent the S&A at senior-level Platforms technical meetings.
  • Provide the required support and technical guidance in the tenders, including the scope of work and technical evaluation.
  • Review and support the demand process to ensure appropriate designs are delivered by vendors and successfully implemented in projects
  • Support commercial is estimating the appropriateness and accuracy of supplier technology pricing and solutions.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a Computer Science
  • 8 – 10 years of relevant full-time work experience in IT and business/industry including architecture design and deployment systems lifecycle management and infrastructure planning and implementations
  • IT industry standards and frameworks certificates such as ITIL, COBIT, CISM, TOGAF
  • IT certifications in Azure, MS Certified Azure Solution Architect and MS products
  • Certifications in other clouds services such as Oracle OCI beneficial
  • Team player, detail-oriented, self-motivated, and delight taking on new challenges.
  • Ability to build strong and effective relationships across the business and IT, collaborating with and influencing at all levels.
  • Business and delivery focused with high energy drive and pragmatism
  • Technology consultancy & Project management experience
  • People Management: demonstrating the ability to manage, motivate and drive teams
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to draft and edit a variety of written reports and communications and to articulate ideas clearly and concisely; Arabic proficiency is an advantage
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications

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