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Senior Cloud Architect

Basefarm is a European managed service provider for mission critical it with services ranging from colocation in our own data centers to fully managed solutions, Big Data and Information Security. We are a truly hybrid cloud provider combining our local cloud platforms and public clouds to help our customers achieve their digital ambitions. Founded in 2000 in the Nordics we are today 500 employees in Norway, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

Why Basefarm?

Basefarm is in exciting times as we are growing our areas of competencies and across Europe.  Many of our clients are already in the Cloud or on the runway to their cloud adoption journey. They will want to connect their infrastructure in the public cloud such as AWS or Azure to their existing environment, which may or may not reside in Basefarm data centers. Basefarm supports the full lifecycle of Cloud adoption as we’re working on all levels of the cloud maturity ladder. We are now looking to expand our Norwegian Consultancy team to ensure our clients receive the best possible technical consultative advice and guidance possible.

Position description

Our teams are setting industry-level standards around AWS and Azure solution management and delivery, and we’re looking for consultative tech savvies to join us. We are expanding our Norwegian team with talented and passionate Cloud Consultants who have the opportunity to shape and deliver a wide range of Azure and AWS services.

The Cloud Architect role is a critical part of the Basefarm practice. Our goal is to be a leader in the hybrid cloud market. To do this, we help clients with the “Analyze, Plan and Build”- phase when they want the benefits from a hybrid cloud offering. This could include technology from a shared platform, private clouds, public clouds, SaaS and all the emerging solutions in this market space.

Main deliverables

  • Acting as the Azure and/or AWS technical expert sharing best practices among clients and colleagues
  • Being a professional and objective advisor to clients
  • Grow Basefarm’s consulting area and contribute to the business development within hybrid/public clouds by implementing new market leading concepts
  • Deliver consultancy capacity to clients wanting to migrate to a Hybrid Cloud solution, either Azure and/or AWS services
  • Conducting an Analyze, Plan and Build phase that ensures a successful implementation of Basefarm’s services and/or Public Cloud offerings

Qualifications

It’s expected that you will spend considerable time with clients, hence great technical hands-on skills and communication skills are essential. We believe that you are a person that is modest yet still focused with your advice, curious and not hardwired. Additionally, you are expected to contribute to the business development and pave the way for new services and technology.

Moreover, we believe that you have the below skills and knowledges:

  • Successfully completed relevant IT education
  • 5+ years of IT industry experience
  • 5+ knowledge in Azure and/or AWS
  • Great adaptability skills, a diplomatic approach and the credibility of an Advisor
  • Experience in consultancy work (ability and attitude can compensate for lack of experience)
  • Broad experience in Operations
  • Documented knowledge in:
    • Cloud
    • Scripting and automation
    • Windows Server or Linux
  • Good communications skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Good communications skills in Norwegian, both verbal and written

 Preferred qualifications

  • It’s an advantage if you can relate or already have expertise within one or more of:
    • Big Data
    • IoT
    • AI
  • Understanding of IT standards such as ITIL
  • Knowledge and experience with agile methods
  • Experience with DevOps
  • Programming experience
  • Experience with operation of customer solutions
  • Application development and automated deployment

 People in our hearts, IT in our minds

IT is in our DNA. At Basefarm you will be offered a work environment where you are in the front of innovation. The people within are technically driven and genuinely passionate about what they do. As an employee in Basefarm you’re offered a lot of freedom, and we can guarantee a high paced environment with many challenges that you will help us overcome. In addition to our trainings and certification offerings you will, in this position, be at the forefront of the IT industry in a digital transformation.

We are a people’s company with a high ambition of becoming the leader in the hybrid cloud market. Our highly skilled people will take us there, and we welcome you to join our journey. There will be challenges and fun along the way!

Interested?

We are looking forward to reading your job application as soon as possible.

We are a European Managed Service Provider. We create market leaders by integrating the key competencies for digital transformation Big Data, cloud computing and information security into one service offering. Our delivery model covers everything from idea to cable: we provide strategic advice, implementation projects and infrastructure operations under one management and on any cloud. Founded in 2000 in the Nordics we are today a team of Europe’s top 500 engineers and advisors, working in Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

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