Cloud Architect (AWS)

Do you want to be a part of managing some of Europe’s most successful mission critical services? Are you motivated by technical challenges and cloud solutions? Basefarm is looking for a service minded Cloud Architect to join our Professional Service team in Stockholm.

Basefarm is 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. Basefarm was founded in Oslo during the year 2000 and today our team of over 760 top technical engineers and advisors are servicing global clients from our European offices and data centers in Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany and Austria.

In 2018 Basefarm was acquired by the Orange group, to reinforce the cloud expertise of it’s enterprise division Orange Business Services. We are on a journey to become the leading Cloud managed service provider in Europe, so we are growing, and we are looking for candidates who want to grow with us!

The role:

As a Cloud Architect you will be a part of our Professional Services team, with the main task is to plan, design and migrate Basefarm’s customers to the Cloud. You will be exposed to different type of customer facing projects in both big and small companies with varying business requirements. Meaning sometimes you will start a project and see it through until its end or jump into an existing engagement when extra resources are needed. You will help and guide our cloud clients to the best solution based on their requirements. Besides a good understanding of, and a passion for, the cloud environment it is also important that you have a willingness to learn and try out new services to bring to customers on their Cloud journey. This will require excellent social skills and clear communications ability as you will work side by side with various levels within the customer project.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Assisting Basefarm’s customers on their Cloud journey
  • Designing Cloud environments catering for their business requirements
  • Be active in pre-sales, and sales customer meetings/workshops and presentations
  • Planning and designing customer Landing Zones for implementation
  • Planning with the customer for future expansions and disaster recover scenarios
  • Designing with security and compliance as default
  • Being at the forefront of new technologies and services launched by the CSPs
  • Understand business needs and apply them to architecture

Who we are looking for:

Basefarm always goes the extra mile for our customers, so we are looking for people who are service minded with good communication and collaboration skills. You should be motivated by solving problems and enthusiastic about what you do, with a passion for learning more. It is also important to be structured in your work and be able to manage your time in a good way.

Moreover, you should have:

  • Relevant working experience as Cloud Architect or similar position (AWS)
  • Experience of scripting and automation (Terraform, CLI, Power Shell)
  • Have a good understanding of Cloud Security
  • The possibility to travel in work to meet the customers
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

It is advantageous, but not essential, if you also have any of the following:

  • Deep knowledge/experience of Cloud/On-Prem architectures and have the relevant experience in software design/development and/or networking design principles
  • Better than average knowledge/experience in security and compliance in the Cloud
  • Knowledge/Experience with CI/CD (DevOps)
  • Knowledge/Experience with containers
  • Knowledge/Experience in development
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Swedish

What we can offer in return:

Basefarm is born and raised in the Nordics and IT is in our DNA. The foundation of the company is very much the same since the beginning; a customer centric, transparent, honest company with a flat organization.

We focus on training and continual learning and offer you opportunity to progress when you are ready. We also offer you the platform to advance your career and the opportunity to work in a positive and stimulating environment where passion is rewarded.

Basefarm has been certified as a ‘Great Place to Work’ which is something we take very seriously; our staff are after all our biggest asset! We are a friendly bunch of nerds who like to work hard but also enjoy everything we do.

What else? For an insight into life at Basefarm check out our Instagram account @Basefarm.

Interested?

Click on the apply button to send us your application, interviews will be ongoing.

For more information about the role please contact Sara Holmström at sara.holmstrom@basefarm.com.

 

Type of employment: Full time, permanent.

Location: Stockholm (Sveavägen)

Responsible recruiter

Sara Holmström

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