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Cloud Architect

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Serco is a specialist at delivering vital services on behalf of European, National and Local Governments.

Serco Europe employ’s a large workforce in Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Germany, Holland, Spain, Italy and the UK.

Our European operations have ca. 2,000 employees delivering critical services to public institutions throughout Europe. 

Serco’s space heritage over the last 40 years has placed us in the Space News Top 50 Space Industry Manufacturing and Services Companies - We work alongside EUMETSAT and the European Space Agency, where we are the largest on-site service provider with ca. 300 staff.

What connects the ever growing Serco workforce is a passion for delivering great service – To keep ahead we have to constantly evolve and enhance the way we deliver our services and everyone in Serco has a role to play here.

Serco provide the right environment to encourage ideas and a comprehensive Best Practice support network that enables them to put their ideas into action.

If you share our values then join with over 60,000 colleagues globally who are equally as passionate about delivering great service as you.

Role Responsibility

The Cloud Architect will lead and oversee Cloud Computing Technical Solutions infrastructure Design, by leading the direction and process through which this is performed.
He/She will: provide direction, guidance and governance on infrastructure design and maintain activities in line with industry standards and best practices.
Ensure designs are delivered to agreed timelines, delivering Business requirements and meeting Infrastructure roadmaps.
Monitor the compliance of teams to ensure they deliver infrastructure designs within defined standards, patterns and appropriate policies.
Ensure informed and strategic design decision making through accurate, consistent and timely management information, planning and technical leadership. Helps ensure faster adoption, greater usage and higher proficiency of the changes impacting on the IT infrastructure such that overall business results are achieved.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Conceptual design of Network, Security, Cloud (public and private) and automation aligned to industry best practices
  • VMware, OpenStack, Container technologies
  • Public and Private Cloud
  • Technical design practices, standards and governance
  • Technical and Business reporting
  • LAN, WAN networking best practices, Load Balancers
  • Security systems including firewalls, intruder monitoring, threat analysis
  • Network management and monitoring
  • Server OS platforms including Windows and Linux
  • Knowledge and experience working in large commercial and mission-critical environments
  • Practical infrastructure automation skills and experience delivering infrastructure-as-code
  • Automation tools and scripting
  • Technical documentation writing (English)
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

If candidates with equally relevant experience are identified, preference will be given to candidates within "Categorie Protette (Law 68/99)" or registered in “lista di mobilità” (only applicable in case of Italian candidates).----------------------------------------------------------------------


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Applicants are reminded that they will be requested to produce such documentation during the recruitment process.

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Package Description

Full details on application.


About the Company

Serco Italia Spa, part of the Serco group, A FTSE250, Multi-national Service Provider with over 50,000 employees worldwide.

Serco European Agencies

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