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Lead Cloud Architect


Bord Gais Energy




The overview: A new opportunity is available for a Lead Cloud Architect to join Bord Gáis Energy in Dublin or Cork. The Lead Cloud Architect is a key role in defining and delivering Centrica's Digital Transformation to the Bord Gáis Energy business, as part of one of largest Hybrid Cloud transformations of its kind in Europe. Bord Gáis Energy, part of Centrica PLC, is one of Ireland's leading energy providers. We supply gas, electricity and energy services to over 650,000 homes and businesses across the country, offering excellent customer service as well as the best value possible. We are the helpful and progressive energy company. The Role: As a Lead Cloud Architect you will be responsible for assessing the existing architecture, systems and applications and for adopting the group wide Strategy to the line of business; you will be creating transformation roadmaps, architecture visions and leading solution architecture over the multi-year transformation period and build out local Cloud Architecture team capability. Your key accountabilities will be: Strategy definition, Roadmap and Architecture Development and Architecture visions. Act as a Digital and Cloud transformation champion. Maintenance of existing datacentre & infrastructure capabilities and legacy architectures. Production of business cases for transformation initiatives. Contribute to the Group-wide Hosting & Cloud Platforms capability modernisation and consolidations to the Hybrid Cloud platforms. Contribute to the development and management of technical standards and practices which implement the Hybrid Cloud and Shared Infrastructure Services strategy. Produce HLDs, Solutions designs and provide assurance and advice that the solutions and technologies recommended will meet the needs of the business and our operational needs. Research & Identify innovative technologies pertinent to the Target Architecture & involvement in any incubation and pilot of these technologies. You will also have financial responsibilities such as supporting business investment planning across Centrica Group, focusing on continuous improvement within the Hosting Platforms Architecture as well as recommending design options for the product and service vendor choice selection and new technology adoption. Your operational responsibilities include: contributing to the delivery of complex platforms and solutions, setting and documenting appropriate development and technical standards and ensuring they are followed and communicated, as well as providing architectural support and advice to operational team as required. This role is also accountable for effectively managing stakeholders, managing and coordinating their own and team workload, performance and quality standards through appropriate KPI's. You will lead a team of solution architects as required to deliver the defined strategy. The person: Naturally, you have a broad Cloud, Data Centre & Infrastructure and application architecture knowledge with strong focus on modernization, simplification and adoption of Digital in large enterprises. You also have the following background and experience: Bachelor degree level or relevant equivalent professional experience. 5 years as a Cloud or Infrastructure Architecture role with various technology experience in an enterprise organization. Strong knowledge of architecting on Azure and AWS. Management and Team leadership experience, technical leadership on project delivery. Strong communicator, influencer and collaborator. Familiar with Architecture Frameworks & SOA, (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman. Does this sound like you? This job originally appeared on

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172 days ago