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Senior Architect Techops Hosting & Cloud (M/F)


28.06.2022 | Grande Lisboa | Referência: 2044043


Senior Architect Techops Hosting & Cloud (M/F)

Grande Lisboa

Hays Technology is looking for a Senior Architect TechOps Hosting & Cloud.

Your new company

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives. Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years and has a portfolio covering treatments from conception to birth. Founded in 1950, privately-owned Ferring now employs over 6,000 people worldwide, has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries.

Ferring TechOps IT Infrastructure is a newly established team (March 2022) with the overall responsibility to define, pilot, implement, and eventually operate a new greenfield industry best-practice TechOps IT infrastructure. The TechOps Infrastructure team is part of the Corporate Infrastructure & Security organization in Global IT, with team members primarily working out of the Global IT headquarter in Copenhagen, Denmark and out of Lisbon, Portugal. The team consists of highly skilled and experienced individuals who thrives in a team setting and wants to succeed around the same mission.

Your New Role

In your role as a Senior Architect TechOps Hosting, you will take up the key role and responsibilities to:

- Responsible for TechOps Cloud & Hosting solutions being aligned to best practices by staying informed about industry trends and standards, participating in external forums, and collaborating with other companies like Ferring.

- Act as a key contributor in producing clear and well-defined tactical roadmaps for the TechOps Cloud & Hosting area, and for some TechOps Cloud & Hosting solutions in more detail.

- Translate project-specific needs into solutions that will suit those needs, taking into consideration project demands such as resource usage and scalability.

- Identify dependencies and common infrastructure components and assess aggregation methods.

- Ensure relevant artefacts, e.g., run-books, processes, diagrams, configuration management are created and maintain ownership of related artifacts.

- Manage TechOps Cloud & Hosting solution lifecycle with Ferring partners, validate solutions meet design requirements, audit and validate tools and techniques used by the different partners to maintain our TechOps Cloud & Hosting solutions.

- Work closely with both LoB as well as Global IT colleagues in particular project managers, service managers and application managers to avoid redundancy, minimize expenditures and improve overall synergies within the organization.

- Create solutions that support a DevOps approach for delivery and operations of services.

- Ensure that all solutions follow security and compliance controls, including data sovereignty. - Create proof-of-concepts with outsourcer to demonstrate viability of solutions under consideration.

- Act as Single point of contact between IT applications, business and suppliers for architecture and design purpose.

- Be in control of assets needed to operate our TechOps Cloud & Hosting solutions and aid in managing outsourcer cost.

What you’ll need to succeed

- 10+ years’ experience designing, executing, and supporting cloud (AWS or Azure) and hosting solutions.

- You need to have a degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or another relevant field.

- Excellent architecture understanding of cloud and hosting.

- Visionary on how the future of TechOps cloud and hosting in general should evolve.

- Strong architecture & design expertise deep knowledge on AWS, Hyper-V, Cloud Connectivity (Direct Connects, Cloud Exchange). Cisco and Linux Technology is a plus.

- In-depth skills relating to virtualization, storage (physical, virtual, cloud), data center, backup, disaster recovery, and cloud solutions

- Need to have strong experience managing and remediating AWS or Azure landing zones and Hyper-V environments

- Strong knowledge of IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS architecture offered on cloud platforms and understand how to use them together to establish complex solutions

- Knowledge of database administration (native cloud, SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle)

- Knowledge relating to virtual desktops, VDI, etc.

- Knowledge of networking engineering, including DNS, firewalls, load balancing, etc.

- Knowledge of best practices for IT operations

- Experience with infrastructure as code (IaC) and automation tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Puppet and Chef

- Strong experience working with and managing Outsourcing providers

- Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

- Experience with problem solving issues on distributed systems and critical product service environments

- Knowledge with Agile Scrum methodology or working within a Safe Framework

- Experience working within regulated industries

- Excellent organizational, coordination, interpersonal and communication skills and experience working in an international team across locations and time-zones

- Fluency in English

What you'll get in return

Do you want to be part of the team to shape and accelerate the transformation of Ferring’s TechOps IT infrastructure? Do you have a proven track record across IT Infrastructure, Security and/or Manufacturing?

If yes, then you are the person we are looking for to join our newly established TechOps Infrastructure team.

Our mission is to be part of rebuilding Ferring’s TechOps IT infrastructure for the future.

What you need to do

If you are interested in this opportunity, click on “Apply Now” to forward us your updated CV. In case this is not the opportunity you are looking for, contact us to talk about other career opportunities, always in a confidential mode.

I am a Recruitment Consultant at Hays Technology, specialized in recruiting for Cloud Computing in Lisbon. I help professionals in this area develop their careers and ensure organisations are supported by the best talent.

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