Cloud Architect - Java (d/f/m) Cloud Architect - Java (d/f/m) …

in Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Permanent, Full time
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in Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Permanent, Full time
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Cloud Architect - Java (d/f/m)
Cloud Architect Java (d/f/m)
Location: Germany nationwide

Cognizant's Digital Architecture community enables our customers on their digital transformation journey to state-of-the-art technology like cloud native, containerization, micro services, APIs, serverless, reactive and whatever is next on the horizon. We accelerate their transformation, provide guidance, implement best practices and achieve excellence in our delivery of new technology stacks. We are a team of highly skilled and experienced architects that helps not only with hand-on delivery and implementation of technology roadmaps, but also by acting in key leadership positions at both our customers as well as internally within Cognizant.

We are looking for a cloud architect with a background in Java development to strengthen our team. As cloud architect you will be at the frontline of digital transformation. You will actively work with our customers transitioning them to the cloud and share your experience and expertise with the other members of the Digital Architecture community.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Design and development of application architecture and system landscapes in public cloud and containerized environments
  • Development of roadmaps and plateaus for the transition of existing enterprise applications and their infrastructure to the public cloud
  • Architectural implementation of off-the-shelf or customer specific applications in close collaboration with international project teams or software engineers, architects and business specialists
  • Support in pre-sales, proposals and business development for projects, strategic vendor selection and service delivery
  • Act as gatekeeper for CI/CD gates such as Sonar, Nexus, JUnit, code coverage, etc.
  • Evaluation and implementation of new technical standards, design principles and architectural methods
  • Mentoring of team members
  • Deliver thought leadership in the form of papers, case studies
Your Skills:

  • Degree in computer- or natural science and at least 10 years' experience in large software projects using modern enterprise Java technology and frameworks (JEE, Spring) and related technologies (CI/CD tooling, RDBMS/ NoSQL, Jackson, etc.)
  • At least 2 years' experience as architect in these types of projects
  • Understanding of architectural methods e.g. Agile architecture, TOGAF, Zachman, ArchiMate
  • Profound knowledge in the design, development and implementation of large applications and complex systems
  • You think agile, yet you can also effectively manage stakeholders that maintain older or alternative ways of working
  • Very good understanding of DevOps, continuous integration/ delivery and pipeline phases, security/ applied cryptography
  • Experience with Spring framework, RESTful, JSON, OpenAPI/ Swagger and consumer driven API contract testing
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Spring Boot
  • Experience with one of the platforms: AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, Open Shift, Cloud Foundry with understanding of the breadth of end to end technology stack and depth with one platform
  • Should be a practitioner on Could foundry principles and having knowledge on 12/15 Factor App strategy
  • Fluent in English and German; good writing and presentation skills, and excellent communicative skills
  • Flexible, stress resistant, willing to travel
  • Passion for innovation and technology, self-motivation, always willing to learn, enjoying new challenges and having an extraordinary team spirit
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