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Kenya, Nairobi · Information Technology

Job Summary
We are seeking a skilled and experienced Infrastructure/Cloud Architect to join our IT team. As an Infrastructure/Cloud Architect, you will play a key role in designing, implementing, and overseeing the organization's cloud and infrastructure solutions. The ideal candidate should have 3 to 5 years of relevant experience, a strong background in cloud technologies, and a proven ability to architect scalable and resilient infrastructure.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional IT teams to understand business requirements and technical goals.
  • Design and implement scalable and secure cloud architectures for applications and services.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive infrastructure as code (IaC) solutions for automated deployment and management.
  • Assess and recommend cloud services based on application and business needs.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to development and operations teams.
  • Collaborate with security teams to implement and enforce security measures for infrastructure.
  • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of CI/CD pipelines for continuous delivery.
  • Conduct performance analysis and capacity planning for infrastructure scalability.
  • Stay updated on emerging trends and best practices in cloud and infrastructure technologies.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of infrastructure-related projects.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 3 to 5 years of proven experience as an Infrastructure/Cloud Architect.
  • Proficiency in at least one major cloud platform (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure as code (IaC) principles and tools (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation).
  • Experience with containerization and orchestration tools (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Familiarity with serverless computing concepts and implementations.
  • Proficient in scripting and automation languages (e.g., Python, Bash).
  • Strong understanding of networking principles and best practices.
  • Experience in designing and implementing secure and compliant infrastructure.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proactive attitude towards learning and staying updated on industry trends.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in computer science or a related field.
  • Relevant cloud certifications (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect).
  • Experience with multiple cloud platforms.
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices and tools.
  • Previous experience in a lead or managerial role.
  • Contribution to open-source projects or a strong portfolio of previous work.


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