Application Architect - Azure DevOps and Cloud Specialist (All Cities, RO)

Bucharest, Iasi
Architecture, Cloud Technology

The Application and Integration Management (AIM) department at Cegeka is responsible for managing and supporting business-critical applications for clients. As an Application Architect within the AIM team, specializing in Azure DevOps and Cloud, you will play a crucial role in designing and architecting solutions with a strong focus on Azure and the Azure DevOps stack.  As an Application Architect within Cegeka's AIM department, you will collaborate closely with the Design Authority to create robust and scalable solutions that simplify the maintenance of business-critical applications. You will be responsible for designing and architecting solutions that leverage the Azure platform and the Azure DevOps stack. Your expertise will be focused on building and optimizing CI/CD setups and Release Management setups, ensuring efficient and automated software delivery processes. #LI-AP1

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand application requirements and design Azure based solutions that meet their needs. 
  • Design and architect CI/CD setups, leveraging Azure DevOps tools and services. 
  • Develop and document application architectures, considering factors such as scalability, performance, security, and maintainability. 
  • Ensure adherence to architectural standards, guidelines, and best practices in solution design. 
  • Stay up to date with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices related to Public Cloud with emphasis on Azure DevOps. 
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to the development team, assisting with the implementation of architectural solutions. 
  • Define and implement CI/CD pipelines, automated build and release processes, and infrastructure-as-code practices. 
  • Configure and optimize Release Management setups for seamless software deployments. 
  • Evaluate and recommend tools, frameworks, and technologies to support the application architecture. 
  • Work closely with the Design Authority to align architectural designs and solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, testers, and project managers, to integrate Azure services into application architectures effectively.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders, explaining architectural decisions and providing recommendations based on best practices.
  • Stay up to date with the latest Azure and DevOps technologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Identify opportunities to improve CI/CD and Release Management setups, optimize software delivery processes, and enhance overall application performance and reliability.
  • Proactively contribute to architectural reviews and provide feedback to improve the quality and efficiency of solution designs

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as an Application Architect, specializing in Azure and Azure DevOps.
  • Strong understanding of application design principles, patterns, and best practices, specifically in the context of Azure and DevOps.
  • Proficiency in designing and implementing CI/CD pipelines and Release Management setups using Azure DevOps tools and services.
  • In-depth knowledge of Azure services and solutions relevant to application development and deployment.
  • Azure certification is a must, or a willingness to obtain certification. Preferred certifications include: Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate, Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer Expert and Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert.
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code practices and tools, such as Azure Resource Manager (ARM) templates or Terraform.
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies, such as Docker and Kubernetes, and their integration with Azure.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to design scalable and reliable solutions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

What are we offering:

  • 22 Annual Vacation days, 3 sick days that are not carried over the next year (no medical certificate required), plus a seniority day added every 3 years in the company
  • Floating days (free day for public holiday that falls in weekend)
  • 13th salary prorated according to the number of worked months in a year
  • Monthly budget of 600 RON gross and choose to invest in: meal tickets, private pension and insurance packages, holidays packages, gifts, cultural and entertainment activities, alongside exclusive offers from + 2000 providers
  • Private health insurance package for services covering prevention, diagnosis and treatment 
  • You can access an operational car leasing contract by supporting a fixed monthly instalment which covers all operation costs of a car and other additional services (insurance, maintenance, repairs, and administrative cost) 
  • We do everything we can to help our employees grow and use their strengths through a facilitated personal development plan (Training Budget, Certifications in line with well-known vendors)
  • Wellbeing at the center - we know that there is more to our lives than our jobs, therefore we make sure to tackle wellbeing aspects of our day to day lives through specialized sessions, webinars and internal programs according to our employee's input
  • In close cooperation is a value we live by, through #MomentsThatMatter: monthly hangout parties, team buildings, gamified online experiences
Your ambition will only grow together with Cegeka, as you are given the space and context to develop.

Adrian Ilie

.NET Software Developer, Cegeka Romania

Aspire to more

For more than 25 years we have handled projects with drive and passion, providing IT solutions that are “tailored” to our customers. This is achievable through our teams of specialists, who are determined to define themselves everyday as the best professionals they can be within the market and leave their mark on IT projects where our impact matters. Given the right circumstances, we believe that together, we can find what enables you to learn faster, grow more and achieve more. Aspire to more.

Teams are were we live, so we always work together here. With passion, and most of all, with a lot of fun, within a culture driven by family values: respect, personal development and entrepreneurship. With a lot of freedom and responsibility. Be part of the next growth phase of a proud, successful, fast-growing, innovative, European IT company full of ambitions.

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