SENIOR IT ARCHITECT - DATA/CLOUD (RIYADH)

Posted 9 days ago
Contract type: Permanent
Workplace: Riyadh Saudi Arabia

Our client is a global management consulting firm and leading advisor on business strategy. It’s one of the Big3.
They support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together their interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

We are looking for an SENIOR IT ARCHITECT who will collaborate with colleagues on national and international projects, independently structuring project modules and supporting younger project members.
If you want to turn the challenges of digitization into the solutions of the future, join the team in tackling the core IT issues of leading global companies. Deploy customized platforms, architectures, strategies, and organizations to leverage the digital potential of our customers and drive true innovation, with state-of-the-art technologies such as cloud computing, AI, blockchain, microservices, and containerization.
You'll work on several projects closely with professional colleagues who are cross-functional on projects. The industries where you could work on will be Oil&Gas, Energy, Public sector, Technology media e Telecommunications, Financial Institutions, Banking & Assurance, Private equity.

You are good at:

  • Shaping the digital transformation of globally leading companies, ensuring their success by evaluating their clients' digital capabilities and performing feasibility studies;
  • Managing small, agile development teams in strategic IT implementation programs, establish modern practices like DevOps and CI/CD, and be responsible for the technical implementation of crucial digital requirements such as cyber resilience;
  • Analyzing, developing, and optimizing cutting-edge, customized IT architectures while applying your comprehensive understanding of legacy IT, enterprise solutions, and current market developments such as cloud computing, microservices and blockchain.


This position is open to professionals who have verticalization on:

  • Data (e.g., data governance, data architecture, analytics, etc.)
  • Cloud (e.g., with previous employers such as Amazon/ AWS, Azure/ Microsoft, and Google Cloud or cloud transformation projects in consulting)


Requirements:

  • Degree in computer science, (business) informatics, or a related discipline;
  • From 4 to 8 years of relevant experience in IT Consulting or software development;
  • Knowledge of modern technologies such as machine learning, cyber resilience, DevOps, agile methods, AI, and robotics aren't just buzzwords, but essential to sustainable IT architectures
  • Broad technical expertise and interest in technology trends;
  • Feeling particularly comfortable in interdisciplinary teams and global contexts;
  • Experience with hyperscalers, with additional certifications from AWS, Azure, GCP, AliCloud, or TencentCloud
  • Good at understanding and communicating complex topics in English (Arabic is a plus)
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel to our client locations in the Middle East and beyond)


If you fit the description above, you're hunger to get involved in one of the world's leading companies and eager to gain international experience, then apply below! Add your individual strengths to their unique team, always there to support you. Together with them and their clients, you’ll turn digital visions into reality!

Headquarters: Riyadh
Compensation scheme: tax-free annual salary, variable component (MBO), company-paid housing and more other benefits

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