Cloud Solution Architect

Riyadh /
Misk Foundation – Shared Services Digital Transformation /
Job Purpose
Performing ongoing analysis of digital and cloud systems used in the Foundation and providing assistance for digital and cloud implementation

Duties and Responsibilities
1.   Digital Advisory
·     Undertakes high level technical architecture & design activities on different projects
·     Evaluates and manages the cloud computing architecture in the Foundation, including front-end platforms, servers, storage and other related services
·     Evaluates 3rd party solutions, performs detailed technical assessments and advising business on integration and technical fit into existing architecture landscape.
·     Partners with business and technology subject-matter experts to elicit and translate business requirements into technology solutions & strategic direction.
·     Ensures solution design complies with the long-term strategic roadmap for all IT systems architecture.
·     Presents and evaluates high level project architecture
2.   Policies, Processes & Procedures
·     Follows all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
·     Coordinates with IT department to provide suitable solutions and helps in testing the solutions.
3.   Continuous Improvement
·     Contributes to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of processes and practices taking into account ‘international best practice’, improvement of business processes, cost reduction and productivity improvement.
4.   Reporting
·     Assists in the preparation of timely and accurate reports to meet the Foundation and department requirements, policies, and standards.
5.   Related Assignments
·     Performs other related duties or assignments as directed.
·     General
o   Saudi National (preferred)
·     Education
o   Bachelor’s degree in computer science, cloud computing or any related field.
o   MSc. is a plus
o   Professional certificates in related fields
·     5 - 8  years of experience in digital and Cloud Architect roles

1-Good verbal and written communications skills- Critical
2-Ability to work as a team - Critical
3-Cloud Infrastructure services- Critical
4-Strong technical alertness and computer troubleshooting skills - Critical
5- Web security and hosting - Critical
6- Linux operating systems- Critical
7- Backend DB administration (MySQL,SQL server) - Advanced
8- Excellent IT skills specifically in Cloud infrastructure services- Critical
9- Project management, prioritization, and time management- Important
10- IIS & Apache administration- Advanced
11- Computer Skills (Microsoft Office and Internet)- Advanced
12- Arabic Proficiency- Important
13- English Proficiency- Critical