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Job Description

Job Description


The Cloud Architect will be responsible for designing and implementing cloud-based solutions, that are highly secure, resilient, fault-tolerant, and compliant for different business units within Etihad.  The Cloud Architect will collaborate with different stakeholders, leading the design and implementation of cutting-edge cloud solutions, provide technical expertise and architectural guidance to ensure alignment with business objectives, Etihad well architected principles and industry best practices.


•    Develop cloud architecture blueprints, including high-level and detailed designs that are secure, cost-efficient, scalable & reliable.
•    Design and implement public/private cloud-based architectures that span cloud infrastructure, platforms & services to support the requirements of various business units within Etihad.
•    Implement cloud cost management & governance frameworks, processes, guardrails that are aligned with Etihad well architected principles & industry best practices.
•    Develop proof-of-concepts, provide hands-on expertise to develop Cloud native solutions to engineering teams, accelerate DevSecOps, IaC, Cloud Observability, automations adoption

Education & Experience

•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree in a technology discipline
•    10+ years’ experience in Cloud technologies and cloud operating models
•    Azure/AWS/GCP Solution Architect Certified 
•    Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills on the cloud
•    Solid understanding of Cloud services including Compute, Databases, Storage, AI/ML, Analytics, Networking, Security, Multi-Cloud, Cloud services monitoring 
•    Experienced in assessing existing infrastructure & applications, identifying migration/optimization opportunities, devising migration strategy & roadmaps
•    Cloud Cost Management/FinOps – Workload estimation, optimization, right sizing, reservations, cloud spend tracking, budgeting, forecasting
•    Well versed with Cloud Security – IAM, RBAC, Directories, data privacy, regulatory compliance, security standards on cloud
•    Experienced in microservices, Kubernetes, OpenShift, Infrastructure as Code, DevOps, Serverless, Functions

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the world’s leading airlines. From its home in Abu Dhabi, Etihad flies to passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Together with Etihad’s codeshare partners, Etihad’s network offers access to hundreds of international destinations. In recent years, Etihad has received numerous awards for its superior service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme and more. Etihad is recognised as one of the world’s leading airlines in response to COVID-19 and was the first airline in the world to fully vaccinate its crew on board.

Etihad sees tackling the climate crisis as the most important issue of our time, and through strategic partnerships with major global aviation brands and OEMs, Etihad is relentless in its pursuit of industry decarbonisation.

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