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Senior cloud Architect

Ref: 15412435

Toegevoegd op 21 August 2023
Vacature locatie
Huis Ter Heide Ut
Contract type


We are looking for a Senior Cloud Architect to join our Akkodis IT team, our chosen candidate would work onsite at our client Ministry of Defense location Utrecht.


Akkodis is a worldwide market leader in the field of HR Solutions that deliver agile end-to-end solutions for our customers, including professional staffing and consulting, project services, managed services, customized solutions, and outsourcing projects.

At Akkodis IT you are given the opportunity to grow continuously as an expert within your specialist field. We exist to connect the smartest people and brightest businesses to the opportunities they need to thrive.



  • Developing and refining the organization's cloud strategy based on business goals and technical requirements.
  • Designing cloud-based solutions and architectures that are scalable, secure, and cost-effective, while considering factors like availability, performance, and disaster recovery.
  • Selecting appropriate cloud services (such as IaaS, PaaS, SaaS) and providers based on project needs and budget constraints.
  • Implementing infrastructure automation using tools like Terraform or Cloud-formation to provision and manage cloud resources.
  • Ensuring that the cloud architecture adheres to security best practices, compliance requirements, and industry standards.
  • Designing solutions that optimize cloud resource usage to minimize costs without sacrificing performance or functionality.
  • Planning and executing the migration of on-premises systems and applications to the cloud, ensuring minimal disruption and data integrity.
  • Monitoring and tuning cloud-based applications and systems to ensure optimal performance and responsiveness.
  • Designing architectures that provide high availability and disaster recovery capabilities, including failover and backup strategies.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including development, operations, security, and business stakeholders to align cloud initiatives with business goals.
  • Providing technical leadership and guidance to junior architects, engineers, and development teams.
  • Staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in cloud computing and related technologies, and evaluating their potential impact on the organization.
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation, architectural diagrams, and best practices for cloud-based systems.
  • Troubleshooting complex issues related to cloud infrastructure, performance, and security, and implementing effective solutions.
  • Estimating and planning for resource requirements based on projected workloads and growth.
  • Continuously assessing and improving cloud architecture designs based on lessons learned and feedback.
  • Managing relationships with cloud service providers, evaluating new services, and optimizing vendor contracts.
  • Providing guidance, training, and mentorship to team members and stakeholders to enhance their understanding of cloud technologies.
  • For the Private Cloud Platform project, we are looking for a colleague with knowledge and experience in cloud techniques, as well as storage, backup, recovery, and also the RHEL operating system.
  • We are looking for someone who has knowledge of the Cloud Management Platform (including storage substrate) and endpoint protection.

Important to consider

  • Due to security reasons, only Dutch citizens can apply for this vacancy.
  • Please note that a selection process for this position will take 8-9 weeks.
  • If you want to contribute to the national Dutch Defense & Security and be involved in a challenging project where you can fully utilize your expertise and develop your skills - then this opportunity is for you.

Experience required

  • Dell hardware
  • Nutanix virtualization
  • Tools like Terraform, GitLab, Kubernetes, and other Cloud Native tools
  • Experience in an Enterprise work environment

Benefits :

  • Competitive Salary + 8% holiday allowance
  • Lease car+ tank pass or public transport completely reimbursed
  • Educational budget
  • Pension based on the age (co-sharing)
  • 24 holidays

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