Senior IT Architect

Kategorie: Development/Engineering
Stadt: Darmstadt, Hessen, Deutschland
Stellen ID: J0519-1883
Anstellungsart: Vollzeit


For multiple projects based out of our Darmstadt offices we are seeking IT infrastructure architects and Engineers. In these roles you will have the opportunity to work in an exciting and dynamic multicultural environment looking to deliver state of the art infrastructure solutions for space and other clients.


Your specific tasks will be determined by your assigned project manager at CGI. Currently foreseen tasks may include:
• Drive the definition of Cloud strategies and governance
• Specify Cloud deployment platforms
• Trade-off of potential solutions and justification of selected candidate
• Define solutions in design documents
• Describe interfaces between a Cloud platform and the hosted applications
• Present solutions to the clients
• Support definition of the overall application architecture
• Estimate resource budgets
• Provide first pricing estimates
• Oversee the development of Cloud deployment platforms


With a minimum of 5 years professional experience you will be confident in defining, implementing IT infrastructure solutions in your specialist area(s) with a willingness to learn and expand your skills in line with industry trends and client needs. You understand the importance of excellent communication skills in both written and verbal English and German in engaging with the IT stakeholders, both from the business and technical sides.
Comfortable in a client-facing role, you will have a keen interest in IT industry trends, maintaining a high awareness of future technologies that we can seek to offer to the benefit of our clients.
Essential Skills (at least a large majority of those)
• Overview of the various Cloud stacks, e.g. Pivotal, Hitachi Vantara, OpenShift, OpenStack, Kubernetes
• Understanding of the crucial problems and solutions for each of the layers of the stacks (from Compute, Storage, Network up to application orchestration)
• Experience with defining Cloud/Transformation strategies
• Experience with defining the DevOps approach and tooling that supports the development
• Experience with Microservices architectures and Container Orchestration
• Experience with storage and backup architectures
• Understanding of security implications and solutions
• Ability to work at an abstract level, describe solutions in design documents, present convincingly to the client
• Experience with modelling IT architectures
• Excellent command of English verbally and in writing

• Experience working in an Agile environment
• Eligibility to enter the security clearance process
• Experience with designing architectures for systems that require accreditation by national security agencies
• ITIL certification
• Familiarity with designing networks

CGI encourages all its employees to take an active part in the direction of the business and offers an attractive benefits package including share-purchasing plans, employee bonus schemes and childcare support. We are committed to a sustainable future and as such offer free local public transport to our Darmstadt members.

Was erwartet Sie bei uns

Die Zukunft der IT neu gestalten im starken Konzern.

Außergewöhnliche Zeiten fordern uns heraus. Der digitale Wandel schreitet voran und CGI unterstützt und begleitet seine Kunden auf diesem Weg. Dabei bieten wir eine Vielzahl neuer Möglichkeiten innerhalb der Digitalisierung und der IT von Morgen.

Bei CGI macht Arbeit und Erfolg haben Spaß. Denn wir bringen Menschen, Prozesse und Technologie zusammen. Wir wollen nicht nur unsere Aufträge erfüllen, sondern auch unsere Kunden erfolgreich bei ihrem Wandel begleiten und sie immer wieder begeistern. Dass uns beides regelmäßig gelingt, verdanken wir in erster Linie unseren motivierten Kollegen. Die Identifikation mit unserer Unternehmensphilosophie zeigt im täglichen Miteinander, was das Arbeiten bei CGI so außergewöhnlich macht.

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