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15Yrs -20 Yrs       Gurgaon     Openings: 1

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Our client is a leading global information services leader. They partner with the world’s leading organisations in business, finance and government to provide the unrivalled insights, perspectives and intelligence lead to well-informed, confident decisions. The company serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500 across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

The Job:

We’re looking for a Director – Architecture with expertise and passion for solving complex problems in globally distributed systems. You will lead the definition and implementation of these business-critical cloud architectures and cloud migration journeys in collaboration with the Office of the CTO and architects in Automotive Insights and other businesses to setup the foundation and best practices for the long-term.

Your role, as a strategic member of the team, will bridge the gap between business capability and the technology solution by designing cloud native solution architectures and guide the development team in its implementation.

Your role will also be a partner to the Product Owners, applying technology to derive maximum business value in a way that strikes the right balances between efficiency, usability, budgets and business innovation. The role reports to the Product development leader and interfaces with Global development teams, Advanced Analytics teams, and Product stakeholders.

  • Design cloud architecture across growth product lines, analyze technology options for implementation, and select the most relevant in terms of technology, human and financial resources
  • Be a subject matter expert and ensure alignment to overall architecture goals
  • Collaborate with the product development, architecture, security & management teams by clearly articulating the target technical environment and direction, and ensuring compliance with those parameters across implementation stages
  • Identify gaps and improve current application architecture designs and migration roadmaps to new cloud architectures
  • Enable development teams to put tools and processes in place to uncover any gaps in end-to-end architecture and ensure the reliability of our applications to successfully run customer workloads in VMWare Cloud (VMC) and AWS
  • Participate in assessing new and existing technologies, using rapid prototyping approaches to evaluate innovations and ensure products and services can integrate into Operations
  • Ensure cloud implementations realize strategic value with maximum reliability & availability, performance & scalability, security & compliance, manageability, data quality and integration with optimal costs
  • Develop and promote reference architectures & standards across solutions and integration of those solutions
Your Profile

​​​​​​We are looking for a highly motivated and innovative Director – Architecture to join our client's growing and strategic Automotive Insights business to design the forecasting data and insights platform.

An Engineering Graduate from a reputed Institute with 15+ years working on design and implementation of information, solution or technical architecture, middleware and information analysis in a cloud and multi-tier environment

  • In-depth knowledge of architectural principles and services used to develop cloud architectures, worked on cloud migration programs, review workload architectures, and provide guidance on how to address solution related issues
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of solutions, components and costing of Amazon Web Services (AWS) across applications, databases, data lake, storage, integrations and infrastructure
  • Exposure and understanding of existing and emerging technologies
  • Experience working with teams in Agile methodologies, including estimations for development activities
  • Ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions