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Senior Cloud Architect - Aarhus

We have established a data platform that is a combination of Databricks and Azure services, which we would like to take to the next level. For that we are looking for a motivated cloud architect that can drive the best practices around cloud-based infrastructure and cloud services in the analytical domain.


About the job

You will become part of Arla Analytics Powerhouse (APH) where we deliver data and advanced analytics across Arla’s value chain and enable our colleagues to utilize data. You will work together with our core platform team responsible for our cloud based data platform, where your skills and expertise will guide the team in utilizing the possibilities in modern cloud practices. We are currently setting up our future datacatalog, streaming capabilities and are defining how our MLOps setup should be, you are going to play a crucial role in these areas. Another key aspect of the job is to help with our container deployment strategy, which will support the future way of deploying solutions.


Your main responsibilities are

  • Solution designs and architecture best practices for our cloud-based analytics domain (currently Azure and Databricks)
  • Design, build and maintain the cloud-based infrastructure of our platforms
  • Provide technical guidance to the team for the design, implementation and support of new cloud platform architecture
  • Automation of deployments and provide best practice when working with cloud services
  • Guide and cooperate with the rest of the team and the RTA in architectural discussions in a collaborative fashion


Furthermore, your tasks will be to


  • Lead and facilitate getting the work done, drive efficiency and focus through challenging priorities, estimates, and keeping the team and individuals focused on the agreed priorities
  • Provide solution design and architecture in relation to Epics and Features for the Data Foundation
  • Lead data engineering work and initiatives together with other Solution Architects and Data Engineers
  • Provide estimation to the Product Owner on Cloud related work
  • Support, coach and mentor data engineers within the cloud and infrastructure area
  • Support data engineers in other teams
  • Be on the forefront in terms of data platform related topics
  • Provide all the above using a servant leadership style, always challenge status quo and leading by example

Who are you?

You might have a degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Data Engineering or similar. Regardless of your background, it is important that you have a natural interest and curiosity in the data space and have worked with designing and implementing solutions on data platforms. You have working experience in cloud technologies, preferably Azure Cloud and

  • Knowledge of data and software architecture principles
  • Working experience within container technologies and deployment strategies
  • Experience with CI/CD principles and infrastructure as code
  • Experience in building serverless applications
  • General experience and knowledge about data platforms
  • Good communications and collaboration skills
  • Ability to support cloud architecture recommendations and decisions with research and reasoning

Application and contact

If this sounds like a job for you, please apply as soon as possible. For additional information please call APH RTA Christian Laasby Ladefoged on +45 91311895


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