Lead Architect

Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions Slovakia

Place of work
Košice
Contract type
full-time
Start date
ASAP

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

General description
• Responsible for the conceptual design, architecture and the technical solution using multiple technologies and corresponding vendors. Guarantees realization, implementation and functionality of the developed solution.
• The role includes consultancy for potential customer in presales period, analysis of customer demands, conversion of the requirements into a technical specification, evaluation of production costs. Additionally steers the international team of experts in order to deliver solution and to define the SLA’s specifications including the transition and transformation phase to handover solution to support/operational delivery units.
• As a "Lead Architect" you understand the latest developments of physical or virtual networks in cloud and container technology. You drive the further development of the network in our OpenStack-based cloud platform in the interest of customers and the OpenSource community.

Key accountabilities
The Public Cloud Product Unit operates on a national and international level, for medium-sized and large companies. With the new Managed Services Public Cloud, we develop, market and operate agile, cloud-native, forward-looking products and services for the digital world. We see ourselves as innovation drivers and make our customers' business fit for the digital future. Our mission: To be successful in tomorrow, we need to think now about the day after tomorrow - and always together with our customers.

In the Open Telekom Cloud Delivery, we have broken new ground and created an environment in which a completely new type of product based on open source community software is driven forward with the procedures and principles of a community approach. Lean structures, agile and innovative methods and procedures as well as an extremely innovation-driven environment determine our actions.

With this dynamic and agile orientation, we are the anchor point for the Public Cloud business area in the Deutsche Telekom Group.

We are measured by the delivery of innovative solutions from our platforms and we are consistently focused on this goal. Together with our platform partner and other partners from the OpenStack Ecosystem, we are working sustainably on the further development of the platform. Security and quality aspects are incorporated into the development right from the start in order to create a highly innovative and attractive public cloud product based on German and European security and data protection standards.

We are looking for you to join our team: people who are professionals and evangelists with a great deal of enthusiasm for technology and who will master this challenge together with us.

This includes the following tasks:
• You will be involved in the design, operation and further development of OpenStack-based services on the Open Telekom Cloud Platform in the network area in close contact with the manufacturers.
• You do not do a manual task twice, but you consistently automate using common automation frameworks.
• You further develop the physical and virtual network architecture, taking IT security aspects into account.
• You work enthusiastically and hands-on directly on the technology.
• You will work together with specialists from our team and other Deutsche Telekom teams on the technology topics of public cloud, open source and security.
• You are a trustworthy consultant for Public Cloud technology in the area of networks internally and for key customers.
• You will prepare materials for presentations and advise management on technology decisions.
• Act as key technical lead and solve and coordinate activities across related technologies/outside own team, steer international teams as participants on the projects
• Work with vendor on correcting critical product defects. Propose and present the T-Systems interest in the future development of the product
• Develop new concepts and products including roadmaps for the future of the product, covering the applications as well as the technologies in the infrastructure considering market trends

Management scope
• Serve as point of escalation, review, and approval for architecture issues
• Manage team consisting of internal resources, external suppliers and vendors up to 15 people
• Manage the conception, planning and implementation of the contractually agreed services results
• Lead technical workshop with customer to gather parameters required for migration possible specialization (optional for recruitment reasons)

Wage (gross)

From 2 500 EUR/monthFinal salary is negotiable. We are offering base salary depending on seniority level and previous experience of candidate. In addition to base salary we provide variable part and other financial benefits. Base salary will not be lower than 2500€ /brutto.

Employee perks, benefits

• Possibility of Teleworking or Home office
• Cafeteria - individual financial benefit
• Trainings and development opportunities (Coursera, Percipio full access for free)
• Pension savings contribution
• Extra vacation days
• Referral bonus /financial/
• Discounts at various providers in Košice
• Team buildings online
• Work-life Program and Coaching
• Health Weeks
• Sport Activities
• Weekend Events
• Doctors at workplace
• Credit card
• Rotations possibilities

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Information technologies

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) and German - Upper intermediate (B2)

Number of years of experience

Information technologies
7

Personality requirements and skills

IT Technical Skills
• Operating Systems - Expert (6 years)
• Networking - Expert (6 years)
• Security - Advanced
• Programming languages - Advanced
• Virtualization - Advanced
• Field specific applications - Expert (6 years)

Soft skills
Expert in:
• Communication
• Analytical thinking
• Team cooperation
• Training and mentoring
• Presentation skills
• Negotiation skills

Other skills
• Financial literacy - Intermediate
• Project Management - Basic
• Leadership skills - Advanced
• Quality management - Intermediate
• Focus on modern Cloud technologies (Public Clouds, preferably OpenStack-based, Docker, Kubernetes) or excellent networking with the relevant OpenSource communities and many years of experience in OpenSource projects.
• Very good knowledge in software defined networks (eg. VLANs), routing (eg. BGP, ARP), firewalls (eg. L4, SNAT/DNAT, iptables) and physical networking (eg. DWDM, routing/switching).
• Exercised in network debugging.
• In-depth knowledge of Linux (eg. Network, logging-concepts), system tools (eg. sudo, SSH), and services (eg. LDAP, NTP).
• Very good experience with virtualization and OpenStack (specifically Neutron and other network-related service).
• Very good knowledge of the close integration of development and application operation in the Cloud especially in Automation with Ansible and Ansible Tower/AWX.
• Very good knowledge of agile development processes as well as experience in the close integration of development and application operation in the cloud (DevOps).
• Experience with modern tools for collaboration in an agile environment (e.g. GitHub, JIRA, Confluence).
• Detailed programming experience with Python and shell scripting.
• Excellent ability to assess technical solutions and to make the necessary decisions when solving them.
• Experience with common OpenSource Config-Management Tools.
• Broad and deep knowledge about state-of-the-art technologies and products.
• Ability to create and maintain technical documentation for complex solutions.

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Brief description of the company

Deutsche Telekom Systems Solutions Slovakia s.r.o. is one of the two legal entities promoted under one brand Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions Slovakia. Our parent company Deutsche Telekom AG decided to take strategic steps towards structural change, which resulted in the splitting of T-Systems Slovakia into two legal entities, operating, as of July 1, 2020.
Our original brand T-Systems Slovakia has been inextricably linked with Kosice region since January 2006. We proved this the very next year, when we became one of the founding members of Košice IT Valley association.
Over the last decade, we have managed to grow from scratch to being the second largest employer in the eastern part of the country. At the same time, with more than 3,900 employees, we are one of the top fifteen largest employers in Slovakia. Thanks to our highly qualified and motivated employees, we are the company with the fastest growth in added value within the IT industry in Slovakia. Our goal is to proactively find new ways to improve and continuously transform into the type of company providing innovative services.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Deutsche Telekom IT Solutions Slovakia
Žriedlová 13
040 01 Košice
https://www.deutschetelekomitsolutions.sk/

Contact

Kontaktná osoba: Ing. Lenka Kiššová
E-mail: poslať životopis
ID: 4061635  Dátum zverejnenia: 12.7.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 500 EUR/month