Cloud Architect

Erste Group IT International GmbH, o. z. Slovakia

Place of work
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
min. 3000 + EUR , - gross per month for this full time position, final salary might be higher depending on your skills and lenght of professional experience

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are on the hunt for a talented Cloud Architect to manage our company's cloud architecture and position in cloud environments and help us set up a Cloud Center of Competence.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of cloud computing and technology, as well as experience designing and transferring applications to the cloud. You should have a positive attitude and excellent communication skills to effectively share your knowledge.

Among your responsibilities will be to:
•Lead cultural change for cloud adoption
•Create a well-informed cloud strategy and manage the adaption process.
•Establish best practices and operating model for cloud computing.
•Regularly evaluate cloud applications, hardware, and software.
•Work closely with IT security to monitor the company's cloud privacy.
•Select cloud providers and vetting third-party services.
•Offer guidance in infrastructure and application migrations into the cloud.
•Identify cloud architecture solutions and trends to successfully meet our strategic needs.
•Oversee governance and mitigate risks associated with cloud.
•Create business cases, manage budgets and estimate cost

Employee perks, benefits

•We offer an autonomous and diversified position in an experienced team in international environment
•Flexible working time
•Possibility of home office
•Opportunity to speak English on daily basis
•Attractive annual performance related financial bonus
•Pension allowances paid by us
•4 days of extra holiday per year
•Language courses
•Paid sick leave
•Friendly, helpfull team and many more...

Information about the selection process

We thank all applicants for their interest in Erste Group IT International. We are very glad to receive CVs of all candidates that can possibly become our future colleagues.
After receiving your application, we will carefully evaluate it. Please note that due to time limitations we will contact only prospective candidates that meet our expectation best.
In case you are not selected for this particular position, we will keep your CV for possible contact in the future. If you are interested to know more about us and follow our openings in the future, please visit
Thank you once more for your interest.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Personality requirements and skills

•Deep knowledge and experience in design, operations and architecture of cloud infrastructure, platforms and applications
•High-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments
•Infrastructure automation through DevOps CICD pipelines
•Configuration management e.g. CloudFormation, Chef & Puppet
•Good knowledge of operating systems: Preference is a Linux based operating system (Red Hat) but prior experience as an administrator or architect in other operating systems is also helpful.
•You also need to be familiar with OS concepts and the pros and cons of using different operating systems.
•Good understanding of networking: TCP/IP, IP addresses, HTTP, DNS. Familiarity with networking concepts is before pursuing a role as a cloud architect.
•Computer Programming Languages: At least a minimal understanding of a programming/scripting language is necessary.
•Security: Security in the cloud is important, and consequently, a high-level understanding of key security concepts is a must for a Cloud Architect. Knowledge of basic security concepts is necessary.
•…current certifications as a Professional Cloud Solutions Architect (PCSA), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or other related certifications will be beneficial
•This person should have not only variety of technical and nontechnical skills, but also must be a great collaborator, as he or she will be also responsible for changing the culture of the workplace with cloud adoption.


Brief description of the company

EG IT INT is the IT services provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Group entities.
We provide development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions. Therefore, we play a strategic role within Erste Group, offering the best service for the best price.

Our services

IT solutions provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Holding and its CEE subsidiaries.
As part of Erste Group, Erste Group IT International (EG IT INT) provides development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions for the international banking business and therefore plays a strategic role within Erste Group.

Group IT solutions are provided in the following areas:
•Group-wide digital banking,
• Wholesale banking and capital markets,
• Bank steering functions (risk management & financial management) as well as BI systems and the Group Data Warehouse.

We operate offices in Austria, Slovakia and Czech Republic with more than 900 employees.

All services are provided to Erste Group entities and include:
• Management of software development and integration projects (planning of the required budget and resources, coordination of the requirements collection, specification and implementation)
• Requirements definition with the customers and their integration into the existing process landscape
• Software development, integration and testing based on elaborated technical concepts
• Architecture and business analysis
• Deployment of the solution (handover to operations)
• Operations and maintenance of applications (problem handling, bug fixing and minor improvements)
• Integration of third party software into the existing IT landscape

IT driven change
Being the best at IT also means being the best at change. We are an enabler for new emerging business lines at group level which go beyond country boundaries. We help new business lines to integrate quickly and become part of Erste Group. We serve as an agent of change.

Number of employees

250-499 employees

Company address

Erste Group IT International GmbH, o. z. Slovakia
Tomášikova 64
831 04 Bratislava


ID: 3598679   Dátum zverejnenia: 14.3.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   min. 3000 + EUR , - gross per month for this full time position, final salary might be higher depending on your skills and lenght of professional experience