Cloud Architect

Arnhem  ‐ Onsite


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We are on the lookout for an experienced Cloud Architect with a focus on Azure, to join our client's efforts in the energy sector. In this pivotal role, you'll guide the development of our client's cloud platform, playing a key part in their IT migration projects towards Azure, contributing significantly to their cloud strategy and operational excellence.

Assignment Details:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 12 months with possible extension
  • Work Location: Arnhem with hybrid working model; occasional travel required

  • Leading the architectural development and continuous improvement of our Azure cloud platform.
  • Providing strategic direction and technical guidance on application migrations to Azure.
  • Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, including migration teams in the Netherlands and Germany, to align platform development with migration efforts.
  • Engaging with IT leadership, operations stakeholders, and managed service providers to prioritize technical backlog items.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in cloud architecture, with a strong focus on Microsoft Azure.
  • Profound knowledge of Azure services, architecture design, and best practices.
  • Expertise in cloud services management, security, and compliance within Azure.
  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps practices and tools for CI/CD pipelines, monitoring, and automation.
  • Solid understanding of IT operations, service management, and managed services.
  • Excellent communication skills in English; Dutch language proficiency is a plus.
  • Must reside within 1 hour of Arnhem and be capable of working at least 2 days per week in the office.

Apply Now:

If you are based in the Netherlands and interested in this role, please reach out to Jawwad Saleem via or send an email to with an updated CV.

NB: For this role, we are specifically looking for candidates already located in the Netherlands as we cannot offer relocation or visa support. Additionally, proficiency in Dutch, while not mandatory, is considered a significant advantage.

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.
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