Cloud Solution Architect - Dutch

The Hague  ‐ Onsite


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Darwin Recruitment is collaborating with a key governmental entity to recruit an experienced Cloud Solution Architect for their Transition Cloud Services program aimed at modernizing municipal computerization and automation.

Assignment Details:
  • Location: The Hague, Hybrid (flexibility to work remotely)
  • Hours per Week: 32
  • Duration: 8 months (Extendable)
  • Start Date:
  • Hourly Rate: In consultation

Role Overview:

The Cloud Solution Architect will play a dual role in both shaping the cloud vision and implementing robust cloud solutions within a government context. You will be integral to the architectural design, setup, and strategic direction of cloud initiatives, ensuring alignment with broader municipal transformation goals.

  • Develop and refine the Cloud Architecture with a focus on agnostic frameworks in line with Common Ground principles.
  • Evaluate vendor proposals and ensure they meet the established architectural standards.
  • Champion Cloud and DevOps methodologies within the department.
  • Draft and oversee a multi-year application migration roadmap.
  • Participate in vendor discussions and support the implementation phase.
  • Ensure the quality and coherence of cloud architectures and migrations.
  • Foster knowledge transfer to the developing Cloud Center of Excellence.

Experience & Skills Required:
  • Degree in higher education with relevant vocational training.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Cloud Architecture design and consultation.
  • Strong background in managing Cloud transitions, especially with Azure and AWS.
  • Proficient in application development and CI/CD Pipelines in Cloud environments.
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills, with fluency in Dutch & English.
  • Minimum 3 years of Agile methodology experience, with at least 1 year in a DevOps setting.
  • Previous experience within the Dutch government or municipal sectors is beneficial.
  • Knowledge and experience with MS Azure Cloud & tooling hyperscalers.

Apply Now:

If you are based in The Netherlands and interested in this role, please contact Jawwad Saleem at or send an email to with your updated CV.

Note: For this role, candidates must be currently located in The Netherlands as we cannot provide relocation. Fluency in Dutch is required.

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