At IWG plc (Permanent), in Porto, Portugal
Expires at : 2023-07-31
Remote policy : Full remote
We’re changing the world of work. We believe that business success is underpinned by the
effectiveness of its people. So we made it our mission to help millions of people have a great day at work every day. With locations in practically every country, city, town and transport hub, and options ranging from an hour’s coworking to multi-year office space leases, we enable people and businesses to work where, when and how they want.
As a Platform Architect for IWG you will
Be responsible for managing and solutioning our containerized ecosystem that delivers the
best of breed flexible office space product, utilizing our strong microservices platform.
Involved in the innovation pipeline and technology scouting processes (experiments, proof
of concepts) to ensure the development of forward-looking strategies to support the
business strategy on the platform.
Work with DevOps and Cloud Operations teams to deliver a best-in-class event driven and
containerized orchestration platform using cutting edge technologies.
Works as part of a wider team of enterprise, solution, data and platform architects reporting
to the Director of Architecture.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED TO SUCCEED :
You have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent, a Master's degree in information management or equivalent degree and / or experience.
You have at least 5 years of successful experience working in a global IT architecture role and 10+ years professional IT experience in a major, global organization.
Build and own the design and lifecycle of the platform from an architecture perspective.
Design, manage, maintain all quality and performance practices, standards, methodologies, and metrics
Ensure that the platform is not just a technical implementation but is implemented, maintained, and evolved as a product, aiming to serve our customers, both internal and external.
Ensure that the IWG Architecture vision is translated and implemented within the platform.
Strong experience in IT strategy and architecture.
Experience with Cloud based architectures and services (Azure, AWS, GCP), with Azure being
the main focus.
Strong development background, Agile, DevOps (Azure Devops and Helm).
Strong Experience with Containerization and managed (AKS) / unmanaged Kubernetes.
Experience in APIs, Microservice oriented architectures, Event Driven architectures.
Service Mesh and particularly Linked experience is assessed as a plus.
Good knowledge of the ELK stack.
Good business management knowledge with strong consulting, negotiation and influencing
Strong communication skills. Advanced English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills.
Strong analytical skills and a strategic, international and goal-oriented mindset.