Senior Cloud Architect

Covestro AG Pittsburgh , PA 15201

Posted 4 weeks ago

We are Covestro. We are curious. We are courageous. We are colorful. We refined Chemical material solutions with game-changing products. Let us empower you to push boundaries. Join us and our 18,150 colleagues now and together we will make the world a brighter place.


As a Sr. Cloud Architect, you will design, implement and operate complex application platforms for cloud platforms

Main Responsibilities

  • Act as internal consultant regarding technology areas and process optimization

  • Design the architecture of the company's IT landscape regarding data, application and technology

  • Drive system consolidation and data integration as well as the standardization of technologies and solutions

  • Gather and share knowledge about current market solutions and trends and introduce new technology based on business needs

  • Map and consolidate business requirements into a suitable design of IT solutions or services

  • Take active roles in DevOps teams, pre-projects, projects or solution enhancements

  • Full responsibility for performing of complex tasks in adequate, quality

  • Providing qualified assistance and support

  • Contribution to resources management

  • Ensure adherence to operation guidelines and compliance to standards

  • Follow and contribute to continuous improvement processes

  • Ensure own knowledge about best practices and the current market, solutions

  • Management of Subprojects with functional responsibility

  • Managing of projects of limited scope with full responsibility


Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors Degree

A minimum of 6 years of experience in creating infrastructure platforms to include servers, databases, firewalls.

Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python or Powershell to generate software defined infrastructure.

Essential Skills:

Experience in a variety of business functions.



Are you as curious, courageous and colorful as we are? If so, we can offer you an exciting career opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and resume. Become part of our team - apply now!

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