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Cloud Architect

Employee | Tech | Professional | Spain | Madrid | 2023-09-21 | REQ-10059525


In ING we are looking for…

Your role and work environment:

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Cloud Architect to join our Technical Architecture Team of the Architecture CoE

The responsibility of this team is guiding the bank through new paths and help deliver the bank of the future for our customers

Your key responsibilities:

As a Cloud Architect you will:

Define cloud strategy to support initiatives across the company and co-create the architectural designs at different temporal horizons, defining the target cloud architecture, and the foreseen transitions, while ensuring the proper guidelines to set up to guarantee security, efficiency, cost control, data protection, avoid vendor locking, etc.

Design the public cloud landing zone and its evolution, as the foundation to ensure all aspects related to multi-account architecture, identity and access management, governance, data security, network design, and logging are properly included.

Be accountable for the evolution of the use of the cloud across IT chains and domains that consume the cloud services in terms of functionals, non-functionals, risk, security, technical debt, migration, roadmaps, etc.

Define global standards in collaboration with other Architects, Engineers, IT Leads, etc.

Positively contribute to the roadmap definition, providing guidance to the business and delivery leadership and assessing the impact of the main initiatives at the inception phase

Provide guidance to Engineers, managers and teams/squads in the use of public cloud, by describing design patterns in Cookbooks together with the Engineering discipline. Describes how these best practices can be implemented in practice

Ensure that the architecture is implemented according to the design, measuring and tracking technical/tactical debt

What are we looking for?

Want to know if this job is made for you? These are some of the qualities that we value the most for this role. And if the shoe fits… don’t hesitate to apply!

Work experience: 3-5y in Architecture.

Hands-on experience with public cloud, preferably with Azure or GCP. Azure or GCP certifications will contribute positively.

Terraform, Ansible, Helm, Kubernetes Microservices Architecture, API design, Event Driven Architecture.

Good understanding of the security principles and patterns, at different viewpoints: application, transport, infra…

Good communication skills (written /verbal).

Ability to operate at own initiative with a pro-active attitude, within the

directions and confines of management and Bank policy.

Ability to liaise with a broad range of people, including line management, senior management, external suppliers and related people.

Problem solving ability and strong analytical skills.

Fluent English both written and oral.

Accuracy and attention to details.

Experience working in a team; exhibits clear behaviour of a team player execution driven.

Demonstrated experience in hands on development leadership role.

Proven experience in Agile environments and can work individually and as a team member.

Demonstrated involvement in successful change initiatives associated with IT in business.

In-depth understanding of banking environment, products and processes.

What do we offer?

The time you spend at work, the challenges you face or the lessons you get are very important, but… What about your personal life? At ING we want your work to fulfil you in every way, and that is why we take care of even the smallest details.

Check out what is waiting for you!

Flexible schedule and 100% flexible e-working.

Work or e-work? We have a totally flexible model: keeping both our customers and your colleagues in mind, you can choose the one that best suits you all.

Restaurant card.

So that thinking about what to have for lunch doesn’t take up your time or your cravings.

Our house will be your home.

In our offices you can find electric mobility solutions, doctor, hairdresser, gym, urban orchard, The Good Service (to help you with your errands) and much more!

Life insurance.

We hope you don't need to use it!

Health insurance.

For you and all your family (spouse/partner and children).

Flexible remuneration.

In addition, you will enjoy our flexible remuneration model, through which you can access other services such as nursery, transport card, training aids…

Free company shuttle.

It doesn't matter where you live. We have 6 routes (North, Central, South, A5, A42 and A6) to get you to our ING office in Madrid comfortably.

Banking benefits.

Special loan or mortgage terms after 6 months working at the bank.

And you can benefit from our pension plan after 2 years with us.

More health, more sports.

Runners club with your own trainer.

Clinics with professional, world-class athletes.

Physiotherapy service on site.

Gympass service.

Get to know Us

We are a team of more than 1000 people sharing one idea: doing our bit in helping our clients create a better future for themselves, by providing them with the tools they need to get where they want to go.

A fully online bank where technology, innovation, simplicity and transparency are the main ingredients, and the first one to work with agile methodologies.

And although we are based in Spain, we are lucky to work with international and diverse teams every day across 44 countries.

Making things happen, helping others be successful, always being one step ahead—that’s our DNA. If you look at yourself in the mirror and your reflection matches our way of being


Questions about this opportunity?

Feel free to contact Itziar Urcelay Perez, Recruiter. e-mail: or Phone: +34 (916) 349250

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