Cloud Solutions Architect

Lisbon /
/ Hybrid
Founded in 2019, Volkswagen Digital Solutions (VWDS) plays a major role in the Volkswagen Group strategy of going digital, by developing software mainly for the digital ecosystems and internal corporate processes.

Split across 3 tech units: CODE (Core Operations + Development), MAN Digital Hub and SDC (Software Development Center), VWDS plays a key part of the digitalization strategy that is happening in the Group.

Our Mindset | Open for new ways, transparent in what we do and responsive to requests!
Our Target | Creating value, being customer focused and delivering continuously!

What you will be doing:
• Work closely with the development team (mainly DevOps engineers) and bridge the gap to the MAN Senior Management and stakeholders;
Lead, together with peers, the Product Management and Service Management of both Platform and Business Service - AWS Platform and CICD Platform (Gitlab, SonarQube);
Drive the standards and guidelines for these platforms;
Evangelize and consult internally project and product teams;
Take care about the big picture of how the Platforms are integrated with the overall MAN Truck & Bus landscape;
Take care of the overall platform security and set guardrails to help cloud initiatives to align with MAN IT Security Standards and implement/manage a pro-active alert management;
Ensure a smooth and continuous development experience for the dev team (prevent obstacles); you balance and funnel the distraction from the operational needs of the Platforms;
Work closely with AWS Service Team (TAM, SA, AM) for MAN Truck & Bus to address and track common needs, feature requests;
As a team player, you align and work together on new challenges with your peers and the dev team;
Align with the Engineering Manager and Agile Enabler to increase the overall team maturity.

What you will bring:
Product Management Skills such as backlog organization, requirements management;
Experience with cloud services (especially AWS) and with cloud paradigms and serverless architecture (IaaS, PaaS, microservice architectures, continuous delivery);
Knowledge in software development and preferable in following programming languages: Python, Bash, Javascript/Typescript;
Strong communication skills around consulting and managing requirements;
Understanding Service Management Processes (ITIL);
Knowledge with Infrastructure-as-a-Code concepts like AWS CloudFormation and AWS CDK;
Experience in using CI/CD tools like GitLab CI and SonarQube is beneficial;
High quality awareness, fun at solving challenging problems and ability for the understanding of complex relationships;
You like working in interdisciplinary teams with agile methods;
Fluent English.
Benefits & Perks
This is a true opportunity to join an amazing atmosphere on our local company culture build up, with the support of a solid international group, and to be part of an Agile environment where you can learn, share, and interact in a place where your ideas are valued and you have a voice.

Flexible working hours;
Remote friendly model adapted to each team’s needs and preferences;
Continuous learning with access to Udemy;
Wellbeing program extendable to your household;
Health insurance extendable to your household;
Life insurance;
Opportunity to join the company’s pension fund;
Home Office Setup to build your dream home office;
Home allowance, to receive in your payslip or use in our flexible benefits platform (e.g. gym partnership, internet/data expenses, tech equipment);
Smartphone + Telecom with voice & data plan;
Discounts on VW Group cars and special conditions on financing;
Relocation package (if applicable) & Visa process sponsorship;
Portuguese/English language classes.

Unsure if you meet all these requirements? Please apply anyway! We would love to hear from you!