Cloud Architect

Madrid, Spain or Remote

Contract type: Permanent
Department: Technology Development
Posted: 2021-12-20

Job Description

As part of the Technology Development Team, the Solutions Architect oversees the design and implementation of the technical infrastructure that supports Olympic Channel Digital ecosystem; including but not limited to:

  • Front end applications (Web, Mobile and TV Apps)
  • Back-end systems.
  • Cloud design, architecting and assessment of new technology.
  • Design and build Application and Cloud security standards
  • Integration of third parties’ solutions and services and ensure that all services are delivered and maintained at the required quality standards supporting Operations and Support teams.
  • Must be motivated, well-organized, efficient trouble-shooter and able to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as a single point of contact for all Cloud/infrastructure-related questions and issues.
  • Participate in the design of Cloud-based infrastructure solutions not limited to Web, Database, Storage, Networking) to ensure that initial and anticipated future business requirements are represented.
  • Work with the PMO and Project Manager to define project scope, duration, resource requirements, and costs.
  • Work with Cyber security teams ensuring that the proposed infrastructure solution complies with OCS Global Security Office policies.
  • Handover the infrastructure solution to the Operations Team for validation and testing.
  • Report throughout appropriate Stakeholders, including meetings as needed to provide a forum for issue/risk identification and remediation, and to progress decisions needed throughout the engagement.
  • Job Qualifications


  • Deep knowledge in cloud deployments, in at least one of the principal public cloud providers, designing complex and secure architectures.
  • Deep knowledge on Web platforms and familiar with CDN delivery architectures.
  • Deep knowledge of the whole backend stack including servers, databases, networks, and web application layers.
  • Familiar with Agile, Hybrid or Waterfall Project Management methodologies (Agile, Prince2, PMP or similar).
  • Familiar with internet video delivery standards, OTT platforms and ABR protocols (HLS, Mpeg-DASH, CMAF).
  • Familiar with Containers and Kubernetes web platforms architectures.
  • Capable of leading technical complex projects throughout whole lifecycle.
  • Highly familiar with open source and commercial monitoring systems: Datadog, Dynatrace or similar.
  • Experience on common Digital Marketing use cases (CRM notifications, AdOps, Customer Identity) and related technologies.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in system engineering.
  • Cloud Architect certifications/training desirable (e.g. AWS Professional, MCSA: Cloud Platform or similar)
  • Workplace & Environment

  • This is an open-ended position, either based in Madrid at our offices or remotely as a freelancer.
  • Subject to national/international criminal background checks.
  • This position starts as soon as possible.
  • How To Apply

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

    To be considered for this opportunity, please apply by following this link. Olympic Channel Services is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a broad diversity of talent to apply.

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