Senior Cloud Architect (m/w/d)

The Adastra Group is an international IT consulting company with 23 international offices and headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Adastra provides leading companies with the full range of consulting services in information management - from conception to implementation and application of innovative and efficient solutions in the areas of Data Warehouseing, Business Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, and Cloud solutions. With over 2600 experts worldwide we bridge the gap between business departments and IT to increase the operational efficiency of our customers. For more information, please check

Your responsibilities:

  • You will be designing data integration pipelines for various source data systems, support and maintain their implementation including automated validation and CI/CD pieplines 
  • Performance optimization of data pipelines using Spark and RDS
  • Design and implementation of reusable infrastructure components and modules using Terraform 
  • Sharing knowledge within the development teams 
  • Approaching your tasks with a hands-on mentality

Required Skills, Education, Knowledge and Experience:

  • You have sucessfuly handled cloud architect responsibilities in the past
  • Previous hands-on experience with fundamental AWS cloud services (f.e. VPC, IaM, Ec2, CloudWatch, KMS, Route53, RDS, Glue, EMR, S3, Redshift or AWS Athena)
  • Strong code architecture skills and hands-on working experience are necessary, and should include object oriented programming, unit testing, code reusability and development skills
  • Strong data modeling skills are of importance
  • Very good understanding of CI/CD and DevOps principles and connected technologies, especially Terraform understanding of agile working principles and related tools
  • Experience with building data lakes, ideally cloud based and object storage based
  • You are experienced in designing and developing data pipelines based on Spark using various data formats
  • You have command of scripted languages like Python / Scala, Bash, SQL

What we offer:

  • Working in an international team of Data & Analytics experts
  • A work environment where knowledge-sharing is coveted and which has an open feedback culture
  • Excellent opportunities for professional growth through industry-recognized projects for internationally-known clients
  • Support to fulfill your personal potential and individual career planning (Training and further education, participation in conferences, etc.)
  • Opportunities to take responsibility at an early stage
  • Flat hierarchies and an attractive salary & benefits package