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In the Danish IT job market, the Cloud Architect position is in high demand. A Cloud Architect will be responsible for designing and implementing cloud-based solutions for businesses. This role requires a unique set of hard skills and expertise in various technology stacks.

Soft skills are important for cloud architects to complement their technical skills. They need to communicate clearly with their team, stakeholders, and clients to understand project requirements, convey technical information, and collaborate effectively. Problem-solving skills are crucial for cloud architects to identify and resolve complex issues, design and implement efficient solutions, and ensure system reliability. Effective time management skills are essential to manage projects, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

Cloud Architect skills

  • Cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Networking and security concepts, such as virtual private cloud (VPC), subnetting, routing, and access control
  • Cloud-based storage solutions, such as Amazon S3, Azure Blob storage, or Google Cloud Storage
  • Cloud-based databases, such as Amazon RDS, Azure SQL Database, or Google Cloud SQL
  • Cloud-based serverless computing, such as AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, or Google Cloud Functions
  • Cloud-based containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Cloud automation and orchestration tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
  • Cloud-based monitoring and analytics tools such as CloudWatch, Azure Monitor, or Stackdriver
  • Cloud-based DevOps tools such as AWS CodePipeline, Azure DevOps, or Google Cloud Build
  • Cloud-based security and compliance solutions such as AWS Security Hub, Azure Security Center, or Google Cloud Security Command Center
  • Cloud migration strategies, such as lift-and-shift, re-platforming, or refactoring
  • Cloud-based disaster recovery and business continuity solutions
  • Cloud-based cost optimization strategies, such as reserved instances, spot instances, or auto-scaling
  • Cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) solutions
  • Cloud-based load balancing and content delivery solutions
  • Cloud-based artificial intelligence and machine learning services, such as AWS SageMaker, Azure Machine Learning, or Google Cloud AI Platform
  • Cloud-based big data and analytics solutions, such as AWS EMR, Azure HDInsight, or Google Cloud Dataproc
  • Cloud-based serverless application architectures and microservices
  • Cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) solutions
  • Cloud-based blockchain solutions
Solution Architect
A solution architect is responsible for designing and implementing solutions in the cloud that meet the business requirements of an organization.
Infrastructure Architect
An infrastructure architect is responsible for designing and managing the cloud infrastructure, including servers, storage, and network components.
Data Architect
A data architect is responsible for designing and implementing data solutions in the cloud, including data storage, processing, and analytics.
Security Architect
A security architect is responsible for designing and implementing security solutions for the cloud, ensuring that the cloud environment is secure and compliant with regulations.
Application Architect
An application architect is responsible for designing and implementing applications in the cloud, ensuring that they are scalable, resilient, and performant.
Cloud Migration
A cloud migration architect is responsible for designing and implementing a strategy for moving applications and data to the cloud, ensuring that the migration is seamless and efficient.

Cloud Architect responsibilities

  • Design and implement cloud-based solutions that meet the organization's business requirements.
  • Select appropriate cloud-based services and technologies that meet the organization's functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Define and implement cloud-based architectures and patterns that ensure scalability, availability, security, and cost efficiency.
  • Develop cloud migration strategies and plans that minimize disruption to the organization's business operations.
  • Collaborate with development, operations, and security teams to ensure that the cloud-based solutions meet the organization's technical and security standards.
  • Develop and maintain cloud-based infrastructure as code (IaC) templates and scripts.
  • Design and implement cloud-based disaster recovery and business continuity solutions.
  • Monitor and manage cloud-based systems, applications, and infrastructure to ensure high availability, performance, and security.
  • Analyze cloud-based cost data and optimize cloud-based infrastructure usage and cost efficiency.
  • Evaluate and recommend new cloud-based technologies, tools, and services that improve the organization's cloud capabilities.
  • Participate in the organization's governance and compliance processes to ensure adherence to standards and regulations.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to other team members.

Common Cloud Architecture terms

Cloud Architect salary

A cloud architect earns 54 Kkr per month.

  • An entry level cloud architect (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of 928.624 kr. per year.
  • A senior level cloud architect (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of 1.579.053 kr. per year.
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