Senior Cloud Native Architect (Uk, Usa, India)

Hcl Technologies

Date listed

3 weeks ago



Total Funding

$506.0 billion

This is a highly visible global role based in HCL Cloud Native Labs where you will be responsible for leading the design and engineering of new products and solutions.

This is a senior position and requires a mix of strong technical credibility, a ‘Cloud Native’ mindset and exceptional customer-facing skills.

You will be working in the industry-leading Lab creating solutions that leverage the full spectrum of CNCF projects and the wider Cloud Native landscape.

Whilst you will be a technical heavyweight and thought-leader, we will stretch you further and leverage our unbeatable industry partnerships to ensure you remain at the forefront of the industry.

You are undoubtedly self-motivated and consider yourself to be a leader in your domain.


  • Lead the design and engineering of new, next-generation solutions based on modern Cloud Native architectural principles.
  • Perform a leadership role, acting as Trusted Advisor, guiding and leading development teams, acting as strategic advisor to senior stakeholders.
  • Run Innovation projects to rapidly create new solutions based on Cloud Native technologies
  • Refactor existing solutions to adopt a Microservices-based architecture
  • Replatform solutions and migrate to Kubernetes-based platforms
  • Execute PoC, MVP and Application Transformation projects that target Cloud Native / Kubernetes-based environments.
  • Get deeply involved in the hands-on development of projects.
  • Driving thought-leadership within HCL, our clients and the industry at large through:
    • Contributing to R&D innovation activities within HCL
    • Producing white papers, reference architectures and best practice guides
  • Use modern software development and DevOps practices such as CI / CD, Agile, Scrum, XP and Domain Driven Design.
  • Advise on Cloud Native application development best practices, run client workshops and engage technical leaders in a strategic dialogue.


  • CNCF projects: everything!
  • Cloud Native Platform: Google Anthos, Red Hat OpenShift, VMWare Tanzu, Microsoft Stack, Microsoft Arc
  • Containerisation platform: Kubernetes, Docker, AKS, EKS/ECS, GKE
  • Public Cloud: AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, IBM Cloud


  • 10+ years of Java coding and/or technical application architecture. Hands-on coding proficiency is mandatory for this role.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in the design and creation of Cloud Native software solutions.
  • Domain Driven Design, Event Storming
  • Creation of solutions based on a Microservices architecture
  • Agile / Scrum / XP development methodologies


  • Track record in development of highly available, large-scale applications.
  • Experience with multiple programming languages, such as: Java, Python, Node.js and Go.
  • Configuration management and automation technologies (e.g. Terraform, Ansible).
  • Advanced Architectural, Engineering or DevOps Certification with one or more Public Cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Extra curricula software development passion (e.g. active open source contributor).
  • Experience with Innovation-led approaches such as Pivotal Process or IBM Garage Model

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