Solution Architect for Cloud (AWS) & Container (Docker etc.) Technologies

Einsatzort: Ingolstadt

Role: Solution Architect for Cloud (AWS) & Container (Docker etc.) Technologies

Number of positions: 1

Location: Ingolstadt, Germany

Duration: until May 2019, option to extend

Start: ASAP

Workload: 3-4 days/week

Remote or Onsite: Mixed

Level: 3+ years

Contract Type: Freelance

Other: Candidates must be eligible to work as a freelancer in Germany with all the necessary permits/documentation/visas.

Project Description:

Mobile Service Gateway:

As part of the standardized and secured provision of program interfaces of backend systems (API - application programming interface), an API gateway is operated in the customer's local data center. This gateway performs various tasks such as the general provision of the interfaces, authentication or transformation of corresponding requests. The general project scope is about the conception and further gateway development as well as conception and implementation support of appropriate management gateway services and policies.

The customer’s attempt is to provide this gateway in the cloud (currently in progress). The first services will go live in 2019, which requires a new operations concept.


  • Operations concept for a dedicated API gateway service (cloud), supported by client
  • Communication and coordination between the customer (and its affiliated companies) and other stakeholders with regards to the operations of this API gateway

Searched profile/skills:

  • Operations methodologies (like ITIL and/or SAFe)
  • Ability to define a custom operations concept
  • Experience in cloud and container environments
  • Experience (ideally certification) in operations methodologies like ITIL and/or agile methodologies like SAFe
  • Ability to define a custom operations concept (organization, processes & tooling) for a dedicated service in the context of a multi-provider environment (i.e. based on platform services, application management services, connected backend services etc. – all operating based on their own and most likely deviating delivery model)
  • Comfortable with new operations approaches (decentralized, cooperative/interdisciplinary, agile) for IT service operations
  • Ideally aware of the HPE Pointnext AMS (Adaptive Management Services) services portfolio


  • Experience in cloud environments (e.g. AWS)
  • Experience in container environments (e.g. Kubernetes, Docker)
  • Experience in continuous integration pipelines


  • Knowledge of API gateways (e.g. CA API Gateway)
  • Knowledge of CA APM
  • Knowledge of Kibana or similar logging solutions


  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Fluent in German and English

Languages: Fluent German

Deadline: 31st October 2018

Tagwords: Solution Architect, Cloud (AWS etc.), Container (Docker, Kubernetes), CI