Senior Cloud Engineer

Lucca (Italy) hybrid

Akeron, the first and only international company recognized as a Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Sales Performance Management, is the strategic partner of Companies that want to face change through a data-driven digital transformation. Our mission is to offer innovative Software Solutions developed by industry experts that help increase PRODUCTIVITY, manage and improve business PERFORMANCE by always putting PEOPLE at the center.


We are looking for a Senior Cloud Engineer. You will manage the cloud infrastructure and lead the technological evolution of the cloud and application infrastructure. You will collaborate with other departments to evolve the infrastructure to follow application evolutions and meet business goals. You will collaborate with the DevOps team to manage the Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment of the application on the cloud. You will be engaged by the other team members for support in any cloud or client infrastructure issues or decisions.


Main Tasks and Activities:

  • Identify management and control automations of the cloud solution both internally and for customers
  • Define and monitor compliance with cloud specifications shared with customers
  • Provide support to the Compliance function to apply what is necessary to obtain company certifications (e.g. ISO) both on the technology and process side
  • Support the Sales and Pre-sales function by helping it to sizing the application infrastructure based on the requirements set by the project and respecting the customer’s needs. Also make yourself available to be engaged to explain the cloud solution to the customer and to answer any questions about it
  • Support colleagues in application and infrastructure troubleshooting on advanced issues both internally and customer-side
  • Support in managing all activities related to the evolution of the application architecture and help define the technology roadmap
  • Helping to ensure that the cloud infrastructure remains in line with the company’s policies, creating a Cloud Adoption strategy and helps in the deployment
  • Support the cloud migration process by analysing business needs and selecting the most appropriate technologies, based on an in-depth knowledge of the cloud market
  • Participate in all cloud operations activities, implementing all possible automations
  • Working closely with R&D and Product Management to create and manage scalable software services
  • Create and manage CI/CD strategies for the purpose of managing cloud applications in coordination with the DevOps department
  • Control the integrity of data processed by cloud applications, both by applying appropriate authorisations and setting up backup procedures
  • Design contingency plans for cloud solutions, implementing backup/restore and disaster recovery systems
  • Measure and monitor application performance by proposing improvement actions.
  • Support the Cloud Manager in the technological and infrastructural advancement of the cloud thanks to his knowledge of cloud paradigms and technologies.


The ideal candidate will have gained the key below skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree in computer science
  • Previous working experience as IT Specialist or Cloud Engineer with at least 4 years of experience
  • Advanced general IT knowledge
  • Knowledge of Azure (or other public clouds)
  • Knowledge of containers and Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of networking
  • Knowledge of Windows and Linux systems
  • Knowledge of major DBMS
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to organise work
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Customer relations skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language


We would also like you to have:

  • Knowledge of security
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices
  • Knowledge of automation and CI/CD
  • Knowledge of WildFly/JBoss


What We Offer:

  • A sustainable and inclusive work environment that can enable each of our employees to grow professionally, enhance their soft skills, and engage openly with all company stakeholders
  • A clear and shared career path
  • An open-ended contract with a salary aligned with the market and the skills actually accrued
  • Possibility of smart working 
  • Time flexibility
  • Constant training
  • Career opportunities


We believe in Talent:

We believe that talent is the crucial differentiator of companies in the business world and we believe that our success lies in the skills and commitment of our people. We work to generate spirit and passion, and engage our people, with a caring and sensitive approach to the individual.


Our values:

  • Alone we lose, together we win! Everyone gives their all for the success of the team
  • If we don’t like something, we fight to change it! From diversity and confrontation come great ideas
  • Inclusion, listening, transparency, kindness are our guidelines!
  • We want everyone to find their own space and contribute their ideas to improve our organization while cultivating their own ambitions


If you recognize yourself in these values and characteristics, do not hesitate to send us your application!


This announcement is addressed to both genders, in accordance with laws 903/77 and 125/91, and to people of all ages and nationalities, in accordance with legislative decrees 215/03 and 216/03

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