IT Cloud Solution Architect

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  • Added Date: Thursday, 19 May 2022
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IT Cloud Solution Architect

Background of this search:

The ITE department is looking for a Cloud Solution Architect with experience building cloud native apps and building and maturing CI/CD pipelines.

The teamโ€™s mission:

ITE is responsible for formulating the Bankโ€™s IT Strategy, its implementation and providing related tools, solutions, and services. It is also the focal point for all IT services, infrastructure, applications, architecture, policies and security at Headquarters and Country Offices aiming to become even more business aligned, customer centric and agile.

The Departmental Operations team in the Information Technology Department (ITE/ITO) is responsible for maintenance and support of External Client Portal, External Accounts Provisioning System, Procurement Information System, Compliance System and other applications critical to the business of the Bank.

Youโ€™ll be working in an environment where software is maintained in a deployable state throughout its lifecycle, and where the team prioritizes keeping the software in a deployable state over working on new feature.

What youโ€™ll do:

Cloud Architecture: Design and support Azure cloud serverless apps.

CI/CD: Create and mature CI/CD pipelines as well as maintain and upgrade the CI/CD platform.

Development Quality:

Perform code reviews on each spring iteration to assure Design Guidelines and Best Practices compliance. Analyze, design, and implement core and cross reusable software architecture components; maintain and assure its integrity and make good use. Ensure that all new features and functions are released with the end user experience in mind.

Test Automation: Ensure solutions rely on predictable and meaningful automated tests to guarantee resiliency when changes occur to code, system configuration, deployment scripts, infrastructure, or security features.

Security: Integrate security into the design and testing phases of software development. This includes security reviews of applications, collaborating with the InfoSec team early in the application design process, and using preapproved security libraries, packages, and testing security features as part of the automated testing suite.

Leadership: Serve as a technical SME and help to drive discussions, prioritization and decision making to internal and external teams. Act as a project leader for technical initiatives.

Communication: Presenting technical and non-technical information articulately to both internal and external teams and stakeholders

Guardrails: Establish guidelines to prevent mistakes or defects in the final product and avoiding problems when delivering solutions or services

What youโ€™ll need:

Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group. Education: Bachelorโ€™s degree in any of the following fields: Computer Sciences, Information Technology, or related area. Cloud technical certifications are a plus. Experience: You have at least 4 years of proven experience building cloud native apps and building and maturing CI/CD pipelines. Languages: Fluent in English and Spanish; additional knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus.

Core and Technical Competencies:

Successful candidates should be able to clearly demonstrate skills in the following areas:

Areas of Expertise:

Cloud: MS Azure (AWS is a plus). Should demonstrate relevant work experience and skills designing and maintaining cloud solutions and their associated IaaS or PaaS: AppServices, Function Apps, Logic Apps, Storage Accounts, VMs, Service Bus, Event Grid, Automation Accounts, Azure AD etc. With good understanding on the network, security, and cost implications. Modern programming languages: .NET C#, Angular (Python is a plus). Database: MSSQL, CosmosDB, MongoDB (PostgreSQL is a plus). Cloud IaC: ARMs, Powershell (Terraform is a plus). CI/CD: Platform administration and management: SonarQube, Nexus, Jenkins ( and JFrog is a plus). Modern Authentication: Good knowledge and use of modern authentication mechanisms: (ae oAuth2). APIs: Good use of RESTFull pattern and HTTP Protocol, APIM, Swagger. Automated Testing: Hands on experience on Automated Test. (knowledge of Playwright, SpecFlow, Gerkins is a plus). Monitoring: Azure Monitoring (DataDog is a plus).


Experience as a .NET full stack developer who has evolved into a Cloud Solution Architect. Knowledge in the design and support of Cloud Native Apps, Agile and DevOps. Ability to code when required. Advocate for keeping a software that can be deployed to production at any time, on demand. Capacity of providing fast feedback on system quality. Fast learner with the ability of operate in a very fast paced environment where time to hit market is critical. Strong business judgment to make the right decisions about technology choices. Ability to be a thoughtful code reviewer.

Opportunity Summary:

Type of contract: Consultant Full Time (CNS) Length of contract: 19 months Location: Washington, D.C.

Our culture:

Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.

Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and indigenous people to apply.

About us: At the IDB, weโ€™re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, weโ€™ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills but also are passionate about improving lives.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

โ€œDue to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidateโ€™s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.โ€

Additional Information External Opening Date: May 19, 2022 External Closing Date: Jun 1, 2022 Job Field: Technical Support

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