Cloud Architect, Global IT

Indrykket: 19.11.2020

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Århus N

Do you have experience with building both IaaS and PaaS-based solutions on Microsoft Azure and/or AWS? And would you like to take responsibility for our cloud technologies where you as technical specialist ensure the right quality and knowledge is provided to make things happen? If you are motivated by contributing to a better future through sustainable energy solutions, you may be the right person to join our team of highly skilled and committed people!

Global IT User Productivity & Digital Foundation Core Infrastructure & Facilities

The department, Core Infrastructure & Facilities is a part of the User Productivity & Digital foundation (UPDF) area within Global IT. We develop and deliver strategies, roadmaps, portfolios through a business case driven approach to ensure a continuation and modernization of Vestas Data Centers and Cloud technologies on a global scale. We are responsible for ensuring solid platforms for compute and storage which enables a solid performance and competitive advantage for Vestas in commercial aspects and execution of our enterprise IT solutions.

In your position as Cloud Architect, your primary responsibility will be to:

  • Work closely together with cloud workload owners in order to evaluate, define and shape the future onboarding of cloud workloads
  • Provide guidance to develop our processes, and support projects based on cloud, given your deep insights into best practices and Cloud technologies
  • Identify current gaps and future possibilities and turn them into suggestions with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Collaborate with the team and our partners on building our future capabilities, based on modern IT service paradigms
  • Contribute to transitioning existing infrastructure into a cloud future with more agile and automated delivery and operating models

You will be performing and taking part in creating roadmaps, architecture & design at various levels to create and sustain optimal platforms for business development and innovation through a customer centric mindset, and focusing on the best fit in relation to value, risk and cost in relation to the business needs.


  • Solid experience with building both IaaS and PaaS-based solutions on Microsoft Azure and/or AWS, without being religiously attached to either provider
  • Experience with automated deployments, templates, scripting, creating Infrastructure-as-Code, deployment pipelines
  • Experience with ongoing security monitoring, management and improvements for cloud workloads
  • Experience with transitioning / transforming on-premise workloads to cloud
  • Experience from working with IT in large / global enterprises
  • A formal education and degree in computer science, business administration, engineering or similar, or at least 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Current certifications in at least one cloud provider discipline is beneficial


  • A good understanding of on-premise datacenter technologies is beneficial, as many cloud workloads are hybrid in nature and integrate with on-premise solutions.
  • On a personal level, we expect that you have/are:
  • An open-minded and curious person with good communication skills combined with an innovative and problem-solving approach to getting the job done
  • Aspiration to learn and ability to work with no supervision, efficiently and with persistence
  • Good cooperative skills suitable for a global organisation with personal, professional and cultural diversity
  • Ability to take ownership and effectively engage in continuous improvements within a broader perspective
  • A team-oriented person who shows a flexible approach to the tasks at hand and wants to contribute to the common success of the team

What we offer
You will be working with hot spot innovative technology that is constantly transforming companies including Vestas, testing the limits, influencing people, processes and technology. You will be a part of a highly dedicated and passionate team driven equally by creating business value and by developing innovative technical solutions.
We offer a place where your dreams of constantly learning can come true. We offer an informal and agile workplace with a high level of freedom in defining the way forward. We expect a lot of our team members when it comes to taking responsibility and ownership of tasks and deadlines, but we stand shoulder by shoulder when celebrating our achievements and mitigating our failures.
In this position you will be able to put your experience to the test. You will have the opportunity to contribute to ensure quality and excellence within your department and across the organization. Join Vestas and you will cultivate your career in an inspiring environment at the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer with an ongoing dedication to sustainability. We value personal initiative, the desire to take on responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

Additional information
Primary work location is Hedeager 44, DK-8200 Aarhus N (alternatives can be discussed).
You should expect up to 25 days of annual travel activity.
If the above matches your field of interest and your qualifications, please apply online as soon as possible and no later than 17th December 2020. We conduct interviews ongoing and close the position as soon as we have a found the right person. If you have specific questions about the position, please contact Director, Robert Hede at +45 5215 7741.
All enquiries are treated confidentially.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at and following us on our social media channels.

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