Cloud Architect, Route to Market

6-10 years
a month ago
Job Description

Job Title: Cloud Architect, Route to Market

Job Location: UniOps Bangalore

About Unilever

Be part of the world's most successful, purpose-led business. Work with brands that are well-loved around the world, that improve the lives of our consumers and the communities around us. We promote innovation, big and small, to make our business win and grow; and we believe in business as a force for good. Unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas and disrupt processes; use your energy to make this happen. Our brilliant business leaders and colleagues provide mentorship and inspiration, so you can be at your best. Every day, nine out of ten Indian households use our products to feel good, look good and get more out of life giving us a unique opportunity to build a brighter future.

Every individual here can bring their purpose to life through their work. Join us and you'll be surrounded by inspiring leaders and supportive peers. Among them, you'll channel your purpose, bring fresh ideas to the table, and simply be you. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we'll work to help you become a better you.

About Uniops

Unilever Operations (UniOps) is the global technology and operations engine of Unilever offering business services, technology, and enterprise solutions. UniOps serves over 190 locations and through a network of specialized service lines and partners delivers insights and innovations, user experiences and end-to-end seamless delivery making Unilever Purpose Led and Future Fit.

Main Job Purpose

HUL has been a pioneer in the FMCG space for many decades now. One of the key differentiating factors which keeps it ahead of the curve is its investment in technology. With this role, the individual stands a chance to be in the driver's seat to use technology to drive sales, while building a robust understanding of the consumer goods space. The technology we design, build and deploy here, gives HUL the cutting edge to go to market with best-in-class products.

This position plays a pivotal role in strategy, design, delivery, and optimization of the CD platform, in close partnership with business and global teams. This is the best role at the intersection of business and technology and to understand product management. The Senior Analytics Engineer is a critical member of the data team.


We are seeking a seasoned and skilled Cloud Architect with a minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in cloud technologies. The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing scalable, secure, and resilient cloud architectures to meet the organization's business and technical requirements.


  • Lead the design and implementation of our cloud infrastructure and applications, ensuring they are modern, efficient, and scalable.
  • Develop strategies to optimize the cost of cloud operations without compromising performance or reliability. Regularly review and adjust these strategies as necessary.
  • Ensure the security of our cloud infrastructure and applications. This includes designing and implementing robust security protocols, conducting regular security audits, and responding promptly to any security incidents.
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve the resilience of our platform, including disaster recovery plans and failover procedures.
  • Monitor the performance of our platform, identifying any potential issues before they become critical.
  • Ensure all systems comply with data privacy regulations. This includes designing and implementing data privacy measures, conducting regular privacy audits, and responding promptly to any data breach
  • Requirements:


  • Bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.


  • Minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in IT, with a focus on cloud architecture and design.
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing cloud solutions.

Technical Skills

  • Expertise in one or more major cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.
  • Proficiency in Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools and frameworks (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation).

Security Knowledge

  • Strong understanding of cloud security principles and best practices.
  • Experience implementing security controls and measures in cloud environments.

Communication Skills

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Problem Solving

  • Analytical mindset with the ability to diagnose and solve complex technical challenges.
  • Proven track record of implementing effective and innovative cloud solutions.


  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and technologies.
  • Willingness to stay updated on the latest developments in cloud technologies.

If you are an experienced Cloud Architect with a passion for designing and implementing cutting-edge cloud solutions, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our organization's cloud transformation journey.


  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge data projects.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Chance to make a real impact on the company's bottom line.

Trusted Partner

  • Operationally manage the on-ground partnership with business leads and CD excellence teams
  • Own the core technology platform and ensure right fit technology outcomes
  • Enable low cost quick POCs to establish business case with CD excellence teams

Technology Ownership

  • Manage delivery IT projects for all channels of sales through improvement programs
  • Support design of architecture in partnership with internal & external architects.
  • Ensure Agile & Devops practices are leveraged and adopted across programs
  • Manage support operations and improvements journey for HUL customers

Integration With Different Streams, Global Teams, And External Partners

  • Engagement with product partners & service providers to bring outside-in view
  • Vendor management across various vendors to manage talents and technologies at the best cost

Governance & People

  • Manage a very large team of internal and external team members; ensure well-being, development & motivation, while ensuring delivery of CRs and BAU operations of the assigned areas
  • Manage the IT budget including adherence to forecast, optimization & compliance
  • Ensure proper governance structure is followed across all stakeholders

Key Requirements

  • Certified TOGAF 9+ && Google Certified Professional Architect.
  • 6+ years proven experience as a Cloud Architect or similar role in cloud computing.
  • In-depth understanding of cloud architecture and service delivery.
  • Knowledge of cost optimization strategies in a cloud environment.
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity and data privacy principles and regulations.
  • Excellent problem-solving and strategic planning skills.
  • Strong communication and team management skills

At HUL, we believe that every individual irrespective of their race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, nationality, caste, disability or marital status can bring their purpose to life. So apply to us, to unleash your curiosity, challenge ideas and disrupt processes; use your energy to make the world a better place. As you work to make a real impact on the business and the world, we'll work to help you become a better you!






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