Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

Role Overview:

As Senior Cloud Engineer, you will translate client needs and challenges into solutions, support envisioning, architectural assessments, technology choice, and estimates.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Ensure proper integration between software applications and cloud services
  • Ensure solutions are architected for high availability, scalability, security, and supportability
  • Significantly add to the further development of the retrosynthetic software and associated technology according to roadmap of product development
  • Identify further refinements, expanded capabilities using knowledge of other software and related technology
  • Stay up to date on the latest trends in cloud technology and SaaS product knowledge to enhance existing technology. Actively seeks opportunities to enhance software.

Qualification Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Management, or related discipline
  • Experience in creating and managing production scale Kubernetes clusters
  • Good experience in implementing container-based technologies Docker, Kubernetes (Kubernetes Certified will be highly preferred).
  • Good experience in cloud best practices, operations, cost, and cloud security.
  • Fluent with Python, Java, and Agular 5+
  • Excellent debugging and problem understanding skills
  • Familiar with Agile Software Development Methodology
  • Comfortable with commercial software development tools (JIRA, GitHub, GitLab CI, Bitbucket, Jenkins) and practices (code review, CI/CD, etc.)
  • Advanced proficiency in TypeScript, HTML5, Sass, Responsive Web Design
  • Experience with build tools (e.g., Maven, Gradle, Gulp, Webpack), Node.js, NPM
  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with open-source tools for systems monitoring/management.
  • Database Administration skills on PostgreSQL.
  • Have organizational, analytical, and communication skills
  • Experience coding for task automation – shell/Perl/Python.
  • Big bonus if you have experience within Life Science product or chemical Industry

You likely possess a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related field. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also suffice.

You likely have 5+ years of prior related work experience, preferably in a technology or consulting environment with great verbal and written communication in both English and Chinese.


What we offer you

Come for the distinctive experiences you have helping forward-thinking corporations, non-profits, and governments push the boundaries of digital innovation. Stay for the limitless learning opportunities that encourage you to master Microsoft and pursue big ideas. Enjoy ambitious growth for yourself as part of Avanade’s people-first culture with benefits like employee share purchasing, flexible work arrangements, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and competitive pay.

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 56,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

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