Full Time
Hannover, DE

Cloud Architect (m/f/d)

For Group IT - TUI InfoTec GmbH we are seeking with immediate effect a: Cloud Architect (m/f/d).




At TUI, we have embarked on an exciting, large scale digital transformation journey and are looking for talented and dedicated people to join TUI Group’s Cloud Centre of Excellence (CCoE) team. With executive support, the team is responsible for developing and managing the cloud strategy, implementing governance and best practices, evangelising other employees and the organization as a whole to transform the business using cloud.
As a Cloud Architect you will part of a team of high-quality, innovative and like-minded people, who are providing cloud technology thought leadership to TUI’s lines of business.

Main duties and responsibilities of the role are to:


  • Define and maintain TUI’s cloud strategy and be a key sponsor of its adoption process
  • Lead and drive outcomes across the cloud programme and its stakeholders
  • Evaluate cloud service offerings at a regular basis and identify top cloud architecture solutions to successfully meet the strategic needs of the company
  • Provide cloud consulting services and expertise across business, application, architecture, operations and infrastructure teams, both locally and at group level
  • Provide technical expertise to facilitate the commissioning of new cloud-native solutions
  • Enable the smooth on-boarding and/or migration of existing workloads into the cloud
  • Develop and maintain cloud reference architectures, patterns, standards, policies and principles
  • Collaborate with TUI’s cloud design authority to augment cloud landing zone capabilities through the establishment of cloud standards and recommendations, with the aim of delivering direct value to teams consuming cloud across the organisation
  • Work with suppliers, partners and varied stakeholders across the group to support the realisation of established IT and business goals
  • Contribute to the standardisation of TUI’s IT, by developing a deep understanding of the different business models, application workloads and technology landscape, necessary for the design of best-in-class solutions in line with TUI’s overall Group IT strategy
  • Act as a cloud and technology evangelist, building an up-to-date understanding of the cloud technology base and building and/or reinforcing cloud communities of practice across the group
  • Produce appropriate materials and communication strategies to influence relevant leadership teams
  • Comply with governance, regulatory, data protection and data privacy requirements
  • Conform with the established TUI Information Security policies and standards


Please note: The location of the position is flexible.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology or comparable qualification
  • Very good knowledge of AWS cloud computing technologies and service offering trends
  • In-depth experience in architecting large-scale AWS cloud solutions and enterprise platforms
  • Have demonstrable experience of building cloud reference architectures, patterns, standards, policies and principles
  • Knowledge of a broad range of technologies and pragmatic architectural approaches
  • Deep understanding of the implication of architectural decisions on systems performance, cost, scalability and extensibility of their design
  • Thorough understanding of key foundational technologies in the areas of networking, security, infrastructure management, storage and virtualisation
  • Ability to deliver API, Big Data, Cloud and DevOps driven architectures across a broad range of domains
  • Experience of working in distributed multicultural teams across different lines of business and application backgrounds, including near shore and offshore team members and/or service providers
  • Excellent English communicator (written and spoken) to influence, challenge, engage, negotiate and inspire your team, peers, stakeholders and leadership teams across the Group
  • Commercial awareness with strong client facing and vendor relationship management skills
  • AWS certified cloud architect
  • Experience in migration of on-premise workloads to cloud computing platforms
  • Demonstrable knowledge of delivering IT systems using Agile and/or DevOps methodologies
  • Software engineering background
  • Basic/intermediate understanding of verbal German language




  • Employment with the world's leading tourism group with 30 vacation days a year and flexible working time models
  • Attractive remuneration with holiday and Christmas bonuses, company pension plans and capital-forming benefits
  • Comprehensive and individual training opportunities/programs that promote specialist and management careers
  • An open, agile and collegial working atmosphere with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Employee benefits and other attractive social benefits (e.g. subsidy for canteen/cafeteria, job ticket, employee shares)
  • A comprehensive social & health service with a wide range of offers (company sports groups, in-house massages, regular visits to specialists, etc.)