Cloud Architect

Posting Date:  18-Mar-2023
City:  Genova

Genova, IT, 16128 Roma, IT, 144

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Architecture, Integration & Data Governance
Level of experience:  Intermediate

RINA is currently recruiting for an Cloud Architect to join its office in Genoa or Rome, Italy within the Architecture, Integration & Data Governance Division.


The role is focused on defining enterprise and application architectures, effectiveness and security compliance.

Job Responsibilities

  • ​​​​​Contribute to technological architecture and solution design
  • Evaluate the architecture of business application proposed by supplier
  • Definition of architectural guidelines
  • Support in definition of Application Life-cycle management guidelines
  • Lead IT projects aimed at modernizing and enriching the overall IT eco-system
  • Ensuring that the designs are coherent across the solution and compliant with applicable standards and policies
  • Identification of any constraints from the IT system that may impact on the overall solution
  • Support to and collaboration with the Cyber Security Team to ensure that the designs met the security requirements


  • 2+ years of work experience in IT Architecture design or IT Project Management
  • Experience in developing web applications
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams and complex projects working with different IT departments

The role will require solid hands-on expertise going in especially around the technical skills required below:

  • Cloud computing (in particular MS Azure)
  • Modern IT architectural pattern (SOA, microservices)
  • Containerization, and orchestration technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • CI/CD tools and release automation (Azure DevOps)
  • Software quality best practices (ISO27001) and GDPR
  • Infrastructure and systems monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Application Security and “Security by Design” approach in development
  • Notions of Data Architecture and Governance

Nice to have:

  • MS Azure certifications
  • PRINCE2 certifications
  • ITIL certification
  • Other IT certification    


  • Building and Developing Professional/Technical Knowledge: Specialist expert and building capability in own team (or has influence technical/professional over others)
  • Change, Innovation and Responsiveness: React to change
  • Communication and Influence: Communicate effectively and influence small groups of people
  • Customer/Client Service: Responsible for complex client requirements
  • Planning, Organising and Pro activity: React to short term priorities and plan activities
  • Results Focus: Ensure you team achieve their goals
  • Teamwork and Leadership: Team Player


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Master’s Degree

With over 4,000 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind.