Certified AWS Cloud Architect job description template

An effective description can help you hire the best fit for your job. Check out our tips to provide details that skilled professionals are looking for.

Trusted by

Cloud Architect Job Description

A Cloud Architect spearheads the design, execution, and oversight of an organization's cloud infrastructure. Drafting a precise and detailed job description for such a pivotal position is key to finding skilled professionals to enhance your company's cloud landscape. Use the template below to craft the perfect advertisement for the Cloud Architect role. 

Job Overview

We seek a competent and forward-thinking Cloud Architect to join our team and refine our cloud infrastructure. Your role will be to design, execute, and supervise cloud solutions tailored to our organization's demands. The prime candidate will possess profound expertise in cloud computing, coupled with exceptional troubleshooting prowess and comprehensive knowledge of cloud methodologies and standards. 


  • Craft, engineer, and roll out cloud solutions aligned with the company's strategic directives and necessities.
  • Partner with multidisciplinary teams, ensuring fluid integration of cloud offerings with extant systems and applications.
  • Oversee and refine cloud infrastructure for enhanced performance, scalability, and safeguarding.
  • Assess and champion novel cloud innovations to bolster the company's operational prowess and market stance.
  • Establish and sustain records detailing cloud architecture, methodologies, and exemplary practices.
  • Engage intimately with IT security contingents to guarantee alignment with sectoral norms and stipulations.
  • Liaise with suppliers and associates to streamline the inception and upkeep of cloud resolutions. Assist with the development of disaster recovery and business continuity plans for cloud-based systems
  • Train and mentor team members on cloud technologies, best practices, and processes
  • {{Add any other responsibilities specific to your company or role}}

Skills and Qualifications

  • Academic credentials in Computer Science, Information Technology, or akin disciplines; preference for Master's level or above.
  • Professional certification in cloud architecture (e.g., AWS Certified Solutions Architect, Google Cloud Professional Cloud Architect, or Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert)
  • Proven experience in designing, implementing, and managing cloud-based solutions
  • Strong knowledge of cloud computing technologies, platforms, and best practices
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong understanding of networking, security, and database management concepts
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and diverse stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with relevant laws, regulations, and compliance requirements
  • {{List any additional skills, qualifications, or certifications specific to your industry or role}}

Certified AWS Cloud Architect Hiring Resources
Explore talent to hire
See interview questions


Rating is 4.8 out of 5.

clients rate Certified AWS Cloud Architects based on 10K+ reviews

Hire Certified AWS Cloud Architects

Certified AWS Cloud Architects you can meet on Upwork

  • $90 hourly
    Austin F.
    Certified AWS Cloud Architect
    • 5.0
    • (7 jobs)
    Brandon, MS
    vsuc_fltilesrefresh_TrophyIcon Certified AWS Cloud Architects
    Amazon Web Services
    QA Automation
    Data Visualization
    Unit Testing
    Data Analytics
    ML Automation
    Machine Learning
    Data Science
    I am a software developer and data professional with over five years experience. My business philosophy is to provide solutions that generate value for the client long after I deliver them. I'm currently undergoing rigorous study to better understand and integrate various technologies to offer more comprehensive support to my clients. I can help implement: - various types of automation, including quality assurance automation - certain cloud solutions with GCP, AWS, and Microsoft AzureML - data transformations - machine learning models - dashboards - command-line interfaces - financial analyses - Jupyter notebooks - spreadsheet solutions (Google Sheets and Excel) - various types of interactive visualizations - software modules (in particular, I'm currently learning to build Python modules in Rust for faster performance) I have formal training as an engineer up to the Master's level. I have training from past full-time roles as research engineer and data analyst. I attribute much of my current skills to ongoing self-study using online resources such as Packt and O'Reilly technology and business training. I am also developing my skills in Rust and online cloud services. As a research engineer, I developed experimental machine learning models with Python and wrote corresponding technical reports. These efforts were also the subject of my graduate work. As a data analyst, I collected and analyzed data from solar energy infrastructure projects and conducted external market research to determine future project viability in different regions. Since joining Upwork, I have assisted clients with ML and data engineering tasks. As mentioned earlier, I am currently training to be a full-stack solutions architect with both coding and strategic planning offerings.
  • $50 hourly
    Ali A.
    Certified AWS Cloud Architect
    • 5.0
    • (9 jobs)
    Lahore, PB
    vsuc_fltilesrefresh_TrophyIcon Certified AWS Cloud Architects
    Web Services Development
    Database Design
    Ruby on Rails
    Amazon Web Services
    Web Development
    I've studied computer science. I have an experience of Web Development with the flavor of HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript and other web development tools. I really enjoy this fact that thousands of users use applications that are developed by me. The ultimate dream is that one-day thousands will grow into millions or billions. I HAVE A DREAM! Overall if summarized my experience that would be exploring, organizing information, problem-solving and implementation. Languages are essential for expressing your programming skills overall. From EXPLORING attribute I have worked around lots of different languages. 1) Ruby 2) AngularJS 3) Javascript 4) Python ( a new sensation I always wanted to explore Erlang but then I found this beauty. Python leverages the Erlang VM, known for running low-latency, distributed and fault-tolerant systems, while also being successfully used in web development and the embedded software domain.) In assistance to above languages below frameworks come into play, 1) Ruby on Rails 2) Laravel 3) Django Databases are the main central storage of any web application. I got experience in both SQL and NoSQL 1) Postgres 2) MongoDB 3) SQLite 4) Mysql The game never ended on the server side for me. Frontend/public facing part of the web application has been also highly evolved. Everyone wants to use Single Page Applications - The SPAs. I got experience in the following 1) Angular JS 2) React JS Testing and Test Driven Development(TDD) is also an essential thing for any solid applications. I can write automated tests in following 1) Rspec 2) Capybara 3) Mocha Deployment is essential to distribute your application out in the wild. I got experience in the following tools and technologies 1) AWS 2) Google Cloud Platforms 3) Capistrano 4) Mina 5) Nginx 6) Passenger Phusion 7) Puma 7) Unicorn
  • $45 hourly
    Florian B.
    Certified AWS Cloud Architect
    • 5.0
    • (75 jobs)
    Hamburg, HAMBURG
    vsuc_fltilesrefresh_TrophyIcon Certified AWS Cloud Architects
    English to German Translation
    Amazon Listing Optimization
    Amazon FBA
    Conversion Rate Optimization
    Creative Writing
    Amazon Webstore
    Amazon PPC
    Amazon Web Services
    Search Engine Optimization
    Content Writing
    Product Description
    SEO Keyword Research
    Hi, I'm Florian! Did you know that the german market is the second biggest after the US market? As a german native speaker and experienced seller I can help with your product listings to improve your sales. I’ve already helped various customers from different categories like Sports, Baby, Fashion, etc.to improve their sales numbers on all Amazon DE. Here‘s what I can do for you: - Listing creation and translation (ENG-DE) - Amazon SEO Copywriting - Keyword Research to make your product rank for the right search terms and get more traffic on your listing - Develop a go to market strategy for your products in germany taking your competition, your listing (Title, Bullet Points, Productdescription, Pictures, SEO Keywords) into account - Market analysis and competitor analysis for your niche on amazon.de - Profit-Analysis of your Products - Monitoring of Amazon Warehouse - FBA Prep Services Germany (Labelling, Forwarding, Storage, Retourmanagement) Here's what other say: "Florian is the best Amazon German listing translator as well as copywriter. Frankly speaking I have worked with at least 6 German translators before, the best experiene is with him both for high quality translation with optimization and commnucation. Strongly recommend to anyone who really needs a ready-to-go Amazon German listing." "Florian was quick to respond and also offered valuable information to help the project! He was a pleasure to work with." "Great freelancer to work with :) Provided quality translations" "Easy to work with and did a great job!" "Great service, A1 recommended " Any questions? Looking forward to hear from you!
Want to browse more talent? Sign up

Join the world’s work marketplace

Find Talent

Post a job to interview and hire great talent.

Hire Talent
Find Work

Find work you love with like-minded clients.

Find Work