Cloud & Database Architect / SME


Any Base UK – (expected to work in Barrow 2 to 3 days a week)

The role on offer

As a Cloud Database Architect and subject matter expert, you will have a pivotal role in the following types of projects:

  • Private Public & Hybrid Cloud database solutions– architecting, designing, building and testing new and existing Database capabilities. We work on large and complex projects, that requires collaboration with peers from multiple technology domains (network, compute, monitoring & security).
  • Work across technologies – While we have a strong focus on moving towards Platform as a Service (PaaS) database technologies, we aim to deliver services that meet client needs that can involve transforming existing database technologies and developing bespoke solutions using industry standard and opensource technologies
  • Database migration, automation, consolidation and transformation programmes

Your role

Working in Capgemini’s Cloud and Infrastructure Service as a Cloud DBA and SME, you will be working in an environment that:

  • Partners closely with all the major hyperscale Cloud providers
  • Enables our customers to leverage the right cloud database capabilities and develop bimodal operating models
  • Fosters a collaborative working environment with clients, vendors, partners and other business units to develop and execute innovative and competitive solutions / projects for new and existing clients
  • Operates at any point in the project lifecycle, from proposal creation through to the delivery of transformation projects
  • Provides hands-on experience working with the latest database technologies and Cloud platforms

Why this role?

The type of client Capgemini work with is wide and diverse in their nature, but here are a few examples of the type of work we do using Cloud Database technologies.

Finance: Move desired to move away from large SQL clusters, Data Warehouse and integration services to become more agile utilising Azure PaaS services e.g., Azure SQL, Managed Instances, Data Factory and Data Lake.

Automotive: Client wanted to move away from a proprietary database solution that was costing them a lot of money. Together with our India based Data Migration Factory, we developed an approach to migrate the data to a new PostgreSQL solution.

Your profile

If you are the type of individual who understands the difference that cloud database technologies are having on the market and the need to utilise and develop their Cloud Database skills further, then this role could be right for you.

So, what kind of skills and qualities are we looking for?

  • Passion for delivering innovative secure Cloud based SQL solutions (e.g. Azure SQL, Managed Instances, Data Lake)
  • Integration and analysis skills (e.g. Data Factory, Analysis Services or Spotlight)
  • Tooling skills for the maintenance, consolidation and migration of database workloads
  • Strong documentation/presentation & consulting skills; able to articulate an approach in design artifacts
  • Have an understanding of the benefits and obstacles in moving alternative database solutions whether they be proprietary or Opensource (e.g. Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MariaDB)
  • Able to understand the need to secure data and able to demonstrate their use of encryption/delegation of admin/penetration testing

Working flexibly

At Capgemini, we strive to deliver excellence for our clients whilst also creating an environment where our people can thrive, develop, and enjoy a positive work-life balance. Flexible working allows us to be agile in how we deliver to our clients and by offering more freedom in where and how our people work, contributes to a better employee experience.

All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements, which can be either informal or formal. Your manager will discuss your request with you and review it to ensure any arrangements work for you, your clients, your team, and our business.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion. Get the Future You Want |

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Posted on:

September 22, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


North West


Infrastructure & Service Integration