Cloud Architect

Requisition ID:  5427


About US (GEMS)

ENGIE Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS) provides energy supply solutions and risk management services to support its clients through their decarbonization journey, while optimizing ENGIE’s assets and contributing to value creation. 

ENGIE is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services with a leading energy management business, piloted by its entity "Global Energy Management & Sales" who built its savoir-faire managing the Group’s large and diverse asset portfolio over 20+ years.

3,300 employees around the world develop our solutions, through +20 international business platforms. We cover the full energy mix: renewable and thermal power, natural gas & LNG, biomass, environmental products. Our experts provide tailor made solutions based on a wide range of savoir-faire in energy management with a strong focus on decarbonation and decentralization.

Our +120,000 clients span the entire value chain: producers, asset developers, financial players, utilities, distributors and industrials. Our global reach and strong local presence enable us to offer these diverse clients tailor-made services and respond to rapid changes in mature or emerging markets alike.

Our 4 expertises:

  • Asset management
  • Energy transition services
  • Energy supply & global commodities
  • Risk management & market access

At GEMS we encourage breakthrough results, team spirit, curiosity and innovation while preserving the right work/life balance for you.

More info on GEM Hub ( or LinkedIn (


We have an exciting opportunity for a “Cloud Architect”. He/She will be part of the infrastructure team that is leading the Move to Cloud journey for GEMS. We are a bi-localised (Paris/Brussels) team of workmates (#45), striving to deliver a high quality of service.

YOUR contribution


In order to assist our applicative teams in this major technical transformation, we are looking for new competences that are motivated to joined us and play a strategic role by collaborating, as infrastructure team member, to the integration of all Cloud services in an automated and secured way but also be close of the application team to assist them in their applications transformation.



In this role you will be responsible for :

  • Define Cloud best practices and standards within GEMS including security point of view
  • Ensure that GEMS Infrastructure standards are well known and applied
  • Being part of the Cloud community of GEMS

Key missions

  • Contribute to the Infrastructure as Code patterns and Cloud policies
  • Work closely with application teams to define their target architecture in Cloud on secure and redundant way by design
  • Catch new needs and raise them to infrastructure to discuss together about the better way to build it
  • Be part of the Cloud community to spread all best practices and standards within GEMS IS
  • Assist application teams to have good security KPI (based on ENGIE security baseline)
  • Be the main infrastructure contact for specific teams in order to solve their issues and if needed raised them to your infrastructure colleagues if a specific assistance is needed
  • Contribute to the global Finops governance by advising applications teams


Some travels to Paris (few times a year)

More travels might be requested during the onboarding phase in order to speed up the integration

About YOU

Hard skills

Must have:

  • Azure architect certification
  • Knowledge on infrastructure as code (biceps, terraform) and you know how to setup Azure devops pipelines to release (infrastructure or policies)
  • Experience on security components (NSG, WAF…)
  • Experiences on PaaS but also IaaS environment, means tooling for Vm Management in the cloud
  • Knowledge on IAM topics (basic on AD and good knowledge on AAD and Azure roles management)
  • Knowledge on Linux and Windows OS (can be better on one of them)

Good to have:

  • Knowledge on containers technology : Kubernetes
  • Good knowledge of key network component to being able to analyze network issues

Nice to have:

  • AWS 

Soft skills

Must have:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Facilitation and conflict resolution are some of your strong points
  • Outstanding communication and training skills; strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, technology projects

Good to have:

  • Agile IT / Scrum experience
  • Passionate about technology and innovation

Education and professional background

  • At least 5 years of experience in Azure Cloud with a significant volume and complexity
  • Degree of Higher Education


  • Mandatory: English and French
  • Good to have: Dutch




Business Unit:  GEMS
Division:  GEMS - EC IS
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type: 
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree