Virtualization Functional Architect

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Date: 08-Aug-2022

Location: Bangalore, KA, India

Company: Alstom

Req ID:309022 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 70000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.   

In order to strengthen and develop the support for D&IS business, IS&T has opened a position of Virtualization Functional Architect.


Main responsibilities are:

  • Ensure alignment with Métiers global business processes for Virtualization services
  • Collect, translate, and manage virtualization demands from central Business
  • Evangelize virtualization services across our Business organization and work hand in hand with Lab IT management
  • Prepare recommendations for decisions-making at Change Control Board
  • Research, evaluate and select the right solutions from new and existing cloud services
  • Collaborate cross functionally with managers, Cloud architects and business engineers to align on decisions
  • Define the right pattern and methodologies that will enhance the services catalogue
  • Manage virtualization services roadmap and consumption budget
  • Maintain services referential & design documentation
  • Contribute to all phases of services lifecycle from definition, architecture, design trough implementation, debugging, testing and early support
  • Work with technical experts in Cloud & Compute and support operations teams with regards to IS&T projects, critical and complex incidents
  • Control quality of partners deliverables
  • Build best practices on virtualization activities and continuous improvement
  • Analyze technology industry and business trends and determine their potential applicability at Alstom
  • Support roll-out, ensuring that Core Model of virtualization services are applied


Profile / Experience /competencies

  • Solid knowledge on business processes related to lab signaling equipment management or equivalent labs
  • Good understanding of virtualization and Cloud services fundamentals
  • Experience architecting scalable labs infrastructure
  • Experience working with cloud provider automation tools
  • Good communication, efficiency, and ability to execute. You are result oriented and show intellectual curiosity and creativity
  • Very strong leadership and you are business value oriented
  • Fluent in English, you are eager to work with autonomy in an international environment

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



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