Software Developer/ Engineer/ Architect

Technical Architect/Lead - Huawei Cloud

Huawei Cloud is the world leading and fastest growing cloud computing infrastructure and service provider, we have achieved year-on-year growth of 260% on average over last 4 years. We achieved that through continuous innovations from hardware like chips, intelligent network interface card, servers and switches, to data centers, cloud computing platforms, and cloud-edge-device synergy, system infrastructures, etc. These innovations have provided our customers with more reliable and scalable services in multiple cloud computing scenarios and helped them to reduce cost and improve operation efficiency. We have launched more than 210 services and provided over 200 solutions to our 3 million+ enterprise and individual customers.

SRE Lab was established in Dublin in 2019 to fulfill the increasing demand of O&M business, and aiming to be the Cloud Data Centre of Huawei in Europe. Core services of SRE lab currently focus on the research of automated and intelligent O&M technologies that would support Cloud Business Unit (BU) to reach over a millions of server in a single region. Our R&D areas include but not limit to:

  • Heterogeneous hardware O&M.
  • System-level service fault fast recovery.
  • Large-scale network O&M technology.

Our objective is to build more stable, reliable, secure, scalable and trustworthy public cloud, and provide fundamental components, common infrastructure, and generic services across departments. To achieve that, we are looking for technical architects with previous cloud computing system design and development experience to lead our project teams on various projects.

You will lead a team of experts to design and implement the architecture of key components in Huawei Cloud with engineering support from HQ. You will have full technical ownership of projects, including overall architecture design, core features, efficiency and availability improvement and delivery. You will lead discussions on tradeoffs, solutions for bottlenecks and code reviews. As you will work as domain expert and key contact point of the team, great communication and influence skills are necessary, you should be comfortable to participate business meetings and present to C level sponsors and other stakeholders.

You will have the opportunity to work on billion dollar business scaling up to million servers in a single region, there would be various challenges along the journey, and you will be thrilled if you love solving problems. You will be working in a great collaborative and innovative team environment with direct access to top level technical and business leaders.

If everything above sounds exciting to you, it is time to take your career to the next level and join the team to build planet scale public cloud service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible to improve the availability and reliability competitiveness of Huawei Cloud services.
  • Design and implement key component architecture to achieve the goal of million servers in a single region with optimal SLA and high O&M efficiency.
  • Maintain current service architecture of Huawei Cloud and be responsible for the results of the production network.
  • Manage risks on the live network of Huawei Cloud, identify problems and risks on the live network, and drive the service team to make improvements.
  • Lead team from technical perspective.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, other related fields, or equivalent experience.
  • Master at least one script language (Shell, Python, etc.), and one OO language (Java, C++, Go, etc.) with thorough understanding of programming.
  • Experience in design and build large distributed systems with high availability, scalability and performance.
  • Hands-on experience with open source and commercial databases such as Druid, Cassandra, SQL Server, MySQL or PostgreSQL, etc.
  • Familiar with middleware and container technologies, like OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker, message queues, distributed caching, etc.
  • Passionate about technology and continuous learning.
  • Previous tech lead or architect experience is preferable, though not mandatory.
  • Lead architect of a complex system is advantage.
  • Great communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Competitive salary package
  • Long-term personal growth space
  • Opportunities to work on high profile initiatives that impact the whole company
  • Opportunities to work with the brightest minds in software engineering (including Huawei Fellow and renowned professors in the world)
  • A multi-cultural, international working environment
  • Work for an international world leader, an established yet still rapidly growing Fortune 500 company