IFCO Germany / IT

Cloud Architect (m/f/d)

for our head office in 82049 Pullach near Munich (Germany)

To design and build IFCO’s MS Azure based cloud computing architecture that will allow our business to operate in a flexible, scalable and agile fashion.

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About us:

Acquired from Brambles in 2019 by a partnership of Triton and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), IFCO is the world’s leading supplier of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs). Sustainability and the concept of the circular economy is at the core of our business model. Our Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) are meant to be shared and reused for a more sustainable supply chain. We have been doing this since 1992.

In 2020 IFCO developed a five-year IT strategy to transform its IT capabilities to support the future business priorities.

Key responsibilities:

  • You own the overall IFCO cloud architecture, including integration and transition states, as we are moving into a cloud-based platform
  • You are responsible for the architecture of the cloud infrastructure: scalability, security, monitorability and business continuity
  • You develop framework conditions (policies) for cloud services and their monitoring
  • You design the cloud environment from a holistic point of view, ensuring it meets all the company’s requirements
  • You liaise with IFCO stakeholders and customers to understand their needs and implement suitable cloud solutions, accessible from all regions IFCO operates
  • You align cloud architecture with a view to exploiting future technology trends and innovation
  • You oversee and carry out maintenance, monitoring and management tasks within implemented cloud structure
  • You monitor financial accounting (both cost controlling but also planning), influenced and optimised by changes in architecture and scaling

We expect:

  • You hold a university degree in business informatics, IT architecture, computer science, business administration with focus on IT or comparable education
  • You gained experience as a senior IT leader, with proven track record of architecting and designing solutions for Microsoft-centric solutions based on industry standards using Azure IaaS, PaaS and SaaS capabilities
  • You are an experienced solution architect and used service and hosting solutions such as private / public cloud platforms
  • You show extensive real-world experience in designing technology components for enterprise solutions and defining solution architectures with a focus on cloud technologies
  • You prove track record of developing architecture roadmaps in line with the cloud journey
  • You are business savvy and passionate about cloud – and keeping it simple, flexible and cost effective
  • You describe yourself as a communicative person with the right skills to lead and work with teams in multiple locations
  • You hold relevant Microsoft certifications and exams desirably
  • You are fluent in English and German additional European languages are desirable

We offer:

  • A workplace in a sustainable and crisis-proof industry
  • Bright and modern offices
  • Appreciation and respectful interaction in an international team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths
  • Individual training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work mobile
  • Free beverages
  • Company gym
  • Available parking space nearby
  • Easy accessibility by public transport


Please send your application, including your CV in English (mandatory) as well as your desired salary and your earliest possible date of joining to recruiting@ifco.com. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

IFCO MANAGEMENT GmbH |Zugspitzstr. 7 | D-82049 Pullach | Germany www.ifco.com

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Cloud Architect (m/f/d)

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