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Senior Cloud Solution Architect* A&N

Software AG

Software AG

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Business critical applications of notable Software AG customers are based on the Adabas & Natural product family. To guarantee customers a long-term planning perspective Software AG started the A&N 2050+ Initiative. One pillar of the A&N 2050+ Initiative is to support our customers on their journey to a modern IT platform and infrastructure running in the Cloud, in order to meet present and future business requirements. We enable customers to move their valuable A&N applications to the cloud provider of their choice and to operate and integrate their applications in a hybrid cloud environment.

We are looking for a highly motivated and passionate Senior Architect* to join our A&N Business unit to shape together with us the future of our customers.


  • As a member of the A&N Business unit you will be responsible for technical customer engagements at Adabas & Natural customers worldwide

  • Together with local sales and presales teams you

    • discover the customer’s business initiatives, especially in the context of cloud migrations and hybrid cloud environments

    • lead deep technical architecture discussions with senior customer executives, enterprise architects, IT management and developers

    • collaborate with a variety of internal and external teams, to develop pilots, oversee implementation and ensure technical blockers are removed

    • design a solution architecture in collaboration with the customer using the capabilities of the whole Software AG product portfolio

    • leverage your expertise in cloud infrastructure solutions to ensure performance efficiency, security, operational excellence, reliability, and cost optimization

    • present Software AG products and new innovations to customers, internal and external audiences, including large international events

  • Maintain technical skills and knowledge of market trends and cloud innovations, and support keeping A&N cloud architecture blueprints for our customers up to date

  • Manage the technical relationship to hyperscalers

    • Technical responsibility for a defined set of hyperscalers

    • Enable hyperscalers staff on how to run A&N workload in their cloud

    • Support the process to maintain a marketplace presence (technical aspects)

    • Test new products and new product capabilities in the context of the supported hyperscalers

    • Build expertise on further hyperscalers

  • Develop cross-product architectures

  • Manage the activities around cloud readiness and the corresponding blueprints

    • Present all aspects of cloud readiness to customers, hyperscalers, Sales, Presales, Support and Professional Services

    • Be the A&N cloud contact for other Software AG organizational units

    • Report issues back to R&D and provide input to R&D to solve cloud issues

    • Provide input for product documentation

    • Provide input to Product Management for roadmap planning and key requirements


  • You have graduated in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or suitable experience to compensate

  • You have many years of professional experience

  • You have multiple years of technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, architecture designs, migrations, and management of cloud infrastructure solutions (e.g. Windows and Linux IaaS, Storage, Networking, containers, cloud-native application development and architectures, DevOps)

  • Experience and understanding of large-scale application portfolios in enterprise environments (including migration of onpremises workloads to the cloud)

  • Ideally you already have experience in the Adabas & Natural product portfolio, including our webMethods Integration capabilities

  • You have the ability to create solution architectures according to the customer’s requirements that include the whole Software AG product and service portfolio

  • You have the professional skills to instruct and coach internal / external staff members

  • You have presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with large and small audiences

  • You are motivated to work in the A&N environment

  • You are motivated to work globally

  • You persuade by a broad technical and social competence, distinctive customer orientation and sophisticated skills in communication and presentation

  • Self-evident for you is, working self-reliant, the ability to work in an international team, flexibility and a high proficiency in German and English

At Software AG we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and fairness where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, compensate, develop, promote, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.