What is the role of a Cloud Architect?

A Cloud Architect is a form of Information Technology (IT) expert who oversees everything involved with cloud computing. As a Cloud Architect you will be responsible for overseeing a company’s cloud system, alongside working on developing cloud designs, plans, architecture, and systems that can be managed through cloud storage.


  • Determining cloud strategy and overseeing delivery from a multidisciplinary architecture viewpoint
  • Inspect cloud apps, hardware, and software regularly
  • Provide prompt and knowledgeable assistance with technological issues.
  • To assist the company in achieving its strategic objectives, determine the optimal cloud architecture solutions.
  • Monitor the company’s cloud privacy closely in collaboration with IT security

Tech Stack

  • Azure
  • Lead Cloud Architecture
  • Microsoft
  • Terraform
  • Databricks

Types of Cloud Architect

  • Azure Cloud Architect
  • AWS Cloud Architect
  • Technical Cloud Architect
  • Solution Architect
  • Cloud Developer


  • Strong communication skills to liaise both internally and externally with people from all management levels
  • Multiple years of experience in the IT industry
  • Experience working on a cloud application from conception, build, integration and run
  • Extensive experience using cloud alongside AWS, Azure and GCP
  • The knowledge and experience of cloud technologies (especially in the areas of data, security, and networking)
  • A problem solver who has an inquisitive nature
  • Able to work collaboratively in large teams with members from different sectors
  • Certifications in Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Certification (ExamAZ0-303, AZ-304); Microsoft 365 Enterprise Administrator Expert Certification (ExamMS-100, MS-100) – ExamMB-600 are a plus