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Cloud Architect – Data Backup & Disaster Recovery, Core Compute, Group IT (GN Group)

  • GN
  • 2750 Ballerup, Danmark
  • 25/05/2023


Do you want to take our data back-up & recovery solutions to the next level, as part of our global hybrid cloud IT transformational journey? And do you want to make sure we are best in class as a global market recognized company? Then you might be our new colleague.

Join us at GN – we bring people closer

At GN Group we design and manufacture world-leading intelligent audio, video, and gaming communication solutions. We have consumer, professional and medical-grade products, and expertise - all under one roof which gives us a great advantage and lots of opportunities.

Inspired by people and driven by our passion for innovation, we leverage technologies to deliver unique user experiences that bring people closer through the power of sound.

GN's market leading solutions are marketed under brands such as ReSound, Beltone, Interton, SteelSeries, Jabra, BlueParrott and FalCom in more than 100 countries. GN Group employs over 7.000 people and is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen (GN.CO).

Welcome to Core Compute, part of Group IT

Our global Group IT function of +200 employees deliver business critical applications and infrastructure for the full value chain from sales to manufacturing and distribution for the GN Group and several of our subsidiaries (GN Group cover the global scope of GN Hearing and GN Audio).

As our new Cloud Architect for our Backup & Recovery solutions, you will be based at our global HQ, located in Ballerup Denmark, and report to Head of Core Compute, Kristian Rickardt.

“We are on an exciting global IT transformational journey throughout the GN Group, where we are transitioning moving our existing landscape to a modern, hybrid Microsoft Azure Cloud based platform, where we need you to help us long the way and make sure we are best in class”, explains Kristian Rickardt.

You will join a team of 13 devoted colleagues, as part of our Core Compute and Enterprise Platform departments within Group IT Function, who all look forward to welcoming you to the team.

Design and deliver robust solutions

You are responsible for handling, implementing, and operating the process of transitioning our existing infrastructure data back-up & disaster recovery solutions to our new Microsoft Azure and Rubrik based cloud environment in a hybrid model, as part of our global IT transformational journey.

Together with your colleagues, you will be collaborating across the organization with both technical, and non-technical stakeholders in a global agile work environment and making sure that we have best in class cloud solutions.  

Specifically, your main responsibilities are:

  • Collaborate across the organization to develop, implement, maintain, and continuously improve a comprehensive, modern hybrid infrastructure solutions that integrate on-premises and cloud-based resources, using Rubrik and Azure for backup and recovery, ensuring business continuity in the event of data loss or system failure that complies with regulatory requirements and business expectations

  • Defining and implementing disaster recovery strategies that meet the needs of the organization, including RTO and RPO objectives

  • Developing and documenting backup and recovery policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, to support IT teams and end-users regarding backup and recovery best practices and procedures

  • Proactively recommend design changes to new and existing applications or infrastructure to increase continuity and reliability

  • Promote and drive a data culture across the company to obtain factual data and information to continuously improve overall reliability and recoverability of company technology assets

  • Continually evaluate IT environment for new threats and gaps to continuity and recommend new countermeasures for remediation

Sound good so far? Here’s what you’ll need to succeed and create results

We imagine that you are curious by nature, are hands on from designing & prototyping, to implementing vetted solutions into production. You possess a challenger mindset and are open to voice your ideas and concerns.

You enjoy working in an agile setting, where you can develop yourself - and together with your colleagues find the best solutions. Furthermore, you are a team-player thriving collaborating with others. At the same time, you work independently and maintain initiative.

Moreover, we imagine that you have: 

  • A relevant higher educational background within IT, Computer Science or other relevant fields

  • Solid experience from a relevant IT domain area as an IT Architect, Cloud-, or Software Engineer, Tech Lead or equivalent, whereby you have experience with:

    • Azure hybrid infrastructure incl. Azure Stack, Azure Arc, and Azure hybrid networking

    • Designing and implementing data disaster recovery strategies and plans, as well as being able to conduct disaster recovery tests

    • Automation and scripting with PowerShell or other scripting languages

    • Backup and recovery processes and tools - preferably with Rubrik solutions

  • Project-, stakeholder-, and change management abilities with a desire to listen to others, influence your colleagues in a constructive way and can transform our way of working

  • A well-developed knowledge of agile methods and processes are clear advantages, but not prerequisites for the position

To be successful in your new role, it is important that you can “transform” organizational requirements into solid technical solutions. Ensuring customer satisfaction, a smooth transition and operations of our data & recovery solutions are your top priorities.

Fluent written and spoken English skills

As an international organization with colleagues in over 50 different countries, our official company language is English. It’s essential that you can communicate effortlessly with your colleagues, no matter where they are.

The GN culture
GN’s values listen, challenge, and transform form our culture. We greet every day with energy, engagement, and enthusiasm, bringing our best selves and approaching solution-finding and challenges with a ‘glass half full’ attitude. We’re independent, but we also know when two heads are better than one.

Our leaders are supportive, our teams are tight-knit, and we believe in the power of collaboration across every level of our organization.

Our workplace offers plenty of different benefits and flexibility to keep us happy and healthy and allow us to focus on what matters to us in and outside of work. We hope you are curious to explore and engage in the recruitment process with us.

Think you’ve got what it takes? Apply now

To apply, use the ‘APPLY’ link no later than 11th of June 2023. Applications are assessed on a continuous basis, so don’t wait to send yours as we ideally would like you to start 1st of August.

Quick apply: You are welcome to only submit your CV. We only ask that your CV is up-to date.

If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Kristian Rickardt on +45 51 57 82 46.

We hope you will join us on this journey and good luck with your application.