Poland Remote

Platform Architect



Ciklum is looking for a Platform Architect to join our team full-time in Krakow.

We are a custom product engineering company that supports both multinational organizations and scaling startups to solve their most complex business challenges. With a global team of over 4,000 highly skilled developers, consultants, analysts and product owners, we engineer technology that redefines industries and shapes the way people live.

About the role:

As a Platform Architect, become a part of a cross-functional development team engineering experiences of tomorrow.

Join a leading global technology center dedicated to providing specialized services and driving innovation in the banking industry. As a Platform Architect, you will play a crucial role in defining and executing our technology strategy, delivering high-quality technology platforms, and overseeing the development and delivery of cutting-edge solutions. You will lead a diverse team of technologists and engineers, fostering a culture of excellence and ensuring successful project implementation across the organization.

This position features a hybrid work model, integrating remote flexibility with recurring presence in Krakow office, with potential relocation to Krakow.


  • Support IT business projects and transformation programs by delivering new IT services, leveraging cloud and infrastructure technologies, and migrating applications to IaaS/PaaS platforms on public and private cloud
  • Investigate and adopt new infrastructure technologies to meet evolving business requirements
  • Develop technical strategies that underpin the Future State Architecture
  • Optimize the portfolio of infrastructure services for operational improvement and cost efficiencies
  • Develop and review Infrastructure Architecture Designs and drive the implementation
  • Drive transformation programs for greater utilization and lowering operational costs, while phasing out non-strategic technology platforms
  • Manage relationships with IT Architecture, IT Infrastructure Delivery, and Application Development teams to ensure alignment and collaboration
  • Deliver comprehensive technical infrastructure designs that meet Non-Functional Requirements
  • Assess the impact on interconnected services and systems, validate deployment and support models, and offer technical counsel for system components


  • Cloud Technologies: Working knowledge of  cloud technologies, including   AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • Container Technologies: Working knowledge of container technologies (Docker and Kubernetes)
  • Database Management: Knowledgeable in databases including Oracle RAC, PostgreSQL, and MongoDB
  • Programming Languages: Familiar with Java/Java GUI, XML/XSLT, HTML/JavaScript, and Infrastructure as Code
  • Technical Passion: Stay abreast of developments in the DevOps PaaS/IaaS landscape and proactively incorporate innovations to yield tangible benefits
  • Technical Governance: Experience providing technical governance over products using frameworks such as the Technical Reference Model (TRM)
  • Business Effectiveness: Proven track record of implementing significant changes that enhance business effectiveness sustainably

Personal skills

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence senior stakeholders and deliver persuasive presentations
  • Experienced in leading and inspiring teams, fostering an environment that supports development and delivery
  • Skilled in making complex business decisions, considering long-term risks and implications even in ambiguous situations
  • Eager to learn and grow: curious, keen to constant self-development
  • Constantly improving own mastership
  • Proactive in efforts to deliver results according to the expectations
  • Ability to express ideas, thoughts, and questions simply, concisely and in a structured way

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, life insurance and Multisport card
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy license, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Flexibility: Own your schedule – you are the one to decide when to start your working day. Just dont miss your regular team stand-up
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfill your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

Join a well-established company and a strong team of professionals.

Seize the perks of global opportunities, local approach and start-up spirit.

Boost your skills with modern stacks and industry-leading clients!

Enjoy what you do, do what you enjoy!

Be bold, not bored!

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. Can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.


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