Acronis is a world leader in cyber protection—empowering people by providing them with cutting-edge technology that enables them to monitor, control, and protect the data that their businesses and lives depend on. We are in an exciting phase of rapid-growth and expansion and looking for a Principal Cloud Infrastructure Architect who is ready to join us in creating a #CyberFit future and protecting the digital world!

Acronis is looking for a Principal Cloud Infrastructure Architect able to lead the infrastructure architecture efforts for Acronis’s own private cloud platform delivering a run-time environment for its products. You will be responsible in setting the technology strategy and roadmap for the cloud stack that includes compute, network, and storage virtualization and orchestration, as well as well as an internal Cloud Platform that includes CI/CD automation, monitoring and alert management, log management, telemetry collection and analytics, distributed database services, application messaging services, API gateways, load balancers, and other components required for run-time execution of Acronis product applications. You will own definition of the target state architecture, definition of the priorities and delivery sequencing, technology life cycle management, experimentation and POC development for key technologies.

You will work closely with other Acronis Cloud Infrastructure product team, R&D teams, cloud operations and SRE groups responsible for operational management of the cloud infrastructure, as well as Acronis Sales and Professional Services teams. You will be the mentor for more junior members of the team, as well as the thought leader across various Acronis product and R&D teams.


  • Be the overall owner of the vision, strategy, and execution of the architecture for Acronis Cloud Infrastructure stack, Cloud Platform, and production environment from initial definition to actual launch and successful delivery and operation.
  • Define the deployment and scaling models, as well as production infrastructure architecture, including datacenter site roles, distributed processing role separation, instrumentation, and automation.
  • Work closely with Acronis engineering and data center operations teams to ensure successful implementation and deployment of the cloud infrastructure capabilities to support evolving needs of the product engineering teams.
  • Attract, lead, and coach a diverse team of cloud infrastructure architects, and actively collaborate with engineering architecture team on future product architecture, design, deployment, and scaling aspects.
  • Define and drive discrete components and integrations strategy of a the cloud infrastructure stack across all layers.
  • Lead Proof-of-Concept work for new technologies, systems, integrations
  • Develop and maintain high-level design documentation, technology roadmap, implementation plans.
  • Collaborate with internal business partners to ensure business needs and directions are captured and technology plans are translated into executable roadmaps and release plans, identify and track critical performance metrics and timelines throughout the life of the project.


  • At least Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent professional experience.
  • At least 10 years of proven experience in a software development and architecture role.
  • At least 5 years of experience in Private Cloud technologies and cloud infrastructure.
  • At least 5 years of track record of working as part of geographically distributed cross-functional teams (direct reports and stakeholders).
  • Experience working cross-functionally on large projects with multiple engineering teams
  • Demonstrable knowledge of cloud architectures, application or network security, infrastructure services.
  • Proven experience in building PaaS or private cloud platforms including CI/CD automation, monitoring, log management, telemetry, as well as distributed application messaging and database solutions.
  • Direct experience with such technologies as OpenStack, VmWare, Kubernetes, MySQL, PostgreSQL, distributed SQL database solutions, REDIS, Kafka, RabbitMQ, NGINX, Elastic, Apache Druid.
  • Strong program and project management skills with hands-on experience with Jira and Confluence collaboration tools.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to articulate a compelling vision, and present those in written documents and slide presentations.
  • Strong knowledge of cloud platform market, including Google GCP, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure.
  • Fluent English


Acronis is revolutionizing cyber protection by unifying backup, disaster recovery, storage, next-generation anti-malware, and protection management into one solution.  This all-in-one integration removes the complexity and risks associated with non-integrated solutions and offers easy, complete and reliable data protection for all workloads, applications, and systems across any environment—all at a low and predictable cost.

Founded in Singapore in 2003 and incorporated in Switzerland in 2008, Acronis now has more than 2,000 employees and offices in 34 locations worldwide. Its solutions are trusted by more than 5.5 million home users and 500,000 companies, and top-tier professional sports teams. Acronis products are available through over 50,000 partners and service providers in over 150 countries and 26 languages.

Acronis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.


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