Cloud Architect – Migration

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Ottawa
Posted 2 weeks ago

There is a 6 months contract opportunity with possible extension for a Cloud Architect – Migration, in Ottawa.

Work would be done remotely until the pandemic situation normalizes.

 

Must haves:

  • 5+ years project experience deploying cloud solutions on major CSP platforms
  • 3+ years architecting and implementing infrastructure and topologies on leading CSP platforms
  • 3+ years experience working in agile and/or devops project delivery methodologies in an Enterprise
  • Deep product knowledge and understanding of product features for IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS, Automation and DevOps tools, and other modern cloud tools

 

If you are available, please send your resume to bakul.jain@2iresourcing.ca  refer someone interested

 

 

Job title: Cloud Architect – Migration

 

Job Posting Start Date:   03/01/2021

Job Posting End Date:   09/03/2021

 

Site:   Ottawa

 

  • Start date: ASAP
  • End date: 6 months
  • Possibility of extension: Yes

 

  • Location: Ottawa preferred, March road. Local candidate would be preferred.

However, if the perfect candidate is located in Toronto, Hiring manager will consider

him

 

  • Max bill rate: Hiring Manager is open to Market Rate

 

  • Availability to conduct interviews: Next week

 

Cloud Architect – Migration

 

The Cloud Migration Stream within the NGI program is in need of a Cloud Architect to assist with the assessment of the current-state workload, analyzing the technical complexity of migration, and determining the appropriate migration path (“R-factor”) and careful bundling, coordination, and sequencing of workload.  This role is required to:

  • Provide the conceptual, logical and physical reference design for cloud-based solutions for infrastructure and platforms
  • Research, analyze, recommend and select technical approaches for solving difficult and challenging development and integration problems
  • Provide guidance on new tools and techniques to increase performance, automation, agility and scalability as the team works through the rationalizing applications for migration to Cloud

 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Understand business goals and drivers and translate those into an appropriate technical solution
  • Be versed in leading Cloud Service Providers (CSP) platforms, cloud solutions, architectures, related technologies and their interdependencies
  • Gather technical requirements, assess client capabilities and analyze findings to provide appropriate cloud solution recommendations and adoption strategy
  • Create the conceptual, logical and physical reference design for cloud-based solutions for infrastructure and platforms
  • Research, analyze, recommend and select technical approaches for solving difficult and challenging development and integration problems
  • Provide guidance on new tools and techniques to increase performance, automation, agility and scalability
  • Collaborate as part of larger project/product teams which may include project managers, business analysts, architects, developers, and change management professionals
  • Provide technical direction and oversight to cloud implementation teams
  • Provide advisory and delivery as a key stakeholder in a Cloud Centre of Excellence (CoE) in evaluating Cloud Services and rationalizing applications for migration to Cloud

 

CRITICAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES CHARACTERISTICS

Must have:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, related fields or commensurate work experience
  • 5+ years project experience deploying cloud solutions on major CSP platforms
  • 3+ years architecting and implementing infrastructure and topologies on leading CSP platforms
  • 3+ years experience working in agile and/or devops project delivery methodologies in an Enterprise
  • Project experience implementing core infrastructure, networking and cloud-based services for business teams or consumers
  • Deep product knowledge and understanding of product features for IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS, Automation and DevOps tools, and other modern cloud tools
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a project team
  • Understanding of cloud ecosystem and leading-edge cloud emerging technologies

 

Desired:

  • Expert in developing Infrastructure-as-Code
  • Experience configuring and tuning virtual private clouds
  • Experience with Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS), SAML, web Single Sign-on (SSO), OAuth and related authentication technologies
  • Transport Layer Security / SSL principles and management
  • Experience with networking principles and technologies (DNS, Load Balancers, Reverse Proxies)
  • A security-first mindset when architecting, deploying and supporting workloads
  • Practical experience sizing hardware and storage needs
  • Performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques
  • High Availability and Disaster Recovery principles, patterns and usage
  • Automation experience with configuration management tools
  • One or more cloud and/or security certification
  • Production support experience with deployment and management of leading CSP platforms
  • Experience in one or more Agile and/or Cloud transformations i.e. transitioning from traditional IT methodologies to more

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