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Cloud Engineer

Toronto or remote in Canada, ON · Computer/Software
Cloud Engineer

Our client is a global leader in professional services.  They are  looking for a highly motivated and passionate Cloud Engineer and Application Architect to drive high priority initiatives on Microsoft Azure platform. In this role, you will be responsible for understanding challenges related to application modernization and provide cloud native architecture and design solutions that are secure, reliable, scalable, and highly available. This role would also assist the current Audit application team with applications deployments and give recommendations on how to move from IaaS to PaaS services. To be successful in this role you should have considerable experience architecting and implementing solution designs predominantly using Infrastructure as Code (Terraform) on Azure, understand and be a practitioner of DevOps, be an excellent communicator, and have a get the job done attitude and mindset.

  • Responsible for architecting next-generation, cloud-native products and applications
  • Collaborate with global architects, Canadian Architecture, Operations and Security teams to design, deploy and maintain cloud solutions for the company.
  • Collaborating with internal support team as well as global audit team to implement, support, manage, administer the audit suite of applications. Provide guidance and input into the application from an infrastructure perspective to leverage cloud native services 
  • Collaborate with technical teams on defining cloud architecture standards and best practices, providing consistent recommendations and oversight to team members
  • Ensure that solution exhibits high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment
  • Develop deep relationships with key customer IT decision makers, who drive long-term Cloud adoption within the firm to enable them to be Cloud advocates
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related STEM field or work experience
  • 2+ years of architecting and designing Cloud solutions
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert preferred but not required
  • Prior work experience in a Consulting/Architecture position within a software and/or services company and professional services firms would be an asset
  • Development experience, experience with DevOps/Agile, scripting & application architecture
  • Experience engineering\architecting cloud native solutions
  • Strong understanding of Cloud Native Architecture and principles and Infrastructure as Code
  • Hands-on experience in designing and configuring secure and scalable Cloud platforms on Microsoft Azure, including account structure, security and compliance audit, connectivity, shared services etc.
  • Implementation and Maintenance knowledge of Azure PaaS components Databricks, Data factory, Synapse and Kubernetes Services
  • Knowledge of Cloud services: application integration, functions, databases, data warehouse and analytics, serverless computing, machine learning, developer tools, security and identity management
  • Knowledge of and experience in API and Webhook development using PowerShell, Python, Node.js, Ruby, and Shell Scripting languages
  • Knowledge of CI/CD Systems, such as Azure DevOps server and Azure DevOps services
  • Experience in Cloud automation using, Azure CLI, ARM & Terraform to enable Infrastructure as a Code, AWS CLI, Cloud formation, Ansible, etc.
  • Fundamental understanding and experience with DevOps tools and services (Azure DevOps and Github)
  • Experience and knowledge of Operating Systems including Windows and Linux
  • Proven track record in system integration and design and setup of Infrastructure as a service and Platform as a service deployment
  • Confidence and ability to lead discussions with clear goals, deliverables, documented agreements and follow up actions
  • Ability to participate in fast-paced DevOps and System Engineering teams within Scrum Agile processes
  • Significant experience working in Azure. Added experience working with AWS and GCP is a plus.

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