Cloud Architect

Eagle is currently seeking a Cloud Architect. This is a twelve (12) month, contract position scheduled to start in May.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Maturing the companies support, technical and security environments and processes to facilitate adoption of major cloud services platforms;
  • Documenting current and target cloud architecture states in sufficient detail to develop a gap analysis and transformation work plan;
  • Documenting gap analysis between current and future states to support
    transformation work planning activities;
  • Developing a work plan, identifying activities, deliverables, staff training, budget, resources and schedule to transform the environment to the target
    state;
  • Documenting work plans in the detail necessary to move the company environment to the target cloud architecture;
  • Implementing and documenting technical architecture consistent with the
    planned target state;
  • Implementing and documenting supporting processes including but not limited to
    governance, support and maintenance;
  • Knowledge transfer to IT staff;
  • Recommending next phases for cloud maturity;
  • Recommending on-going training and skills development for staff; and,
  • Additional activities as assigned by authorities.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, management information systems or a related discipline;
  • Eight (8) years’ experience with architecting cloud environments;
  • Three (3) years’ hands-on work experience architecting Azure and AWS solutions;
  • Three (3) years’ hands-on work experience in architecting Azure IaaS and PaaS
    solutions;
  • Azure solutions architect certification;
  • Relevant cloud vendor certifications (e.g. current certified cloud security
    professional (CCSP) and AWS certified solutions architect – professional);
  • Enterprise and business architecture certifications;
  • Experience with security and access control in a cloud environment;
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment for a company that impacts security
    considerations;
  • Expert knowledge of third party cloud platform features and capabilities;
  • Strong understanding of hybrid cloud solutions and experienced in integrating
    public cloud into traditional hosting and delivery environments;
  • Strong cloud network capability with experience in AWS direct connect or Azure
    express route integration and network design and troubleshooting;
  • Cloud DevOps experience, including provisioning and configuration using
    technologies such as Teraform, Ansible, Packer, AWS cloud formation;
  • Experience in identity and access integration, identity and access management,
    identity as a service and Azure active directory;
  • Experience with cloud hosted databases such as AWS relational database
    service;
  • Experience in implementing and supporting large scale cloud deployments;
  • Experience in system health monitoring and optimizing performance (e.g. CloudWatch, SolarWinds, Nagios, SumoLogic, Splunk);
  • Experience with cloud stack as well as integration with common SaaS platforms such as MS Office 365 and MS Dynamics;
  • Experience with cloud maturity assessments and related target architectures, gap analysis and transformation plans;
  • Experience designing and implementing hybrid cloud architectures;
  • Experience designing and implementing cloud supporting processes including automation, support and maintenance processes and governance;
  • Experience assessing designing and implementing related cloud security architecture; and,
  • Experience training and providing knowledge transfer to staff.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

  • Posted On: May 28, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 55419
  • Location: Ottawa/Gatineau ON