Cloud Architect

Job Description

  • Job Title Cloud Architect
  • Salary 1,450,000 INR

Required Skills

School Degree

Description

CGI is looking for a Cloud Architect to join our fervently entrepreneurial team, and we need the best and brightest to help us and our clients in various efforts and initiatives in and related to cloud. As a member of our team you will use your leadership skills and knowledge of cloud computing to design solutions for a variety of customers. You will use your enthusiasm, technical and business depth, and excellent presentation skills to help decision makers make the best choices, and mentor and guide other members of the team.

You may come from a development or infrastructure background, but have experience with software development and development tools as well as broad experience with both on premise infrastructure and in the cloud.

Provide expertise and leadership regarding Cloud Architecture for both infrastructure and applications in Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, or Google Cloud.
Establish relationships with client contacts, as well as internal groups, and in some cases third parties, to analyze requirements and agree on outcomes.
Translate requirements into enterprise cloud solutions and associated business cases for both internal and external clients.
Produce and document architectures that can be efficiently implemented and supported, and own your solutions over their entire lifecycle.
Demonstrate thought leadership in cloud computing across multiple channels and become a trusted advisor to decision makers throughout Canada by helping them achieve their business goals through technology.
Work with partners and internal business development teams to grow CGI accounts and win new business.
Serve as a senior technical escalation point for critical issues and assist with resolution of problems.
Adopt, implement and evangelize cloud, and modern approaches to delivery (ie, Agile and DevOps methodologies).

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Primary Skill:
A degree in Computer Science or 15 years equivalent practical experience.
A minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in software development or infrastructure engineering or operations, or any combination thereof.
A minimum of 5 years of experience as an architect (any combination of cloud architect, enterprise architect, client architect, solutions architect, or technical architect).
Experience in all aspects of cloud computing (e.g. network, compute, storage, platforms, big data, security, etc.), as well as with the cloud market and competitive dynamics - certifications in cloud architecture (Azure, AWS,
Primary Skill:
A degree in Computer Science or 15 years equivalent practical experience.
A minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in software development or infrastructure engineering or operations, or any combination thereof.
A minimum of 5 years of experience as an architect (any combination of cloud architect, enterprise architect, client architect, solutions architect, or technical architect).
Experience in all aspects of cloud computing (e.g. network, compute, storage, platforms, big data, security, etc.), as well as with the cloud market and competitive dynamics - certifications in cloud architecture (Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud) are preferred, but will not be considered in lieu of experience.
We prefer candidates with experience in on premise networking, storage (SAN and NAS) and backup technologies, physical server hardware, and related monitoring solutions and techniques.
Experience with Microservices architecture, related design patterns, and associated web-focused technologies (such as HTML, JavaScript, and REST APIs).
Experience working with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as Terraform, ARM Templates, Cloud Formations, or similar.
Experience working with deployment and orchestration technologies such as version control tools (Subversion, Git, or similar), CI / CD tools (Azure DevOps, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy, Jenkins, GitLab Runner, Bamboo, or similar), object storage / artifact management tools (AWS S3, AWS CodeArtifact, Azure Blob Store, Azure File Service, Artifactory, Nexus, or similar), and configuration management tools (Ansible, Chef, Salt, or similar).
Understanding of and experience with open source server software.
Experience in the business technology market and expertise in working closely with sales and marketing teams in cloud computing or related technical fields.
Familiarity with standard IT governance and security practices (such as identity management, encryption, certificate and key management, vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, etc.), and related standards (such as ITIL, CIS, ISO 27001, etc.)

Experiences: Required & optional:
Professional good verbal and written communication skills
Problem-solving aptitude
Expert Technical skills
Organizational and leadership skills
Logical reasoning and analytical skills

Minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience in software development or infrastructure engineering or operations, or any combination thereof.
A minimum of 5 years of experience as an architect (any combination of cloud architect, enterprise architect, client architect, solutions architect, or technical architect).
Experience in all aspects of cloud computing (e.g. network, compute, storage, platforms, big data, security, etc.), as well as with the cloud market and competitive dynamics - certifications in cloud architecture (Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud) are preferred, but will not be considered in lieu of experience.

Skills:
  • Cloud architect
  • Enterprise Architecture
   
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