aws solution architect (remote), Montreal

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AWS Solution Architect, Canada (Remote)

Our client is a leading Managed Cloud Provider for Mission-Critical Enterprise Applications and is providing comprehensive technology solutions to businesses of all sizes. The company has undisputed strength to implement and manage ERP deployments (Oracle, SAP) in a secure, resilient, private, public or hybrid cloud. With strong technical and functional consulting services, and World-Class Monitoring & Automation, they serve some of North America’s largest corporations across a diverse range of industries. The company has offices worldwide, and partners with Oracle, SAP, AWS, Microsoft, IBM and other global technology leaders.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director, AWS, the AWS Solution Architect will design, migrate, and integrate customer systems with AWS and will create, maintain custom scripts and automation to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time. The Solution Architect will work closely and support the AWS Managed Services team remotely and assist with root cause analysis and resolve system issues for clients.


•Design, migrate and integrate customer systems with AWS
•Create and maintain custom scripts and automation to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
•Perform ongoing performance tuning, upgrades, and resource optimization as directed/requested
•Provide remote support for the company's AWS Managed Services clients via all channels (Help Desk, phone, email), adhering to SLA guidelines and providing thorough and timely communication
•Interact with Technical and Application Consultants and customer staff to support, scale, and maintain customer cloud-hosted infrastructure, according to best practices and customer requirements
•Assist with the root cause and failure analysis to resolve systems problems
•Effectively lead detailed technical discussions and perform analysis/design to ensure customer needs are met.


•5+ years experience is an AWS senior role
•A solid mix of 5+ years of Windows/Linux system administration, storage, and network experience, along with creativity and superb communication abilities, to provide consultative support to clients.
•Able to prioritize various client deadlines, work on multiple tasks throughout the workweek, and coordinate with other team members to serve customers effectively.
•Self-driven and able to work independently with minimal direction, as well as in collaboration with team members, and provide direction/guidance to junior staff.

Experience with the following technologies/skills are required:
•English language fluency
•AWS experience
•Knowledge of servers, networks, storage, client-server systems, and firewalls
•Advanced working knowledge of Windows and/or Linux operating systems – system architecture and design, as well as experience with supporting and troubleshooting stability and performance issues
•Solid understanding of and deep experience with virtualization technologies (e.g., VMWare/Hyper-V)
•Knowledgeable in core network services including DHCP, DNS, IP routing, VLANs, layer 2/3 routing, and load balancing
•Knowledge and experience configuring routers and switches
•Knowledge and experience configuring point-to-point VPN and/or DMVPN
•Experience with storage configuration and management
•Experience reading, writing or modifying PowerShell and Bash scripts
•Experience reading, writing or modifying Python code
•Experience using git
•Information & system security including cloud access controls and monitoring
•Server Optimization and Hardening, Vulnerability Research and Remediation

In addition to the specific skills listed above, experience with any of the following items would be a plus:
•Automation experience (Puppet, Chef, Salt, or Ansible)
•Working knowledge of software-defined lifecycles, product packaging, and deployments
•SQL or Oracle database administration (Backup, Restore, Tuning, Monitoring, Management)
•ITIL/PCI/SOX/SOC I/SOC II compliance experience/training
•Oracle JD Edwards, EBS, or SAP experience

The following AWS certifications would be a plus:
•2 from AWS Associate Solutions Architect, DevOps, or SysOps
•1 from AWS Professional Solutions Architect, DevOps


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