solutions architect (sr & int), Montreal

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Cloud Engineer / Solution Architect
Location : Montreal, Qc
Type: Temp-to-perm (Candidate must want to become permanent)
Duration: 5 months (then permanent)
Roles open: 2 (1 Intermediate, 1 Senior)


Be at the heart of delivering the enabling infrastructure and platform technologies that our client depends on for our Customers by being part of a team of highly skilled Cloud Engineers focused on transforming and delivering modern Cloud (IAAS & PAAS) globally.

The successful candidate will be passionate, intolerant of anything manual that could be automated and have the technical skills to back it up and make it real. She/he will have engineered, delivered and managed public/hybrid/private Cloud infrastructure and platforms and possess the knowledge necessary to deliver infrastructure-as-code and end-to-end orchestration.

Principal duties and responsibilities:

Engineer, deliver and manage modern IAAS and PAAS to enable our partner teams in Product and R&D to develop and deliver with confidence and effectiveness and our Production services to be resilient and elastic.
Partner with R&D to ensure mature operationalization is occurring consistently and effectively from Development forward that aligns predictably with Production (DevOps). Make “Ops” hygiene.
Utilizing modern automation/orchestration technologies and tools (open-source is our friend!), engineer and deliver Lifecycle Automation - Automation to package, deploy and operate everything we do in Cloud Engineering at global scale, across dozens of co-locations and public cloud
Identify and help to eliminate (remove and replace) manual, hands-on processes with scalable, programmatic automation and user-facing tools as needed
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to accomplish objectives while delivering a consistent strategy for Cloud Engineering

Minimum years of work experience: At least 12 years of work experience and 8+ years of senior engineering experience

Required skills:

8+ years of hands-on experience in IAAS and/or PAAS at continental or global scale.
10+ years of experience working in Production Engineering, Lifecycle DevOps, or modern “Site” Reliability in a medium to large company.
Hands-on experience delivering infrastructure as code using APIs from AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud
Strong experience with cloud virtualization technologies: Docker, AWS, Azure, VMware, Vagrant
Competent with scripting languages: Bash, Python and/or Perl
Strong verbal and written communication skill
Proactive about documentation and communication

Preferred skills:

Exceptionally proficient (knowledge and work experience) in Linux and Windows
Comfortable working remotely with people in other geographic regions
Some willingness to work alternate schedules when necessary (rare)
Able to take direction and then deliver work autonomously
Can Lead without consensus but Deliver with Team Unity


Bachelor's degree with 10 years of related experience OR
Master's degree with 8 years of related experience OR
PhD with 5 years of related experience
A degree in a related field or demonstration of relevant experience and professional maturity