AWS Architect - Vancouver

  • Location

    Vancouver, Canada

  • Sector:

    Cloud Management

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  • Contact:

    Archana Namasivayam

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Title: AWS Architect

Location: Vancouver, BC 

Duration: 6 months contract



  • To serve as a primary technical associate of the business improvement team in assisting in confirming customer success in creating applications and services on the AWS platform.
  • Responsible for building and integration of computer systems and information for meeting specific needs. Typically, this involves the integration of hardware and software for meeting the customer-defined purpose, examination of current systems and architecture.
  • To have a have a working practice of DevOps tools.
  • Actively participate as an AWS technical SME on teams to help promote the development of Cloud solutions.
  • Establish standards, guidance and best practices for AWS Solutions.
  • Establish the appropriate monitoring and alerting of solution events related to performance, scalability, availability, and reliability.
  • Monitor environment for usage and performance metrics.
  • To understand client engagement, critically towards well-defined purposes and achievement standards.
  • They work with technical and business staff for recommending solutions for more effective systems.
  • To possess each technical commitment and assist in ensuring a suitable and successful delivery of agreed cloud services.
  • To shorten the time required for the production. Should be capable of deploying automation infrastructure by utilizing the AWS Cloud Formation technique
  • Need to maintain a balance between enterprise concerns and architectural concerns.


Qualification and Experience:

  • 2 or more years of IT implementation experience using AWS
  • Knowledge of best practices and market trends pertaining to Cloud and overall industry to provide thought leadership (seminars, whitepapers etc.,) and mentor team to build necessary competency
  • Hands-on experience leading the design, development, and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience
  • Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
  • Integration of cloud services with on premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
  • In depth knowledge of key AWS services like EC2, S3 etc
  • Proven experience assessing client’s workloads and technology landscape for Cloud suitability, develop business case and Cloud adoption roadmap
  • Large scale migration experience Data Center to Data Center and/or Data Center to Cloud
  • Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Python, Ruby, PowerShell)
  • Configuration management using CloudFormation, Chef & Puppet
  • Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
  • Experience managing data center operations, including data assurance, monitoring, alerting and notifications
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.