Reporting to the Senior IT Infrastructure Manager, the Cloud Infrastructure Architect will be a member of the Business Services Group IT organization. The incumbent will provide expertise on architecting and designing interfaces between internal and external systems. The person will also be responsible to design environment strategies tools being implemented in the company.
The role requires the individual to manage all aspects of the technologies within the Microsoft cloud environment from conceptual designs to implementation with a focus on the security or networking aspects of each service. Candidates should have a broad understanding of the various IaaS, PaaS and SaaS components that make up the Microsoft Cloud Services with a deeper understanding of the following key areas:
Office 365 Security Center
Azure Security Center
Azure Virtual WAN
Advanced Threat Protection
Azure Active Directory
Candidates should also be very familiar with other technologies in use within the environment. Some of the key technology platforms include:
The role would be predominantly focused on solution development within the Service Delivery Team producing sustainable designs and implementation plans. From time to time, technical implementations would be required in the event of skills / capacity constraints being prevalent within existing managed services providers; or timelines do not allow for the engagement of vendors to complete the execution phase.
Minimum 5 years of experience architecting complete IT service solutions
Previous Industry experience in IT infrastructure design and deployment
Demonstrated experience in identifying and understanding customer technical/business needs and translating them into viable solutions
Experience working in a fast paced, dynamic, rapidly growing environment
Excellent communications skills and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
Excellent administrative, organizational and time management skills
Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of individuals.
Ability to travel
Ability to work after hours “If needed” to support incident resolution
Ability to foster partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
Articulate solutions at both a technical level and business level
Have an agile mindset towards delivery
Quickly adopt new technologies with an “out of the box” thought pattern
Degree from recognized University or College, in Computer Science, Information Systems or a discipline relevant to the position or equivalent experience
Bilingual (French and English) considered an asset
Microsoft Cloud Certifications or relevant experience
Candidates should have at minim 5 years’ experience in large dynamic IT environments with at least 2 years’ experience using Microsoft Cloud Technologies.
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