Cloud Architect/Cloud Engineer

Cloud Architect/Cloud Engineer

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud
City: Halifax, Quebec, Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver, Victoria,, Ontario, Canada
Position ID: J1121-2868
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Founded in 1976, CGI has evolved into one of the largest independent IT and business process services firms in the world, with over 71,000 professionals in 100+ offices globally! We provide end-to-end IT, Business Process and Management Consulting services worldwide from our major centers in Canada, the United States, Europe, and Asia.

CGI's clients look to us to provide the best Cloud Engineers and Architects. The ideal candidates are experienced in both a project and support capacity, and work face to face with clients, mentor more junior resources and drive innovative architectural solutions.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

- Help to develop and improve our Cloud Reference Architectures
- Provide leadership regarding Cloud Architecture for both infrastructure and applications in our latest generation private cloud, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud and AWS platforms
- Assist in the creation of business cases, strategies, and roadmaps
- Design Enterprise cloud solutions for both internal and external clients
- Work with Agile teams to deliver cloud projects
- Demonstrate expertise across multiple disciplines, including DevOps, SRE, Agile, and become a trusted advisor to global decision makers
- Represent CGI and provide thought leadership when meeting with our customers, and provide customer and market feedback to the product and engineering teams to influence product direction

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

You are a futurist, a leader, and other architects come to you for advice and direction. You know what needs to be done, how to get it done, and you have the drive to maneuver with agility in a global organization. CGI will be excited for you to represent us in front of our customers!

- 5+ years of experience as a cloud practitioner and architect
- Experience in software development in one or more languages such as Python, Java, C++ or similar, software design
- Experience working with infrastructure automation & continuous integration/deployment and orchestration technologies (such as Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack, Puppet, Chef, Azure DevOps, Ansible, etc.)
- Understanding and experience with containers and serverless-compute technologies
- Experience in all aspects of cloud computing (e.g. infrastructure, storage, platforms and data, etc.), as well as with the cloud market and competitive dynamics
- In depth knowledge of networking, and cloud-based delivery models
- Familiarity with standard IT security practices such as encryption, certificates and key management

- Experience in IT Security Testing (e.g., penetration testing, web application security assessments, vulnerability assessments and technical security assessments
- Experience in Identity and Access Management
- Experience in virtualized security environments

- Excellent leadership and management skills
- Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
- Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment
- Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
- Desire to work in an information systems environment

- A degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or 10 years of equivalent practical experience
- At least one certification in Cloud Architecture (Azure, Google Cloud or AWS)

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.