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AWS Cloud Architect

Ref: CA_EN_6_919331_1024698

Posted on 10 November 2022
Burnaby, British Columbia
Contract Type
Direct Hire

AWS Cloud Architect

Our client (with their head office based on Burnaby) is looking for an AWS Cloud Architect. This role is a regular full-time role and the successful incumbent will need to have at least 3 years AWS specific experience as well as 5 years application development experience. This candidate should also have a strong background in API's, complex integration development and architecting n-tier applications with strong communication skills who can lead both technical and non-technical discussions. Key Responsibilities would include:

  • Design, implement and maintain all AWS infrastructure and services within a managed service environment. 
  • Design, Deploy and maintain enterprise class security, network and systems management applications within an AWS environment. 
  • Design and implement availability, scalability, and performance plans for the AWS managed service environment. 
  • Continual re-evaluation of existing stack and infrastructure to maintain optimal performance, availability, security and cost optimization. 
  • Implement process and quality improvements through task automation. Institute infrastructure as code, security automation and automation or routine maintenance tasks. 
  • Perform data migration from on premises environments into AWS 
  • Support the business development lifecycle (Business Development, Capture, Solution Architect, Pricing and Proposal Development)

“MUST HAVE” Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience as a technical specialist
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Extensive experience with AWS (AWS Cloud Formation, AWS EC2, S3, VPC, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge of Amazon Kinesis, AWS Lambda, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), and Amazon Simple Workflow Service (Amazon SWF)
  • Strong knowledge of AWS SDK and development experience with one of the programming languages - Java, .Net
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using Puppet, Chef, Ansible or similar.
  • Experience building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure.
  • Prior success in automating a real-world production environment.
  • Strong scripting skills, i.e., Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.
  • Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewalling.
  • Strong knowledge with Web Services, API Gateways and application integration development and design
  • Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment.
  • Knowledge of relational and non-relational databases
  • Experience with revision control source code repositories
  • Management of continuous integration servers like Jenkins and Bamboo.
  • Knowledge of containerization (Docker, AWS EKS, ECS)
  • Knowledge of agile software development practices and release management
  • Thorough understanding of Cloud Computing: virtualization technologies, Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service and Software as a Service Cloud delivery models and the current competitive landscape.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.

Additional “LIKE TO HAVE” Skills:

  • Knowledge of DevOps methods and CI/CD automation practices
  • Knowledge of containerization technologies (Docker, AWS EKS,AWS ECS etc.)
  • Knowledge of data migration practices and technologies

Educational / Certification Minimums:

  • AWS Certified Associate level certification required
  • AWS Certified Professional level certification preferred


To apply, please send your attached cover letter and resume to:

Mr. Paulo Gomes

Business Development Manager, Vancouver

Modis Canada

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