Senior Technical Consultant Cloud & Architecture

Location: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Posted: 12-12-2017
Job Title: Senior Technical Consultant  Cloud & Architecture
Job ID #: 171234
Location: Regina, SK 
Duration: 1 Year +
Start Date: ASAP
Interview Type: Phone & Skype

Job purpose

To provide cost effective technology based solutions for business projects. Architect and oversee all cloud and infrastructure deployments. Serve as a senior technology resource to provide direction and mentoring of other team members in the implementation of infrastructure,
networking, or cloud based projects.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Provide technical architecture/design and network design for new projects
  • Implement infrastructure and networking solutions (Windows/Linux)
  • Oversee all technical maintenance (patching, firmware updates, upgrades)
  • Evaluate and recommend appropriate infrastructure for various projects
  • Manage various databases including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, etc.
  • Work with third party resources to consult on technology solutions being proposed for various projects.
  • Mentor team to help implement solution recommendations for infrastructure projects
  • Document and diagram all technology based solutions
  • Assist with maintaining the day to day activities of supporting both the onsite
  • environments and cloud base environments
  • Interact with all business units to present, discuss, and recommend solution options
  • Provide various cloud solutions in both AWS and Azure environments

Qualifications/Education/Certifications 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or relevant experience
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional preferred
  • Experience
  • 15+ years of experience designing, developing, and maintaining technical solutions.
  • 3+ years of experience with AWS and Azure cloud environments
  • 5+ years of experience with various relational databases including: SQL Server, Oracle (11g and 12c), MySQL
  • 5+ years of experience with networking and security based concepts
  • 5+ years of experience with Windows and Unix based server environments
  • 5+ years of experience working with Hyper-V, KVM, LXC and other virtualization technologies.
  • 3+ years experience with storage technologies
  • 3+ years of experience with Microsoft TFS
  • 5+ years experience with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery planning and testing
  • Experience with Enterprise and Yellow Magic an asset
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Office 365 and Power-BI as well as custom development in VB.NET, C#,
  • Python and PowerShell a substantial asset.
  • Experience within the directory publishing/local search/marketing services industry an asset.

Skills and abilities 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Looks for cost effective solutions to deliver a high level of
  • service
  • Ability to present information to groups effectively
  • Accepts responsibility and accountability for their actions
  • Ability to see possibilities, innovative and adaptable to course changes
  • Ability to bring structure to complex problems / transitions
  • Self-starter and results oriented
  • Ability to uncover underlying needs / issues
  • Able to effectively diagram and document technical solutions
  • Ability to support/develop applications using VB.NET, or
  • C#
  • Available to work outside of core business hours when required
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