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Senior AWS Cloud Architect

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Job Description

A career within Technology Strategy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations develop strategies that transform their technology capabilities and solve their most critical challenges. We focus on building technology enabled and agile operating models, planning their new enterprise architecture into a differentiating capability system that helps them win in the market, leveraging digital analytics to enhance the customer experience and optimising business operations, and using modern management techniques such as robotic process automation and next generation sourcing strategies to help our clients get fit for growth.

Meaningful work you'll be part of

As a Senior AWS Cloud Architect focused on Amazon Web Services , you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve business issues, deliver high quality client service and operational efficiency. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Collaborate with cross functional team members to develop and propose to potential customers technical cloud based solutions including SOW's
• Gathering and assessing client requirements, and translating these into solution requirements and design
• Develop reference architectures and best practice approaches to optimize clients' cloud adoption, application performance, security, and cost models
• Provide technical and go to market leadership focused on asset driven cloud based solutions and services, collaborate and lead development focused teams members to bring cloud based solutions to market
• Help others think critically and educate non-technical audiences and stakeholders on complex technical solutions both orally and in writing
• Be a n active member in the technology community, provide thought leadership and mentorship, share your knowledge and expertise
• Collaborate with senior leadership to define, develop and implement the strategic direction and focus on emerging enterprise cloud services
• Continue to advance your skills, knowledge and network related to your field

Experiences and skills you'll use to solve

• An interest to continuous upskilling for a digital first world and embrace technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
• A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences, developing and coaching diverse teams, and ensuring diverse perspectives are heard
• Relevant years' experience working as an architect or related capacity , ideally in finance, retail, telco, government or public sector organizations
• Demonstrated experience in cloud architecture and business applications, project execution, practice management and an understand of software development
• Extensive experience in development and execution of cloud based programs working across functional teams including Enterprise Architecture, Data Technology, Business / Corporate application owners and stewards, Governance and Management CoEs
• Experience in a technical leadership capacity to implement and scale cloud based projects with a specific focus on the following:
• Cloud architecture leading practices and options, the development of cloud foundational architectures in achieving strategic objectives of clients linked to digital transformation initiatives. Strategies include: Application Migration, Microservices, Build and Release Management, DevOps tools and strategies, integrated security, data and identity management
• Cloud technology architectures and solution options aligned to technology strategy and cloud infrastructure use cases, including hybrid cloud and deployment options (PaaS, IaaS, etc )
• Change management practices including organizational models, roles / responsibilities and technology tooling and automation
• Application modernization strategies and tooling
• Understanding of solution architecture, API lifecycle, technical documentation, including logical and physical architecture, and systems design artifacts
• Solid executive level communications skills with prior working experience in a consulting environment
• Experience delivering in waterfall, scrum, agile, and other methodologies
• Good oral and written communication skills, including developing business presentations, technical writing and facilitating data driven options analysis, senior level stakeholder discussions with an ability to express complex technical concepts in terms that are understandable to the business

Technical experience in many of the following areas:

• AWS Cloud Solution Architect certification
• Elastic Compute Cloud (EC 2 )
• Kubernetes (specifically EKS)
• Amazon RDS
• DynamoDB
• Amazon Redshift
• AWS Lambda
• Amazon SimpleDB
• AWS S3
• AWS Networking (VPC, subnetting, etc )
• Infrastructure as code - Terraform , Ansible, CloudFormation , etc
• Configuration management - Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Saltstack , etc
• CI/CD - Jenkins, Tekton , ArgoCD , Flux
• Linux / Unix shell
• Git and various git platforms (GitHub, GitLab, BitBucket , etc )
• Development experience (Go, Python, NPM)
• Agile software development and release cycle management
• Software testing and test suites

• Application monitoring and alerting
• Application migration and modernization (microservices etc )
• Container development and management ( Containerd , Docker, Kubernetes, etc )
• Technical presentations and public speaking engagements

Why you'll love PwC

We're inspiring and empowering our people to change the world. Powered by the latest technology, you'll be a part of diverse teams helping public and private clients build trust and deliver sustained outcomes. This meaningful work, and our continuous development environment, will take your career to the next level. We reward your impact, and support your wellbeing, through a competitive compensation package, inclusive benefits and flexibility programs that will help you thrive in work and life. Learn more about our Application Process and Total Rewards Package at:

The most connected firm through activity based working

PwC Canada is committed to cultivating an inclusive, hybrid work environment - one that is collaborative, supportive and productive. We work in-person and virtually, as is best suited for our clients, teams and people . We want you to be intentional with your work, how you do it and where it's done. PwC offices are hubs of connectivity and learning. We strongly encourage our people to prioritise in-person work, whether it's in the office or at a client site. This means we expect you to be in-person (either with clients or in the office) at least half of your time. We know that hybrid work is all about balance, and capturing the benefits of in-person work is essential to your growth at the firm. Exact expectations for your team can be discussed with your interviewer.

At PwC Canada, our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We're committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in.
We're committed to providing accommodations throughout the application, interview, and employment process. If you require an accommodation to be at your best, please let us know during the application process.

About PwC

Welcome to PwC Canada Our purpose, to build trust in society and solve important problems, is brought to life by more than 6,700 partners and staff in locations from St. John's, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia. With more than 100 years of excellence in Canada, we provide industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services for public, private and government clients in four areas: 1. Corporate accountability 2. Risk management 3. Structuring and mergers and acquisitions 4. Performance and process improvement As part of a larger network of over 223,000 people in 157 countries, we work to provide clients with the best of our collective thinking, experience and solutions to build public trust and enhance value for our clients and their stakeholders.


Management and Consulting

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-15

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