Description du poste

A rapidly expanding service provider delivering advanced managed hosting and data centre services across over 50 locations spanning 4 continents. The company has a significant market share in its primary sector and is seeking to broaden its customer base across other industry sectors and geographies.

As part of our client’s continued expansion, they are on the lookout for a Senior Cloud Architect to join the Cloud Architect & Engineering Team.

Based in Montreal, Quebec or Dublin, Ireland the successful individual will join the Global team currently spread across Europe & North America in the Design, Engineering & Development of Cloud Services for external customers.


  1. Design, Engineering & Development of Multi-Cloud Services & Solutions for Customers Globally
  2. Deployment of new Platforms & Services during Initial Product Release
  3. Development of Professional Services Catalogs, Managed Services & Support Services Offerings for Cloud Services
  4. Audit & Quality Control of Deployed Services
  5. Act as an Escalation Point for Engineering Defects to other Internal Teams & Management
  6. Collaborate with Product, Innovation & Architecture Teams to receive Product & Service Requirements
  7. Collaborate with Product, Pre-Sales & Operations Teams for Product Handover, Training & Documentation
  8. Support the Business, Sales & Customers with Technical Pre-Sales, Technical Validation, Tech Deep-Dives
  9. Contribute to the delivery of the IT Strategy through the completion of assigned Projects
  10. Develop and implement IT standards, procedures & documentation while participating in Audits & remediation works
  11. Troubleshooting of complex problems, taking corrective action in a timely manner with the assistance of vendors when required
  12. Collaborate with our Partners & Vendors in the development & release of new Products & Services

This is a Technical Hands-On Architecture & Engineering Role requiring the following:

  1. Individuals must have acquired a Degree level qualification in Computer Science or equivalent
  2. 5+ years’ experience in a similar role Architecting, Designing & Engineering Cloud Solutions across multiple Platforms (VMware, AWS, Azure)
  3. Proven Experience Designing IT Solutions, Infrastructure & Services
  4. Great organisational skills with ability to multi-task is essential
  5. You need to be able to plan and prioritise work effectively to ensure we work as a team
  6. Individuals must also have a proven record of working in a team environment and have demonstrated the ability to work in a collaborative manner between groups on an international basis as well as showing strong individual initiative

Be recognised as a subject matter expert in all or the majority of:

  1. VMware Cloud Services (Architect, Build & Support of vSphere, vCloud Director, NSX, vSAN)
  2. AWS Cloud Services (Architect, Build & Support)
  3. Microsoft Azure Cloud Services (Architect, Build & Support)
  4. Automation (Python, PowerShell or similar)
  5. DevOps & Infrastructure as Code Tools (Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation)
  6. Networking & Firewalls (Cisco Datacentre Networking, ASA Firewalls, HPE Networking, Software Defined Networking & Edge Services)
  7. Microsoft Environments (Windows Server, Active Directory and Domain Services)
  8. Linux Systems (Red Hat, Ubuntu, CentOS or SUSE)
  9. Cloud Security Fundamentals
  10. SAN & Storage systems (Nutanix, Nimble, Object Storage, VSAN)
  11. Backup & Recovery Solutions (Veeam, Asigra, Storage)

Individuals should be Trained & Certified in the following areas:

  1. VMware Certified Professional (VCP, VCAP)
  2. AWS Solutions Architect (Associate, Professional)
  3. Microsoft Azure (Technologies & Design Architect)
  4. Cisco (CCNA, CCNP)
  5. Microsoft (MCSA, MCSE)
  6. Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator – RHCSA
  7. ITIL or Project Management