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IT/IQ Tech Recruiters

Cloud Architect

Reference ID: 11132

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Edmonton, AB
Richmond, BC
Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Information Technology

Design cutting-edge SaaS products with a diverse and global software developer.


Our client is a world-class IT software and services provider. While they have gained industry recognition for their cutting-edge software, they are also celebrated for their diversity, innovation, and sustainability. This role is based with a business unit located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, just steps from Pacific Centre, and a short walk to Vancouver’s waterfront.

What & Why / Job Summary

An award-winning suite of SaaS solutions is among our client’s collection of products, and they are seeking a seasoned professional to provide the ongoing architecture. The Cloud Architect is a high-profile role, with visibility up to the executive level.  The successful candidate will work in an innovative, highly collaborative environment and will be given the freedom to create new product ideas and technologies for their product area. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Develop the systems level architecture of an industry-leading SaaS solution
  • Working with Agile teams in developing solutions
  • Supporting appropriate system-and-component-level design decision-making
  • Communicating high-level system requirements and architectural designs
  • Continuously improving and reducing the complexity of installation, configuration, deployment, maintenance, support, upgrades, and migrations
  • Actively participating in release and iteration planning
  • Ensuring technical and non-functional requirements are accurately translated into the backlog, and continuously gauging progress

 You / Requirements & Skills

  • 7+ years’ professional software design and development experience including a background in Java, with 3+ years’ experience in creating overall product architectures and component design
  • Deep experience with SaaS architecture, platforms, and delivery
  • Advanced with design and architecture patterns, architecture modeling and design methodologies.
  • Strong understanding of Agile methods, paradigms and tools to support the development, implementation and adoption of architectural best practices and continuous improvement for the organization
  • Extensive background in microservices design, enterprise web architecture, and enterprise cloud architecture including experience with AWS.
  • Eligibility to work in Canada immediately

IT/IQ is a specialized recruitment and consulting firm focusing on connecting our candidates to the best opportunities in the market. Our dedicated recruitment team is structured around different Information Technology skill sets, and we are committed to building strong relationships and providing the highest level of service throughout the recruitment journey. 

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Posted: September 22, 2017
Closes:November 21, 2017