Senior Cloud Architect to assist with executing and delivering digital solutions for a large government department

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Dec 01, 2023
Job End Date: Mar 31, 2024
Pay Rate: Daily: Negotiable
Job ID: 133537
Location: Ottawa

Our public sector client requires a Secret Cleared Senior Cloud Architect to assist with executing and delivering digital solutions hosted in the cloud. The resource will act as a subject matter expert to guide and provide expert advice on software development and cloud solutions.


  • Conceptualize, design, prototype, implement, and enhance Azure or AWS cloud architectures, platforms, and applications to align with the organization's strategic objectives.
  • Offer technical expertise in areas of architecture, cybersecurity, and deployment strategies for cloud and hybrid-cloud solutions.
  • Collaborate closely with diverse teams to comprehend application requirements, evaluate security positions, and implement robust security procedures and technical remedies.
  • Validate the feasibility of recommended strategies and implementations across the client’s cloud service offerings, encompassing both cloud and OpenShift Container Platform.
  • Advocate and apply Cloud Native architecture best practices in the development and deployment of cloud-based systems.
  • Develop comprehensive technical documentation, models, architectural artifacts, designs, and plans for seamless implementation.
  • Embrace a Security by Design approach in strategizing design frameworks, prioritizing the integration of security measures from the outset.
  • Adhere to application life cycle methodologies, project timelines, and project plans, ensuring seamless execution within specified parameters.
  • Employ Agile project management methodologies, fostering flexibility and responsiveness in project execution.
  • Provide ongoing support for cloud solutions, offering assistance and guidance to development team members as needed.

Must Have:

Hands-on technical experience with AWS cloud and/or Azure cloud architecture

Relevant Azure OR AWS certifications 

Proficient in communicating complex technical information or project status to executives, business units, technical teams or IT suppliers

Must have a Federal Government Secret Security clearance