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Sr. Cloud Application Architect to lead an application migration to the cloud for a large banking client - 138910

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Sep 01, 2022
Job End Date: Mar 01, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 123034
Location: Toronto
Title: Cloud Application Architect
Contract Length: 6 Months
Location: Ideally can come in and work hybrid, but remote is fine (Anywhere in Canada, EST hours)

Lead and shape the Cloud technology architecture and direction for one of the world’s biggest banks from the ground up. In what is essentially a Greenfield site the bank is looking at only the latest and cutting edge technology in its push to deliver a public (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud) multi-cloud strategy to enable the business. The Bank requires an Enterprise Architecture that includes Kafka, Mesos, Kubernetes, openFaaS and Apache Flink and is in the realm of the Lead Cloud Architect.

- Works across multiple technical and business functions providing technical leadership for all cloud and security related issues in order to deliver secure systems for our staff and Thought leadership in Public Cloud Architecture
- Help develop the Enterprise Architecture for the Cloud program
- Support development programs to development cloud native applications
- Security architecture for external cloud technology
- Serve as trusted advisor to key business and technology partners – Head of Cloud, Head of Big Data and the Digital Transformation Program

Must Haves:
- 7+ years of relevant experience
- Experience delivering Cloud and Internet facing applications with a focus on cloud security
- Experience with architecting multi-vendor SaaS, IaaS or PaaS environments particular public Cloud (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud)
- Experience building Cloud strategies and target and reference architectures and experience with application development security using DevOps
- Experience with APIs and Container Ecosystems (Mesos, Kubernetes, Nomad, Docker, rkt, Swarm, Openshift preferred etc.)
- Experience coding in a modern language such as: Java, Scala, GoLang, Clojure, .Net etc.
- Experience in micro service oriented application frameworks such as: Spring, Lagom, Akka, DropWizard, Vert.x, Spark

Nice to Have:

- Master’s Degree in Business, Computer Science, or Engineering
- Experience working with NN Architectures and DL Applications
- Relevant vendor neutral or vendor specific certifications - Experience with open source software and ecosystem