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Date Posted: Sep 8, 2019

Reference Code: 44179-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Multiple Locations, Canada 
All Available Locations: Calgary; Edmonton; Halifax; Ottawa; Toronto 


Are you an individual who is motivated by curiosity, driven for success and excellent client service? Do you like working in a fun, fast-paced and rapidly growing work environment? Deloitte Canada is currently looking for a Cloud Architect to join our Cloud Engineering team.

As our ideal candidate, you will possess deep Cloud technical expertise on at least one major cloud platform (AWS, Azure, GCP), to architect, engineer, and operationalize projects. Your previous experience at a service provider or large enterprise will enable us to implement industry best practices to meet our client requirements. Your appetite to learn will ensure we keep up with latest practices, ideas, and trends in the public cloud space.

Deloitte’s Cloud Engineering team:

Deloitte is an industry leader in enabling our clients’ Cloud Transformation programs. From cloud consulting, to implementation, and ongoing managed services we offer a full range of Cloud services and solutions. Building your career at Deloitte offers the opportunity to work with cutting-edge cloud technologies to deliver next-gen Cloud solutions.

  • Adopt and communicate new concepts, ideas, techniques, best practices and technology assistance at all organizational levels, particularly senior management.
  • Provide strategic thinking, cloud solutions and roadmaps while driving architectural recommendations.
  • Architect end-to-end cloud solutions.
  • Define pros and cons of solution options to arrive at consensus around architecture decisions.
  • Define strategic multi-year roadmap, cloud reference architectures and architecture standards for clients.
  • Lead proof of concept efforts for candidate architectures.
  • Assist in the remediation of application stability and performance.
  • Work with product management areas to establish required cloud infrastructures and frameworks.
  • Perform product evaluations and proof of concepts.
  • 5+ years’ experience in solution architecture specific to Public Cloud deployment (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Extensive knowledge of Cloud Security principles and frameworks, DevOps and Server-less Cloud Computing concepts
  • Experience in and/or knowledge of Private Cloud Platforms (VMWare, Hyper-V, etc.), Workload Migration Automation Tools and Infrastructure as Code (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Container, Orchestration and Micro-Services experience
  • AWS, Azure, GCP or other Cloud certification
  • 5+ years’ experience in commercial product / application design and delivery
  • 2+ years’ experience with a core object oriented programming language: e.g. Java, C++, C#, ASP.NET
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse platforms and operating systems, including current and emerging technologies
  • Extensive technical skills and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of an entire line of business or infrastructure sub-domain
Personal Characteristics


  • Proven ability to create an architecture solution in alignment with the reference architecture and utilize foundational services to address the quality attributes (non-functional requirements) of the solution.
  • Ability to influence teams to a future state while understanding the need to make practical decisions along the way.
  • Excellent facilitation, discovery, analysis, and prototyping skills.
  • Self-initiated individual who consistently delivers high quality results with limited guidance and willingly trains, guides and positively influences others.
  • Effectively communicates to diverse technical and nontechnical audiences, including developers, technical leads, peer architects, delivery owners, business owners, senior leaders, etc.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and must be able to manage multiple requests at the same time.
  • High motivation, self-starting, ability to work with minimal direct supervision, takes ownership.

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted



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