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Cloud Solutions Designer

March 30 2020
Categories Data Centre, Warehousing, Cloud, Security, Protective Services, Defence
Calgary, AB

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)

Why you should join us:

We’re on a journey to transform our internal user experiences using current and future cloud technologies! We’re looking for a creative and dedicated solution design expert to provide mentorship and direction to substantially impact the successful delivery of our Information Technology (IT) projects across our business units. You will take pride in playing a key role in managing the delivery of application and systems designs and technical interface solutions for multiple complex projects.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Document existing, and design new cloud architectures, and design and optimize cloud strategies for the cost-effective delivery of scalable and reliable systems
  • Create, grow, mentor, and participate in key cloud teams across the company; embrace and focus on emerging technology and evangelize to the rest of the team
  • Support bill of material development and pricing activities associated with building, proposing, and delivering cloud solutions
  • Guide Suncor's overall cloud strategy with respect to partnerships, tools, design paradigms and products
  • Write reference architecture, standard methodologies and thought leadership whitepapers
  • Demonstrate your extensive experience with implementing, migrating, managing, and operating systems/applications in an enterprise cloud computing environment
  • Act as a domain expert with the following Cloud Service Providers: Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS); identify and enforce Azure/AWS architectural standard methodologies

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Seven years of solutions design experience for application integration and interfaces for large enterprises
  • Expertise with Cloud Service Providers such as Microsoft Azure and Azure AWS, and experience with infrastructure and application deployment automation tools (Azure/AWS native, Terraform, Ansible, etc.)
  • A Computer Science degree or related technical college diploma
  • The ability to migrate and build applications to Azure/AWS using PaaS services, and you can blueprint, design and deploy scalable, High Availability (HA), and fault tolerant systems on Azure/AWS
  • Strong knowledge of Solaris and Linux based operating systems, including deployment, administration, and scripting
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills at both a technical and business level, and you build positive relationships with highly dispersed and dynamic teams
  • Alignment with our values

Preference for:

  • Experience leading small IT teams
  • Understanding of Agile, DevOps and Infrastructure as Code (IaC)
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional
  • Azure Certified Solutions Architect Expert

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W.
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday SAP:IND

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

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JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals

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