Cloud Architect

Full Time posted 4 months ago

Job Description

INDUSTRY: Technology

Merit Services, is seeking a highly skilled and visionary Cloud Architect to join our esteemed client’s dynamic team in the thriving city of Oshawa. As a Cloud Architect, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the cloud infrastructure strategy, designing innovative solutions, and driving digital transformation for our client’s business operations.


  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders, senior leaders, and cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and develop scalable cloud architecture solutions.
  • Design and implement cloud-based solutions leveraging industry-leading platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Develop comprehensive cloud strategies, encompassing security, scalability, availability, performance, and cost optimization.
  • Drive the adoption of cloud best practices, ensuring robust security measures, high availability, disaster recovery, and data protection.
  • Lead the evaluation, selection, and integration of cloud services, tools, and technologies to enhance the organization’s cloud capabilities.
  • Architect and implement cloud-based infrastructure automation and orchestration to improve operational efficiency and enable rapid application deployment.
  • Provide guidance and thought leadership on emerging cloud trends, innovative technologies, and industry best practices.
  • Collaborate with development teams to optimize cloud-native application design, deployment, and monitoring.
  • Conduct performance monitoring, capacity planning, and cost analysis to ensure optimal cloud resource utilization.
  • Define and enforce cloud governance policies, standards, and compliance frameworks.
  • Mentor and guide junior team members, fostering a culture of learning and professional development.


  • Proven experience as a Cloud Architect or a similar role, with a successful track record of designing and implementing scalable cloud solutions.
  • Strong expertise in cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP, and proficiency in infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation).
  • Experience with cloud security and identity management, implementing robust access controls and data protection measures.
  • Familiarity with DevOps practices, CI/CD pipelines, and configuration management tools (e.g., Jenkins, Ansible).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for delivering innovative solutions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels.


  • Competitive salary package, commensurate with experience and skills.
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan, including medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Flexible work schedule and the option for remote work arrangements.
  • Professional development opportunities, including certifications, workshops, and conferences to enhance cloud expertise.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters innovation and knowledge sharing.
  • Opportunities for career growth and advancement within the organization.

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