Cloud Solutions Architect

(Remote) Canada
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Venor is partnering with Magnet Forensics in their search for a Cloud Solutions Architect. Recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada by Canadian Business’s Growth 500 List in 2016, 2017, and 2019, Magnet Forensics offers the best digital forensics tools available in today’s market. With over 4,000 customers in over 90 countries, Magnet Forensics is based in Waterloo and currently has employees working in Ottawa, Halifax, and Singapore. Their flagship digital investigation software, Magnet AXIOM, is used by over half of the Fortune 100 and worldwide by law enforcement agencies and corporations to uncover the truth in their investigations.

What you’ll be doing:

As a Cloud Solutions Architect, you will be an early member of our growing Cloud Acceleration Team, where you will help design and implement Magnet’s overall cloud strategy for years to come. We’re accelerating quickly on our cloud journey, and you’ll be in the driver’s seat.

Regular job duties include:

  • Propose and implement cloud components, adhering to best practices, to improve Magnet’s overall internal cloud posture, including performance, security, and cost management
  • Work in a multi-cloud environment, achieving and maintaining feature parity in our posture across cloud providers
  • Be a subject matter expert who will assist infrastructure, application, and business teams with designing, implementing, and maintaining their cloud adoption strategy, often starting with a hybrid cloud infrastructure
  • Build platform components and tools that can be used by multiple product teams to accomplish their missions
  • Encourage alignment of technical direction across Magnet cloud technology
  • Design, develop, test, and maintain software ranging from learning-oriented prototype-grade to mission critical-grade
  • Deploy and operate software, including production environments
  • Use your influence to provide thought leadership, support, and coaching within your immediate team and across Engineering

What we’re looking for:

There are a few must-haves, but we will keep that list short:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Significant experience implementing complex solutions using one or more major cloud providers. Certifications to back it up are a bonus!
  • Experience working with one or more programming/scripting languages (e.g. Python)

In addition, may have some of the following skills and experiences:

  • Experience with performance and cost optimization of cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (CloudFormation, Terraform)
  • Experience with distributed systems and microservice architectures
  • Experience implementing secure cloud solutions
  • Aptitude and interest in learning new technologies
  • Effectiveness at getting the right thing done
  • Prioritizing team collaboration and success
  • Practical leadership experience (regardless of title)

Technologies currently used at Magnet (specific experience in these not required): 

  • .NET Core, ASP.NET Core
  • Elasticsearch, MySQL
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Linux, bash, Windows
  • AWS, Azure
  • Microservice architecture

At Venor, we value and celebrate diversity. We welcome applications from all individuals of any race, color, religion, gender identity, orientation, national origin, or disability status.

Reach out to Anna Bryant via anna@venor.ca or Nick Misener via nick@venor.ca for more details.

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