Lixar is looking for a
Cloud Application Architect

Cloud Application Architect
  • Remote & Coast-to-Coast

Lixar, fueled by BDO is looking for a Cloud Application Architect to join our remote Canadian team.  As a Cloud Application Architect you will be part of a team supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge applications.  The ideal candidate will be a senior technical resource with a background in data-driven software development and a solid knowledge of architecture both on-premise and in the cloud.

As Cloud Application Architect, you have:

  • Current professional experience in creating/architecting solutions for cloud (Azure/AWS/GCP) through design, delivery and maintenance phases.
  • In depth knowledge in Cloud Storage ( types, performance, scalability etc…)
  • A keen understanding of designing cloud solutions for non-functional requirements such as observability, availability, resilience, scalability etc.
  • Experience in executing large/enterprise-scale software solutions
  • Experience with with Infrastructure-as-Code and Configuration-as-Code tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Azure ARM, CloudFormation
  • Excellent research and documentation skills
  • A good understanding of cloud based services on Azure (or AWS/GCP) and a strong desire to learn more
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical solutions to various levels of the organization
  • Professional experience using a variety of programming languages such as C#/.NET, Java, Python, Ruby, Node.js.

Preferably, you also have:

  • Architect Certification on a major cloud platform (GCP, Azure, or AWS) 
  • Exposure to IoT “near real-time” scalable applications.
  • Some exposure to technologies such as: Databricks (Spark), Elasticsearch, Kafka, Hadoop or Synapse (SQLDW, ADF, ADLS, AAS)

As the ideal candidate, you must value:

  • Creating a culture of inclusivity, diversity where we embrace our differences
  • Holding ourselves accountable to a high level of quality
  • Knowing that routines are in fact, not routine
  • Encouraging communication within all levels of the organization
  • Have a sense of humour
  • A blameless, iterative approach to delivery and excellence
  • Getting things done!

Sound like you?

Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar, Fueled by BDO today!

Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar, Fueled by BDO welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.