Solution Architect

Xerris IncAnywhere3 months ago

Are you someone who is able to create a technical vision and work closely with clients and software delivery teams execute to that vision? Do you want to join a Calgary-based company that is rapidly growing? We are looking for a Senior Solution Architect to join our remote team.  This individual will be responsible for developing high level architecture for solutions on AWS, GCP, and Azure, requiring close collaboration with clients in a highly iterative environment.


Xerris is a technology leader specializing in digital transformation and enablement of cloud technologies. Our specialization and service offerings include integration and microservice development, cloud migration and optimization, Front-End Development, Machine Learning and DevOps.


Required Skills & Experience

  • Excellent communication skills to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • 5+ years as a solution architect
  • 3+ years of experience with microservices architecture
  • 3+ years working on projects using one or more cloud provider(s), especially AWS
  • 5+ years of Agile project delivery, usage of Jira and other scrum ceremonies, participation in a constructive agile retrospective an asset
  • Experience with unit testing using Test Driven Development


Nice to Have

  • AWS, GCP, or Azure Architecture Certification(s)
  • Computer Science Degree


What You Will Be Doing

  • Working in presales and assessment work, responsible for developing high level architecture for solutions on AWS, GCP and Azure
  • Participating in agile delivery model using Jira and working with the sales and delivery teams to bring results for our customers
  • Discover and incorporate new cloud and open source technologies into solutions
  • Documentation of Solution in Confluence and Google Docs


Daily Responsibilities

  • Weekly coordination with the sales team
  • 50% Design, Architecture, Technical Spikes
  • 50% Team Collaboration
  • Work remotely, but comfortable running face to face workshops and client development activities

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