IT and Network Engineering
Apr 20, 2021

Senior Cloud Architect

Req Id: 280693 

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content - we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.

If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 

Our Bell Business Markets team enables the digital transformation of businesses and governments nationwide through solutions in areas including Internet and private networks, voice and unified communications, contact centre, security, Internet of Things, data centre and cloud. We’re proud to be Canada’s leading provider of broadband network and communication services for businesses and governments.


Who are we?

Bell Business Market’s cloud mission is simple: provide our enterprise customers with an industry leading multi-cloud orchestrated marketplace that fuels their digital journey.  Your success in helping us deliver on this mission will cement Bell as the defacto leader in cloud services.


What’s the role?  (aka What you’ll do)

The Bell Cloud Practice is looking for a Senior Cloud Architect with deep interest in driving customer value and operational efficiencies when migrating workloads supporting our customers’ cloud transformation journeys. Our Senior Cloud Architect is responsible for technical team leadership of migration teams through large, complex infrastructure engagements in medium to large enterprise environments, and is supported by senior resources from the Cloud Project Management, Cloud Advisory, Cloud Migration and Cloud-Native teams as required. Drawing on both technical and business integration acumen, this is a customer solution lead role.


In addition, this senior resource will have the opportunity to contribute to and continuously evolve multi-cloud and hybrid cloud adoption and optimization best practices and tools. 


Strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate and put forward the salient issues to all levels of management is important. We are seeking a team player with excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills and highly developed problem solving abilities.



  • Working collaboratively with other cloud specialists, build out and manage the Bell multi-cloud and hybrid cloud migration best practices processes and tools
  • Interacting with senior Cloud Practice members and customers to build out the customer’s cloud adoption and optimization plan
  • Document problems and solutions that address technical issues
  • Technical mentoring and coaching to other technical team members
  • Migration lead for team of migration specialists


Your intangibles (aka What sets you apart)

  • Computer Science, Engineering or Math background preferred
  • Experience facilitating discussions with senior leadership regarding technical / architectural trade-offs, best practices, and risk mitigation
  • Ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Experience in seamless hand-off of migration projects to managed services


Key knowledge and experience (aka What you’ve done)

  • Minimum AWS, Azure and/or GCP certified solutions architect intermediate-level credential, senior-level credentials and/or additional specialty certifications ideal
  • College or University Diploma, related STEM background or related experience
  • 10+ years of IT Infrastructure experience including data center modernization, virtualization, VMware, Hyper-V, IaaS and/or PaaS
  • 5+ years experience in a lead role in cloud migration projects of >40 VMs, larger projects preferred
  • 5+ years hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of compute, storage, database, security and network solutions for customers
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience with configuration management using CloudFormation, Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • Experience in basic administration of databases
  • Experience with integration of cloud services with on-premise technologies
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements
  • Knowledge of data storage solutions


Bilingualism is required  (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular Term - Full Time 
Job Location: Canada : Quebec : Quebec City 
Application Deadline: 05/24/2021 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


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