IT and Network Engineering
Jun 3, 2021

Senior Software Architect - Hybrid-Multi-Cloud

Req Id: 278165 


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. 

Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.  

Our Wireless Network Orchestration & Smart Analytics team is at the forefront of 5G service enablement and transformation at Bell.  We’re leaders in E2E network services orchestration and applied smart analytics with a passion for disruptive technology development and creative design thinking.  Our mission is to advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world on Canada’s Best 5G autonomous network!


Who are we?

The Wireless Network Orchestration & Smart Analytics team mission is simple: to build the best 5G autonomous network providing industry leading customer experience while enabling innovation & growth in 5G & IoT services for Canadians.


What’s the role?

The 5G Slicing & Services Orchestration team is looking for a Senior Software Architect to support our cloud transformation strategy.  You will lead our development team in the application of hybrid-multi-cloud orchestration technologies and cloud-native best practices to ensure our 5G competitive differentiation.  As Senior Software Architect, you will be responsible as a technology leader to drive design and architecture decisions that accelerate our hybrid-multi-cloud network orchestration capabilities through a combination of collaborative in-house development, vendor buy and integration, and co-development initiatives with strategic partners such as Hyperscalers.  Representing the 5G Slicing & Services Orchestration team, you will engage in collaborative E2E architecture strategy & solution ideation forums that support innovative 5G services enablement involving senior architecture teams from across the business such as Wireless Technology Strategy, Smart Core, IT, and BBM & IoT.  


Strong analytical and problem solving skills combined with an ability to communicate effectively to all levels of senior management are important. We are seeking a passionate and highly driven cloud-native architecture expert, a team player able to lead and collaborate effectively in a diverse and agile development setting.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Cloud software architecture subject matter expert for the 5G Slicing & Services Orchestration team.
  • Collaborate with product & development team to design, architect, and operationalize E2E 5G network service orchestration across hybrid-multi-cloud environments.
  • Support vendor buy and co-development strategy as cloud architecture subject matter expert.
  • Support API strategy as cloud architecture subject matter expert.
  • Author solution design and architecture documents.
  • Lead cloud architecture scalability, reliability, and security improvement initiatives.
  • Promote adoption of cloud-native best practices across the team.
  • Mentor and coach junior technical team members.


Your intangibles:

  • Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Telecommunications Engineering degree.
  • Experience facilitating decision outcomes with senior leadership regarding cloud architecture trade-offs, best practices, and risk mitigation.
  • Ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.
  • Performance driven with a passion for clean and scalable architecture.


Key knowledge and experience:

  • 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 experience
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in Telecom Management solution development and technical leadership
  • 10+ years of experience on Vendors’ Telecom and/or Open Source Management application
  • 10+ years of experience in Telecom service domains (wireless 4G & 5G a plus)
  • 5+ years of experience in a lead role in cloud migration projects of >40 VMs, larger projects preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in Standards organization or Open Source projects an asset
  • Experience with integration of cloud services with on-premise technologies
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements
  • Experience in DevOps / SRE practice








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


Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Mississauga || Canada : British Columbia : Vancouver || Canada : Nova Scotia : Halifax || Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Quebec : Montreal || Canada : Quebec : Verdun 
Application Deadline: 06/30/2021 


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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