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Cloud Data Solution Architect

Edmonton, AB
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Position Description:

Ready to join an outstanding culture that cares about diversity and inclusion, corporate social responsibility and gives the freedom to innovate, influence decisions, and chart an exciting career?
We are looking for a Senior Cloud Solution Architect with Databricks experience to join CGI’s expanding team in Edmonton. In this role you will assist our clients with their digital transformation and analytics journey. We expect you to have great technical skills but just as importantly, we are looking for someone who can develop a creative solution to a problem by applying critical thinking and lessons learned from previous experience.
We offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in the company and the dedication of our professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company - in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability, and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients - and for members; that is why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders. Benefits include a share purchase program, profit sharing, wellness credits, training and development programs, and flexible work schedules.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• You will use your leadership skills and knowledge of Data Engineering to design and create data solutions for a variety of customers, in a variety of industries.
• Collaborate with team members to deliver solutions in an efficient manner.
• Provide thought leadership in public and private cloud architecture and how to deliver it at scale in a large enterprise.
• Help evolve the Enterprise Architecture for the Cloud program.
• Support development programs to build cloud native applications.
• Provide mentorship and coach others in cloud and cloud native space.
• Help to build cloud strategies and target reference architectures.
• Assist in the delivery of cloud applications with a focus on cloud security.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Demonstrated experience designing, delivering, and supporting cloud-based systems in the Microsoft Azure environment.
• Demonstrated experience in a data engineering or data centric technology role.
• Microsoft Azure certification
• Databricks certification
• Strong experience in Azure Data Factory, Databricks, SQL, Spark
• Experience in implementing data management/data catalog, data quality tools, REST APIs is an asset.
• Working experience with microservice architectures
• Strong understanding of enterprise application development and delivery is an asset.
• Experience building ML Ops foundation would be a strong asset.

Other Qualifications

• Experience building ML Ops foundation would be a strong asset.
• Ability to adapt to constant changes with a positive attitude. Sense of innovation, creativity, organization, autonomy, and quick adaptation to various technologies.
• Capable and eager to work under minimal direction in fast-paced energetic environment, managing multiple projects and priorities at once.
• Strong English communication skills written and oral.
• Able to multitask effectively.
• Have excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills.
• Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements.
• Enjoy working in a self-teaching, learning organization.
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build good working relationships with clients and team members.

Build your career with us.
As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change-supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.
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CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.

  • Azure Data Lake
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Analysis
What you can expect from us:

Together, as owners, let’s turn meaningful insights into action.

Life at CGI is rooted in ownership, teamwork, respect and belonging. Here, you’ll reach your full potential because…

You are invited to be an owner from day 1 as we work together to bring our Dream to life. That’s why we call ourselves CGI Partners rather than employees. We benefit from our collective success and actively shape our company’s strategy and direction.

Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

Come join our team-one of the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world.


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