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Cloud Solutions Architect, Application Development

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Date: Jan 21, 2022

Location: Malvern, PA, US, 19355 Seattle, WA, US, 98109 Chicago, IL, US, 60654 Toronto, ON, CA, M6K 3H7

Company: Softchoice

Why you’ll love Softchoice:

We are a technology company that equips organizations to be agile and innovative, and for their people to be productive, creative and happier at work. That means moving them to the cloud, helping them build the workplace of tomorrow, and enabling them to make smarter decisions about their technology portfolio. By doing these things, we create success faster and in circumstances otherwise not possible.

We stand proudly for our people and support their success through career development and advancement. We are recognized and respected for our culture of inclusion and belonging, continuously striving to do what’s good for our people and communities.
 

The impact you will have:

 

You will work with our most advanced Cloud customers helping them roadmap how best to utilize cloud application services to benefit their business. Working with other team members you will turn the roadmap into prioritized, actionable plans that match with the value that Softchoice Cloud Services can deliver.


What you’ll do:

 

  • Work with customers to understand their needs and benefits of modernizing existing and creating new applications using cloud technologies.
  • Work as part of a team to design and sell application platform solutions.
  • Research, analyze, recommend, and select technical approaches for solving challenging and complex development and integration problems.
  • Design, high quality custom software solutions to be delivered with Scrum & Agile methodologies.
  • Designing a continuous build environment to accelerate software deployment and development processes.
  • Engineering general and effective processes.
  • Helping operation and developers teams to solve their problems.
  • Work alongside our Sales and Digital Acceleration Delivery teams to design, scope and sell App Dev solutions.


What you’ll bring to the table:

 

  • Sales and business acumen with the ability to work with all levels of the customer organization uncovering, designing and selling custom and repeatable solutions.
  • Ability to communicate both to business and technical audiences. Able to translate technical solutions into high level benefits for Executives.
  • Experience modernizing applications with Azure App Services and Azure Data Services like Azure CosmosDB and Azure SQL Database or AWS equivalents.
  • Experience in architecting, designing, and implementing highly available systems, complex projects that requires in-depth knowledge across multiple architecture domains.
  • Analytical thinking and problem-solving skills with an ability to negotiate and trade-off technology options against goals & costs.
  • Ability to derive technical requirements from vaguely formulated business needs.
  • Ability to size and estimate work effort.
  • Knowledge of building serverless & micro-services architecture using Azure Functions, Azure Container Instances, Azure Kubernetes Services or AWS equivalents.
  • Knowledge of modern system integration & analytics services like API Management, Event Grid, Event Hubs, Logic Apps, Notification Hubs, and Azure Log Analytics.
  • Experience as an Enterprise Solutions Architect with Infrastructure and Application background. Bonus points if you have Development experience.


Why people love working here:
 

  • Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 16 consecutive years. 
  • Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States for several years.
  • We offer meaningful work and opportunities for career growth. 
  • Our team members have 2 paid volunteer days per year to give back to a cause of their choice. 
  • We offer an opportunity to build a career in the technology industry. 
  • We have raised over $3 million through Softchoice Cares, our grassroots fundraising organization. 


Inclusion & Equal opportunity employment:

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion & belonging. People seeking employment at Softchoice are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Require an accommodation? We are ready to help:

We are proud to provide interview & employment accommodation during the recruitment and hiring process. If you require any accommodation to apply or interview for a position, please reach out directly to asktalentacquisition@softchoice.com. We are committed to work with you to best meet your needs.

Our commitment to your experience:

We are committed to the safety of all candidates and team members. With that in mind, we have implemented virtual interviewing for everyone. We understand that you may need to interview with distractions around you (such as children or furry friends) and we will most likely be doing the same.

Before you start with us, we will conduct a criminal record check, verify your education and check your references.

When you join Softchoice, we will onboard you remotely. Don't worry. It's quick, simple and you'll be connected with your new team in no time.

 

Job Requisition ID: 3305
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