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DevOps Architect, Google Cloud

Company: Softchoice
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

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: We are seeking an experienced DevOps Architect (Google Cloud) and evangelist, passionate, savvy technologist, public cloud aficionado who loves the challenge of architecting and implementing DevOps concepts, practices, and tools for customers. This role will give you the opportunity to lead the way in designing and architecting multi-cloud application environments of all sizes and transform all kinds of environments using automation, DevOps tooling and methodologies and have a lot of fun while you do it! What you'll do: There are 3 critical objectives for this role: * Delivery excellence - The DevOps Architect will be responsible for understanding challenges related to infrastructure and application delivery, to architect and design the most secure, reliable, scalable, and highly available cloud application environments on Google Cloud. It will lead the design and implementation of complex DevOps engagements, and provide technical leadership to different teams by understanding and effectively communicating customer business problems to be solved. * Collaborative - The DevOps Architect will collaborate with technical teams on defining Softchoice's DevOps patterns, standards, and best practices. It will provide guidance and oversight to project teams on proper architecting, designing, and delivering of DevOps projects. By providing continuous feedback based on experience and new learnings, will help evolve the DevOps patterns, standards, and methodologies. The DevOps Architect will work closely with other architects, engineers, project managers, and pre-sales to ensure that the designed solutions are topnotch and customer requirements are being met. * Adaptive - The DevOps Architect will bring a spirit of continuous learning to adapt themselves in the growing and evolving space of cloud application standards, frameworks, tools, methodology and technologies to stay relevant for Softchoice and our clients. What you'll bring to the table: * Professional level certifications for Google Cloud. * Experience in architecting scalable, highly available and elastic solutions. * Agile software development and/or DevOps experience. * Experience optimizing application architectures to public cloud. * Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, etc). * CI/CD Pipelines. * Strong scripting skills (Bash, PowerShell, Python, etc). * Distributed version-control systems like git. * Experience with containers in respect to application containerization. * Experience with APM services like New Relic and DataDog. * Professional services and/or software engineering for clients in a provider to client relationship. * Demonstrable experience architecting and implementing public cloud application solutions on Google (and other clouds). * 5+ years of cloud infrastructure design. * 5+ years of architecture, design of highly distributed applications. Some reasons why our employees love working here: * Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 15 consecutive years. * Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States for several years. * We offer meaningful work that drives professional development. * 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 our team member run charity Softchoice Cares. * You will have the opportunity to take an ownership position here at Softchoice. Inclusion & Equal opportunity employment: We are an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Individuals 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 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 all candidates. 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. For team members joining Softchoice, you will be onboarding remotely. Rest assured, offering a human and inspiring onboarding experience is our top priority. Prior to commencing employment: Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check, education verification and reference checks are required for employment. EoE/M/F/Vet/Disability #LI-JW1 Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Keywords: Softchoice, Seattle , DevOps Architect, Google Cloud, Professions , Seattle, Washington

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