Systems Architect

The Jonah Group is looking for an experienced Systems Architect to join our team of accomplished tech professionals to design and develop custom enterprise solutions. If you are a passionate problem-solver and technologist with 10+ years of experience in a hands-on role designing systems and infrastructure for large-scale software applications and enterprise data systems, this could be the ideal role for you.

What We Do:
Jonah has produced high quality commercial systems for the banking, auto finance, capital markets, health insurance and pension plan industries (to name a few). We consistently work towards designing and building high-performing enterprise solutions with emphasis placed on great user experience, robust architecture, and a perfect fit. Here at Jonah, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute your technical expertise alongside a team of software specialists who are passionate about what they do.

What You’ll Do:
• Work with our clients to provide infrastructure solutions and implement modern DevOps tools and practices
• Provide consultation and expertise for application and data warehouse development projects
• Analyze customer requirements, recommend and design infrastructure solutions which are scalable for growth and suitable for the application architecture (on-premise, cloud and hybrid hosting infrastructure)
• Develop estimates and work with project managers and delivery teams to ensure high quality and on-time/on-budget delivery
• Work with our internal teams to design and improve on development processes, continuous integration, and development standards

Your Preferred Profile:
• 10+ years experience with design and architecture of systems and network infrastructure (on-premise)
• Solid understanding of network architecture, security, network protocols, software-defined networking
• Recent and demonstrable experience with one or more cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)
• Knowledge of configuration management, CI/CD, Infrastructure as Code principles, orchestration tools, test and infrastructure automation (e.g. Docker, Vagrant, Terraform, TeamCity/Jenkins, Ansible/Chef/Puppet, Git)
• Experience with various shell scripting languages
• Experience and ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
• Have an excellent foundation of computer science fundamentals
• Comfortable with collaboration, open communication and proactively reaching out to cross-functional teams and customers
• Experience in and enthusiasm for an Agile development and DevOps continuous delivery culture
• Must be a team player, able to work independently with minimal supervision and under tight deadlines
• Ability to self-start in a complex and diverse technical environment
• Experience working with large enterprise environments and culture

What Sets You Apart:
• This position requires an outgoing and self-motivated person who will work closely with business and IT stakeholders
• Superb written and verbal communication skills are a must along with experience working within enterprise environments
• A strong focus on business outcomes and delivering value
• You must understand the business domains in which you have worked
• Proficiency with Hadoop (Cloudera or HortonWorks) is an asset
• Proficiency with more than one RDBMS also nice to have

What You’ll Like About Working Here:
• Family-friendly benefits and vacation time
• Annual training budget and professional development for fulltime employees
• The flexibility of a software consulting environment; project variety, adapting to new business domains, and building complex applications
• Ability to flex your creativity muscle, and have your opinions heard
• A work culture where you’ll look forward to coming in every day
• Enough coffee and tea to appease your daily caffeine fix
• Free food and beverages during events like Thursday Night Socials
• Downtown Toronto location (easily accessible by public transit)

Feel free to send us your resume anytime to jonah-jobs@jonahgroup.com. We’ll keep your information on file (honest!) for that fateful day when preparation and opportunity collide, and together we will unleash your awesome skills on our next new project. Please include “Systems Architect” in the subject line. We want to thank all individuals who apply and will be contacting suitably qualified applicants as soon as we can.

For more information about the Jonah Group, please visit www.jonahgroup.com, or see what it’s like to work here on The Muse (www.themuse.com/companies/jonahgroup)!

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