Tuesday , December 12 2023

Air Canada Employment – Digital Enablement Specialist

Website Air Canada

Job Description:

Air Canada seeks technically experienced Specialist in Digital Enablement (Cloud Architecture) to be is responsible for leading the creation of a technology framework and providing technical leadership in support of digital platform initiatives in cloud computing and automation, with a focus on the design of systems and services that run on cloud platforms. This role reports into the Engineering and Architecture organization but would be embedded into the Cloud-DevOps effort to provide architectural leadership and best practices. Additionally, the specialist will be responsible for ensuring that critical applications are designed and optimized for high availability and disaster recovery.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to DevOps development activities and complex development tasks
  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with product owners to size and manage scope and risk
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability)
  • Maintain overall industry knowledge on the latest trends, technology, etc.
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the organization for digital architecture end-to-end architecture, including AWS and future providers, networking, provisioning, and management
  • Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public, and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services
  • Provide technical expertise and ownership in the diagnosis and resolution of an issue, including the determination and provision of workaround solution or escalation to service owners
  • Demonstrate leadership ability to back decisions with research and the “why,” and articulate several options, the pros and cons for each, and a recommendation
  • Cloud Architecture and Design and Development (50%)
  • Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, and production deployment
  • Consultation (20%)
  • Define optimal design patterns and solutions for high availability and disaster recovery for applications
  • Develop a library of deployable and documented cloud design patterns, based on the digital platform application portfolio, as a basis for deploying services to the cloud
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DevOps toolchains and processes

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience working with Agile Ops/DevOps teams, including KPI development for efficiency tracking.
  • Strong understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies
  • Strong understanding of SOA, object-oriented analysis and design, and client/server systems
  • Knowledge of business process re-engineering principles and processes
  • Knowledge of all components of a technical architecture
  • Experience working in a research or academic environment preferred
  • Ability to understand and affect decisions strategically for the interest of Air Canada first and foremost
  • Effective and professional oral and written communication skills, interfacing with internal peers, upper management, and customers.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, systems analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
  • 10 + years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations
  • Experience as a team lead preferred
  • Experience with AWS and Azure implementations
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments

Job Details:

Company: Air Canada

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Ottawa, ‎Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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