Cloud Architect
Company 19 - John Hancock Life Insurance Company
Toronto, ON
4d ago
source : Happy Monday

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Summary :

The Virtual Compute and Operating Platforms team is responsible for highly complex, long term, multi-national platforms and projects that span many divisions and business units.

We provide leadership, direction, services to high priority and special projects. We extend our cloud enterprise continuum by evolving respective architectural artifacts and corresponding solutions.

We explore, envision, develop, plan and deliver cloud based solutions enabling business requirements.

The Cloud Architect will work closely with our Businesses and Partners and enable azure cloud journey, gather requirements, analyze TCO and create a business case, make the Cloud dream become reality.

This person must have expertise to assess the customer cloud maturity, review existing Azure cloud implementations, identify gaps and suggest improvements.

The architect's contributions will create a unified strategy for Azure cloud transformation governance, automation, security, implementation and operations.

Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for design, development, and hands-on implementation of Azure cloud solutions.
  • Experienced at producing multi-tier, high-availability infrastructure architectures in an Enterprise & cloud environment adhering to DR, Business Continuity and availability best practice.
  • Experience with application and infrastructure management and monitoring tools.
  • Experience with executing quick technical feasibility and proposal development for moving identified workloads to Azure.
  • Managing cloud risk & compliance assessments with the customer.
  • Building and recommending a migration approach to lift and shift the workloads to Azure or architecting a greenfield development and / or production platform for new applications.
  • Able to help shape transition and transformation strategies.

  • Executing limited POCs, where necessary.
  • Responsinble for evaluating existing cloud infrastructure to identify risks or opportunities for improvement.
  • Qualifications :

  • 6+ years of relevant Engineering and / or Consulting experience.
  • Minumum 3 years of relevant Microsoft Azure design & delivery experience.
  • Post-secondary degree, diploma, or equivalent demonstrate-able experience.
  • Experience in cloud architectures, including web, application, and database components.
  • Demonstrated experience making architectural decisions based on simplicity, standards, scalability, extensibility, supportability, sustainability, and integrity.
  • Experience with Azure Resource Manager, Resource Groups, Virtual Networks, Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Blob Storage, PowerShell DSC,Azure Automation, Azure Active Directory, and Azure Site Recovery.
  • Experience with Azure Governance and Best Practices (Role Based Access Control, Networking Architectures, Cost Management controls, etc.).
  • Understanding of Azure SQL Database, Azure Functions, Logic Apps, Azure DevOps preferred
  • Strong understanding of multi-region environments and global connectivity requirements.
  • Experience with migration readiness and planning tools (ex. Azure Migrate, Azure Site Recovery Planner).
  • Understanding of security / compliance requirements as it relates to Azure services and regions.
  • If you are ready to unleash your potential it's time to start your career with Manulife / John Hancock.

    About Manulife

    Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better.

    With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we operate as Manulife across our offices in Canada, Asia, and Europe, and primarily as John Hancock in the United States.

    We provide financial advice, insurance, and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions.

    At the end of 2019, we had more than 35,000 employees, over 98,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 30 million customers.

    As of March 31, 2020, we had $1.2 trillion (US$0.8 trillion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $30.

    4 billion in payments to our customers. Our principal operations are in Asia, Canada and the United States where we have served customers for more than 155 years.

    We trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

    Manulife is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals.

    We are committed to fair recruitment, retention and advancement and we administer all of our practices and programs based on qualification and performance and without discrimination on any protected ground.

    It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request any accommodation.

    Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

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