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Azure / AWS Architect

Azure / AWS Architect


All submissions must include both a cover letter and a current resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Accepting resumes until: Position Filled

Location: Victoria, or remote anywhere on Vancouver Island

Salary: $110,000 - $150,000 a year

Position: Full Time or Contract will be considered

Submissions for consideration are to ONLY be sent to the email listed ( and indicate Victoria BC Azure / AWS Architect in the subject line. Resumes will be accepted in confidence until position filled. All submissions must include a cover letter. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Are you looking to work with technology and live on Vancouver Island?  Do you LOVE technology? Do you want to be challenged, but not overwhelmed, by your career? Do you want to be supported by your employer for professional development? And, most importantly, do you want to work with a team of like-minded people?

If your answer is yes, you sound like a fit for team MYRA!

We are MYRA Systems, and for 39 years, we have provided information technology (IT) solutions and technology infrastructure to our customers.

We specialize in supporting our clients in Microsoft Windows, Azure/M365, networks, Linux, cloud computing, and related technologies. For more information, visit us at

We are building our hard-working team with the addition of a Azure/AWS Architect in our Victoria office, or on Vancouver Island.

Role Overview:

As an Azure/AWS Architect, you will play a pivotal role in the design, development, and implementation of robust cloud solutions using Azure and/or AWS services. Your primary responsibility will be to architect scalable, secure, and high-performing cloud environments that meet the specific needs and objectives of our organization or clients. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including developers, engineers, and stakeholders, to understand requirements and translate them into effective cloud architectures.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Cloud Architecture Design: Utilize your expertise in Azure and/or AWS to design and architect cloud solutions that align with business requirements, considering factors such as scalability, security, performance, and cost-efficiency.

  • Solution Implementation: Lead the implementation of cloud architectures, leveraging a wide array of Azure/AWS services. Configure and deploy cloud resources while ensuring best practices and adherence to security standards.

  • Technical Guidance and Support: Provide technical leadership and guidance to teams throughout the development lifecycle. Mentor and assist in solving complex technical issues related to cloud infrastructure.

  • Evaluation and Optimization: Continuously assess the existing cloud infrastructure, identify opportunities for optimization, cost savings, and improved performance. Implement necessary changes or enhancements to achieve desired outcomes.

  • Security and Compliance: Develop and implement robust security measures and compliance policies within the cloud environment. Ensure adherence to industry standards and best practices for data protection and regulatory compliance.

  • Research and Innovation: Stay updated with the latest trends, tools, and technologies in Azure and/or AWS cloud services. Conduct research and propose innovative solutions to enhance the organization's cloud capabilities.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

  • 3 to 5 years of demonstrated and referenceable practical experience in designing and implementing cloud solutions using Azure and/or AWS services.

  • Proficiency in cloud architecture, including infrastructure as code, networking, security, and storage.

  • Strong understanding and hands-on experience with cloud-native services and serverless technologies.

  • Certification in relevant areas such as AWS Certified Solutions Architect or Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect is preferred.

  • Familiarity with automation tools (e.g., Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation) is advantageous.

  • Excellent problem-solving abilities, analytical thinking, and attention to detail.

  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders.

  • A proactive and self-motivated attitude towards learning new technologies and processes.


Nice to Have:

  • Multi-Cloud Experience: Experience working with multiple cloud platforms (besides Azure and AWS), such as Google Cloud Platform (GCP), and understanding of hybrid or multi-cloud architectures.

  • Advanced Certifications: Candidates with additional advanced certifications beyond the basic architect certifications, like specialty certifications in security, networking, or databases within Azure or AWS.

  • Enterprise-level Experience: Previous experience working on large-scale enterprise-level projects, handling complex architectures, and managing mission-critical applications in Azure/AWS.

  • Compliance and Governance: Understanding of compliance frameworks (HIPAA, GDPR, etc.) and experience implementing governance frameworks for managing resources, access control, and compliance in the cloud environment.

  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity: Experience in designing and implementing robust disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity plans (BCP) leveraging Azure and/or AWS services.


In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop both professional and technical skills

  • Receive on the job as well as formal training

  • Work with a variety of highly skilled IT technical specialists


You should apply if:

  • You currently meet the minimum requirements for this position including current residency on Vancouver Island.

  • You can work effectively with Service Delivery Managers, Project Managers and Technicians and be self-directed for a wide variety of assignments and projects

  • You like change and to be constantly learning

  • You like meeting customers and can represent the company and your own knowledge both in person and on paper clearly, concisely and with respect

  • You are able to travel to MYRA customers located throughout Vancouver Island and broader BC.


Please note – some of MYRA’s customers require our team members to be fully vaccinated (including COVID) to provide support.

All submissions must include both a cover letter and a current resume. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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