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Solution Architect, Cloud (Bilingual)


This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted September 6, 2023.

Why you’ll love Softchoice:

We are a software-focused IT solutions and services provider that equips organizations to be agile and innovative, and for their people to be engaged, connected, and creative 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. By doing these things we help them create success for their customers and their people.

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.

What you will do:

  • Strategic cloud roadmaps or initiatives that really move the needle with our customers.

  • Active engagement in POC’s, Workshops, Architecture reviews and other activities aligned with acquisition of new services customers

  • Thought-leadership and architectural guidance.

  • Bridging the gap between business outcomes and IT initiatives.

  • Alignment between the customers of IT and cloud providers.

  • Architecture and design of holistic cloud solutions (public and private)

  • Mutual cloud vision that our customers want to embrace and execute upon.

  • Specify the deliverables of consulting and implementation projects by writing the statements of work (SOW) for Softchoice services.

  • Collaborate with the service delivery teams to ensure the services are delivered as specified in your statements of work and as required to meet customer business outcome objectives.

  • Take leadership on enabling our sales, pre-sales and post-sales teams on the value of Softchoice solutions for Hybrid IT.

What you bring to the table:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in selling, architecting, and/or implementing Hybrid IT solutions integrating with at least one of the major public cloud providers.

  • Very strong and in-depth understanding of the major cloud providers such as Amazon, Microsoft, and/or Google. Certifications with one or more of the major cloud providers will be an asset.

  • Very strong understanding of cloud technologies, such as automation, orchestration, cloud management, DevOps, (Big) Data (Science), Security, Portability, micro segmentation

  • Strong and in-depth understanding of data center technologies (workloads, data bases, operating systems, virtualization, and tech infrastructure).

  • Strong understanding of the data center portfolio of Cisco, Dell (EMC), VMware, HPE, Pure Storage, Nutanix, NetApp, VEEAM

  • Understanding of project management principles, such as WBS, effort estimating, approach definition, budgeting and the ability to apply these to Statements of Work.

  • Understanding of (architectural) frameworks such as TOGAF, ITIL, COBIT

  • Demonstrated ability to write technical documents with attention to fine detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in boht French and English

  • Exceptional cross-functional team collaboration skills

  • Self-starter and able to manage expectations with a sales team and with customers.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Ability to travel up to 25%.

  • College diploma or equivalent experience in the field of business administration, computer science or management information systems, preferred

Not sure if you qualify? Think about applying anyway:

We understand that not everyone brings 100% of the skills and experience for the role.

At Softchoice, we offer opportunities to a diverse group including those with a variety of workplace experiences and backgrounds. Whether you are new to corporate tech, returning to work after a gap in employment, or looking to transition and take the next step in your career, we are excited to learn more about you and encourage you to apply.

Why people love working here:

  • We offer hybrid and remote working opportunities.

  • Comprehensive benefits from day one of employment.

  • We offer meaningful work and opportunities for career growth.

  • 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 and grow a career in the technology industry.

  • Recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 18 consecutive years.

  • Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States for several years.

  • We have also been recognized as a Best Workplace for Women, Best Workplace for Inclusion, Best Workplace for Giving Back and Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality.

  • We have raised over $3 million through Softchoice Cares, our grassroots fundraising organization.

Inclusion & Equal opportunity employment:

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion & belonging. People 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 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 working with you to best meet your needs.

Our commitment to your experience:

We are committed to the safety of all applicants and team members. With that in mind, we have implemented digital interviewing for everyone. We understand that you may need to interview with distractions around you (such as children or furry friends) and we will be doing the same.

Before you start with us, we will conduct a criminal record check, verify your education, and check your references.

When you join Softchoice, we will onboard you remotely. Don’t worry. It’s quick, simple and you’ll be connected with your new team in no time.

Job Requisition ID: 5213