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Senior Consultant/Manager - Technical Architect

Location:  Vancouver
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 5, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1388128
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

We’re looking for top technical architects, lead software developers, or data scientists who want to be a technical leader and manage projects with your team from start to completion.


The opportunity

  • Support our teams and projects by overseeing technology deliverables for a multi-disciplinary team of business/technology and clients/consultants under EY Design Studio


Your key responsibilities

  • Manage and support the team in production release management, including understanding security, storage, performance and cost concerns.
  • Lead the design of logging and disaster recovery solutions capturing all access to production infrastructure, monitoring, altering and rollbacks.
  • Mentor and coach juniors on your team.
  • To be a technical leader for your team and your project. You will help architect the solution from the ground up and are able to work independently.
  • Reporting on progress to the client and PM, as well as keeping the team on track with critical technical decisions

Skills and attributes for success

  • Participation in code reviews and experience designing features in backlog refinement sessions
  • Technical oversight for your project team, you are comfortable taking ownership over system and process documentation and can coach your team on how to deliver high-quality documents in a timely fashion
  • Strong performance in complex feature rollouts with a plan for fast rollback in the event that the feature fails in production
  • Ability to write infrastructure-as-code to deploy an app end-to-end onto one of the cloud providers we work with: AWS, OpenShift, GCP, or Azure
  • Strong communication skills, you can explain a technical architecture decision to a client while demonstrating a strong understanding of their requirements
  • A detailed technical understanding of some of the tools we work with:
    • DevOps: Terraform / GitHub Actions / ArgoCD
    • Cloud Architecture: AWS (Lambda/SQS/ECS/CloudFront/S3),
    • Kubernetes (Openshift), Azure (Functions/AKS/CosmosDB)
    • Persistence: PostgreSQL / MongoDB / AWS DynamoDB / Redis
    • Backend: Typescript / Express / NestJS / TypeORM
    • Frontend: Typescript / React / Next.js / TailwindCSS


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, IT, Mathematics, or related field preferred
  • Experience in leading the design of an application or software architecture
  • Experience presenting technical concepts within a business context

What we offer


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you to decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social wellbeing. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and advance your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

Diversity and Inclusion at EY
Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.

EY | Building a better working world
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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