Systems Architect

Ottawa, ON   |   Part time

Position: Systems Architect

Type: Part-time - Leading to Full-time

Hours: As needed

Start: ASAP

Compensation: $60-80/hour based on experience

About Us

Simple Cloud Solutions is a company built from the ground up to provide the ‘The Modern Workplace’ to small/medium business and nonprofit. We are deeply focused on Microsoft Cloud Solutions at the core of our services. Our goal is to surprise and delight clients at every opportunity with great help, innovative solutions and positive attitudes. While we aim for convenience for the end-user, we are absolutely dedicated to strong security of our clients’ environments. Come and help us build the next generation of IT for our clients.

This Role

We are recruiting this role as a contractor, with the intent of creating a full-time position as soon as possible. You would be a member of our initial team an getting in on the ground floor as we start to grow. This is an awesome opportunity to play a major role in our business. Please apply only if this appeals to you. We anticipate aggressive growth in 2020.


In this role you will work as a contractor on projects. This will be a combination of working remotely (e.g. from home), and at client sites in and around Ottawa. You will need the ability to do some local travel. Project work will include:

  • Traditional on-premise Active Directory to Microsoft 365 and Azure
  • Exchange to Office 365 Migrations
  • Network design and implementation using Datto or Meraki Cloud Networking
  • Generating documentation and help guides to support client onboarding
  • Providing training sessions to employees on Microsoft 365 (e.g. Using Teams, OneDrive, etc)
  • Leveraging tools such as Mover.io and Azure File Sync to migrate files to the cloud
  • Work with Intune and Datto RMM to configure highly automated infrastructure
  • Provide remote support and training to users during deployments as needed


Fluent in English - Written and spoken

Experience with:

Microsoft 365 Business

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Intune and app deployment via Intune

Microsoft Autopilot

Strong IP networking skills in a small/medium business environment

Experience with Cloud Networking such as Datto or Meraki desired

Proven ability to support and troubleshoot Windows 10 in a business environment

Strong ability to troubleshoot issues with Microsoft applications, especially Outlook and OneDrive

Basecamp, Trello, Asana or related tools

Strong oral and written communication skills

Proven ability to address technical issues quickly

Proficient in Microsoft Office

Nice to have:


Security Clearance

Data Analytics experience / Modern Dashboards (e.g. Klipfolio)

CRM experience

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