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Position: AWS Cloud Solutions Architect & Operations Manager
Organization: E Source
Location: Remote – can live anywhere in the US or Canada

Are you a cloud solutions expert looking to join a mission-driven company? Do you thrive as part of a collaborative team, using creative problem-solving skills to meet business needs?

E Source is a leading provider of software solutions and consulting services for utilities and their customers. We use data science and machine learning to help utilities optimize their operations and achieve their sustainability goals. We process large amounts of data from our clients and uncover insights and patterns that they didn’t see before.

We’re looking for a cloud solutions architect and operations manager to lead the evolution and maintenance of our cloud infrastructure on AWS. You’ll be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing cloud solutions that support our data science and software development teams. You’ll also collaborate with other engineers, developers, and stakeholders to ensure the security, reliability, and scalability of our AWS cloud environment.

E Source is a solutions-based consulting, research and advisory, and data science firm that’s been a change agent in the utility industry for over 35 years.

What you’ll do

  • Cloud architecture: Design and implement scalable, secure, and cost-effective cloud architectures to meet our growing organization’s business requirements. This role will collaborate with cross-functional executive, data science, and software engineering teams to understand technical needs and provide strategic solutions using the portfolio of available AWS services.
  • Cost management: Monitor and manage cloud costs, including the development of reports and optimization playbooks to ensure cost efficiency and provide recommendations for optimizing resource allocation.
  • Support helpdesk management: Oversee and manage an internal support helpdesk and small team of helpdesk resources, ensuring timely resolution of user issues related to cloud services.
  • Troubleshooting and performance optimization: Identify and resolve performance issues through configuration of monitoring tools, development of monitoring alerts, and forensic analysis of issues.
  • Security and compliance: Implement and enforce security controls and best practices in accordance with industry standards such as SOC 2, CIS, and organizational policies.

What will make you a good fit

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or related field
  • At least 7 years of extensive hands-on experience working with AWS services and tools
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a lead architect role
  • Strong knowledge of cloud architecture principles and patterns
  • Expert knowledge of Control Tower, EC2, S3, Lambda, RDS, Keyspaces, EKS, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, IAM, KMS, VPC, Route53, Security Groups, Security Hub, Config, Inspector, and Guard Duty
  • Extensive experience with Terraform, HCL, and the CDKTF
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python and Bash in software life-cycle processes that use GIT for version control
  • Docker administration and image authoring experience
  • Strong organizational skills using ticket management systems like Jira
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to support the needs and requests of our data science and engineering teams
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect credentials preferred
  • Experience with Databricks Administration preferred
  • Kubernetes Administration experience preferred

A little about E Source

Since 1986, E Source has focused on partnering with utilities to help their customers save electricity. That novel approach defined the art of electric end-use efficiency better known as energy efficiency. We’ve expanded that concept to include a broader perspective of sustainability for utilities that deliver electricity, natural gas, and water.

We work to enhance relationships with the people utilities serve, achieve the next generation of savings, and lead the carbon-reduction effort. We help utilities think differently, make data useful, and learn from the best strategies across the industry. Our people, our insights, and our network help our clients and give them the assurance that the programs they implement are the most effective.


  • We offer excellent insurance packages, including medical, dental, and vision plans; company-paid life insurance; company-paid long- and short-term disability insurance; and medical and dependent-care flexible spending plans.
  • We provide a flexible time off (FTO) program; E Source employees can take as many paid days off per year as they need, with manager approval, while fulfilling their work obligations and ensuring proper coverage of their responsibilities.
  • We offer flexible schedules, flexible work locations, and a paid parental leave benefit.
  • We provide a 401(k) plan with a 3% employer match.

The budgeted salary for this position is ~$205,000 to $260,000 CAD (includes base salary + annual bonus). Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

This position is 100% remote.

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. We’re unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas at this time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Employees of E Source are encouraged to apply. To foster a positive work environment and company culture, we support our employees in their career growth at E Source. Employees who are interested in similar job opportunities in the future should visit the E Source careers page for a listing of all open positions and contact Human Resources to express interest.

We contact applicants directly via email using only our designated company email addresses with the domain of Please do not provide personal information to anyone over email and be wary of other accounts impersonating businesses.


Apply here: Ecosource Careers 

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: May 8 2024    ID: 71143