Saeid Rahmani, Developer in Montreal, QC, Canada
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Saeid Rahmani

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Cloud Security Enterprise Architect and Developer

Montreal, QC, Canada
Toptal Member Since
October 21, 2022

Saeid is a cloud security architecture enthusiast who helps build secure cloud solution architecture. He has 12+ years of software engineering and cloud security architecture experience, including building secure cloud-based architecture, microservices, and applications using modern technologies. Most recently, Saeid has digitalized passport services for the Canadian government with a secure and scalable cloud enterprise solution.


Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microservices Architecture, Architecture...
JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Architecture, Microservices Architecture...
JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Architecture, Microservices Architecture...




Preferred Environment

Cloud, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Cloud Security, SecOps, Cybersecurity, Security Architecture

The most amazing...

...project I've delivered involved helping TELUS build its virtual clinic on the cloud—assisting numerous people in getting support during COVID-19.

Work Experience

Team Lead | Senior Cloud Architect – Security, Infrastructure, & Applications

2022 - PRESENT
  • Helped teams create a highly scalable, secure, and resilient enterprise solution architecture, define the cloud strategy and agnostic enterprise tooling in SharePoint, assess the enterprise security and hybrid cloud, and design cloud security.
  • Led the staff through various cloud security projects and initiatives, including a climate solution for Environment and Climate Change Canada and rail and road safety projects for Transport Canada.
  • Engaged with the Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) to deliver the Passport Digital Services (PDS) application—a new solution to digitalize passport renewal—and designed the SecOps framework.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microservices Architecture, Architecture, Microsoft Power Apps, Azure DevOps Services, Hybrid Frameworks, Node.js, JavaScript, Shell Scripting, DevOps, Enterprise Architecture, Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure, Microsoft Power BI, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Infrastructure, Control & Cost Analysis, SharePoint, SecOps, Cybersecurity, Azure

Senior Cloud Consultant

2020 - 2021
  • Assessed current legacy systems to collect data for future application architecture.
  • Engaged in migrating from on-premise architecture to AWS cloud.
  • Implemented a new single sign-on and SAML token or claims-based authorization and authentication solution.
  • Used the Agile methodology to coordinate projects.
  • Assisted numerous people in getting support during COVID-19 by transforming the company with a more secure and scalable hybrid cloud model solution.
Technologies: JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Architecture, Microservices Architecture, Hybrid Frameworks, AWS IAM, AWS ELB, AWS STS, Amazon Cognito, SAML-auth, Microsoft Power BI, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Infrastructure, Control & Cost Analysis, SecOps, SharePoint, Identity & Access Management (IAM)

Senior Cloud Architect | Consultant

2018 - 2020
  • Worked on an application migration workload to a new solution and Microsoft SharePoint integration.
  • Provided cloud designs and maintained the corporate account in the AWS architecture. Integrated monitoring with Amazon CloudWatch.
  • Contributed to establishing a framework for disaster recovery and backup.
  • Used Jira and the Agile methodology for project management.
  • Increased the number of visitors to a new website, attracting more clients.
Technologies: JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Architecture, Microservices Architecture, Serverless Architecture, System Architecture, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Infrastructure, SharePoint, Cloud Security

Cloud Developer

2015 - 2018
Paysafe Group
  • Developed internal applications, including a hybrid cloud environment. Integrated logging and monitoring using Amazon CloudWatch.
  • Prepared recommendations for adaptation. Built and managed applications on the AWS cloud.
  • Used the Agile methodology to manage projects via the Atlassian tool.
  • Improved website availability and responsiveness to load data faster.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon RDS, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Infrastructure

Cloud Application Support Consultant

2011 - 2015
  • Developed a solution by preparing the SAP Business ByDesign lifecycle and evaluating alternative workflow solutions.
  • Controlled the solution by establishing specifications.
  • Provided cloud application support for various clients with integrations.
  • Helped clients to achieve their application support and service level agreements.
Technologies: Cloud, Active Server Pages (ASP), Applications, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Infrastructure

PDS Application for the IRCC

A passport digitalization project for the IRCC department of the Canadian government.

As part of the government's initiatives for passport operations modernization, the PDS application was developed as a solution for moving passport services online. The application is built on a secure and scalable hybrid cloud architecture, providing the IRCC with an agnostic, robust, and streamlined enterprise solution.
2014 - 2016

Certificate in Software Engineering

Concordia University - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

2001 - 2004

Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineering

Islamic Azad University - Tehran, Iran


Certified in Cybersecurity (CC)

ISC2, Inc.


AWS Certified Security - Specialty


AUGUST 2022 - AUGUST 2025

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate



AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner



Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)



Vue 2, React, Node.js


Microsoft Power Apps, Azure DevOps Services, AWS IAM, AWS ELB, Amazon Cognito, Microsoft Power BI


Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Azure PaaS, Microsoft Power Platform, SharePoint, LAMP, LEMP, Oracle, Amazon EC2, AWS STS


Database Design, Microservices Architecture, Microservices, Serverless Architecture, DevOps


PostgreSQL, MySQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)

Industry Expertise



Laravel, .NET 4


PHP 8, JavaScript, TypeScript, PHP, Java, Active Server Pages (ASP)


APIs, Architecture, Serverless, Back-end, AWS Certified Solution Architect, Cloud Security, Cloud Architecture, Cloud Infrastructure, Control & Cost Analysis, Software Engineering, AWS Cloud Architecture, Software, Programming, Cloud, Amazon RDS, System Architecture, AWS Transit Gateway, Hybrid Frameworks, Shell Scripting, Enterprise Architecture, Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure, SAML-auth, Applications, SecOps, Identity & Access Management (IAM), Security Architecture

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