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Cloud Engineer

  • Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Job description

Location: Ottawa ON or Gatineau QC


Term: Contract

High Tech Genesis is hiring a Cloud Engineer with secret clearance, who will be responsible for designing and deploying cloud components tailored to application architecture, mentoring team members, and continuously adapting to new technologies.

This role involves serving as an expert during incidents, establishing best practices, and managing automation rules for containerized microservice applications. Candidates should possess 5+ years of cloud or DevOps experience, expertise in network topology, and proficiency in container management and scripting.

In this role, you will:
• Design cloud components (network, compute, storage, orchestration, security, etc.) based on application architecture and requirements (typically containerized microservice applications).
• Build and deploy these components using code platforms such as Ansible.
• Mentor other team members on good practices and problem resolution.
• Continuously learn and adapt to new technologies and frameworks to ensure our systems/processes follow market standards.
• Be ready to work as the ultimate subject matter expert (SME) during incidents and support the team on resolution and root cause analysis.
• Have the opportunity to design and implement processes and tools with our team.
• Work with the latest technologies in the AWS/GCP/Azure and keep your skills current while you innovate.
• Install and integrate new cloud storage solutions using Zadara
• Install and implement a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, VM’s, and containers
• Establish best practices for container management
• Manage containers using OpenShift
• Manage rules for automation
• Lead the creation of automation and deployments pipelines for applications to all environments.
• Investigate and troubleshoot complex issues and help support to implement applications in all environments.

Job requirements

  • 5+ years of cloud, DevOps, or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of network topology and creating & organizing secure network communications between different resources in a virtual private cloud (VPC) based on client & security requirements
  • Experience with building/deploying/managing AWS, GCP, or Azure
  • Strong experience with CI/CD and tools like Bitbucket, GitHub Actions, and GitLab
  • Ability to provide expert opinion on monitoring tooling and best practices
  • Experience working with containerized microservice applications
  • Ability to consult on cost effective solutions for the present, and how they will evolve in the future as needs scale
  • Knowledge of cloud security practices
  • Ability to analyze metrics from distributed applications to assist in performance tuning and fault finding
  • Strong experience with scripting - shell, Python, etc.
  • Excellent customer service attitude, communication skills (written and verbal), and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Optional requirements:

  • Experience with Hitachi disk arrays
  • Experience with Zadara
  • Experience with OpenShift container platform
  • Experience with Cloud Mainframe
  • Experience with SRE
  • AWS Professional Certification
  • Kubernetes Certification
  • Google Cloud Certification
  • Azure Cloud Certification

High Tech Genesis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity and inclusion are at the core of our values.

Please be advised:

  1. Applicants must have the legal right to work in Canada.
  2. Kindly submit your resume in MS Word format upon application for this position.