Azure Cloud Analyst
Ideal Start: Immediate
Initial End Date: Initial 6 Months Contract
Work Location: Calgary, AB
A successful candidate must be comfortable working in fast moving and complex enterprise environments. The Cloud Operations and Design team focuses on ensuring availability of the Cloud environment deployed in Microsoft Azure and completing deployments of complex solutions into the environment. This environment includes but is not limited to servers (IaaS), DBaaS, functions, containers, messaging and integration technologies, HPC solutions, App Service, AI/ML, DevOps technologies, and storage.
The Azure Cloud Analyst will report to the Manager, Cloud Design & Operations and will be tasked with assisting in the design, implementation, management, and support of the Azure environment. The candidate will contribute to the development and maturity of the Azure environment and help to support existing deployments. A strong focus will be placed on cloud lifecycle management, automation, industry best-practices, and ensuring the security and protection of data in the cloud environment.
Ensure optimal performance, reliability, availability and security of the company’s data by continuously monitoring the Azure environment with close attention to costing and performance.
Implement complex solutions in Azure following designs provided by cloud architects
Assist cloud architects with the design of cloud solutions as required
Participate in Change Management meeting and processes.
Provide technical support, issue diagnosis and troubleshooting to internal teams and other stakeholders.
Prioritize and manage multiple high priority activities and provide creative and effective solutions to problems rapidly, on an ongoing basis.
Increase the agility and reduce manual effort through the use of automation.
Apply DevOps practices to assist in building IaC capabilities.
Mentor other operations team members in the operation and support to the Azure environment.
Create documentation for cloud solutions both for internal cloud team use and for tier 1/2 support teams as required
Migrate on-premises servers and applications to the cloud
Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent education and 5 years’ experience in IT support positions.
Minimum 4 years’ experience supporting Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure certification (Preferred certification Microsoft Azure Administrator)
Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, to exert a positive influence and work collaboratively with IT and business teams.
Demonstrated knowledge/familiarity in the following areas:
Microsoft Azure cloud administration and deployment
Operating Systems including Windows Server 2008/2012/2016/2019, RHEL, and Ubuntu Linux
Experience with managing Azure IaaS technologies including VM’s, VM Scale Sets, and Networking
Experience with Azure PaaS technologies including functions, DBaaS, Messaging and Integration, App Service, and Storage
Experience with deploying containers in Azure with technologies such as AKS and ACS (Preferred experience with AKS) and managing the container lifecycle
Experience working with PowerShell and other scripting languages
Experience building and deploying complex ARM templates
Experience migrating servers and applications to the cloud with technologies such as Azure Site Recovery
Preferred knowledge/familiarity in the following areas:
Kubernetes deployment and management on AKS (Azure Kubernetes Service)
Experience with Azure DevOps including Azure Pipelines
Experience working with REST API’s
Experience working with HPC and AI/ML technologies in Azure
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