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    Job Title: RQ06279 – DevOPS/Cloud Engineer – Senior

    Client: Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery (former MGCS)

    Work Location: 222 Jarvis St, Toronto, Ontario, Hybrid

    Estimated Start Date: 2023-11-27

    Estimated End Date: 2024-11-27

    #Business Days: 254.00

    Extension: Probable after the initial mandate

    Hours per day or Week: 7.25 hours per day

    Security Level: No Clearance Required

    Must Have:

    • You have experience in production environments such as Kubernetes (AKS).
    • You are familiar with container-based virtualization technology.
    • Experience with microservice based architectures


    The Government Services Integration Cluster is looking for a senior Devops/cloud engineer for a large scale , custom built, cloud system moving to operations with major releases and implementations over he next few years. This role will provide hand on cloud design, build, administration and optimization for multiple development teams sharing infrastructure and code. The role will provide infrastructure expertise on projects which will help clients achieve efficiencies in delivery of programs/services, expedite business processes and achieve business goals/objectives. The resource will support development teams in analysing cloud environment requirements, architecting, designing,implementing, automating and deploying enterprise solutions that conform to standards. They will build, administer and optimise CICD pipelines, branching and release strategies, infrastructure and work with multiple teams including release management and operations to build sustainable models.

    They will identify re-use opportunities, lead development of reusable services/components and ensure that they are effectively implemented. To investigate and assess new technologies and tools and to develop DevOps guidelines/best practices in a areas of design, build and support.

    The role will also provide leadership and guidance on product teams and ensure compliance to cloud architecture, security and infrastructure stability in an Agile and DevOps environment. To mentor less experienced staff in new technologies, build tools, automation, scripting, databases, container-based virtualization tech, processes and handling production issues. This role will investigate technical problems, provide recommendations to management and lead solution implementations.

    Experience and Skill Set Requirements

    Price: 30 %

    Technical Knowledge and Skills: 30%

    • You are a seasoned expert in Azure among other cloud platforms.
    • You have experience in production environments such as Kubernetes (AKS).
    • You are familiar with container-based virtualization technology.
    • Experience with microservice based architectures
    • You have knowledge of DevOps tools and techniques, and in-depth technical knowledge of system architectures,including technical, data, application and network architectures.
    • You have experience implementing software engineering practices for full software development life cycles (SDLC),including coding standards, code reviews, source code management, build processes, and testing.
    • You have experience working independently with high-level direction to build and maintain complex Linux cloud
    • environments, like CentOS, Ubuntu or CoreOS, to support modern web technologies.
    • You have extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience in open source search and analytics engines likeElasticsearch (Setup, configuration, watcher, and alerts).
    • You have fluency in scripting languages like Python, Bash, C#, Java, React, JavaScript, Node, and others.
    • You have experience in build tools like Git, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform, and others for continuous integration.
    • You have integration experience using and building APIs.
    • You have worked with relational and non-relational databases like MySQL, MongoDB, and others.

    Standards and Best Practices Skills: 25%

    • You have experience applying industry cloud and security standards and best practices to your work that can beadopted by others.
    • You have designed, implemented and maintained DevOps continuous delivery pipelines to manage from build todeployment and cloud infrastructure using Infrastructure as code practices.
    • You have knowledge of common authentication technologies, security controls, and standard application security tools.
    • You have experience securing environments using offensive and defensive approaches.
    • You have shared best practices and tools with your peers across the organization.
    • You can research industry best practices to support DevOps standards, and apply them to your work.

    Communication and Collaboration Skills: 15%

    • You are a strong communicator who collaborates on your work within a multi-disciplinary team.
    • You have strong leadership skills to support and guide team members.
    • You have experience influencing others by persuasion rather than authority – making your case through excellentcommunication, speaking clearly to be easily understood, and persuasive writing skills.
    • Your responsibilities include working closely with internal and external partners and team members.
    • You are comfortable leading discussions and selling your ideas to technical and non-technical colleagues, and seniormanagement.
    • Project and Digital Expertise:
    • You can articulate methods for build/buy decisions on project components, identify common IT risks and address themwith contingency plans and back-out options.
    • You can analyze designs and determine coding, programming and integration activities to identify issues and provideproduct solutions.
    • You have worked on an established environment, balancing the need to address technical debt with new enhancementsthrough continuous iterations.
    • You are adept at navigating complex issues, handling partners and stakeholder interactions.
    • You have worked with partners to establish relationships with their security, operations, and IT teams.
    • You have experience providing production support for multiple cloud environments with a focus on quality, security,reliability and scalability.



    This position is currently listed as “Hybrid” however, the consultant will be remote due to COVID-19 related Work from Home (WFH) direction. Once the I&IT cluster staff are required to return to the office, the resource under this request will be required to work onsite as well.

    • 3 days onsite per week is required

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