Azure Cloud DevOps Specialist (senior)

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Montreal downtown
Role and Responsibilities
IT Unlock’s mission is to improve our client's current IT condition. We are looking for a senior Azure Cloud DevOps Specialist. This is a permanent position. The work is done remotely until new instruction from the government and the candidate must live in Montreal. Beautiful technologies and nice challenge are waiting for you.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:


To help our Docker transformation, the PaaS team is providing trainings and good practices around Docker/Kubernetes. The installation and administration of the on-premise Docker/Kubernetes platform is done by another team.
To help our Public Cloud transformation, the PaaS team is working closely with security teams in order to validate and define the rules to use Public Cloud technologies in our secured environment. We are working on Microsoft Azure mainly but we can use AWS as well.
The team also automate all the common virtual infrastructure on Azure to support other projects, with a focus on AKS.


The main tasks are:


·         Support :

o    Ensure of the stability and availability of transversal components and AKS clusters

o    Comply wit the SLA of the platform in FTS (Follow The Sun) mode

o    Ensure to operate the services in compliance with the security rules

o    Be on-call in case of incidents after business hours

o    Communication with Microsoft to facilitate incident resolutions

·         Participate on development and evolution of the offer

o    Implement prototypes and conduct POC to validate new services to be used in Azure in a secured environment

o    Build the ARM/Terraform templates and APIs to automate the creation of services while enforcing security rules

·         Spread the knowledge

o    Contribute to the documentation and spread the good usage of the tools

o    Help other teams to onboard on Azure, conduct trainings or idenfity needed Microsoft trainings for the project team

o    Help projects on Kubernetes onboarding to implement infra-as-code and be “Cloud ready”

o    Be the AMER expert of the Kubernetes/Public Cloud, be able to advise on the usage when needed




Autonomy level:         

The candidate must be able to animate meetings in autonomy with the users, represent the department in front of the application managers, self manage his working time and raise alerts if needed.


Important: the candidate must understand the internal tooling, be able to prioritize, do a follow-up of ongoing actions and keep people informed on the delay.
He must be able to train himself on technologies not already known, and do a deep dive analysis in order to fix complex issues.


The candidate will report to the PaaS manager located in Paris, and will interact with his colleagues in Paris (France) and Bangalore (India)


5 years of experience in Docker/Public Cloud development or administration



Technical Skills:         


Desired: Powershell, Microsoft Azure, ARM, AKS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform

Plus: .Net or Java development


Soft skills:

·         Practical sense: the candidate must suggest pragmatical solutions to fit the need of the team project, while respecting the quality standards.

·         Analysis and synthesis: be able to understand complex problems involving multiple IT teams or users.

·         Organisation and planning: be able to manage his working time autonomously

·         Perseverance and result oriented: Demonstrate self-exigence. Perseverance to find a solution, despite the difficulty. Stay positive. Focus on the outcome.

·         Oral and written communication: adapt your message to capture the attention of your audience.

·         Client centric and sense of service: To identify needs, the candidate must understand the reasons and motivations of the users of the platforms. He must direct his tasks according to their work habits, while helping them to evolve.

·         Cooperation and Team Spirit: He must work in good agreement with the members of the PaaS team.


Languages: English and French

- 5+ years of experience in Azure Public Cloud development or administration.
- Docker
- Kubernetes
- Some of those technologies (PowerShell, ARM, AKS, Terraform)
- Ready to do support (no fixed time)
- Bilingual

- .Net or Java
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Work Experience
At least 5 years
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