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Cloud Engineer

Montreal, Canada - Full-time - Senior

We are seeking a forward thinking experienced Cloud Engineer with advanced hands-on technical skills in Networks, Server Hardware and Linux in a distributed Cloud Data Center environment.

Having extensive knowledge of managing servers and performing complex projects in a large-scale distributed cloud data center environment is a core competency of this individual. Solid communication is a requirement for this role.

This person should enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where adaptability and flexibility will be key to their success.

The candidate should also have deep knowledge and experience in at least one of the following core areas: Networking, Project Management, Tool and Automation, Hardware and OS repair.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the design, implementation, monitoring/support and scaling of our globally distributed cloud network solutions.

You will need to build yourself a team of stars in Montreal then Singapore to ensure a follow-the-sun support model is made available to the rest of the business.

Minimum qualifications

B.S. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

Minimum of four (4) years of experience as a cloud engineer or commensurate experience

5+ years of experience in Linux and/or hardware systems support in an Internet operations environment

High level understanding of the interdependencies of distributed cloud data center functions and technologies

Experience managing multiple projects within the same time schedule

Strong understanding of enterprise level networking and storage equipment installs

Preferred qualifications

Time and project management experience

Skills and technologies

Excellent working knowledge of TCP/IP and network topology design, security, best practices, implementation and troubleshooting,

Technological duties associated with cloud computing, including design, planning, management, maintenance, and support.

Familiar with Agile and DevOps methodologies.

Experience with Microsoft Server and Linux OS administration, configuration, troubleshooting and automation.

Designing, implementing and supporting Virtual Machines and Networks (IaaS, PaaS).

Familiar with Virtualization technologies from VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, and/or Citrix XenServer.

Experience with application delivery platforms for load balancing, caching, compression, application firewalling, reverse proxy, SSL termination, etc.

Extensive experience with cloud related services like compute, storage, network messaging (e.g. SNS, SQS) and automation (e.g. CFT).

Familiar with container orchestration, Kubernetes Clusters and Docker

Familiar with cloud storage and Content Delivery Network

Software development skills in at least one of: Java, C/C++, C#

Familiar with 3rd party API management.

Experience with operating system internals, file systems, disk/storage technologies and storage protocols.

Experience running large infrastructure services on a geo distributed cloud.

Time management skills required to effectively complete job tasks within set time constraints.