Cloud Engineer (DevOps), Digital Solutions – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Cloud Engineer (DevOps), Digital Solutions

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Description

What do you think of when you hear the name MNP? Most likely tax and accounting, but as one of Canada’s largest consulting organizations, we’re so much more! We’re also serious about technology.

Make an impact with MNP Digital as a Cloud Engineer (DevOps). As a Cloud Engineer, you will be an integral part of the team responsible for delivering modern cloud solutions, strategies, and migrations for our clients. As a member of the Cloud Solutions team, you will analyze, design and implement cloud-based solutions to address our clients’ needs for infrastructure-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service and software-as-a-service. We believe infrastructure automation is a key part of cloud success and this role is instrumental to delivering on that goal. We are looking for sharp, disciplined, and self-motivated individuals who have a passion for utilizing the cloud solutions from Microsoft Azure to solve real business problems for our customers.

At MNP Digital, our strength is our people. An investment in our people is an investment in our success. You will have the opportunity to learn from leaders in their fields, develop new skills, and cultivate new relationships to support your career goals. If you’re ready to take your career into your own hands, you’ve come to the right place.

Responsibilities

  • Help enable public cloud platforms for our clients while primarily focusing on Azure.
  • Understand business goals and drivers and translate those into an appropriate technical solution.
  • Work with our cloud architects, cloud consultants and developer teams to deliver automated, scalable and iterative infrastructure automation.
  • Research, analyze, recommend and select technical approaches for solving difficult and challenging development and integration problems.
  • Create scalable processes to build, test, and deploy resilient cloud services following industry best practices.
  • Create conceptual, logical and physical designs for cloud-based solutions for infrastructure and platforms.
  • Learn and adopt new tools and techniques to increase performance, automation and scalability.
  • Share the leading practices with internal team members and clients.
  • Collaborate as part of larger delivery teams, including project managers, business analysts, architects, developers, and other professionals.
  • Work with many areas of our client’s technologies, including but not limited to networking, compute, storage, information security, risk, enterprise identity and access management, and security operations.
  • Be customer-oriented, diligent, proactive, and focused on achieving customers’ business objectives as a top priority.

Skills and Experience

  • 4+ years of project experience migrating and deploying cloud-based solutions with a focus on automating infrastructure deployments to Azure.
  • Project experience with the deployment of core infrastructure, networking and cloud-native services.
  • Deep product knowledge and understanding of product features, including:
  • Azure
  • IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS Solutions
  • Networking
  • Security
  • Identity
  • Hybrid Cloud Solutions
  • Azure Policy and Governance mechanisms
  • Deep knowledge of Infrastructure-, and Configuration-, as-Code.
  • Experience working with CICD pipelines to deliver infrastructure automation in tandem with software delivery.
  • Experience managing Azure services programmatically, including their deployment, logging, alerting, testing, security and lifecycle management.
  • An understanding of cloud ecosystem and leading-edge cloud emerging technologies.
  • Experience configuring and tuning cloud-hosted solutions and platforms.
  • Experience supporting production applications or workloads in a cloud-based environment.
  • Experience with performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation techniques.
  • Experience with encryption and key management principles and design patterns.
  • Experience with networking principles and technologies (DNS, Load Balancers, Reverse Proxies, WAF etc.).
  • Strong analytical problem-solving ability.
  • Strong presentation, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a project team with limited supervision.
  • Experience collaborating across multiple functional/technical teams to deliver a project.
  • Demonstrate growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems.
  • The candidate must be able to undergo a criminal record check and federal security clearance screening.

Desired Skills:

  • Infrastructure automation experience with Azure PaaS and IaaS resource types
  • Infrastructure-and Configuration-, as-Code experience with COTS applications
  • Practical experience using Azure Policy to implement governance and management requirements.
  • Automation experience with ARM and BICEP templates
  • Practical experience working with Source Control and CICD Pipelines

Desired Certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert
  • Willingness to travel up to 33% to Atlantic Canada, as required

MyRewards@MNP

More than a paycheque, MNP is proud to offer customized rewards for our team members. With a focus on health and wealth, we provide an extensive list of benefits that support our unique culture and foster work-life integration.

Our MyRewards@MNP program offers benefits that allow you to thrive at work and outside of the office. Be rewarded with generous paid time off including 4 personal days, firm sponsored social events, a group pension plan with 4% matching contribution, voluntary savings products, bonus program eligibility, a wellness subsidy, health and dental benefits, mental health resources, exclusive access to perks and discounts, professional development assistance, learning opportunities through MNP University, a flexible ‘Dress For Your Day’ environment and more!