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Cloud Engineer


This is a Contract position in Ottawa, ON posted July 11, 2021.

We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world.

We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.

At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions so you feel empowered at work.

Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and feel truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.

To learn more about CIBC, please visit Job Description What You’ll Be Doing You’ll be providing subject matter expertise to Azure Cloud Engineering initiatives as they relate to the design, implementation and support of major public/private cloud technologies and automation tooling in a multi-platform environment.

As a member of CIBC’s Azure Cloud Engineering team you will provide technical leadership, standards and best practices to Technology teams during design, build, configuration, implementation and maintenance phases of initiatives/projects involving application/infrastructure deployments and level-3 support to resolve technology related incidents.

Determine standards and Implementation Plans for a rapidly evolving product and service landscape including IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, and network/security related solutions.

Decide how infrastructure is built and recommends infrastructure standards for organization Orchestration and Automation in a public/private cloud environment.

Conduct major studies regarding system usage, makes recommendations for improvements, and determines Orchestration/Automation adoption opportunities.

Design, develop and test public/private Cloud Service capabilities to meet or exceed business demands.

Deliver transformational changes at an Organizational level through processes and workflows.

Successful candidates must have 5 years of Azure experience and 10 years of IT Engineering experience.

How You’ll Succeed Leadership & Communication
– Collaborate with senior leaders across the company and make informed recommendations to enhance Azure cloud based solutions.

Weigh business needs against technology offerings, security concerns and provide recommendations to improve the end user experience, which are practical and achievable.

– Proactively contribute to governance initiatives in the development of company policies and audit requirements.

Provide technical or business guidance to clients within and outside your own department.

Engineering / Development
– Lead the evaluation, selection and implementation of new and emerging products and technologies; support the development of business/technology proposals by evaluating implementation options.

Facilitate configuration and work with Release Management tools.

Provide automation expertise within core automation DevOPS tool chain and orchestration expertise in SSP, Provisioning and Public cloud.

Experience in ServiceNow, Ansible and Open Source Software such as Openshift Container Platform (OCP) is preferred.

Proficiency with tools such as GitHub, JIRA, Confluence, and Continuous Integration (CI) systems is required.

Strong technical knowledge and subject matter expertise in Microsoft’s Azure, Azure ARM Templating, Azure DevOps Pipeline implementation of “infrastructure as code” deliveries, and hardening/policing/templating/delivery of Azure Services will be key to your success.

Experience with Azure Firewalls, ExpressRoute & IPSec Tunnels, Virtual WAN, WAF and other network and security components of Azure will be valuable.

Who You Are You can demonstrate experience in delivering transformational changes at an organizational level through processes and workflows.

Strong technical knowledge and subject matter expertise in Windows Server, Linux/Unix and Middleware tier is required.

Proficiency in JSON and PowerShell scripting is a must.

Support and implementation experience of Docker, OpenShift/Kubernetes on public/private cloud is preferred.

Knowledge of Waterfall and Agile delivery methodologies is required.

Microsoft Azure certifications, as well as ITIL certifications would be considered as assets.

You have strong knowledge of: IT Standards, Policies and Procedures and have the ability to use and administer the organization’s technology practices, standards and procedures appropriately to diverse situations.

You act like an owner.

You thrive when you’re empowered to take the lead, go above and beyond, and deliver results and will be working in a fast paced Agile environment.

It’s an asset to have ScrumMaster and/or Product Owner certification in this space.

You embrace and champion change.

You’ll continuously evolve your thinking and the way you work in order to deliver your best.

You look beyond the moment.

You make decisions and take actions that will make a difference today and tomorrow.

You proactively seek new opportunities to define what’s possible.

Values matter to you.

You bring your real self to work and you live our values
– trust, teamwork and accountability.

What CIBC Offers At CIBC, our people are our greatest asset.

You’ll become part of a diverse community that acknowledges everyone’s unique talents, and empowers teams to do what’s right for the client, and to do it well.

As part of our team, you will: Thrive: Benefit from an open and approachable culture that provides the flexibility and support you need to integrate your life at work and at home Connect: Work in a place where the right technology and infrastructure fosters innovation, collaboration and creativity Develop: Grow your skills and career through our best-in-class onboarding experience, ongoing learning opportunities, individual development planning, and comprehensive product training Prosper: Share in our collective success with a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, health benefits program, and employee share purchase plan What You Need to Know CIBC is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all team members and clients feel like they belong.

We seek applicants with a wide range of abilities and we provide an accessible candidate experience.

If you need accommodation during the application or interview process, please contact You need to be legally eligible to work at the location(s) specified above and, where applicable, must have a valid work or study permit Job Location Toronto-483 Bay St.

6th Floor Employment Type Regular Weekly Hours 37.5