DevOPS/Cloud Engineer


• Provide expertise in AWS cloud platform.

• Provide design, build and support for cloud environments to create solutions for Public Health domain. 

• Provide expertise on Linux operating system like Red-Hat including installation, troubleshooting, hardening and scripting to automate.

• The role will monitor and assess the performance of applications in a cloud environment to ensure solutions are available

• Participate to create, test and implement safeguards to maintain data integrity and protect against unauthorized access

• Regularly review production logs, providing analysis & suggestions to implement measures in a proactive manner

• Hands-on experience with microservices and distributed application architecture, such as containers, Kubernetes, and/or serverless technology

• Provide detailed documentation for system design, integration, configuration, development and implementation of related activities

• Develop and maintain system design models, technical documentation and specifications

• Produce integration plans, inputs into configuration and development project.


Experience and Skill Set Requirements

Technical Skills – 50 points

10+ years of experience in IT field:

• Creation, management, and maintenance of AWS & related cloud-based production system.

• Deployment and automation of packages forcloud-based system

• Ensuring availability, performance, security, and scalability of AWS & related production systems.

• Excellent knowledge in managing AWS resources and configuring Amazon VPC, AWS Firewall, Amazon Elastic Load Balancing, auto-scaling, AWS IAM, Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon API Gateway, AWS Lambda, Amazon Aurora DB, Amazon Redshift, Active MQ, AWS CloudTrail, AWS CloudWatch, and other services in the AWS family.

• Knowledge of the following Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies – Amazon Connect, Amazon Pinpoint, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Amazon Polly 

• 5+ years working experience of Unix/Linux operating systems like Solaris and Red-Hat including installation, troubleshooting, hardening and scripting to automate

• 3+ years with administration of Kubernetes and Docker container solutions

• Proven implementation of cloud security models, particularly identity, network, and encryption

• Knowledge of Gitlab or other DevOps tools and CI/CD integration

• Knowledge of Salesforce solution and MuleSoft API integration

• Provision of critical system security by leveraging best practices and prolific cloud security solutions.


Core Skills and Experience - 30 points

10+ years of experience with:

• Production environment troubleshooting and tuning to improve application performance

• Developing and maintaining system design models, technical documentation and specifications

• Experience setting up development environments and mechanism using tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Maven and Jenkins or similar tools

• Experience in scripting languages like Python, Bash, PHP, Java, JavaScript, Node, etc.

• Experience in build tools like Git, Ansible, Chef, Puppet etc. for continuous integration

• Knowledge of container-based virtualization technology like Docker

• Integration experience in building and using APIs

• Experience applying industry web, architectural and security standards and best practices

• Experience in mobile device management for various versions of cellular and tablets

• Providing recommendations for architecture and process improvements.

• Definition and deployment of systems for metrics, logging, and monitoring on AWS and related platform. 

• Designing, maintenance and management of tools for automation of different operational processes.

• Evaluation of new technology alternatives and vendor products.


Public Sector/Healthcare Experience - 5 points

• 5+ years of experience working with federal/provincial/broader public-sector healthcare providers

• Knowledge of Public Sector Enterprise Architecture artifacts (or similar), processes and practices, and ability to produce technical documentation that comply with industry standard practices

• In-depth knowledge of industry standard such as Project Management Institute (PMI) and Public Sector I&IT project management methodologies.

• Knowledge and experience with Public Sector Health related projects

• Knowledge and understanding of Ministry policy and IT project approval processes and requirements

• Experience adopting and adhering to Public Sector Unified I&IT Project Methodology, Public Sector Enterprise Architecture and Public Sector Gating process, and Public Sector Standard Systems Development Methodologies

• Experience with large complex IT Health-related projects.


General Skills - 15 points

• Proven technical leadership skills with ability to identify areas for improvement, and recommend solutions 

• Exceptional analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

• Demonstrated strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and presentation skills

• Proven troubleshooting and critical thinking experience

• Demonstrated ability to apply strong listening skills to facilitate issue resolution

• Effective consulting skills to engage with all stakeholders with proven track record for building strong working relationships

• Strong interpersonal, facilitation and negotiation skills with ability to build rapport with stakeholders and drive negotiations to a successful outcome

• Excellent customer service skills, including tact and diplomacy to ensure client needs are managed effectively

• A motivated, flexible, detail-oriented and creative team player with perseverance, excellent organization and multi-tasking abilities, and a proven track record for meeting strict deadlines.

Supplier Comments

Closing date - April 2, 2024 04:30 PM

Maximum number of candidates - two (2)

Hybrid - Candidate must be able to work in 3 days in office 5700 Yonge St, 2 days remote