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Cloud Systems Adminastrator Lev II      6 month contract assignment

Location: Mississauga

The Systems Administrator is responsible for managing public and private cloud systems in environments such as Amazon Web Services, SoftLayer, and Microsoft Azure.

Daily tasks involve maintenance, monitoring, reporting, security, and life-cycle management solutions for hosted environments.

The Cloud Systems Admin Lev II is also responsible for understanding and supporting corporate infrastructure standards within cloud-based solutions.

This position is expected to grow over time to incorporate additional responsibilities and opportunities as our public and private cloud infrastructure business expands.



  • Drive technical innovation and efficiency in infrastructure operations via automation and orchestration
  • Participate in software and system performance analysis and tuning, service capacity planning, and demand forecasting
  • Evaluate, respond to, and resolve service issues; design tools and automation to prevent problem recurrence
  • Suggest enhancements and escalation concerns appropriately to diagnose and remediate underlying system problems and inefficiencies
  • Review and influence new and evolving designs, architectures, standards, and methods for operating services and systems
  • Work closely with the development team to support requirements and release schedule
  • Assist in the development of tools and utilities to provide short term solutions to immediate needs as required
  • Ensure version and change control procedure adherence
  • Manage security-related aspects of the infrastructure
  • Participate on a 24×7 on-call rotation

Technical Experience/Requirements:


  • Automated configuration and release management using Ansible or similar toolsets
  • AWS (EC2, S3, API/CLI, VPC, IAM, ElastiCache, CloudFormation)
  • Wintel and Linux Server Administration
  • Firewall, WAF, IPS, IDS experience
  • Shell scripting


**The key to this role is AWS (Amazon Web Service’s)


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