Cloud Administrator

Compugen Inc - Richmond Hill, ON (30+ days ago)

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About Compugen
Compugen is one of Canada's top Information Technology (IT) solution providers with extensive service and support resources. Our vision is to “simplify the business of technology, together” by focusing on business objectives and outcomes, aligning the most relevant and effective IT solutions to meet those requirements and providing extraordinary ongoing support capabilities.

Every day, over 1500 dedicated employees across Canada focus on providing extraordinary customer service and support experiences to private and public sector organizations. Since 1981, the Compugen team has developed a strong reputation with market-leading vendors and customers, for creating, implementing and supporting creative IT solutions that delight thousands of customers.

A Cloud Administrator manages cloud tenants. They should be the interface with the support engineers and the cloud provider support. They deploy cloud applications based on deployment templates and DevOps processes and have deeper technical knowledge of the various cloud technologies (Networking, IaaS, PaaS, Security) than a support engineer. Cloud Administrators also manage the license assignments for cloud users across your various SaaS applications.

  • Top Qualities: Problem Solving (69%), Highly Organized (41%), Integrity (28%)
  • Previous Roles: IT Administrator (67%), Network Engineer (45%)
  • Certifications: MCSA, MCSE (38%), MCITP (14%), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) (10%), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

Technical Skills
Nice to have

  • Deep understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends.
  • Strong foundation in system administration, including performing backups, upgrading and patching, performance tuning, monitoring, alerting, deployments, and disaster recovery.
  • Understanding of infrastructure design, including public and private cloud, networking, virtualization, identity, security and storage.
  • Experience deploying and managing the infrastructure for databases, such as SQL Server, Oracle, Maria, and Casandra.
Non-Technical Skills

  • Proven track record of building deep technical relationships business leaders, creating rich technical documentation, and following industry standards.
  • Background in software license management.
  • Analytical and process oriented, with a proven track record of driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through.
  • Problem solving mentality leveraging internal and/or external resources.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication.
Nice to have

Active Directory, Ansible, AWS, Azure, CentOS, Chef, Citrix, Confluence, Docker, Excel, firewalls, Jira, Microsoft
Project, MySQL, Node.js, Office 365, PostgreSQL, Puppet, ServiceNow, SharePoint, SQL Server, Visio, VMware
Programming/Scripting Languages: C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PowerShell, Python, Ruby, SQL
Platforms: Linux, Windows


MCSA Cloud Platform, MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, CompTIA Security+, AWS Certified DevOps
Administrator, Google Cloud Certified Professional Cloud Architect
Exam priority: Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator (AZ-103)

Project Experience

  • 3+ years of implementing and maintaining cloud monitoring systems and monitoring cloud services for errors and issues.
  • 5+ years of setting up and deploying large software packages to cloud systems.
  • 3+ years migrating on- Premises environments to cloud, virtual network deployments, and cloud security implementations using best practices.
  • 3+ years of setting up and maintaining hybrid backup and restore systems.
  • 5+ years of experience with scripting and DevOps for cloud.
Equity Statement
Consistent with our commitments to equity and diversity, we actively recruit from all designated groups. We also provide employment accommodation upon request to current staff members and to applicants during the recruitment process. We aim to provide a work environment where excellence is allowed to flourish and diversity is prized. Compugen is committed to providing accommodation throughout the interview and employment process. If you require an accommodation, the hiring manager and the human resources contact will work with you to meet your needs