Sr. Cloud Analyst
Pro Hockey Life
Toronto, Ontario
5d ago

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Help us boldly shape retail in Canada

Canadian Tire Corporation’s (CTC) rich heritage of serving Canadians from coast-to-coast dates back to 1922. Our vision is to become the #1 retail brand in Canada and we are focused on innovating and making important investments in our business, especially when it comes to our people.

To reach our goal, we need the best talent to help us evolve and drive change across the business and boldly help shape Canada’s retail industry.

As we strive to be at the forefront of a complex and vastly changing retail industry, it is an exciting time to join the Canadian Tire family of companies.

What you’ll do

The Frontier Senior Cloud Analyst is a member of the DevOps team and is responsible for migration and maintenance of the Frontier Cloud Regression and QA Suite.

As a member of this team, you are accountable for designing, migrating, and managing the regression suite from Vendor Azure instance to CTC Azure instance.

This is a highly engaged role in which you will need to be hands-on, work on design of the solution, quickly adjust the design for any changes, and stand-up and build additional capabilities if required.


  • Migration and maintenance of Frontier regression suite on Azure platform.
  • Provides guidance and engages on migration of application components from Vendor instance to CTC instance.
  • Execution of automated tests and support automated test phases during the development cycles.
  • Azure platform maintenance, upgrades, fine tuneing and proposing new soltions to optimize the usage.
  • Develops Infrastructure-as-Code templates for deployment of assets into public cloud environments.
  • Further develops configuration management playbooks to bootstrap applications onto deployed assets.
  • Collaborate with QA and development teams to help design and deploy applications in a highly robust multi-tenant environment in an automated fashion with high emphasis on security and performance.
  • Develop and maintain tools and frameworks to help automate infrastructure and application deployment.
  • Analyze data inaccuracies and work with IT team members and business stakeholders to correct the data.
  • Collaborate with IT units and business stakeholders to fully understand the business processes and requirements supported by the Frontier application.
  • Work with business stakeholders to determine business process improvements and optimization of the DevOps environment to improve value add to the organization.
  • Maintain documentation and provide knowledge transfer or training for other team members where needed.
  • Evaluate gaps in process and operational support documentation and implement plan to address gaps.
  • Identify and communicate support requirements and lead the transition of support activities form project to production.
  • Ability to communicate with business stakeholders in business terms at all levels of the organization.
  • Act as incident and problem coordinator where required.
  • Facilitate regular meetings and working sessions with IT team members and different business units to address ongoing issues that require further understanding or analysis.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to provide afterhours support for our key business applications.
  • Take ownership of various Azure Infrastructure related projects and ensure successful and timely completion.
  • Is direct and truthful, and builds trust and credibility with co-workers, vendors, and customers by consistently adhering to the organization’s business principles and values.
  • Demonstrates a desire to help and is proactive, responsive, and focused on discovering, anticipating, and exceeding the customer’s needs
  • Is committed to results by taking personal responsibility for achieving mutually agreed upon individual / team objectives, and working collaboratively and cooperatively with others to achieve shared goals and objectives.
  • Considers the wider team, function, banner or the organization and takes action or makes decisions which support the success of those groups.
  • Recovers quickly after change, disruptions, or mistakes and can remain productive and focused.
  • Is adaptable and can apply lessons learned in one situation to another situation.
  • What you bring

  • Minimum of 3-5 years working as a Cloud Analyst in a large software Release, QA, Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery, or DevOps environment and 7-10 year in an IT environment.
  • 5+ years designing / developing mobile & web applications to WCAG AA conformance level
  • 3+ years solid experience with Microsoft Azure.
  • Strong experience in migration applications from Cloud to Cloud, On Prem to Cloud, Cloud to On Prem.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Azure to install, configure, test, and deploy enterprise and multi-cloud network infrastructure.
  • Experience with analysis of source environments and planning for migration paths.
  • Strong understanding of DevOps and Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery environments (Java, Rundeck, Jenkins, Tomcat, Grafana, Sensu, New Relic, Sumo) with the ability to read, write and execute shell scripts.
  • Proficient in Linux and Openshift virtualization in Cloud environments (Azure); including deploying to virtualized environments in Azure
  • Strong understanding of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and / or OpenStack.
  • Network security controls for the Operating systems (e.g. Firewalls, IDS / IPS, NSGs )
  • Knowledge in some or all of the following areas : Windows 2000, 2003 Server, AIX, Linux, RF protocols
  • Working experience of Infrastructure automation, knowledge of GIT, JIRA, Ansible, Bamboo, MySQL, and MariaDB
  • Good understanding of hardware and networking components.
  • University degree with Computer Science, Engineering or other Technical focus.
  • Strong knowledge of retail based applications and business processes an asset
  • Azure certifications an asset
  • Knowledge of the Frontier application and the Infrastructure supporting it as well as its integration points an asset
  • About Canadian Tire Corporation

    Canadian Tire and its family of companies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue to deliver a positive experience for our customers.

    As one of the most trusted brands in Canada, our employees take pride in the work we do across the country. It’s more than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around.

    From benefits and perks, to learning and development opportunities, to our commitment to Jumpstart these are some of the many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation is one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.

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