Senior Consultant - DevOps
PCM Canada
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
3d ago

Job Description - Senior Consultant (DevOps)

Stratiform Inc. was founded in 2012 and has quickly grown to prominence with a hand-picked team consisting of Architect, Engineer and Developer Subject Matter Experts (SMEs).

Stratiform SMEs are known throughout Canada as some of the best in the IT industry, and based on our reputation with customers in the market for delivering excellence across the Microsoft Platform.

At Stratiform, we have become one of Microsoft's go-to cloud partners in Canada.

Key Responsibilities (Senior Consultant) :

You will be responsible for performing technical delivery and advisory services. The key focus will be execution of implementation, deployment, and upgrade projects, with a consultative approach aimed at promoting modern infrastructure and application delivery practices in the customer workplace.

  • You will be working with and supporting customers in small, medium, and large environments. The scope of work is extensive, and all candidates must have a broad range of functional and technical capabilities and specifically have proficiency with the following technologies : Cloud automation using bash, PowerShell, or other scripting languages;
  • operational expertise with on-prem, cloud, and hybrid environments; and experience deploying and servicing application delivery toolsets including both Microsoft and open source technology.

    The following duties are expected of this role :

  • Provide advice, oversight, and project delivery services
  • Execute customer education, requirements gathering and decision guidance workshops
  • Perform Azure implementation, deployment, and migration activities
  • Develop IP for all service offerings - templates, best practices, operational runbooks, architecture and design documents, training / knowledge transfer packs
  • Provide pre-sales technical support and product demos / deep dives for customers
  • Provide mentorship and internal support to a peer group of consultants
  • Engage the enthusiast community by participating in technical events and blogging
  • Contribute to the Stratiform brand
  • Required Skills & Experience :

  • Effective learning skills, works well in a team environment
  • Demonstrated experience with presenting technical concepts to a customer audience
  • 2+ years hands on experience in DevOps, SRE, and / or Unix / Linux system administration role; OR
  • 4+ years of experience in a technical consulting or Enterprise technical support environment with demonstrated knowledge in the following areas : IT infrastructure, capacity management, availability management, operations managementPlanning and documentation of assessments and roadmaps Public cloud platforms (GCP, Azure or AWS)Micrservice architecture and / or container technology such as Kubernetes, Linux Containers, or Docker

  • Strong organization, time management, project management and negotiation skills desired
  • Ability to handle customer critical issues and work in difficult situations
  • Desired Skills & Experience :

  • Experience with DevOps concepts, including containerization, orchestration, automation, microservices and monitoring
  • Hands-on experience with some of the following tools : Git, Jenkins, Docker, Kubernetes, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, Prometheus, Splunk, Nagios
  • Knowledge of the following would be advantageous : Microsoft security concepts, DNS, DHCP, TCP / IP, routing, network security, automation, infrastructure migration to cloud platforms, and PaaS adoption
  • Continuous learning mindset - We are seeking people that think differently and are biased toward action to accomplish great things
  • Strong Communication Skills (including technical writing)
  • Excellent demonstrated customer service skills
  • Candidates must be able to work independently. Characteristics of importance include but are not limited to customer service, problem solving, communication skills, and the ability to read / interpret the needs / wants of customer executives and leaders.

    Physical Requirements :

    Office environment with computer work. May have extensive periods of sitting, typing and phone use (may include headset).

    May need to lift up to 10 lbs.

    As a condition of employment, this job is subject to the successful completion of the following Pre-employment conditions : Reference Checks, Criminal Background Checks and a Driver's Abstract if required for the role.

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