Cloud Administrator

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ubisoft Montreal, an industry leading developer of video games, located in the heart of Montreal’s Mile-End, offers a unique environment where creativity, teamwork and cutting-edge technology bring to life critically acclaimed video games and iconic AAA franchises.

Job Description

The Cloud Administrator is responsible for the health and operations of our virtualization & Cloud platforms, with a main focus on operational activities, proactive capacity management and event monitoring.

He will also contribute to the execution of various projects and will act as a second level support for the platforms (including 7/24 pager support).

The main and routine tasks of this position are to:

  • Care for the Ubisoft Private Cloud platforms with an emphasis on security, using documented, automated installation and support procedures;
  • Conduct virtual infrastructure capacity forecast and health assessments; 
  • Improve resource allocation on the virtual platform by proposing various usage optimizations;
  • Monitor system events to ensure health, maximum system availability and service quality;
  • Perform system & application patching and upgrade of equipment firmware;
  • Maintain documentation regarding configurations, operations and troubleshooting procedures related to the Cloud platforms;
  • Participate in the definition of standards, guidelines, best practices and metrics as directed;
  •  Assist in evaluating new requirements, technical design and standards;
  • Answer user’s query and service requests;
  • Carry out all other related tasks.

Qualifications

Relevant experience:

  • A baccalaureate Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in management of a virtualization and/or 3+ years’ experience in Microsoft system administration/DevOps.

Skills:

  • Oral and Written Comprehension of English
  • Skill in developing techniques and methodologies to resolve unprecedented problems or situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Ability to make complex information accessible
  • Must be a self-starter that requires only limited supervision/guidance. 
  • Candidate must present with honesty, integrity and maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Be a team player
  • Have good interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

 

Knowledge:

  • Expertise of virtualization, storage and networking technology
  • Expertise in Windows Server / Active Directory
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux system administration
  • In-depth understanding of Public Cloud providers like Amazon AWS, Azure  
  • In-depth understanding of Configuration Management systems like Chef & Puppet & Ansible is an asset
  • Knowledge about upcoming technologies like containers or distributed storage systems an asset

Additional Information

 We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

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