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Azure Cloud Engineer



Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada · United States
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

We are seeking an Azure Cloud Engineer to join EY Canada. In this role, you will be required to offer expert advice, planning, and practical assistance to EY's clients who want to move their IT infrastructure to a cloud-based system. This individual will be part of a diverse team of innovative and talented professionals, committed to providing top-tier consulting services to our clients.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with a variety of Canadian clients across different industries to understand their specific cloud computing needs and objectives.
  • Design and implement tailored cloud infrastructure, applications, and platform solutions, considering Canadian data privacy laws and regulations.
  • Create and execute effective data migration and cloud implementation strategies, specific to each client.
  • Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot cloud-based systems, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
  • Develop comprehensive backup and recovery strategies that comply with Canadian business continuity standards.
  • Communicate complex cloud concepts, ensuring that relevant stakeholders understand the risks and benefits.
  • Follow EY methodologies and use EY tools to deliver seamless and compelling cloud solutions.
  • Stay current with trends and developments in cloud computing, with a particular focus on their relevance to the Canadian market.
  • Ensure EY's quality and professional standards are maintained.
  • Collaborate with other EY teams to create integrated solutions.
  • Train and support clients during the cloud transition process, maintaining good client relationships.

To qualify for this role you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, IT, Systems Engineering, or a related field. Higher degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Cloud Engineer or in a similar role, with prior consulting experience.
  • Proven expertise in Azure Cloud – experience with AWS, GCP an asset.
  • Experience in Design and Implementation:
    • Designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault-tolerant systems on cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform).
    • Implementing and managing cloud infrastructure and services, including compute, storage, networking, and databases.
    • Migrating existing on-premises applications and services to the cloud.
  • Experience in Maintenance and Optimization:
    • Monitoring cloud environments to ensure optimal performance and cost-efficiency.
    • Performing regular maintenance tasks, updates, and upgrades.
    • Troubleshooting and resolving technical issues related to cloud resources.
  • Experience in Security and Compliance:
    • Ensuring cloud environments comply with relevant security standards and regulations.
    • Implementing and managing security measures such as firewalls, identity and access management (IAM), and encryption.
    • Conducting security audits and risk assessments.
  • Experience in Automation and Orchestration:
    • Automating repetitive tasks using scripting languages (e.g., Python, Bash) and infrastructure as code (IaC) tools (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation).
    • Implementing orchestration solutions to manage complex workflows and dependencies across multiple cloud services.
  • Experience in Collaboration and Support:
    • Collaborating with development teams to support DevOps practices and continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
    • Providing technical support and guidance to other teams and stakeholders.
    • Documenting cloud architectures and procedures.
  • Strong understanding of cloud-based technologies, covering data storage, networking, and cybersecurity.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills in English, French language skills is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Canadian data protection laws and business practices.
  • Professional cloud certifications like AWS Solutions Architect, Google Professional Cloud Architect, or Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert is a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple client engagements simultaneously.
  • Willingness to travel, as needed, to meet client needs and project commitments.
  • Exhibits EY’s values – integrity, respect, and teaming, energy, enthusiasm, and the courage to lead.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

The salary range for this job in British Columbia is $68,000 to $132,000. Individual salaries within this range are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and work location city.

Diversity and Inclusion at EY

Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advancing gender equity and women in leadership, advocating for the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, promoting our neuroinclusion and accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.

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