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Cloud Systems Engineer

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Are you an intermediate-level systems engineer with cloud technology experience? Are you able to successfully contribute to the operational direction and development of roadmaps related to cloud infrastructure architecture? We’re seeking talented individuals to collaborate on a team to supports directs engineering efforts for WorkSafeBC’s cloud and infrastructure technologies. If you enjoy working with fellow DevOps team members to achieve balance between strategic design and tactical needs, we’re looking for people like you.


As a cloud systems engineer on our growing IT team in our head office in Richmond, B.C., your work will assist us in promoting workplace health and safety and providing support and rehabilitation to injured workers. You’ll support the DevOps team’s delivery and continuous improvement by assisting and mentoring other roles in their work, and promoting a strong team dynamic and respectful and collaborative culture.


What you’ll do

As a cloud systems engineer you will:

  • Develop and maintain cloud architectures for all infrastructure technologies across our Cloud, application, and database environments
  • Lead the target and reference architectures, architecture reviews and selection efforts, including strategy for interdependencies of multiple data stacks that interface between on-premise infrastructure, database, and application technologies, including systems, storage platforms, and LAN
  • Support the development of enterprise architectures such as Azure Public Cloud, by leading definition of target or solution architecture, architecture reviews, and selection efforts
  • Define and architect multiple cloud technology patterns that incorporate compute and storage infrastructure, database and application technologies and support network technologies including cloud LAN, WAN, and VPN
  • Create and maintain automation scripts and automated test cases for the deployment pipeline in the enterprise cloud environment
  • Support the technologies for continuous build, integration, and deployment of software into a cloud provider environment


Is this a good fit for you?

We’re looking for someone who can:

  • Anticipate, organize, and prioritize work to meet both short and long term goals and outcomes
  • Provide feedback, coach, and mentor to improve personal and team effectiveness
  • Think critically through complex problems to form practical solutions
  • Contribute to the team dynamic by promoting a culture of collaboration culture across the organization
  • Use communication skills to explain the project design in a way that other team members understand


Your experience and educational background:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field
  • A minimum of six years of experience in progressively complex roles within an IT environment, with primary focus of the last one year in cloud technologies
  • Working knowledge of the following:
    • application of Agile and Scrum methodologies and practices within a project
    • full-stack development using programming and scripting languages such as PowerShell scripting or Azure Desired State Configuration
    • infrastructure configuration management and automation tools such as Chef, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, and Terraform
    • measurement tools such as infrastructure, application, logging, APM, and user interface experience
    • ARM templates and JSON scripting for automated deployments
    • Azure IaaS and PaaS architectures
    • networking protocols and technologies such as routing, DNS, and network peering
    • scripted application deployment to Azure and the use of containerization
    • API architecture and hybrid cloud integration patterns
  • MCSE Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Certification or AWS Certified Solutions Architect is an asset
  • Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered


Who are we?

At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the almost 2.3 million workers and 210,000 employers in our province. Working on our IT team is a unique opportunity to create technology that helps change people’s lives. We provide a highly-collaborative environment where employees can develop their skills working on challenging projects that help make a difference to the workers and employers of B.C.



What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


Our benefits

Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package includes vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life. Learn more about what we offer.


We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


To apply

Visit and select Careers to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.

Posted: February 28, 2019
Closes: April 29, 2019
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1001-5000 employees

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About WorkSafeBC

Who are we? We’re a team of more than 3,000 people, working together across 15 offices in the Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island, and B.C.’s interior. Our vision is to keep British Columbians free fr...