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Cloud Analyst

  • LocationCalgary, AB - Canada
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position
  • Job no: 44HRY
  • Category: Information Technology

Our Client who plays a vital role in Alberta's Energy Industry by ensuring public safety and the environment - and contributing to responsible, efficient, and safe energy development. Has an immediate need for a Cloud Analyst. This is a contract position for six (6) months located in Calgary, Alberta.


A successful candidate must be comfortable working in fast moving and complex enterprise environments. The Cloud Operations and Design team focuses on ensuring availability of the Cloud environment deployed in Microsoft Azure and completing deployments of complex solutions into the environment. This environment includes but is not limited to servers (IaaS), DBaaS, functions, containers, messaging, and integration technologies, HPC solutions, App Service, AI/ML, DevOps technologies, and storage.


  • Assisting in the design, implementation, management, and support of the Azure environment.
  • Contribute to the development and maturity of the Azure environment and help to support existing deployments.
  • A strong focus will be placed on cloud lifecycle management, automation, industry best-practices, and ensuring the security and protection of data in the cloud environment.
  • Ensure optimal performance, reliability, availability and security of the company’s data by continuously monitoring the Azure environment with close attention to costing and performance.
  • Implement solutions in Azure following designs provided by cloud architects 
  • Participate in Change Management meeting and processes.
  • Provide technical support, issue diagnosis and troubleshooting to internal teams and other stakeholders.
  • Increase the agility and reduce manual effort through the use of automation.
  • Apply DevOps practices to assist in building IaC capabilities.
  • Migrate on-premises servers and applications to the cloud


  • Customer focused and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, to exert a positive influence and work collaboratively with IT and business teams.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/familiarity in the following areas:  
  • Microsoft Azure cloud administration and deployment
  • Operating Systems including Windows Server 2008/2012/2016/2019, RHEL, and Ubuntu Linux
  • Experience with managing Azure IaaS technologies including VM’s, VM Scale Sets, and Networking
  • Experience working with PowerShell and other scripting languages
  • Experience building and deploying complex ARM templates
  • Experience migrating servers and applications to the cloud with technologies such as Azure Site Recovery
  • Preferred knowledge/familiarity in the following areas:
  • Experience with Azure DevOps including Azure Pipelines
  • Skills – Recommended
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Education/Certification Requirements
  • Diploma in Computer Science or equivalent education and 5 years’ experience in IT support positions.
  • Microsoft Azure certification (Microsoft Azure Administrator)
  • Excellent analytical skills and the ability to work with minimum supervision.

If you're a technical professional, you know that it can be difficult to find fulfilling work that advances your career. At the Ian Martin Group, we exist to connect professionals like you with meaningful work at industry-leading companies in your field. And we walk the walk, too: as a Certified B Corporation, we believe in using business as a force for good for people, our communities, and the environment.

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We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.