IT and Network Engineering
Jul 25, 2021

Senior Cloud Specialist, PaaS

Req Id: 290993 

 

At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content – we’re revolutionizing how Canadians communicate.


If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values bold ideas, professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 


Bell is making unmatched investments in our world-leading broadband fibre and wireless networks because we know they’re the backbone of the products and services our customers love. If you’re excited about transforming the way people connect, our Network team is the right place for you.  
 

The Bell Network team is on a journey to transform how Bell delivers the best customer experience with seamless access to a software-driven and cloud-based ecosystem of products, services and content. This transformation is about simplifying, virtualizing and automating the network transport and services to lower costs and increase agility to deploy Bell services.

 

At the heart of this transformation is the Network Cloud Infrastructure and Services team. Our vision: Be recognized by tenants as the simplest, most reliable and adaptable cloud. Nothing less! We are on a mission to enable the Bell Network team to virtualize and cloudify network services and applications by providing self-serve, on-demand, reliable and secure cloud services, while supporting them on their journey.

 

We are a powerful mix of infrastructure, networking, security, storage, cloud computing, software development experts, supported by a crew of scrum masters and senior managers.

 

If you love…

  • Community; ours is awesome. You will interact with skilled individuals in an Agile environment, work in an open space and participate in team building activities
  • Building new systems; you will shape and construct a new multi-cluster Kubernetes infrastructure and experience
  • Connecting with people from other fields. You will bridge different business units and collaborate with many teams to make the best product
  • DevOps; we are committed to our practices and tools: CI/CD, containerization, micro-services, Infra-As-Code
  • Continuous improvement; our team is organized in product squads, leveraging the best of Lean manufacturing, Agile / Scrum framework to deliver in shorter cycles, adjust according to our tenants needs and continuously improve.


And you want to…

  • Sharpen your development skills with the latest technologies, with access to vast resources and without limitations
  • Embody and advocate a culture of quality code development
  • Paint the path to services implementation through simple and elegant architecture
  • Contribute to an on-demand and self-serve organisation
  • Openly expose problems and turn them into learning and team bonding experiences
  • Put the interest of the team first

 
…then we want to get to know you!

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Implement and operate a CaaS/PaaS based on Kubernetes on premise and on the public cloud
  • Contribute to our Kubernetes cluster strategy and architecture
  • Lead research and development to develop proof of concept
  • Document architecture decisions
  • Teach and coach juniors on k8s best practices
  • Scan the industry to ensure technical sharpness and provide recommendation around technology evolution
  • Build, enhance or find K8S based operators to support our customer by providing self-serve application deployment. (ex:  Prometheus operator, MongoDB, etc.)

 

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or a related engineering field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5-7 years of experience working in IT infrastructure, system administration or software development
  • 2 years or more of real production experience with Kubernetes (ideally Openshift)
  • Knowledge of Python & Ansible
  • Knowledge of wide range of application required by software to operate and deploy in a K8S cluster (database, code tracking, logging, monitoring, etc)
  • Very familiar with automation/orchestration tool such as Ansible and code management tools (GIT)
  • Good understanding of IT technologies (programming, cloud architecture, micro services, automation) and practices (OO, DevOps, TDD, CI/CD).
  • Team player before anything
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills,

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Linux or Kubernetes certification
  • Operator framework knowledge
  • K8S CNI and CSI knowledge
  • Basic network understanding (DNS, IPV6, NAT)
  • Wireless core and RAN knowledge an asset
  • Basic skill in OOP programing language
  • Go programming language experience
  • Openshift experience

 

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Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 

 

Additional Information:

Position Type: Management 
Job Status: Regular - Full Time 
Job Location: Montreal || Canada : Ontario : Mississauga || Canada : Ontario : Ottawa || Canada : Ontario : Toronto || Canada : Quebec : Montreal 
Application Deadline: 07/30/2021 

 

Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.

 

At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.

 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or recruitment@bell.ca to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at inclusion@bell.ca.

 

Created: CanadaQC, Montreal

 

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