Specialist, OpenStack infrastructure and Storage

Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Company: Bell

Req Id: 234811 


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.  

If innovation and vision and skills that you strongly possess then we have the right opportunity for you. If you’re passionate, driven and find yourself seeking interesting work, new challenges and continuous learning opportunities, then we want you to join our team.


The Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) team is responsible to build, maintain and operate Bell Network Infrastructure. Specifically, the Infrastructure as a Service team is responsible of delivering different services (OpenStack, VMWare, Storage…) with an end to end connectivity


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze, design and implement the appropriate solutions to support the Infrastructure as a Service
  • Design, code, test and deliver the services and functions with production quality
  • Contribute to implement good software development practices: continuous integration (CI), continuous deployment (CD), static code analysis, test automation (TDD), etc.
  • Actively participate to implement DevOps concepts.
  • Define requirements and specifications with internal groups in an Agile setting (Epics and User Stories)
  • Perform the technology watch; contribute to the strategy and evolution of existing services, as well as future architecture evolution around communication platforms.


Critical Competencies:

  • BS Degree in Computer Science or Information Science
  • 3-4 years of technical or operation experience in network or IT
  • Expertise in object oriented software development and application development in, Python,
  • Able to write code to automate processes and orchestrate deployments (Ansible) and manage code (GIT, SVN etc)
  • Knowledge of Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Knowledge of OpenStack
  • Knowledge of VMWare
  • Knowledge of Storage (iSCSI, Object, CEPH)
  • Knowledge of Networking
  • Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, with a good sense of humour
  • Team player who always put the interest of the team above all other priorities
  • Strong aptitude to recognize opportunities for improvement in day-to-day work and take appropriate actions
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills and work ethic (highly motivated) to manage multiple projects/accountabilities


Additional Competencies:

  • Agile / DevOps / Lean / Six Sigma experience
  • Experience in building infrastructure
  • Network certification



Bilingualism is required (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: Canada : Quebec : Montreal 
Application Deadline: 05/26/2019 


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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