Our client, a leader in the insurance industry is looking for a Cloud Operations Engineer with strong AWS experience to join their team for an initial 5 month contract.Job Summary:This role will help create brand new computing experience by delivering small and efficient changes to existing environments; as well as improving quality against our cloud platform. You will participate in daily stand-ups and user story creation/planning based on our agile development methodologies.Advantages- work remotely until quarantine is lifted*** Will consider candidates who need to work remotely for the contract durationResponsibilitiesRESPONSIBILITIES:• The individual will shape the support of the public cloud offerings via AWS and will need to be self-starters/manage own workload.• The candidate will be an SME for public cloud and therefore referred to by project, support and development teams as part of issue management and application migrations• The candidate will work within the guidelines stated in Aviva’s security mandatory controls and governance requirements• The candidate will perform maintenance of OS Base-AMIs including security/maintenance patching on a monthly and occasional adhoc emergency roll out• The candidate will perform code review/merge for changes related to the operations of the platform• Build a knowledgebase/documented store of issues and troubleshooting tips/techniques for the Cloud Operations team• Able to adapt to new technologies as well as dynamic internal and customer needs in a rapid growth environment.• Able to communicate effectively and efficiently with both a technical and non-technical (management) audience.• The candidate will need to own/shape standards, processes and documentation in a high-pressured environment while working with our user community and technical authorities.• Be willing to go on 24-hour on-call support as the platform services progresses to full production support• Share knowledge where possibleQualificationsREQUIREMENTS:• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering (Mandatory)• AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (Mandatory)• AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional (Preferred)• 5-8 years of technical (OS, network operations, and monitoring) experience within an Enterprise sized business• 2+ years of AWS infrastructure building experience at an Enterprise scale• 1+ years of working experience with Terraform or CloudFormation• 1-2 years of Agile environment experience• Working knowledge of the following AWS supported operating systems;• Redhat Linux 6.x & 7.x• Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012R2• Good scripting abilities (JSON, Python, Bash, PowerShell etc.)• Good Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) (Agile, Waterfall, Iterative) and applications which support the lifecycle and engineering processes• Knowledge of Agile and continuous integration/deployment practices required.• Working knowledge of Git, Gitflow, version control, and repositories• Working experience using automation packages (Terraform, Puppet, Ansible, Packer)• Knowledge of containers, orchestration tools, and container management an asset• Experience using event/log capturing tools such as Splunk, SumoLogic, AWS CloudWatch and CloudTrail• Skills in DNS particular A and C names, domain forwarding, Route 53, proxy and reverse proxy• Skills in AWS IAM roles, role-based user access and troubleshooting• Active directory exposure (2008 and above)• Knowledge in Atlassian tools such as JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket preferred• Knowledge of Atlassian Service Desk an assetSummaryAWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate (Mandatory) 2-3 yearsAWS infrastructure building experience 2-3 yearsGood scripting abilities (JSON, Python, Bash, PowerShell etc.) 5-8 yearsexperience with Terraform or CloudFormation 1-2 yearstechnical (OS, network operations, and monitoring) experience 5-8 yearsRandstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.