Job Description
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Cloud Platform Engineer

We’re looking for a proactive Cloud Platform Engineer to join our Information Systems team within our Winnipeg Office.

As a Cloud Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for leading the creation and updates of automation for deploying and managing our cloud platform resources.  This involves collaborating with IT Governance for financial responsibility, working with IT Security for secure architectures, coordinating with Solution Architecture for best-fit designs, and engaging with Application/DevOps Engineering Teams for tailored solutions. Additionally, partnership with IT Infrastructure ensures adherence to best practices and guidelines.

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation
  • Profit sharing program – every role plays a part in our success!
  • Company pension
  • Health & Extended Benefits
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • On-Site Cafeteria & Outdoor Patio
  • On Site Gym
  • A variety of committee driven employee engagement activities
  • Free Parking
  • We are one of Manitoba’s Top Employers for 2023

What You’ll Do

  • Provide oversight and analysis to FinOps processes to ensure continued cost efficiency.
  • Track AWS resources to ensure they are sized appropriately and are actively being used.  Propose changes for underutilized instances or services.
  • Use tagging and governance abilities of AWS to support cost allocation reporting.
  • Make recommendations for savings plans and reserved instances.
  • Understand customer requirements and project KPIs on behalf of the Cloud Platform group.
  • Monitor the Cloud Platform processes during the entire lifecycle for its adherence and updating or creating new processes for improvement and minimizing wastage.
  • Identify and deploy cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessments and risk management.
  • Incidence management and root cause analysis
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues from triage, to assessment, to completion.
  • Coordinate and communicate within the team and with its clients.
  • Managing periodic reporting on the progress to management and clients
  • Review dashboards and logs daily, weekly, and monthly and action any issues
  • Provide level 2 technical support for the Cloud Platform resources.
  • Perform project coordination with clients and other Tech Services groups to ensure work to planned, tracked, and completed.

Who You Are

  • Highly organized individual with a meticulous approach to tasks and projects.
  • Exceptional communication skills demonstrated across all organizational levels.
  • Proficient in applying advanced problem-solving skills and expertise to analyze and report on actions or solutions.
  • Skilled in employing professional negotiating techniques with internal and external stakeholders to determine optimal solutions, providing clear explanations for processes.
  • Collaborative team player with the ability to work harmoniously with all levels of the business, fostering a team-building environment.
  • Effective multitasker with the capability to manage and prioritize multiple issues/projects simultaneously.
  • Persuasive communicator, adept at developing clear and concise justifications in support of departmental and company objectives.
  • Capable of gathering technical requirements from diverse departments to develop programs aligned with business needs.

What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or Computer Engineering or equivalent education
  • ITIL certification is an asset      .
  • 3 years of experience in a developer operations capacity for large organizations
  • Knowledgeable regarding container technology including kubernetes, especially EKS.
  • Proficient in creation and management of AWS resources.
  • Proficient with change control tools
  • Proficient with trouble shooting tools.
  • Proficient with Infrastructure as Code tools such as Terraform.
  • Proficient with scripting languages such as bash

Apply now by submitting a cover letter and resume outlining fit and salary to

Pollard Banknote Limited is an equal opportunity employer, committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

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We thank all candidates that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.