Cloud Administrator - Azure Specialist

Cloud Administrator - Azure Specialist

Category: Infrastructure/Cloud
City: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Position ID: J0721-2800
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

We offer the opportunity to work with Canada’s largest Information Technology Outsourcing and Management Consulting Company with a true global presence in a fast-paced and energetic atmosphere where your personal and professional growth is accelerated by your desire and sense of commitment. CGI’s continuous growth is a testament to the confidence clients place in them and to the dedication of their professionals. At CGI, all employees are called members because they feel a powerful sense of ownership and accountability. Members at CGI are building their own company – in 100+ offices worldwide. CGI has the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for clients – and for members; that’s why an astounding 90 percent of them are CGI shareholders.

We're expanding our Team in Western Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.

Your knowledge of Microsoft AD, Azure AD, AAD Connect will allow you to:
Participate actively in the establishment of the Architecture (Solution & Enterprise) functions.
Provide expertise and counsel to ensure technology teams and business areas understand the architectural options and technology choices in support of their business initiatives.
Provide thought leadership in elements of the IT strategy.

Your future duties and responsibilities:


Experience working with System Integrators (SIs) and/or implementations of vendor products is beneficial.
Knowledge of object-oriented design principles.
Strong understanding of web-based application architecture, and design principles.
Comfortable and able to work with details as well as the big picture.
Experience with developing solutions in a heterogeneous applicative environments.
Familiarity with the IT application development life cycle.
Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required Skills:

Azure Resource Manager Templates
Implementation of Several Azure Resources using templates
Infrastructure as code practices
OS image management (Packer)
Best practices implementation with emphasis on security
Backup and DR solution in Azure
Azure CLI
Azure DevOps

Nice to have:

Azure Monitor

Additional Skills:

Any Azure certifications would be welcomed (i.e. 10x, 30x, 40x, 90x etc.)
Experience with ARM templates and/or any other Infrastructure as Code methods
Scripting knowledge – (any language)
Familiarity/experience working with configuration management
Experience working in a ITIL Change Management environment
Any Dev-Ops experience or training is an asset

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.