Job Posting 83057

Cloud Administrator
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 4 days (Fri, 27 May)
full time  •  TBD



Reporting to the Director, Technology Services, the Cloud Administrator is responsible for overseeing the use, planning, growth, and billing for cloud services which support and run the organization’s corporate applications, platform technologies, and associated infrastructure. The position works closely with the managers and staff in Technology Services and works with the rest of the IMT department to ensure that cloud services run well and in a fiscally responsible manner. He/she/they provides standards, guidance, and direction in use of cloud, and ensures that the cloud environments adhere to the standards developed. The position also liaises with the IT Security team to ensure that security is core to cloud use.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Diploma in Information Technology or a related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • Considerable experience overseeing enterprise cloud environments (especially Microsoft Azure), including technical oversight and financial oversight; moving on-premise or co-located services and applications to a cloud provider; producing standards, procedures and processes for a cloud environment; scripting/programming in a variety of languages (such as PowerShell, bash, Python, Perl, and Ruby).
  • Considerable experience with the deployment and operations of mission critical enterprise applications, databases, middleware, and infrastructure in an enterprise cloud environment, including
  • Systems Monitoring
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Performance Monitoring and Tuning
  • Fault Tolerance and High Availability
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Patching and Maintenance
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.


  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with cross[1]functional groups to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to create and update technical, design and operational documents.
  • Ability to generate and articulate new ideas and adapt effectively to new technologies.
  • Ability to assess and enact process-oriented changes to improve IT operation effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex IT problems.
  • Ability to plan, facilitate and coordinate the execution of complex sets of activities.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information using judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to provide guidance to various internal and external stakeholders, including contractors.

As part of our commitment to maintaining safe and healthy spaces, BC Housing has introduced an interim mandatory vaccination program for all employees. We require proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals who cannot be vaccinated for reasons related to a protected ground under human rights law (such as medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs) may request an accommodation. Upon receiving a request, we may request additional information to determine whether the applicant can be accommodated in the desired role without undue hardship. 

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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