Cloud Administrator (Devops - Ubisoft Cloud)

Ubisoft - Montréal, QC (il y a 30+ jours)

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Company Description

Ubisoft Montreal, a leading video game developer, located in the heart of Montreal's Mile-End, offers a unique AAA franchise environment. The GNS (GNS) is looking for a Cloud Administrator to bring its expertise to life within our dynamic games and technologies team.

If you are bold, determined and do not be afraid to push the limits, we can only make you part of our team

Job Description

The Cloud Administrator is responsible for the health and operations of our virtualization & Cloud platforms, with a main focus on operational activities, proactive capacity management and event monitoring.

He will also contribute to the execution of various projects and will act as a second level support for the platforms (including 7/24 pager support).

If the challenge of working in a cutting-edge online micro services environment using a lot of technologies speaks to you, and if automatic deployment and management of an infrastructure in the cloud is your passion, then we have the right opportunity for you!

The main and routine tasks of this position are to:
Care for the Ubisoft Private Cloud platforms (Openstack/KVM) with an emphasis on security, using documented, automated installation and support procedures;
Conduct virtual infrastructure capacity forecast and health assessments;
Improve resource allocation on the virtual platform by proposing various usage optimizations;
Monitor system events to ensure health, maximum system availability and service quality;
Perform system & application patching and upgrade of equipment firmware;
Maintain documentation regarding configurations, operations and troubleshooting procedures related to the Cloud platforms;
Participate in the definition of standards, guidelines, best practices and metrics as directed;
Assist in evaluating new requirements, technical design and standards;
Answer user’s query and service requests;
Carry out all other related tasks.


A baccalaureate Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.

Relevant experience:
3+ years of experience in management of a virtualization or Openstack Cloud platform and/or 3+ years’ experience in Linux system administration/DevOps.

Oral and Written Comprehension of English
Skill in developing techniques and methodologies to resolve unprecedented problems or situations
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
Ability to make complex information accessible
Must be a self-starter that requires only limited supervision/guidance.
Candidate must present with honesty, integrity and maintains confidentiality at all times.
Be a team player
Have good interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced changing environment
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Expertise of virtualization, storage and networking technology
In-depth knowledge of Linux system administration
In-depth understanding of Public Cloud providers like Amazon AWS
In-depth understanding of Openstack
General knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server / Active Directory
In-depth understanding of object storage (Swift) is an asset
In-depth understanding of Configuration Management systems like Chef & Puppet & Ansible is an asset
Knowledge about upcoming technologies like containers or distributed storage systems an asset

Additional Information

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.