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CPP Investments: Specialist, Cloud Operations

CPP Investments

This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted March 31, 2021.

Company DescriptionMake an impact at a global and dynamic investment organizationWhen you invest your career in CPP Investments, you join one of the most respected and fastest growing institutional investors in the world.

With current assets under management valued in excess of $450 billion, CPP Investments is a professional investment management organization that globally invests the funds of the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) to help ensure long-term sustainability.

The CPP Fund is projected to exceed $1.5 trillion in the next two decades.

CPP Investments invests in all major asset classes, including public equity, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fixed-income instruments, and is headquartered in Toronto with offices in Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mumbai, New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo and Sydney.CPP Investments attracts and selects high-calibre individuals from top-tier institutions around the globe.

Join our team and look forward to:Diverse and inspiring colleagues and approachable leadersStimulating work in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environmentAccelerated exposure and responsibilityGlobal career development opportunitiesBeing motivated every day by CPP Investments’ important social purpose and unshakable principlesA deeply rooted culture of Integrity, Partnership and High PerformanceIf you share a passion for performance, value a collegial and collaborative culture, and approach everything with the highest integrity, here’s an opportunity for you to invest your career at CPP Investments.Job DescriptionCPP Investments is recruiting for a full time Senior Technical Cloud Specialist in the Platform Operations team.The successful candidate will work in the IT Operations team leading a team of 3-5 professionals in the area of Cloud Operations.

This is a multi-faceted, hands-on role which requires both people and technical leadership in a highly dynamic environment.

The main job responsibilities include ensuring value-add service delivery and systems stability, identifying and delivering enhancements and collaborating with others to advance overall CPP Investments Technology systems and related processes in the public cloud domain.Assist in the configuration and support of new environments; code deployments, optimization of costs and evaluation of various toolsArchitect and implement monitoring and logging solutions, identify performance and security issues pro-actively, and mitigate them to improve user experienceTest, audit, review solutions to ensure a resilient, monitored, highly secure environmentContribute to continuous improvement of all operational aspects of public cloud and associated SecOps requirementsProvides leadership in identifying and delivering enhancements (automation, consolidation, risk reduction, efficiency, cost-avoidance, etc.) to existing systems and processes.Demonstrates strong partnerships with application teams and business stakeholdersOversight on operational practices/Service Management including Incident, Problem & Change ManagementParticipates the project life cycle with IT teams ensuring well-planned, coordinated promotion to production and future supportAssist in capturing data (KPIs) in application service delivery that will help drive continuous improvements and operational excellence.

Champions the continuous improvement culture through leading by exampleManages vendor relationships for services and platforms, where applicableBe available for on-call rotationQualificationsIf you possess the following, we’d like to hear from you:University degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science and AWS certification(s)At least 3 years of experience managing application and support teams, preferably in a recognized financial institutionDemonstrated leadership abilities and proven capability to manage teams through change/transformationProficiency in managing and supporting AWS Cloud environmentsConfiguration management using Ansible, Terraform or similar toolsUse of performance monitoring and alerting tools as it relates to cloud servicesOperational experience with CI/CD automation toolsExperience building and maintaining CD/CD pipelinesStrong experience in cloud data platforms, data infrastructure management and best practices; data lake and data fabric architecturesFamiliar with containerization and virtualization technologiesOperational expertise in shell scripting and programming languages like Python, Javascript, Java, C#Knowledge of ETL tools and principles, and enterprise-level reporting technologiesExperience with ServiceNow for ITSM purposes; dashboard/reporting knowledge is an assetUnderstanding of concepts and logistics in building and supporting DR-ready applicationsExcellent business acumen, written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues across the organization at varying levels of seniority, including senior leadershipOutstanding written communication skills, including preparation of executive-level material that is consistent, clear and compellingExemplifies our Guiding Principles of integrity, partnership and high performanceAdditional InformationVisit our Linkedin Career Page or Follow us on Linkedin.

At CPP Investments, we are committed to diversity and equitable access to employment opportunities based on ability.We thank all applicants for their interest but will only contact candidates selected to advance in the hiring process.Our Commitment To Inclusion And DiversityIn addition to being dedicated to building a workforce that reflects diverse talent, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible experience.

If you require an accommodation for any part of the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms, etc.), please let us know and we will work with you to meet your needs.DisclaimerCPP Investments does not accept resumes from employment placement agencies, head-hunters or recruitment suppliers that are not in a formal contractual arrangement with us.

Our recruitment supplier arrangements are restricted to specific hiring needs and do not include this or other web-site job postings.

Any resume or other information received from a supplier not approved by CPP Investments to provide resumes to this posting or web-site will be considered unsolicited and will not be considered.

CPP Investments will not pay any referral, placement or other fee for the supply of such unsolicited resumes or information.