Cloud Platforms Administrator

BC Public Service - DevOps and Cloud Services Branch
Posted 8 days ago
Full Time

Job Description

Two (2) positions available. These positions can only be performed from any location within the province of British Columbia where there is sufficient cellular coverage and stable high speed Internet coverage.

The locations listed are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity. This position may be performed in other approved locations within the Province of BC. For specific information about a location, applicants must contact the Hiring Manager to confirm if working remotely from that location could be considered. We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies. An eligibility list may be established.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

An excellent opportunity to join this dynamic team and apply your technological skills

The OCIO Cloud Pathfinder team embraces exploration, innovation and empowerment. By adopting the BC Gov digital principles, partner government entities adapt their typical ways of working to better align with leading practice amongst technology companies and digital agencies. Our work centers around the delivery of accelerated compliant public cloud app services to client ministries across BC Gov.

The Cloud Pathfinder team learns and improves their product with direct service design outreach, regular feedback from users every few weeks and deliver substantial value within a year. The team, connected and supported by the BCDevExchange, facilitates and participates in several Communities of Practice, growing communities of change makers, by offering learning events and mentorship.

The Cloud Platforms Administrator is part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the support of a multi-cloud set of Public Cloud App Services in the government. This role provides expert advice to ministry staff and application development product teams on DevOps best practices, container platform and serverless application design, packaging, delivery, and migration.

To learn more about these B.C communities you can click on the Hello BC link here!

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

Degree, diploma, certification or equivalent in the computer science field or related technical field. A combination of education and experience may be considered. 2 years’ of experience with working on complex multi-tenant projects: Manage projects that had multiple impacts in the organization Involvement of high degree of uncertainty in defining end objectives which often take place within a changing environment Involving the provisioning and providing service for many teams & stakeholders 2 years’ experience managing AWS, GCP, Azure and/or enterprise scale multi-tenant environments in a production deployment. 2 years’ experience with of ALL or SOME of the following: application development, platform systems, container platforms, Terraform, Continuous Integration (CI)/Continuous Deployment (CD) pipelines. 2 years’ experience with GitHub making contributions to OpenSource projects or other. Willingness to provide on call paid 24-hour support during peak periods.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

Experience working in an agile development environment with User Experience (UX) teams, designers and developers to iteratively create or improve digital products and services from conception to production. Experience implementing easy to use starter kits to demonstrate policy compliant patterns. Experience building and running Docker containers in various cloud platforms.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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