IT Senior Analyst, Cloud Operations – Azure

Saputo Cheese

Montr, AL

At Saputo, our best comes from our people. We’re a talented and caring team with a longstanding history of excellence. Since our first days delivering cheese on a bicycle, we’ve grown into a leading global dairy processor by staying true to the culture that defines us. Each of our employees is committed to uphold our tradition of care, quality, and passion through food, and together, we foster an environment where we can all make contributions that matter–from our manufacturing plants to our office locations and everywhere in-between.

Overview of The Role

This role is responsible for deploying, automating, maintaining, monitoring, and supporting cloud solutions. This role facilitates the provisioning and migration of Saputo data to achieve business objectives, optimize costs, and achieve Saputo’s cloud strategy.

How You Will Make Contributions That Matter:

  • Provision, and allocate underlying cloud infrastructure including compute and storage (e.g., provision VMs)
  • Provide input to / support design of cloud infrastructure
  • Provide L2 and L3 support related to Cloud Operations
  • (for Senior Analyst) Provide coaching to Analyst
  • Develop documentation regarding technical issues, maintenance, etc.
  • Translate business objectives into infrastructure and operational requirements
  • Maintain and monitor cloud infrastructure and operations security (e.g., authentication, IAM)
  • Monitor KPIs and ensure system availability requirements are met
  • Develop code or create infrastructure using code to support applications
  • Monitor usage on a regular basis and identify opportunities to reduce unnecessary costs
  • Support with producing and automating reporting on cloud usage
  • Support with developing and maintaining Saputo’s cloud strategy & roadmap and driving adoption of cloud
  • Work with GOC to monitor KPIs and triage issues

You Are Best Suited for The Role If You Have the Following Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related field, or equivalent experience
  • 10 years’ experience with IT operational processes
  • 5 + years’ experience in a Azure cloud environment (e.g., release and systems change management, incident management)
  • Detailed, hands-on experience with Azure Services based cloud platforms
  • Ability to deploy and manage Azure primitives (e.g., Management Groups, Subscriptions, Resource Groups and Tags), and Azure resources (Compute, Storage, Networking, PaaS)
  • Ability to protect and secure Azure resources using native Azure tools (Azure Backups, Azure Updates, Azure Monitor, Azure Site Recovery, Azure Security Center, etc)
  • Cloud certifications (e.g., Azure Fundamentals, Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator)
  • Experience working with a hybrid cloud / on-premises environment
  • Scripting and Infrastructure-as-Code expertise is a nice to have(e.g., Terraform)
  • Strong understanding of information/cloud security best practices
  • Experience installing and configuring various monitoring solutions

As part of his duties, the incumbent will have to communicate and collaborate in English, both orally and in writing with colleagues or other stakeholders in Quebec as well as in the rest of Canada or in North America.

We support and care for our employees and their families by providing:

  • Competitive salaries
  • A hybrid work environment with the possibility to work from home 2 days a week
  • Advantageous corporate agreements
  • Full range of group insurance benefits
  • Group retirement pension plan with employer contribution
  • Purchase option of company stocks
  • Group RRSP
  • Health and wellness program in the workplace
  • Assistance program for employees and their families
  • Saputo products at a discounted price

We support employment equity. Saputo strives to embed diversity and inclusion in its operations and invites candidates from all horizons to join its family.

Our story began in Canada in 1954, when the Saputo family's hard work and dedication created a thriving dairy business. More than 65 years later, our roots in this country remain strong with our Corporate Headquarters in Montréal. Today, we are a leading cheese manufacturer and fluid milk and cream processor in Canada with well-loved brands, such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, Dairyland, Joyya, Milk2Go, Milk2Go Sport, Neilson, Nutrilait, Scotsburn* and Woolwich Goat Dairy. Thanks to our national footprint, we're proud to bring our best to our customers and consumers, and have plenty of opportunities for our employees to grow in their own way. And we do it while also striving to build a healthier future for our people and the communities where we operate, guided by our values and the Saputo Promise. To learn more about Saputo in Canada, please click here. (

Join the Saputo Dairy Products Canada team to make your contributions matter every day!

* SCOTSBURN is a registered trademark and is used under license by Saputo Dairy Products Canada G.P.

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