• Cloud Engineer - Microsoft Azure

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/23/2018 5:29 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Computer Software, Technology Services
  • About Us

    BDO. Because relationships matter.
    There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

    Job Description (EN)

    Cloud Engineer – Microsoft Azure


    BDO is currently seeking an experienced Cloud Engineer with a strong background in Microsoft Azure to join their growing National IT team. Reporting to the Manager, Systems Operations, the Cloud Engineer is accountable for the evolution of cloud technologies (Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Services) and is responsible for planning and execution of this strategy. The Cloud Engineer has a keen ability to digest new and changing technologies, and brings to light how they may impact/benefit the firm.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

    • Assist in planning, designing, deploying and managing hybrid Azure Cloud environment leveraging services provided by Microsoft

    • Assist and document Mailbox restores, item recovery, and auditing of all mailbox activities with operational responsibility for documenting and implementing management
    • Develop and maintain a disaster recovery plan in relation to cloud services and systems within the IT Teams. I.e. Infrastructure, Network, Security and Application
    • Experience in troubleshooting Mobile Messaging Technologies: Exchange ActiveSync, iOS, and MDM platforms.
    • Assess and maintain SLAs, System Availability, Capacity Management and Performance KPIs to help improve Service Performance, Capabilities, Interoperability and Services.
    • Monitor and maintain critical Office 365 components such as directory synchronization, multi- factor authentication, conditional access policies and network integration with the Azure cloud.
    • Experience in troubleshooting Mobile Messaging Technologies: Exchange ActiveSync, iOS, and MDM platforms.
    • Ensure security patches and updates to all systems within the cloud are in line with best practices
    • Provide support on escalations in reference to Active Directory, security permissions, DHCP, DNS, server virtualization and cloud backup
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as technical, analytical and problem solving ability

    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

    • Minimum of 3-4 years of current working knowledge in managing Office 365, Active Directory, Multi-Domain Environments, Disaster Recovery, Virtualization technology including Storage Systems, Infrastructure monitoring & alerting technologies, high availability architecture in Azure Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud Technologies
    • Experienced with Azure, Office 365, Skype for Business, Exchange 2016 migrations and hybrid environments
    • Ability to Design dial plans and implement the design in a hybrid unified messaging environment.
    • College Diploma or University Degree in Computer Science or in a related discipline, or equivalent work experience, or completion of at least 2 years of post-secondary education
    • Industry certifications in Virtualization, Microsoft Azure and Office 365 certifications are a must.
    • Industry certifications in Networking Technologies are an asset.
    • Ability to work flexible hours when required

    Required Technical Background:

    • Hybrid Cloud Services (Amazon, Azure)
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Office 365
    • Skype For Business
    • Powershell Scripting
    • Email Archiving
    • Microsoft InTune
    • Network/Security devices – Firewalls, Switches & Routers
    • PKI Services
    • SAN Technologies
    • Microsoft Active Directory and Azure AD
    • Active Directory Federation Services
    • Microsoft Server Technologies
    • Network/Security devices – Firewalls, Switches & Routers


    Our Vision: One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.





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