Cloud Administrator

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Position Summary


Job ID:  3691


Location:  BURNABY, BC

To be considered for this role, applications MUST be submitted online, by clicking on 'Apply' below.

  • Join one of BC’s Top Employers!
  • Be part of an exceptional company culture with great employee benefits and a healthy work/life balance!

BC Housing thanks all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


BC Housing is a provincial Crown Corporation that develops, manages and administers a wide range of subsidized housing options for those most in need across the province to address critical gaps across the housing continuum ranging from emergency shelter through to rent assistance in the private market and affordable home ownership.  Share in the rewards of working with an organization that offers challenging work and competitive compensation and supports the growth and development of its people.

 Our mission is making a difference in people's lives and communities through safe, affordable and quality housing.

BC Housing offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. But a job is more than a pay cheque. We also offer our staff the opportunity to work together to make a difference. When employees go home at the end of the day, they experience the satisfaction of knowing they’ve helped provide safe, affordable housing for British Columbians.  And while they’re here, employees can take advantage of many opportunities:

  • In-house training, and training at other institutions, for courses related to employees’ current positions or to prepare them for advancement within BC Housing.
  • Wellness programs including physical fitness, programs to help employees quit smoking, free flu shots, mental health resources, and lunch-and-learn lectures and seminars.
  • Recognition programs including long-term service awards, idea recognition and outstanding performance awards.
  • Livegreen incentives include an employee transit pass program, and other initiatives that encourage alternative, sustainable transportation (even a bike purchase program!).
  • An active Social Club that organizes special events like seasonal parties and arranges group discounts to other events.
  • Participation in community and charitable events.

** Please note: Eligibility for benefits offered is based on employment status **




Reporting to the Director, Technology Services, the Cloud Administrator is responsible for overseeing the use, planning, growth, and billing for cloud services which support and run the organization’s corporate applications, platform technologies, and associated infrastructure. The position works closely with the managers and staff in Technology Services and works with the rest of the IMT department to ensure that cloud services run well and in a fiscally responsible manner. He/she/they provides standards, guidance, and direction in use of cloud, and ensures that the cloud environments adhere to the standards developed. The position also liaises with the IT Security team to ensure that security is core to cloud use.


The successful candidate will have the following:


Diploma in Information Technology or a related discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Considerable experience overseeing enterprise cloud environments (especially Microsoft Azure), including technical oversight and financial oversight; moving on-premise or co-located services and applications to a cloud provider; producing standards, procedures and processes for a cloud environment; scripting/programming in a variety of languages (such as PowerShell, bash, Python, Perl, and Ruby).

Considerable experience with the deployment and operations of mission critical enterprise applications, databases, middleware, and infrastructure in an enterprise cloud environment, including:

  • Systems Monitoring
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Performance Monitoring and Tuning
  • Fault Tolerance and High Availability
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Patching and Maintenance

Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the employer.


  • Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio.
  • Demonstrated written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional groups to achieve common goals.
  • Ability to create and update technical, design and operational documents.
  • Ability to generate and articulate new ideas and adapt effectively to new technologies.
  • Ability to assess and enact process-oriented changes to improve IT operation effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex IT problems.
  • Ability to plan, facilitate and coordinate the execution of complex sets of activities.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information using judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to provide guidance to various internal and external stakeholders, including contractors. 

How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

Your cover letter and resume should be submitted as one document in your profile when applying for this position. Please add your cover letter to your resume and submit both documents as your resume.

Please review the Job Description prior to applying

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As part of the application process, you will be prompted to fill out a questionnaire which must be completed in order for your application to be considered. Please allot up to 5 minutes to fill it out after submitting your resume and cover letter as one single document.

Only applications submitted using the Online Recruitment System at will be accepted

If you are passionate about what you do and want to use your expertise to engage in a meaningful and challenging work, please apply to join our team today at

At BC Housing, we're committed to providing a healthy, safe and inclusive workplace where respect and diversity are recognized assets. We invite and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, Persons with Disabilities and Disabled People, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and all people committed to meaningful work that makes a difference.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you require accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact

We didn’t become one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Greenest Employers without a lot of thought, care and consideration for our team and environment. Our supportive and collaborative workplace balances engaging and challenging work with personal development and wellness initiatives.