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Principal Systems Administrator

Req id:  34748

Waterloo, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA Richmond Hill, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity:  
Opentext Cloud Services is seeking a Cloud Systems Engineer. Cloud Services team Provides IT Governance for Public Cloud environments, manages Opentext Commercial environments, manages Opentext Lab/SIT environments, and manages the Commercial and Lab/SIT AD/IAM services. Must possess strong analysis & troubleshooting skills, excellent communication skills are required, both written and verbal. Experience in a rapid pace environment with willingness to undertake new challenges.
You are great at:  

•    Providing high quality technical support, effectively analysing issues, providing issue resolution, and customer notification.
•    Actively participates in self-improvement, process, and technology training programs.
•    Continually strives to expand comprehension of troubleshooting methodologies
•    Work cross-functionally within the organization, in a team environment, to deliver quality, satisfaction, and resolutions to the customers/internal teams
•    Submit and provide new content to knowledge base.
•    Work on-time resolution and quality compliance of escalated tickets or incident as per the agreed SLA.
•    Participate in documentation and product review 
•    May provide technical leadership and training for new and existing products within technical area
•    Perform other/additional duties and projects that may be periodically assigned.
•    Have financial and cost benefit knowledge.
What it takes: 

•    Providing insightful analyses on the efficiency, quality and economics of Cloud Operations based on empirical data.
•    Developing standards and high-level architecture designs.
•    Recommending and acting to direct the analysis of and solution to problems.
•    Providing visibility to impediments/risks and helps eliminate them.
•    Design and build enterprise technology solutions to meet the needs of a dynamic business.
•    Push the team to continuously improve and expand our tooling and services with an eye towards self service, reliability, and efficiencies at scale.
•    Build, maintain, and improve automation that manages our infrastructure as code.
•    Exemplify our core values of putting members first, operating with a bias for action, empowering teams of smart creatives, and embracing a “together we go far” mentality and Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize work effectively.
•    Work with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP), or Microsoft Azure internal end users to address billing issues and gather valuable feedback.
•    Support monthly billing processes between multiple external and internal AWS teams by auditing billing data, providing data management, and pricing calculations.
•    Proactively identify and implement operational improvements, enhancements, and system customizations that meet business requirements.
•    Actively seek solutions to business/customer needs and suggest innovative solutions on behalf of the customer experience.
•    Support recurring and ad hoc reporting for various internal/external stakeholders.
Required Qualifications, Skills:
• 5+ years of experience with managing operational cloud and related projects
• Solid experience managing, monitoring, and supporting high traffic environments.
• Experience collaborating with Web/Software Development /Engineering and Architecture teams.
• Experience working with diverse teams on project management capacity to improve operationalization.
• Experience capacity planning and auto scaling infrastructure.
• 5+ years of experience with AWS, GCP, or Microsoft Azure.
• Experience with GCP, AWS, Azure 
• Experience with GCP, AWS, Azure permission and role management 
• Experience with GCP, AWS, Azure project / Account / Subscription creation
• Experience with Cloud Networking
• Experience with Kubernetes (AKS, EKS, GKE).
• Experience with CodeBuild, CodePipeline, StepFunctions, and CodeCommit.
• Experience with CI/CD Pipelines
• Experience with Control Tower and Customizations for Control Tower (CfCT).
• Experience with Service Control Policies.
• Experience with Security Hub, GuardDuty, and Config.
• Experience with CloudTrail and Logging.
• Some scripting/programming in a language like Python, YAML, JSON, BASH, or PowerShell.
• Experience with Terraform, Packer, and AWS CloudFormation.
• Experience deploying and supporting Linux and Windows servers.
• Experience designing and operating platforms to support off-the-shelf software.
• Experience troubleshooting IAM access issues, with monitoring and reporting.



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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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