Azure Administrator – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Azure Administrator

Position Description:

This is an exciting time for CGI, and we want you to be part of it.

We are Canada’s largest independent information technology services firm, and we are still growing! We are expanding in Atlantic Canada and we need your skills, enthusiasm, and dedication as part of our team.
Join this exciting new initiative as an Azure Administrator!

Required Qualification:

  • 3+ years of Azure administration experience
  • Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator would be preferred
  • Deep technical Azure platform.
  • Technical Understanding of
  • Azure Site Recovery
  • Express Route
  • Azure VPN gateways
  • Azure Backup
  • Azure Network security.
  • Virtualization
  • Role based access control (RBAC)
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Azure Cost Management
  • Experience with all types of IT projects including migrating on-prem infrastructure to Azure Environments (including IaaS and PaaS) and the associated storage, network and security considerations.
  • Experience in DBA Role.
  • Proficiency with scripting protocols such as PowerShell , Azure CLI’s, ARM templates.
  • Preferred basic understanding of Big Data Technologies like
  • Azure Databricks
  • ADLS Gen2
  • Azure Data factory
  • Azure Synapse
  • Preferred understanding of Other Technologies like :
  • Azure Key Vault
  • Replication Technologies (Qlik Replicate)
  • BI Tools like
    • PowerBI
    • MicroStrategy
    • Tableau

Job Description :

  • Implementing, monitoring, and maintaining Microsoft Azure solutions, including major services related to compute, storage, network, and security
  • Administering Azure Resources
  • Managing Azure subscription
  • Working with Azure Security (RBAC)
  • Creating custom scripts to automate support processes where applicable.
  • Providing the ability to power off/ down the un-used VMs
  • Providing the ability to identify issues at Azure level and resolve.
  • Working with Azure Cost Management
  • Proactively monitoring & optimizing azure usage
  • Configuring services on Azure for High Availability Disaster Recovery
  • Creating SOP(Standard Operating Procedure) manuals
  • Training DBA teams

Required Level of Education (include certifications):

  • University or Technical Diploma in IT discipline with equivalent experience

Soft Skills:

  • Well organized
  • Detail orientated
  • Able to multitask effectively
  • Excellent time management, task planning and prioritization skills
  • Able to adapt quickly to changing client requirements
  • Able to work effectively with minimal supervision
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with clients


  • Azure Data Factory
  • Azure Data Lake
  • Azure HD Insight
  • Azure Key Vault
  • Azure Fundamentals AZ-900

What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

Learn more about CGI at

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

CGI is an equal opportunity employer. In addition, CGI is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities in accordance with provincial legislation. Please let us know if you require a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during any aspect of the recruitment process and we will work with you to address your needs.