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Cloud Infrastructure Lead


Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date: August 15, 2021



Reporting to the Cloud & Data Centre Services Manager, the primary task of the Cloud Infrastructure Architect & Lead, will be to design and implement platform services that support data engineering, machine learning, and analytics workloads in the Microsoft Azure environment. These platform services will include, but are not limited to: identity & access, security governance, networking, monitoring/logging & alerting, secure compute, build automation, cost management and developer workspace provisioning.

Working closely with other operations and product groups, as well as architecture teams, to facilitate Teck’s cloud expansion, analytics, and migration initiatives. A good Agile contributor is keen to participate and actively helps the team to solve the biggest problems. This individual is an executor behind the technical solution.


We are seeking individuals who have led the design and architecture of cloud infrastructure platforms and related systems:

  • Terraform (v0.12+) IaC
  • Extensive MS Azure cloud services
  • Container platforms: Docker, Kubernetes, AKS etc.
  • Technical team leadership



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Collaborating with and working very closely with various business partners to craft the overall technological design on the solution based on predefined standards
  • Deliver and support sophisticated, re-usable and flexible built-as-code infrastructure solutions
  • Deploy, support, and optimize highly scalable, fault tolerant cloud solutions in support of data engineering, ML and analytics projects
  • Optimize new and already provisioned solutions for availability, scalability, security and cost
  • Drive adoption of validated solution templates across the organization
  • Challenge the status quo and seek new and better ways of solving technical problems



  • Minimum of 7+ years experience in technology including 3+ years in cloud infrastructure development (Azure, GCP, AWS)
  • 4-5 years' experience designing and implementing technical solutions for developer communities
  • 3-5 year's experience with Docker, Kubernetes, AKS and other Azure containerization technologies and their platforms
  • 2-3 years' experience leading and inspiring technical teams to deliver high-quality solutions
  • Dedication to the DevOps approach and strong application of CI/CD automation, both at the infrastructure and application levels
  • Practical experience instrumenting (logging & metrics) infrastructure and applications to deliver on service level commitments and supportability
  • Experience with Automation and Infrastructure as Code (IaC) solutions, specifically Terraform (v0.12 and above)
  • Hands-on experience with additional Azure cloud services including:
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Azure Networking
  • Azure Key Vault
  • Azure Storage Services
  • Azure App Services
  • Azure Databases
  • Azure Kubernetes Services (AKS)
  • Azure Data Factory, Databricks
  • Monitoring/Logging/Alerting
  • Strong experience with Agile methodologies and work practices
  • Strong coding and scripting skills i.e. NodeJS, Go, PowerShell, Bash, Python, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge and application of: IaaS, CaaS, PaaS
  • Considerable experience with GitHub and other version control systems
  • Experience handling technical priorities within the backlog
  • Passionate about trying new solutions outside standard approved
  • Be a team member as part of technical customer engagements
  • Excellent problem-solving skills in resolving issues with complex systems
  • High energy and hardworking individual who is encouraged to reach maximum potential
  • Strong interpersonal skills to optimally communicate within a distributed team as well as other departments at all levels of the organization
  • Embraces a culture of trust and complete openness




At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, and zinc, as well as investments in energy assets. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index.


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