Technical Cloud Specialist

Mississauga, ON

What we’re about


IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience, so it’s not surprising that IMAX employees and their careers go beyond the ordinary. Our employees share a passion for quality in everything they do. Our Hollywood people are movie business insiders with years of production experience. Our technology experts are unashamedly geeky – people who can talk for hours, and be riveting, about color gamut and lasers. Our business people are consummate sales and marketing professionals who are spreading the IMAX word around the world. 


Of course, we offer all the benefits you’d expect from a company with over 50 years of history. Yet, beyond this, we know everyone works differently and is motivated by different things. That’s why we offer competitive pay and a wide assortment of benefits – to help you make the most of your life at work and away from it. 


As the world’s leading entertainment technology company, IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies. Specializing in immersive motion picture technologies, our employees are driven by a passion to take audiences around the world to places they’ve only dreamed of.


Come explore IMAX – where innovation, creativity and passion come together.


The Cloud Infrastructure Specialist will join an expert team of energetic and knowledgeable staff building the next generation of advanced, top-tier consumer electronics components and technology stacks. The normal day-to-day function of this role will be to work with their peers in the Technical Operations group as well as Engineering groups to design, implement, roll-out, secure and maintain the infrastructure for several internet facing and private environments. The target for the Cloud Infrastructure Specialist will be to bring stability and elasticity to our infrastructure as we transition to the Cloud.


What You’ll be doing:

  • Planning, design, creation and maintenance of cloud environments
  • Monitor, tune and maintain our Linux systems
  • Work extensively and closely with our DevOps team to ensure the maximum efficiency of our build and deploy environment
  • Collaborate with both software and hardware engineering teams to improve, expand in some cases, or define builds, deployments, infrastructure, architecture, and tools
  • Participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation to support our systems


 What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in the field of Software Development, Information Technology and/or Software Engineer
  • Over 7 years of related experience in a high-capacity, high-impact, high availability online environment
  • Expert level Linux Administration with hands-on experience
  • At least 5+ years’ experience working with AWS cloud technologies like IAM, KMS, S3, EC2, Autoscale, ELB/ALB, Route53, RDS and DynamoDB
  • Ability to understand and write configuration management with Ansible or Puppet
  • Experience configuring Apache or Nginx
  • Experience with RDBMS and NoSQL databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra or MongoDB
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills. Strong organizational and leadership skills. Ability to influence and drive consensus


Our Commitment to you:


For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At IMAX you'll be part of a culture built on respect - one that recognizes the unique talents of everyone on the team. We're proud of the differences that make us all unique and we support unity, acceptance and equal rights for all. Diversity and inclusion among our employees are critical to our success as a global company.

Before you start with IMAX, all employment is subject to background and reference checks. Additionally, our Canada employees are subject to our mandatory Covid-19 vaccine policy.

IMAX is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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