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Various Positions at the CS-02 to CS-04 level at Statistics Canada

Reference number: STC21J-022483-000083
Selection process number: 21-STC-EA-NCR-730022
Statistics Canada - Cloud
Various locations
CS-02, CS-03, CS-04
$75,129 to $126,390

For further information on the organization, please visit Statistics Canada

Closing date: 18 August 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

**Following the IT conversion within the entire CS community. Please note that changes to the qualification standard for the core public administration have been made by Treasury Board, effective December 9, 2021.**

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

Work environment

Are you looking to be part of an elite and dynamic team working on the cloud enablement, migration and operations that will bring significant IT transformation to Statistics Canada? Exciting things are happening at Statistics Canada, and we're embarking on several large cloud initiatives!

We are looking for numerous resources to come join our project teams. Are you interested? Come join us! Statistics Canada is modernizing and migrating its workloads to the cloud! Statistics Canada has been identified as a cloud pathfinder organization within the Government of Canada and our Cloud Workload Migration Division is actively leading the overall cloud strategy. We are looking to migrate our workloads into the cloud and benefit from what the cloud has to offer, to ensure maximum value in achieving business objectives. We are looking for dynamic people to join our team and help us build and operate services in the cloud.

Intent of the process

The intent of this inventory is to establish a pool of qualified or partially qualified candidates, which could be used to staff similar positions with different language profiles, security profiles and with different duration of employment at Statistics Canada.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EDUCATION

**New standard effective December 9, 2021**.

• Graduation from a two-year program of study from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in computer science, information technology, information management or another specialty relevant to the position to be staffed.

Note:

1. Indeterminate incumbents in the IT group on December 9, 2021 who do not possess the education prescribed above, are deemed to meet the minimum education standard based on their education, training and/or experience. They must be accepted as having met the minimum education standard whenever this standard is called for when staffing positions in the IT group.

2. Indeterminate incumbents of positions in the CS group on May 10, 1999, who do not possess the education prescribed above, are deemed to meet the minimum education standard based on their education, training and/or experience. They must be accepted as having met the minimum education standard whenever this standard is called for when staffing positions in the IT group.

3. At the manager’s discretion, an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience may serve as an alternative to the minimum education stated above. Whenever the minimum education is met using this alternative, it is met for the specific position only and must be re-assessed for other positions for which this alternative has been specified by the manager.

Degree equivalency

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
Official Language Proficiency :

Only for CS-02
• English or French Essential
• Bilingual Imperative BBB/BBB

For CS-03 & CS-04
Bilingual Imperative CBC/CBC
Bilingual Non imperative CBC/CBC

Note : * As part of Statistics Canada’s Official Languages Strategy, all supervisory & technical CS-03 and CS-04 positions are designated CBC/CBC imperative. Other linguistic profiles may be considered (Bilingual Imperative CBB / CBB, Bilingual Imperative BBB / BBB, Bilingual non-Imperative CBC/CBC, Bilingual non-Imperative CBB / CBB, Bilingual non-Imperative BBB /BBB).

Information on language requirements

Second Language Writing Skills Self-Assessment
In order to help you decide if you should apply to a bilingual position, an optional self-assessment of your writing skills in your second official language is available for you to take before completing your application.

For more information, please consult:
Unsupervised Internet Test of Second Language Writing Skills

EXPERIENCE

For all group & levels
• Significant* experience working in an Information Management and Information Technology (IM/IT) environment focused on analyzing IM/IT requirements, delivering IM/IT solutions or providing IM/IT support.

Only for CS-02
• Significant* Experience in providing advice to technical groups on best practices for Cloud computing usage.
• Significant* Experience in developing automation scripts using tools such as, but not limited to, Terraform, Ansible, Helm, Desired State Configuration, Azure PowerShell within public cloud environments.

*Significant experience refers to a depth of experience in the IM/IT field that would normally be acquired over a period of twelve (12) months or more.

Only for CS-03
• Significant* experience in providing advice to technical groups on best practices for Cloud computing usage.

*Significant experience refers to a depth of experience in the IM/IT field that would normally be acquired over a period of eighteen (18) months or more.

Only for CS-04
• Significant* experience in providing advice to technical groups on best practices for Cloud computing usage for a research organization or experience leading the migration of workloads and applications to a Public Cloud, including the migration of legacy applications

*Significant experience refers to a depth of experience in the IM/IT field that would normally be acquired over a period of twenty-four (24) months or more.

COMPETENCIES

For all group & levels
• Results Orientation
• Communication

Only for CS-02
• Teamwork
• Initiative
• Adaptability

For CS-03 & CS-04
• Decision Making
• Team Leadership
• Planning and Organizing

Only for CS-04
• Analytical Thinking
• Visioning and Strategic Direction

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Various occupational certifications

ASSET QUALIFICATIONS

For all groups and levels
AE1: Experience in Cloud OS Service
AE2: Experience in Cloud Workload and Security Monitoring Service
AE3: Experience in cloud Security or Cyber Security
AE4: Experience in Cloud Networking
AE5: Experience in Cloud Architecture
AE6: Experience in Cloud Service Management
AE7: Experience in Cloud Back-up, Recovery and Storage
AE8: Experience in Identity Access Management
AE9: Experience in Cloud Platform Management
AE10: Experience in CICD (Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery Pipeline)
AE11: Experience in IaaS and PaaS using tools such as, but not limited to, Jenkins, Terraform, Ansible, Helm, Desired State Configuration, Azure PowerShell within public cloud environments
AE12: Experience in Workload Migration
AE13: Experience in Cloud Native Solutions platform support and/or development (Containers)
AE14: Experience in Windows Virtual Desktop
AE15: Experience in Configuring and managing cloud computing using Azure or AWS technologies (for example: VNets, Azure AD, VPC, AWS CLI or Azure PowerShell)

For CS-03 & CS-04
AE16: Experience in managing a Cloud technical team

Only for CS-04
AE17: Experience in Project Management

ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS
Statistics Canada is committed to hiring and promoting a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population it serves. In order to achieve this representative workforce, preference may be given to candidates who, at the time of application, indicate that they are belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups (selfdeclaration): Indigenous peoples, Women, Visible Minorities and Persons with Disabilities.

At Statistics Canada we recognize that a diverse and inclusive workplace that can harness the diverse backgrounds, talents and perspectives of its employees is essential to building a better, more productive and more innovative Canada. Statistics Canada promotes the advantages of diversity and inclusion in the federal government and offers interesting career opportunities and rewarding challenges for everyone. Statistics Canada is committed to providing opportunities across Canada where feasible, and to increasing its regional presence.

Information on employment equity

Operational requirements
• Willingness and ability to work overtime on short notice

Conditions of employment

Various Security Requirements (Enhanced Reliability, Secret)

All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

- A competencies validation exercise could be carried out;
- A reference check could be performed;
- You will need to provide a copy of your proof of education;
- You must present your proof of Canadian Citizenship;
- Asset qualifications may be applied at any phase of the process;
- Candidates may be expected to meet, in whole or in part, the criteria related to the assets, operational requirements and organizational needs, depending on the position being staffed;
- Email correspondence will be used as the main method of communication with candidates for this selection process. Please note that you need to provide valid contact information and to update it, if required.

On October 6, 2021, the Government of Canada announced details of its plans to require vaccination across the federal public service.

As per the new Policy on COVID-19 Vaccination for the Core Public Administration Including the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, federal public servants in the Core Public Administration and members of the RCMP must attest to their vaccination status. The requirement for employees to be fully vaccinated applies whether they are teleworking, working remotely or working on-site. This is a condition of employment and it applies to indeterminate (permanent), determinate (term), casual, and student hiring. Should you reach the point in the selection process where it is necessary to verify terms and conditions of employment then the hiring manager or a human resources representative will contact you in order to complete an attestation.

Preference

Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Nelly Costa-Pacheco - Human Resource Advisor
nelly.costa-pacheco@statcan.gc.ca
Date modified:
2023-01-24