Sr Cloud Developer (Azure/AWS/Terraform)


OnX is looking for Senior Cloud Developers (Azure/AWS) with strong cloud/systems background for one of our clients in pharmaceutical domain. You’ll be working on enhancing the framework for security-as-code in a large multi-cloud environment, leveraging modern DevOps tools & processes. This is a senior role requiring hands-on development across multi-cloud environment

***Please note, this is not a pure DevOps role. This role’s primarily focus is on Python development for Cloud Security, rather than on cloud infrastructure and DevOps. If you apply, please ensure your resume clearly describes required skills and qualifications.

Location: fully REMOTE (candidates must reside in Canada, accommodate EST time work schedule and be incorporated)

Client/Domain: Pharmaceutical

Employment Type: 6-12 months contract (very high probability of extension, this is a long-term consultant role)

Work hours: 37.5

Screening process: Intake + technical test + technical/functional interview


  • 7+ years of experience in Information Technology field, preferably in Unix/systems space
  • 7+ years of software development experience, with Python and Terraform
  • 5+ years of experience in public cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) and multi-cloud environment
  • Hands-on with Cloud Services such as VM, GKE, App Engine, Cloud Run, Cloud SQL, IAM Roles and Policies, Cloud Storage, and VPC
  • Strong (minimum 8-year) Software Development experience with demonstrable proficiency in some of the following languages – Python (mandatory), Java, PowerShell, NodeJS, AngularJS, etc. Strong hands-on Python is critical (you’ll take Python coding test as a part of the screening process).
  • Building IaC templates for repeatable deployments, setting up Infrastructure using Terraform/Gitlab CI CD Pipelines; Kubernetes orchestration
  • Professional Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) Certification is highly preferrable


  • Extensive experience (minimum 5-6 years) and advanced knowledge with one or more hyperscale cloud providers – Azure, AWS, GCP & OCI
  • Thorough understanding of Infrastructure-as-code concepts and tools -ex. Terraform, Cloudformation, ARM, etc.
  • Working knowledge of infrastructure concepts and administration (Linux/Unix/Windows, DNS, Network, Firewalls, etc)
  • Proficient with security concepts in general and how they apply to cloud deployments
  • Working knowledge of containers and Kubernetes orchestration
  • Proficient with Devops toolset & practices (CI/CD pipeline, Jenkins, Jira, Rally, etc)
  • Working knowledge of Agile and SDLC
  • Experience developing REST APIs and microservices architecture
  • Strong experience coding with Cloud APIs and SDKs (in python)
  • Demonstrate Security first mindset
  • Self-motivated, team player who demonstrates initiative and flexibility
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and adapt, train others
  • Self-organized, ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Cloud Certifications (Azure, AWS, GCP, OCI)


  • Design & develop detective and corrective controls across hyperscale cloud providers – GCP, Azure, AWS & OCI
  • Develop API/microservices to automate reusable components
  • Design and build a devops framework, leveraging IaC & CI/CD, to automate security enforcement as code across multi-cloud
  • Standardize and automate security operational procedures and processes
  • Analyze software and infrastructure deployments pipelines to identify gaps and opportunities to improve security
  • Design and build reusable solution for IaC (Security) scanning, and collaborate with internal teams to implement
  • Translate cloud security controls into programmatic enforcement through the pipeline
  • Research cloud services, identify event pattern and build event based controls
  • Build IaC templates for repeatable deployments across key cloud providers

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