Cloud Infrastructure Administrator



The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goal-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building services offerings to become a leading asset manager. Seaspan provides many of the world's major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management serves. Seaspan's fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU vessels. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp, Seaspan delivers on the company's core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company.

Position Description:

The Cloud Infrastructure Administrator is Seaspan’s IT systems technical expert. The Cloud Infrastructure Administrator is responsible for the technical design and build-out of proposals, planning, implementation, documentation, monitoring and maintenance of all IT infrastructure systems.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively monitors major cloud and on-premises services including compute, storage area networks, security, services, applications, and networking
  • Responds to critical alerts and applies corrective actions to resolve problems while following best practice guidelines quickly and efficiently
  • Documents problem resolution and provides documentation as required
  • Acts as point of escalation for applications, marine IT and service delivery teams to support business applications and provides end-user support when required
  • Supports IT infrastructure and software on vessels remotely or in person when required
  • Designs, manages and administers backup and disaster recovery systems. Performs regular checks to ensure proper operation
  • Monitors enterprise SIEM, and other applications within the environment for security events, security bulletins and updates. Responsible for enterprise patch management services to apply updates, patches and fixes as required to maintain security standards
  • Provides day-to-day administration of on-premises and cloud-based solutions including but not limited to: Hybrid Exchange, Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Office 365, VMware and other virtualization technologies, Windows server environment, Fortinet firewalls , network switches, Okta identity and access management, Citrix Cloud, HCI Hyper-V Clusters
  • Participates in IT procurement, application deployment and testing as required. Works with vendors and customers to implement business solutions through all phases of lifecycle management.
  • Automates repetitive business processes using scripts to increase system efficiencies
  • 24-hour standby monitoring of the IT Emergency Phone 1-2 weeks per month


  • Degree or diploma in IT, computer science or similar
  • Azure, MCSA/MCSE, CCNA, FortiNet Certifications a strong asset
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an IT role
  • Self-driven, organized, and work well both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and good writing style
  • Excellent understanding of IT systems and infrastructure
  • Valid passport and ability to travel internationally

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to work under pressure with strict deadlines
  • Ability to multitask

Job Demands and/or Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional travel and/or international travel is required, potentially on short notice
  • Occasional work in industrial environments is required
  • Availability via a company-provided mobile device outside of office hours
  • Ability to lift up to 25 kg
  • Sufficient mobility to complete equipment installations, cabling and other setup tasks

Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you.


This video was taken on board our 4250 TEU vessel, Seaspan Santos, during a six-day passage in September 2013.


When you join the Seaspan family, you become a part of a company with one of the newest and most advanced fleets in the industry. Our modern vessels are maintained to the highest standards and offer excellent living conditions for our seafarers.