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Teck Resources

Lead, Platform Foundations

Vancouver, BC
Full Time

The Senior Lead, Platform is responsible for coordinating the cloud architecture, infrastructure and automation around the MCP, promoting a dynamic, software-driven everything-as-code methodology. This role leads the development and maintenance of Product Packages (our product-as-code solution) including data products, real-time event processing, machine learning operation tooling and automation, and ensuring platform security and quality assurance. The individual in this position requires a proficient understanding of cloud architecture, infrastructure-as-code, software development (full SDLC and Python), GitOps, CI/CD, containerization, networking, IAM, security principles, and observability tools and methodologies.


  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Coordinate with the architecture group to lead all aspects of the overall cloud architecture and infrastructure (Azure)
  • Lead all aspects of Terraform Module Library development and upkeep
  • Manage Product Package development and maintenance (Python / Terraform CDK)
  • Lead development and architecture of the Product Package Orchestration tooling (Python + Terraform CDK)
  • Assist Product Lead Platform in decomposing epics and develop UAC
  • Manage creation and maintenance of CI/CD systems (GitLab)
  • Lead the development of monitoring and diagnostic capabilities for Ops
  • Apply controls and processes for platform security to match GRC/SSP
  • Oversee system releases, integration, and support in Tier 3 issues
  • Facilitate teamwork, providing technical guidance
  • Foster a culture of process improvement and efficiency
  • Mentor and nurture team members
  • Design, lead development, and operate an as-code solution a Role-Based Access Controls (RBAC) to be applied to APIs for the platform, ensuring a deep understanding of the technology and leverage experience to drive the overall direction of the platform development
  • Identify common components, lead process to normalize code and capabilities into modules/libraries that support multiple platform modules


  • Languages: Terraform, Python
  • Clouds: Azure
  • CI/CD: GitLab
  • Security: Prisma, SonarQube, Azure (NSG, IAM, Policy)
  • Strong automation and tool / platform development experience
  • Outstanding knowledge of Azure platform and services
  • Proficiency in using CI/CD tools (e.g., Azure DevOps, Jenkins, or GitLab)
  • Understanding GitOps with software development lifecycle
  • Understanding networking and network security within Azure
  • Experience working with data engineering and pipelines
  • Strong understanding of cloud infrastructure and services, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), observability, security, and testing
  • Understanding of containerization technologies and orchestration tools
  • Motivated and driven about Agile software processes and methodologies
  • Experience working on a collaborative Agile product team with Scrum or Kanban
  • Adaptable to changing requirements and driven to learn new concepts beyond current knowledge
  • Outstanding communication skills for conveying sophisticated technical ideas and achieving organizational alignment
  • Dedication to staying updated on new technologies and assessing their potential platform impact

About Teck

At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person's unique perspective and contribution. Qualified applicants interested in joining 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.

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. Teck has been named one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for the six consecutive years. Teck has also been named to the Forbes list of the World's Best Employers for the past two years and is one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People . 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.

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