Author Profile

Marc LeBlanc

Director of Engineering & Service Delivery

I excel in Cloud & Container Platforms and Security, Services, CI/CD, Orchestration, and Management tools. My credentials include GCP Professional Cloud Architect, GCP Professional Security Engineer, HashiCorp Terraform, Vault, Consul, and CNCF CKA. My strong technical skills, hands-on experience, and customer-focused approach enable me to drive innovation and excellence across various industries.


  • GCP Professional Cloud Architect
  • GCP Professional Security Engineer
  • GCP Professional Network Engineer
  • GCP Professional DevOps Engineer
  • HashiCorp Terraform, Vault, Consul


Director of Engineering - Arctiq (Jun 2022 - Present)

  • Lead a skilled team of DevOps engineers focused on AppMod, AppSec, Developer Experience, Monitoring & Observability, and API Management; demonstrated technical expertise as a HashiCorp Ambassador and speaker at industry events.
  • Oversaw project health and execution across diverse industries, addressing roadblocks and ensuring alignment with customer stakeholders.
  • Manage a team of team leads and individual contributors while driving technical excellence and innovation.

 Delivery Consultant (Aug 2018 - Jun 2022)

  • Leading teams and contributing as an individual on projects involving Google Cloud, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Vault, and RH Satellite.
  • Consulted customers on implementing solutions, collaborating across teams to ensure project success and maintaining relevant industry credentials.
  • Demonstrated a strong balance of technical expertise and leadership in both team lead and individual contributor roles.

Independent Consultant, Stratus8 (Aug 2012 - Aug 2018)

  • Operated as a self-employed Consultant, advising customers on web hosting solutions and providing outsourced administration and implementation services.
  • Expertise in platforms such as VMWare, Veeam, Linux KVM, OpenStack, and Google Cloud Platform, with a focus on automating processes for efficient customer management.
  • Delivered tailored solutions to clients by leveraging technical knowledge and strong customer-oriented approach.

Systems Engnineering Specialist, BlackBerry - Wasteco (Dec 2007 - Aug 2012)

  • Served as a Systems Engineering Specialist at BlackBerry from December 2007 to August 2012, focusing on Configuration Management for globally distributed data centers.
  • Implemented data center automation technologies for servers and networks, including OS and application provisioning, to streamline operations and improve efficiency.


Cloud & Container Platforms:

Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Google Workspace, Microsoft Azure, Red Hat OpenShift, Google GKE, Azure AKS, AWS EKS, HashiCorp Nomad

Security, Services, CI/CD, Orchestration & Management:

HashiCorp Consul, Hashicorp Terraform, HashiCorp Vault, Red Hat Ansible, Jenkins, GCP Cloud Build, Azure DevOps, ArgoCD, GitHub, GitLab, Istio, Prometheus, Grafana