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Senior Systems Analyst

Location: Canada
Company: DMD Marketing
Hours: Full time

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The Site Reliability Engineering team is responsible for building and maintaining DMD's cloud-based infrastructure. This involves the use of modern tools and techniques to provision, deploy, configure and monitor a wide array of technologies, from serverless web applications to database clusters, traditional web-server farms and more.

The Sr. Systems Analyst will, as a member of this team, participate in the planning, designing and implementation of many such services. They will work closely with various business units throughout the organization, mostly development teams, to whom the team provides infrastructure in a rigorously defined set of services.

The successful candidate must possess a solid foundation of technical knowledge, as well as effective oral and written communication abilities. Written communication is particularly important, given that this is a remote work opportunity.

Above and beyond the requisite skill-set, the ideal candidate will take a holistic view towards infrastructure engineering, with the overarching goal of ensuring reliability of operations. Observable, reproducible, scalable and highly reliable infrastructure are of utmost importance and the SRE will endeavor to make this the de facto approach at all times.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Deploy and maintain critical applications on cloud based architecture
  • Implement automation, effective monitoring and infrastructure-as-code
  • Lead and assist product engineers in creating practical architectural implementation of proposed solutions
  • Provide detailed specifications for proposed solutions
  • Provide clear goals for all areas of a project and develop steps to oversee their timely execution
  • Continuously evaluate existing systems with industry standards, and make recommendations for improvement
  • Help define, document, evolve, and evangelize high engineering standards and best practices across multiple areas
  • Collaborate and mentor other engineers throughout the company and seek to continually improve process

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or equivalent professional experience
  • At least five years of experience building, managing, and supporting cloud-based IT infrastructure
  • In-depth understanding of current security practices
  • Thorough knowledge of Unix and/or Linux fundamentals and system administration
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tools or technologies (notably Terraform)
  • Expertise with public cloud services (notably AWS)
  • Solid foundational knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • Knowledge of source control systems and workflow (notably git)
  • Knowledge of modern DevOps/SRE practices
  • Some programming/scripting experience with at least one language (Python, Go, Javascript notably)
  • Windows system administration knowledge is a plus, but not required

DMD Marketing is committed to creating a workplace where inclusion is not only valued, but prioritized. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, family status, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, neuro-diversity, disability, age, veteran status, or any other non-merit based or legally protected grounds.

DMD Marketing is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in the employment application process. To request an accommodation, please email hr@dmdconnects.com at least one week in advance of your interview.

Chicago Local, USA Remote, Canada Remote-No Recruiters please.

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