Site Reliability Engineer

(Remote) Canada
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Venor is partnering with Magnet Forensics in their search for a Site Reliability Engineer. Recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada by Canadian Business’s Growth 500 List in 2016, 2017, and 2019, Magnet Forensics offers the best digital forensics tools available in today’s market. With over 4,000 customers in over 90 countries, Magnet Forensics is based in Waterloo and currently has employees working in Ottawa, Halifax, and Singapore. Their flagship digital investigation software, Magnet AXIOM, is used by over half of the Fortune 100 and worldwide by law enforcement agencies and corporations to uncover the truth in their investigations.

What you’ll be doing:

The Site Reliability Engineer will be an influential member of one of Magnet’s upcoming cloud-offering product teams. You will be a trailblazer in this space at Magnet, establishing DevOps patterns to be followed by current and future teams, and you will set the standard of excellence for how to operate and maintain SaaS products.

Regular job duties include:

  • Designing and implementing the team’s cloud deployment strategy, from architecture guidance to monitoring and troubleshooting production applications
  • Ensuring repeatable and auditable deployments via Infrastructure as Code solutions, and coach your team through change implementation
  • Help your team provide value to customers as soon as new features and bug fixes are ready, by creating and maintaining CI/CD pipelines that automatically deploy code changes to staging environments, and, once tested, promote to production
  • Assist your team with achieving optimal application performance while keeping costs as low as possible
  • Architect and shepherd performant, lean, thorough test suites, to make sure minimal issues escape to production
  • Work with other Magnet teams to assert that your team’s application is highly secure, helping to fix critical vulnerabilities as they’re discovered 
  • Use your influence to provide thought leadership, support, and coaching within your immediate team and across Engineering

What we’re looking for:

There are a few must-haves, but we will keep that list short:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Significant experience with cloud-scale development and operations, using one or more major cloud providers. Certifications to back it up are a bonus!
  • Significant experience implementing CI/CD pipelines, ideally for SaaS products

In addition, may have some of the following skills and experiences:

  • Experience working with one or more general-purpose programming languages (e.g. C#, Python, JavaScript)
  • Experience troubleshooting production issues by leveraging logging and monitoring tools (e.g. Datadog, Prometheus, Grafana)
  • Experience with performance and cost optimization of cloud infrastructure
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (CloudFormation, Terraform)
  • Experience with distributed systems and microservice architectures
  • Experience implementing secure cloud solutions
  • Experience writing and maintaining automated test suites at various levels of abstraction
  • Aptitude and interest in learning new technologies
  • Effectiveness at getting the right thing done
  • Prioritizing team collaboration and success

Technologies currently used at Magnet (specific experience in these not required): 

  • .NET Core, ASP.NET Core
  • Elasticsearch, MySQL
  • Docker, Kubernetes
  • Linux, bash, Windows
  • AWS, Azure
  • Microservice architecture

At Venor, we value and celebrate diversity. We welcome applications from all individuals of any race, color, religion, gender identity, orientation, national origin, or disability status.

Reach out to Anna Bryant via anna@venor.ca or Nick Misener via nick@venor.ca for more details.

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