Senior Infrastructure Specialist

TVO - Toronto, ON (13 months ago)

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Position Title: Senior Infrastructure Specialist (One Year Contract Opportunity)

Division: Technology & Operations

Department: Infrastructure Services

Reports To: Manager, Infrastructure Services

Salary Range: $83,761.60 - $92,892.80

Location: Toronto, Yonge & Eglinton (on the Yonge subway line)

As the Government of Ontario’s partner in digital learning, TVO’s vision is to create a better world through the power of learning.

TVO’s powerful learning products and services, rooted in the curriculum, help build an Ontario that can adapt, innovate, and compete globally. Our in-depth current affairs journalism from an Ontario perspective supports citizen engagement and a robust democracy. TVO is funded primarily by the Province of Ontario and is a registered charity supported by sponsors and thousands of donors. For more information, visit

The Senior Infrastructure Specialist will create, maintain, and enhance technology infrastructures. The infrastructure is physical and virtual, on-premise, in the cloud, and at other third-party premises.

The opportunity includes designing server, storage, network, virtual, and serverless environments and their integration with business applications. Business Applications can be external or internal facing. Security, sustainability, and data integrity are key elements of the design and implementation.

Key Responsibilities:
Design multi-vendor SaaS, IaaS or PaaS environments particularly public Cloud (AWS/Azure/Google Cloud)

Design and deploy:
Linux and Windows servers, physical and virtual
Enterprise storage arrays
Enterprise data, voice, and media networking
Server and data security
Database technology
Multi-platform backup\restore services
Deploy server-side software business applications
Initiate and/or participate in Change Control applications
Create and maintain documentation as it relates to the above technologies
Create and maintain pertinent Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity documentation and processes
Practice capacity management
Translate business requirements (e.g. business case, requirement specifications, non-functional requirement specifications & use case models) into technical solutions
Provide operational and On-Call after hours support and troubleshooting
Automate routine tasks and support continuous improvements approach
Monitor health and integrity of compute environment and react to service disruptions
Monitor health and integrity of Data Centre power consumption and environmentals

Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related fields
Strong background in Windows Server systems administration
Strong background in RHEL/CentOS systems administration
Proficient working knowledge with AWS, such as EC2, EBS, ELB, S3, DynamoDB, Lambda, API Gateway, IAM, CloudFormation, and other core AWS technologies including Security
Experience with Docker, ECS
Ability to build efficient scripts using Python, Perl, PowerShell, PHP
Experience with continuous deployment / continuous delivery tools
Experience with Cloud identity management, single sign-on (SSO) & directory synchronization with Azure Active Directory
Experience with SSO, SAML, OAuth, and Web Session Authentication and Authorization
Experience with cloud databases and data warehousing (Azure SQL Server & Data Warehouse, AWS RDS, Redshift & Glue, etc.)
Experience with serverless frameworks and architectures
Experience with containerizing legacy applications in the public cloud; native or 3rd party container solutions (Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, etc.)

Preferred Certifications:
AWS Certified Solution Architect Associate
AWS Certified SysOps Administrator
AWS Certified Solution Architect
AWS Certified DevOps Engineer
Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator
Microsoft Certified Azure Developer
Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect
Microsoft Certified Azure DevOps
Demonstrates TVO's values of Excellence & Innovation, Ownership, Collaboration, Trust and Respect

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a current resume by December 20, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.

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TVO is an equal opportunity employer and will endeavour to accommodate job applicants with disabilities through the People & Culture Division. Upon request, all job postings will be made available in alternative format.

At TVO, we believe that the diversity of our team strengthens our ability to develop creative solutions and products that are reflective of Ontarians.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.