Director of Infrastructure and DevOps

Director of Infrastructure and DevOps

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE /  Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

Our client is a global brand synonymous with Sports and Gaming. Their platform is home to millions of sports fans around the world and provides them with digital media and sports betting. Their app is the most popular of its kind in North America and delivers sports fans unique and highly personalized live scores, news, stats and betting information from their favourite sports teams, leagues and players. Their new betting app delivers a highly immersive mobile betting experience. They are a publicly traded company :)

As part of the team, you will be working with other smart, friendly and dedicated technologists that are determined to deliver the best apps the market as to offer. They will make you feel challenged and provide you with the full experience of what its like to work at a place this awesome.

The Day to Day:
- Leadership - Be an influencer and leader of a team of 12 reports - Help them, mentor them, and grow this team
- Develop, promote, and enforce infrastructure and technology best practices
- Have an impact on roadmap and strategy
- You will provide technical direction in DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, Information Security and Tech Ops
- As the owner of the on-prem and cloud products, you will be a major contributor in their improvement, scalability and reliability
- Always improving the infrastructure and security monitoring and alerting
- Own, monitor and improve infrastructure and cloud spending
- Continuously assess and identify inefficiencies and work with other leaders to address them
- Manage and harvest relationships with vendors and technology partners
- Validate and provide input to infrastructure for new initiatives
- Evangelize security awareness across the organization

Special Perks:

- Fully remote role (beyond current COVID protocols)
- Working on features that are shipped and impact millions of users
- Work on large distributed systems on public cloud and on-prem locations
- Learn how to manage workloads, at scale, running on Kubernetes
- Contribute to a federated GraphQL API used by millions of clients
- Fun, relaxed work environment
- Awesome office space conveniently located in the heart of Downtown close to public transit
- Top of the line office hardware
- Gamesroom, outdoor patio, snacks, drinks and more!

Must Have Skills:

- BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent experience.
- 5+ years of practical hands-on technical experience combined with strong management and communication skills.
- Experience managing 24x7 operational support for mission critical revenue generating mobile applications through the use of SRE best practices.
- Strong troubleshooting experience and skills to resolve incidents across multiple domains
- Ability to cultivate and support a strong operations culture with focus on business continuity, security, compliance, and self-motivated innovation
- Demonstrated ability of establishing and maintaining metrics-based process improvement
- Experience in building, mentoring and managing strong technical teams
- Excellent communications, organization, and time management skills
- Strong practical experience in cloud computing (AWS, GCP and hybrid cloud) and Kubernetes
- Experience with Nutanix is plus


Starting: ASAP

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