Data Centre Engineer

Information Technology
Toronto, ON
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We are looking for a candidate with solid experience in cloud server/facility management and operations in our clients office and data centre. Scope of this work includes troubleshooting and fixing servers with hardware/software and network issues for users, working with researchers/engineers The candidate is also expected to participate in research activities on large-scale computer systems to realize real-world applications with exponential speedup, such as drug discovery and climate prediction. Job duties include scripting codes using these computing resources, and analyzing/optimizing overall performance. The candidate is responsible for the following services during standard work hours, which are described below.


– Manage and administer servers, networks, operating systems and services such as Kubernetes, Docker, OpenLDAP, DNS, and NFS

– Diagnose system performance, update computer systems and resolve hardware/software issues

– Install, configure, and maintain switches, servers, firewalls, hard drives and software

– Conduct inspections on power and cooling systems to ensure they are operational and efficient

– Organize the floor space for easy accessibility

– Optimize network through data analysis

– Provide technical support

– Prepare reports, analyze data and metrics

– Manage large amounts of inbound and outbound calls/emails in a timely manner

– Create and document operational procedures

– Work together with experts from other teams on projects

Basic Qualifications:

– 3+ years of experience deploying and supporting servers in a 24/7 production data centre environment

– Strong experience working in Unix/Linux environment

– BA/BS Degree in Technical field or equivalent practical experience

– Capable of working with minimal supervision

– Solid foundation in programming/scripting language, version control systems.

– Experience writing scripts to automate administration tasks.

Preferred Qualifications:

– Experience administering server cluster orchestrated by Kubernetes

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