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Site Reliability Engineer (Platform)

Join our team as a Site Reliability Engineer (Platform). There will be plenty of opportunities to network, contain code, and have generally great ops-ortnities. And puns!

At Bambora we are on a mission to create the most customer focused payments experience. Join our Oddly Human team in Victoria, BC, as a Site Reliability Engineer (Platform) where you will have the chance to join a team of talented individuals responsible for the reliability and availability, through automation of our payment services hybrid-cloud infrastructure.

Please note, for this position we are currently hoping to fill 2 full-time permanent roles, and 1 contract role for approximately one year. Please apply if you are interested in either! 

What you will do:

  • You'll troubleshoot, respond to inquiries, and find solutions to technical challenges.
  • Beyond the day-to-day, you'll improve user experience at Bambora by contributing to longer term projects and documentation efforts.
  • In addition to ensuring 24/7 availability of the platform, your team is also responsible for empowering Bambora’s product development teams. You’ll provide them with the tools to continuously test, deploy, observe, and scale services in a PCI and SOC compliant environment.
  • You will optimize processes, streamline workflows, and enable Developers to push code live, all in the name of creating the most customer focused payments experience.

Our team works with in a hybrid model where you will belong to a community of other Engineers supporting our core infrastructure; however, you could also be embedded directly within a product development team. There will be plenty of opportunities to network, contain code, and have generally great ops-ortnities. And puns!

Who you are:

Don't check all the boxes below? That's okay! Bambora is committed to growth, development, and helping employees learn. Having an interest in continuously improving your skills and knowledge is key. It's all about a growth mindset!

From our perspective, to be successful as a Site Reliability Engineer (Platform) on our Oddly Human team you will have, or be on your way to developing and gaining:

  • Experience in the administration of Linux and/or Windows-based operating systems using automation tools and techniques.
  • You may have had job titles such as DevOps Engineer or Systems Analyst in the past, or similar.
  • A degree or diploma in IT, Computer Science, or a related field, and/or related equivalent job experience.
  • The ability to participate in 24/7 coverage on-call rotation (currently 1-week shifts – a must).
  • Experience monitoring and alerting of operating system resources and application services.
  • Familiarity with infrastructure as code using tools such as Ansible, Terraform, and Git, as well as Agile and DevOps principles and practices.
  • You’ll need to have dealt with outages, conflicting priorities, capacity planning in an efficient and collaborative way.  
  • You’ll be a true team player; someone who is able to maintain a calm demeanour when things get hectic (not gunna lie, they get hectic sometimes!).
  • You understand the past – you know that old technology still has a role, but that the future is here – for us that means, containerization, automation, and enabling our internal customers.  
  • You will have prior experience with automation in IT operations or system administration, or systems-focused software development. 

It would be great if you had experience with:

  • Networking in software and appliances (firewalls, routers, VPN).
  • Network attached storage.
  • On-premise or co-located virtualization with VMware.
  • Data Centre management including designing for failover and recovery.
  • Working in a regulated environment, with audits (PCI, SOC).
  • One of the following: Bash, PowerShell or Python.
  • Distributed system design and practices.
  • Administration of relational databases such as SQL Server or PostgreSQL.

Please note, Bambora requires that all candidates have legal eligibility to work in Canada and be willing to undergo a background check upon hire.

Who we are:

The payment market is rapidly changing, and Bambora is a part of that change. We are a payment company with a global presence, on a mission to simplify payments for software companies. In July 2017, we became part of Ingenico Group, one of the world's largest payment companies, which provides increased opportunities for us to simplify payments and help customers grow worldwide.

In North America, we have a start-up atmosphere, with global resources. You will experience this in your everyday life as a Bamborian. We are Bold, Passionate, Responsible, and Collaborative Bamborians, who are all Oddly Human in our own way!

Life in the Zoo:

Welcome to our Zoo! It’s so nice to meet you. We boast an award-winning culture, with a strong set of internal values; but it’s humility and curiosity that guide our everyday interactions.

As a Bamborian you’ll experience:

An innovative employer funded approach to health and wellness through our benefits provider, League. We want our Bamborians to associate work with wellness. To make that happen, we offer MSP coverage, a Health Spending Account, dental and prescription coverage, RSP contributions matched by Bambora, life insurance, and free wellness events throughout the year.

We’ll always make sure you have healthy snacks and awesome local beverages to fuel yourself and Be Passionate in the Zoo. A place where you can be you at work and out in the world – Be Bold! Flexible work hours. Sick time. Top-up for Parental Leave. You get the gist. We got you. We believe at Bambora that if you take the time just to Be, you’ll be an even better Bamborian.

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200-1803 Douglas Street
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