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Site Reliability Engineer - Cloud

Apply Job ID 511722BR Date posted 05/11/2022 Location(s) Calgary, Canada; Ottawa, Canada; Toronto, Canada; Montreal, Canada; Markham, Canada; Edmonton, Canada; Québec, Canada; Vancouver, Canada; Winnipeg, Canada; Halifax, Canada; Regina, Canada; Florenceville-Bristol, Canada

Why Kyndryl

Our world has never been more alive with opportunities and, at Kyndryl, we’re ready to seize them. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl is at the heart of progress — dedicated to helping companies and people grow strong. Our people are actively discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. At Kyndryl, we want you to keep growing, and we’ll provide plenty of opportunities to make that happen.

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Your Role and Responsibilities

Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) professionals are engineers who specialize in reliability and resiliency with the right mix of knowledge and skills in software and systems, responsible to analyze business needs, problem determination, advise & design, build, test, deploy, changes and maintenance of a well-engineered information system and ecosystems.

As part of the Kyndryl organization, you will drive out automate initiatives, make our client systems more resilient and reliable, and to overall lower costs to make Kyndryl more competitive in the marketplace. You will also be part of the major response team, where on occassion you will be pulled into customer critical crisis situations where you will lead a team of technical practionnaires and account executives in the resolution of major incidents.

As this is a senior technical role, you are well versed in the technical skills as listed below, able to lead a team, confidently speak and write reports to both customers and Kyndryl exectuives and be adaptable as Kyndryl evolves. You will also need to demonstrate a DevOps mindset, have extensive scripting / programming experience and expect further education and growth as you join an elite team of highly technical leaders to differiante Kyndryl Canada in the markplace.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

- Must be present and have lived in Canada for a minimum of 10 years (you will be required to apply for government security clearance)
- Need to have a DevOpts mindset - demonstrating an ability that you have programmed / scripted for automation to drive stability, resiliency and speed
- Be able to lead a team by closely working with a variety of developers, network specialists, unix/intel, database and system administrators
- Confidently speak and write reports both to customer, Kyndryl internal

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

Cloud General:
- Deep experience in Azure, IBM, AWS as primary and Google would be an asset
- Experienced in Taraform / Infrastructure as a Code, Monitoring and Automation

Complementary skills:
- SDN (NSX-T, ACI, etc)
- SDWAN (VMWare VeloCloud, CISCO Viptela, etc)
- Firewall (PaloAlto, Vyatta, Fortigate, Juniper, etc)
- Platform (VMWare, Windows, RHEL, etc)
- Others (Ansible/CACF, WSUS/SCCM, RH Satellite, Densify, ServiceNow, Zerto, SQL, etc)
- Hybrid Cloud Expert(Azure)-Understand every aspect of being an Azure administrator, deploying virtual machines, migrating servers to Azure, determine workload requirements.
- Private Cloud VCS(Expert)-Administration skills for managing virtual machines (VMs) using VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter to manage VMs
- Backup Administrator(Expert)- Technical professional to adjust backup schedules, resource usage, provide recommendations to improve the backup /recovery infrastructure.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Eligibility Requirements

Bachelor's Degree

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Other things to know

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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Site Reliability Engineer

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Site Reliability Engineering Professional

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Travel Required

No Travel


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