IT Specialist - DevOps

Denver, CO, USA

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Who is Geotab:
Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America and a certified “Great Place to Work.” Each day, Geotab processes billions of data points from over 2 million connected vehicles, extracting actionable insights to help empower businesses to better manage their fleets. Recognized as the world’s #1 commercial telematics provider, Geotab’s solutions are used by more than 40,000 customers in over 130 countries around the globe. Geotab understands that telematics is critical to helping create safer and more sustainable drivers, businesses and communities and actively works to help businesses improve driver behavior, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create safer roads for all. Global demand for telematics is increasing and Geotab is leading the way. Are you ready to join us? To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook today!
Who we are looking for:
We are always looking for brilliant technical talent who can contribute to our ever-evolving IT efforts! Geotab is actively seeking an IT professional who has studied computer science or engineering has a background in systems security, and providing world-class technical service. A person that strives to keep current with all things IT. We are looking for an IT Specialist to facilitate a robust, secure and compliant data regime to protect both the company and customers' assets and privacy. The ideal person should really love automation, be passionate about managing information security, and keen to join a leading-edge technology firm – if you feel like we have described you, then we would love to hear from you!
What are the details of this position:
As an IT Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting high transaction, globally distributed ASP infrastructure.  You will play a critical role in developing our infrastructure for deploying and managing our SaaS solution. The ideal candidate is a team-oriented individual who combines excellent operational judgment with solid network, management and troubleshooting skills.  You enjoy the challenge of working with others to solve problems, adapt well to change, and can also work independently in a fast-paced environment. You will analyze our current production infrastructure and operations and update and improve upon it. You will also have the opportunity to get involved with our code deployment and database administration process. This role asks that you develop scripts to check the health of the system and various application subsystems and respond to alerts. You will provide proactive support 24/7 for production and disaster recovery data center operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deploying, configuring, monitoring, researching and troubleshooting in a high availability production environment.
  • Monitoring data-flow through multiple data-processing environments.
  • Provisioning and configuring new servers and systems in hosted GCP cloud environment.
  • Modifying database and system configurations to support changes in data processing operations.
  • Provide insight to technical security team members regarding technical controls and tool effectiveness.
  • Researching data and operational discrepancies based on customer and support teams.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to improve operation-related processes.
  • Participating in our after-hours, rotational, on-call schedule.
  • Other ad-hoc IT tasks as they arise.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor or Masters in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience running and maintaining a 24/7 SaaS environment.
  • Experience with building, deploying and scaling out SaaS/Cloud applications on  GCP and/or Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience designing and implementing system automation for monitoring and deployment purposes.
  • Experience with maintaining applications in a Linux and Windows environment.
  • Experience with Database Administration, query analysis and performance tuning MS-SQL clusters.
  • Knowledge of IP Networking, Network security, Firewalls and Load Balancing.
  • Experience with continuous integration using Jenkins, log collection, and analysis, version control systems like GitHub, Gitlab or SVN.
  • Strong scripting skills – Bash Shell, PowerShell, Python.
  • Web server technologies, IIS, Apache, Tomcat, Java script.
  • Experience with configuration management tools required: Terraform, Ansible, Chef.
  • Understanding of container technologies such as Docker, experience with Kafka, RMQ, AMQ are considered an asset.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work independently and responsibly in a demanding fast-paced team environment.
  • Big Data experience is an asset.
Our Core Values:
Geotab is shaping the future of telematics. Using leading technology, we embrace change and challenge the status quo. To stay ahead of the curve, we keep Geotabbers energized with data bootcamps, course subsidies, Friday lunches, and more. We believe collaboration leads to innovation; our teams stretch across floors, cities and continents. All employees, from the CEO to the summer students, maintain an open-door policy. Whether we’re fine-tuning our products, or boosting our office culture, we’re building a foundation for long-term success. To us, this means safer roads, more efficient fleets and a team of dynamic Geotabbers!
Geotab encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Geotab is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities throughout the interview, selection and employment process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at (416) - 434 4309.
Job tags: Ansible Apache Bash Chef Docker GCP Gitlab High availability Java Kafka Linux Load Balancing Python SQL SVN Terraform Tomcat Windows