Senior Infrastructure Engineer , Remote Option - Canada at Cyence | Powderkeg

Location: Canada - Remote

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Analytics and Data Services

Are you ready for a new challenge? Come join Guidewire as a Senior Infrastructure Engineer, we would love to see your background!

Cyence Risk Analytics, within Guidewire’s Analytics and Data Services business unit, uses internet-scale data collection, adaptive machine learning and insurance risk modeling capabilities to help insurers and other financial institutions model evolving risks, develop new products and make better business decisions.

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Responsibilities Include:

  • Practice and advocate design, build and operate cloud-based infrastructure, focusing on IaC (Infrastructure as Code), CI/CD, and GitOps practices
  • Influence engineers to improve the reliability and scalability of our infrastructure and systems
  • Operate non-prod and highly available production cloud environments
  • Ability to rapidly absorb new technologies and have the desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on infrastructure development and operations best practices

Required Skills:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent industry technical skills
  • Experience working with or on a SaaS production environment for enterprises
  • Ability to balance strategic and tactical skills and work with cross-functional teams
  • Experienced in building a scalable infrastructure platform using Kubernetes, Docker and other related cloud native technologies
  • Strong experience in using public cloud providers, preferably AWS
  • Good understanding of cloud networking and security, hands-on knowledge securing networks and systems
  • Comfortable with Linux system administration, with the ability to program/script using Python, Go, Java, shell or equivalent
  • Have Agile, systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and a sense of ownership and drive
  • Experience in designing, analyzing and solving problems for large-scale distributed systems
  • Solid experience in designing and implementing automated provisioning infrastructure, following IaC & GitOps patterns

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with build engineering tools such as Jenkins
  • Proficiency with databases and SQL, experience with database administration, performance tuning and schema design
  • Familiarity with open source distributed data processing frameworks such as Hadoop, Apache Spark, AWS RedShift, etc.
  • Understanding of data flows, data architecture, ETL and processing of structured and unstructured data
  • Experience with NodeJS

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About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Infrastructure Engineer , Remote Option - Canada
  • Company
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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