This posting is for Toronto, Ontario and we encourage locat talent within this area to apply.
Join an innovative team that is accelerating public cloud adoption at RBC! We are looking for passionate and creative Site Reliability Engineers who are excited about problem solving and working with the latest technologies.
As an SRE, you will utilize your software, systems engineering, and operations background to build and run large-scale, fault-tolerant systems. Your role is to ensure the reliability, scalability and maximum uptime of RBC’s Cloud Platforms.
You’ll be joining a team that is passionate about what we’re doing. Cloud Operations SRE’s at RBC are embedded within the platform engineering teams to help build a highly resilient and scalable platform. As a member of the team, you will be working with Cloud Platform Engineers, Cloud Architects, and Cloud Security Professionals, through your contributions to sprint work and by participating in the support on-call rotation.
What will you do?
Design and build highly scalable, secure, and highly available architectures within an Agile development team. Develop tooling that will accelerate operations and productivity of teams across the organization
Build scalable systems using best practices around automation, pushing changes that improve reliability and velocity
Work with the team to implement secure, highly available and scalable architectures for the RBC platform
Provide mentorship and training to other team members on technologies and processes; drive education and knowledge transfer of design patterns, technical practices, and relevant technologies and tools
Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, planning, and reviews
Create educational material such as cloud native sample apps and starter code, as well as contribute to holding cloud native educational events like hackathons and live coding sessions. Create educational documentation on how-to’s and best practices, and blog about use-cases and architectures that relate to cloud platforms
Liaise with the team managing our public cloud environments, including setup, management, and troubleshooting
Work flexible hours when necessary and be part of a 24/7 on-call rotation
Experience building systems and/or platforms using Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
Hands on experience working with Kubernetes
MUST have at least intermediate Python experience
Experience working with infrastructure-as-code systems such as CloudFormation or Terraform
Experience working with one or more of: Bash, GO, Ruby, and have experience integrating with third party APIs
A strong system management background in PaaS/SaaS environment practices, including: maintaining SLAs, load-balancing, high availability, operating system patching, networking, and security management/patching
Experience with the operational aspects of software systems such as monitoring, centralized logging, and alerting with relevant tools (Ex. Datadog, Splunk, New Relic, ELK, Sumo Logic)
Experience working with orchestration and configuration management systems such as Ansible or Puppet
Creativity, energy, and passion for leveraging technology to transform our industry; the belief that automation is the only way and the ability to talk for hours as to why
A good understanding of modern, cloud centric architectures and DevOps principles
Above average performance. You are competitive and passionate. You thrive on challenge and have a proven ability to set ambitious but achievable goals and surpass them
A team player. At RBC we work together. You will be the type of person that brings that approach to your work. You will have a proven ability to build, grow, and maintain relationships both internally and externally
What’s in it for you?
A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, commissions, and stock where applicable
Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
The ability to make a difference and lasting impact
The opportunity to work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
A world-class training program in financial services
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
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