Infrastructure Engineer

Infrastructure Engineer

HootSuite Media is seeking a mid-level Infrastructure Engineer to join our team in Vancouver. The HootSuite Nerd Nest is a strong collaborative environment; bringing together people with disparate yet complementary skills and the common goal of building the best IT shop in Vancouver. We are innovative, team oriented, and a fun pack of nerds.


  • Critical role in redesign and management of HootSuite’s growing internal network infrastructure
  • Collaborate with Ops team on consistent packaging and configuration managment of all Linux servers and network appliances
  • Participate in migration and ongoing integration of LDAP, Kerberos, DNS, DHCP into single sign-on/SAML environment
  • Participate in special projects with Dev Ops team to support development and HootSuite production environments as required
  • Liaison to Dev Ops
  • Participate in fault handling and escalation with production, operations and support team
  • Support VPN, Kerberos, DNS DHCP, Ubuntu/Debian , BSD
  • Administration of on premises network hardware (core and edge switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, etc)
  • Understanding of cloud productivity systems (currently AWS)
  • Work with various departments to continuously improve processes

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Excellent network design, administration, and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with LDAP, Kerberos, DNS, DHCP, Ubuntu, MacOS X, BSD, Windows Servers
  • Script programming via bash, perl, python or other
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Exposure to Google Apps / Office365
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to hold their ground in the editor holy war
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude
  • Not above helping the desktop team as needed

Bonus Assets:

  • Team player
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment
  • Some interest in Devops

    Date Posted:
    Jan 3, 2014 10:11 AM PST
    HootSuite Media, Inc.

    HootSuite Media, Inc.
    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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