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Remote Senior Linux AWS DevOps Engineer

SimplyAnalytics Toronto, Canada
The Company
SimplyAnalytics is a powerful spatial analytics and data visualization application used by thousands of business, marketing, and social science researchers in the United States and Canada. It comes pre-packaged with 200,000+ data variables and allows our users to create maps, charts, tabular reports, and crosstabs. We are passionate about creating outstanding software, and we believe in test driven development, continuous integration, and code review.
As a smaller company, everyone has an important role to play. At SimplyAnalytics, you are not just another cog in the wheel, you are an integral member of our team. You will be working on valuable features and making key decisions that directly impact the application and our users. In addition, we provide an excellent work-life balance, with 100% remote work, 20 personal days off, flexible work hours, a collaborative work environment, and quarterly “professional development days” to explore and share your interests with the rest of the team.
The Role
We’re looking for a Senior Linux AWS DevOps Engineer to monitor, manage, and improve our AWS environment.
This is a 100% remote position. Our employees can live and work anywhere in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, or South America. This is a full-time salaried position. When applying, please include a cover letter.
Responsibilities
  • Standard Linux systems administration tasks (performance tuning, back-up and recovery, monitoring, troubleshooting, installations, patches and upgrades, security, automation)
  • AWS specific tasks (EC2, S3, RDS, VPC, ECS, IAM, cost management, etc.)
  • Management of our backup and disaster recovery system (AWS Backup, EBS Lifecycle Manager, S3 Lifecycle policies)
  • PostgreSQL database and cluster management
  • Management of remote access for our distributed team
  • Some on-call/after hours work required as-needed for emergencies, upgrades, maintenance, migrations, etc.
Requirements
  • Expert Linux systems administration skills (7+ years of experience)
  • Expert AWS administration skills (5+ years of experience)
  • Experience managing PostgreSQL databases
  • Experience with Terraform and/or OpenTofu
  • Knowledge of CI/CD best practices and tooling
  • Experience with containers and container orchestration
  • Must work well independently
  • Must have a high level of attention to detail
  • Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills
Bonus
  • One or more AWS certifications
 We look forward to receiving your application.