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GHGSAT: Sre Lead


This is a Full-time position in Montreal, QC posted July 9, 2021.

GHGSat offers greenhouse gas detection, measurement, and monitoring services to industrial and government customers around the world .

The company uses its own satellites and aircraft sensors, combined with third-party data, to help industrial emitters better understand, control, and reduce their emissions.GHGSat’s capability is unique: the company provides high-resolution, local measurements of atmospheric methane and carbon dioxide concentration from space.

This further provides the company means to detect greenhouse gas emitters and to visualize and quantify their emissions.SRE is a set of practices and metrics, bridging the gap between development and operations, focusing on Digital Infrastructure availability and reliability, while DevOps focuses on continuity and speed of product development and delivery (“Engineer” is a reserved profession in Québec, thus SRE is defined as “Site Reliability Expert” at GHGSat).As a member of the Digital Infrastructure team, you will be in charge of provisioning, deploying, testing, monitoring, troubleshooting and automating every aspect of the infrastructure, on-premise and in the cloud.

As a lead, you will be in charge of designing evolutions of this infrastructure, planning and tracking progress of its implementation in a growing team.TasksDesign, provision, deploy, test, automate and monitor the Digital Infrastructure and its evolutionsDesign and verify Disaster Recovery (DR) solutionsPerform regular Security AuditsMaintain the Digital Infrastructure in excellent condition (servers, network, backups)Evaluate and quote providers for a wide range of services and hardwareProvide coaching and training to SRE and DevOpsMaintain excellent quality, maintainability and scalability of the IaC codebaseAssist other teams with their technical needs and choicesPlan, organize and execute technical changes to the infrastructureSkillsYou love Linux (Debian servers and Ubuntu desktops/laptops)You have advanced networking skills (DNS, routing, firewall, troubleshooting)You embrace IaC (Ansible, Terraform),Modern deployment (Docker),and Monitoring (Grafana, Prometheus, Loki)Strong will to learn new technologies , ️Strong communication skills, and talent in leading a technical teamBilingual French and English QualificationsBachelor’s degree in information technology, computer science, software engineering or other relevant background5 years of experience as a SRE, DevOps or System AdministratorAbility to obtain Canadian government security clearance (Canadian Controlled Goods Program) GHGSat offers a creative and highly motivating work environment.

We are located in the vibrant Plateau-Mont-Royal area.

We offer competitive salaries, health and social benefits including flex-time and continuing development.

We are an open and transparent company, firmly value our team spirit, and we are committed to preserving a diverse work environment.Please submit your application via LinkedIn including a cover letter and résumé.