Systems Administrator / DevOps Engineer

Hires remotely
Full Time
Opening date
Closing date
29 Dec 2021

At Upfeat, we are motivated by two key things: completely delighted teammates and incredibly happy clients. While we focus on content analytics and monetization with some of the biggest publishers in the world, we are so much more than that. Through us, our clients get a unique insight into how their content is performing along with tools to help better monetize their content – all without sacrificing content quality or user privacy – and we love what we do! Upfeat operates within Canada, the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, and France, and we need a system administrator} to help continue building on this energy & success and we would love to have you!

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Handling a high complexity infrastructure that consists of both Cloud and baremetal components, along with containers and Kubernetes
  • Monitoring, logging, and alerting for said infrastructure
  • Building and maintaining a network that allows for baremetal Kubernetes, Cloud services, VPNs, and external services to connect to each other
  • Supporting the development team, especially via automated CI/CD
  • The creation of dev and productions environments for projects to ensure testability and ease of implementation
  • Communicating with the team and with management, at a personal level, to keep others aware of on-going problems, along with up-in-coming concerns and plans
  • Ensuring our systems have the highest possible security, and keeping up to date with CVEs to minimize their impact
  • Helping determine how we can implement new industry standards such as Open Telemetry


  • Cloud platforms; especially Google Cloud Platform, AWS
  • Google Cloud SDK, for Cloud Functions and other Cloud products
  • Docker for local development and container building
  • Kubernetes with Helm charts
  • Building and securing containers
  • Configuring and using CDNs such as Fastly, Cloudflare
  • Ubuntu and other Linux operating systems with good knowledge of Linux networking
  • Nginx, NodeJS, PHP, Redis, MySQL, Postgres, Elasticsearch know-how
  • Server automation, notably Puppet, Ansible, Terraform
  • ELK stack, Sentry, New Relic and/or Datadog for logging and alerts
  • Proficient in security systems, pentests, VPN and SSO technologies
  • GitLab, GitHub, Bitbucket for source control and code management
  • GitLab Pipelines, for CI/CD
  • Post-secondary education in computer science or a related field
  • Minimum of 3 years working as a systems administrator or devops engineer

Job location

  • Country: Canada
  • State/Region: Manitoba
  • City: Winnipeg
  • ZIP code: R3B0S1

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