Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

At the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), we manage the .CA domain on behalf of all Canadians – and we do so much more. Through the development of cutting-edge products and services, we make the Internet infrastructure safe, secure and stable, so it’s available whenever you need it. But that isn’t all. We also pride ourselves off our role as trusted leaders in the global Internet community. Every day we put Canadian values at the forefront of the decisions and policies that will affect your future online.

Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Dec 11, 2017
Full time
Who we are: The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet.  We’re best known for managing the .CA Internet domain, but we’re doing much more to strengthen the Internet in Canada and around the world. We are building programs, products and services that leverage all the Internet has to offer to help build a better online Canada, while providing a safe, secure and trusted online experience to all Canadians. Most recently, CIRA has used its extensive expertise in DNS operations to create D-Zone Anycast DNS that is available to organizations worldwide to reduce DNS latency and protect against DDoS attacks. With over two and a half million .CA domain names registered and growing, and as one of the fastest growing country code domain registries in the world, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and has been named by AON as one of Canada's 50 Best Small and Medium sized employers for 2015 and platinum status for 2016 and 2017. We are looking for talented professionals who are passionate about the future of the internet and who value working with a seasoned team. Who you are: You are passionate about the details and providing excellent administrative support as well as working as a trusted partner. You can be trusted to handle confidential information and you are a self-starter who thrives on getting things done. You are service minded, dynamic, flexible, and enjoy a challenge. The notion of building trusted Canadian values online energizes you. What you’ll do: The Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for providing first rate administrative support to the Vice President, Corporate Services and the Corporate Counsel. In this role you will: Manage day to day access for the VP, Corporate Services by administering their calendar and correspondence; Maintain documentation and records for both the VP, Corporate Services and Corporate Counsel; Assist in the preparation of presentations, spreadsheets and other documentation, including legal documents and board related material; Manage domestic and international travel logistics and expense claim processing for the entire Senior Leadership team; Act as the primary backup for reception. What you bring: Minimum 3-7 years’ progressive Administrative experience, including at least 3 years supporting a Senior Executive Excellent organizational skills Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel; Sharepoint is an asset) Strong social skills with the ability to interact with many differing personalities Ability to work with minimal supervision within a fast-paced environment Excellent English communication skills (written and verbal), French is an asset   CIRA offers a fast-paced, challenging work environment in a dynamic, growing organization full of talented team players. CIRA provides competitive salary, generous benefits, and a location in the heart of downtown Ottawa. 
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Dec 11, 2017
Full time
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet.  We’re best known for managing the .CA Internet domain, but we’re doing much more to strengthen the Internet in Canada and around the world. We are building programs, products and services that leverage all the Internet has to offer to help build a better online Canada, while providing a safe, secure and trusted online experience to all Canadians. With over two and a half million .CA domain names registered and growing, and as one of the fastest growing country code domain registries in the world, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and has been named by AON as one of Canada's 50 Best Small and Medium sized employers for 2015 and platinum status for 2016 and 2017. We are looking for talented professionals who are passionate about the future of the internet and who value working with a seasoned team. Who you are: You are passionate about innovative ways to market and harnessing the latest technology and trends. You can hold your own yet you know how to be a true team player. You are dynamic, flexible, and enjoy a challenge. The notion of building trusted Canadian values online energizes you. What you’ll do: As a key member of the CIRA IT Ops team, the Senior Corporate IT Systems Administrator oversees the on-going support, administration and maintenance of CIRA’s corporate services and CIRA's high availability Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure with a focus on Windows System Administration and VOIP technologies. Provide day to day support, administration and management of all corporate services and applications including but not limited to Microsoft Server, Microsoft Exchange 2016, SharePoint, Blackberry UEM, MDM Systems, MS-SQL Server and collaboration platforms. Provide standard ICT operations functions for CIRA’s infrastructure including incident management, change management, problem management, inventory management, IT continuity and other ITIL disciplines as adopted by CIRA. Responsible for maintaining accurate and up to date infrastructure monitoring, documentation and diagrams. Mentor and guide corporate IT staff for improved performance. Champion the teams needs and foster a collaborative working environment. Participate in a rotating 24/7 on call schedule. Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager, Operations. What you bring: Required Qualifications: Excellent customer support skills. A minimum of 7 years of experience with Microsoft Windows 2000-2016 server. A minimum of 4 years experience with Microsoft enterprise level server software – Exchange, SQL Server, Active Directory, Certificate Services. Experience with MS Sharepoint. Experience with virtualization platform (VMWare, KVM, Hyper-V). Attention to detail and high level of accuracy. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in English is essential, French language skills are an asset. Desired Qualifications: MCSE Windows 7 or equivalent experience. VMware Certified Professional (VCP). LAN and WAN administration certification (i.e. CCNA, CCDA). ITIL V3 Foundation certification and/or CISSP certification. Experience with Cisco Call Manager, Cisco IP Phones and collaboration platforms. Experience with Mac Software and Mac Operating systems in particular El Capitain and above. Ability to automate laptop and server builds using deployment tools like Quest KACE (or similar software). Demonstrated knowledge of Android mobile, and Apple iOS mobile devices. Experience with F5 Load Balancers. TCP/IP networking concepts (including IPv6).
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Oct 06, 2017
Full time
Who we are: The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet.  We’re best known for managing the .CA Internet domain, but we’re doing much more to strengthen the Internet in Canada and around the world. We are building programs, products and services that leverage all the Internet has to offer to help build a better online Canada, while providing a safe, secure and trusted online experience to all Canadians. Most recently, CIRA has used its extensive expertise in DNS operations to create D-Zone Anycast DNS that is available to organizations worldwide to reduce DNS latency and protect against DDoS attacks.   With over two and a half million .CA domain names registered and growing, and as one of the fastest growing country code domain registries in the world, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and has been named by AON as one of Canada's 50 Best Small and Medium sized employers for 2015 and platinum status for 2016 and 2017. We are looking for talented professionals who are passionate about the future of the internet and who value working with a seasoned team. Who you are: The notion of being part of the inner-workings of the Internet and shaping the future of the Internet world-wide energizes you.  You enjoy a collaborative environment in which you work with project teams to ensure that both business and customer requirements are clear and understood, write user stories, elaborate requirements, assist in the development of acceptance tests, and be available to the project teams to clarify ambiguity around product requirements. You have a strong sense of responsibility which you apply to the accurate maintenance of business requirement and technical design documents as projects advance through the software development lifecycle stages. What you’ll do: Duties and responsibilities: Strategic contributor to the overall product strategy, roadmap, and releases. Serve as a liaison between the software development team, the product management team and other applicable business units. Collaborate with internal and external customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements in order to deliver functional and business requirements documentation.  Create user stories based on high level epics or stories, set acceptance criteria & tests, provide business value in sprint planning, establish backlog priorities and define market needs. Review technical designs and provide guidance to ensure designs meet and support business requirements. What you bring: Required Qualifications: Experience working within an Agile (Scrum) environment. Minimum 7 years of related experience as a technical product manager or business requirements analyst in a software systems environment, preferably web applications. Experience writing use cases, process flows and other related business artifacts. Strong decision making and problem resolution skills with strong attention to detail Strong interpersonal & analytical skills Strong oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in English & French (oral and written) is essential. Desired Qualifications: Experience with Globalized Software Development. (Distributed Multi-language Teams) General knowledge of database, web and networking technologies. A background in User Experience Design and/or Software Development would be an asset. CIRA offers a fast-paced, challenging work environment in a dynamic, growing organization full of talented team players. CIRA provides competitive salary, generous benefits, and a location in the heart of downtown Ottawa.
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Sep 26, 2017
Full time
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet.  We’re best known for managing the .CA Internet domain, but we’re doing much more to strengthen the Internet in Canada and around the world. We are building programs, products and services that leverage all the Internet has to offer to help build a better online Canada, while providing a safe, secure and trusted online experience to all Canadians. Most recently, CIRA has used its extensive expertise in DNS operations to create D-Zone Anycast DNS that is available to organizations worldwide to reduce DNS latency and protect against DDoS attacks. With over two and a half million .CA domain names registered and growing, and as one of the fastest growing country code domain registries in the world, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and has been named by AON as one of Canada's 50 Best Small and Medium sized employers for 2015 and platinum status for 2016 and 2017. We are looking for talented professionals who are passionate about the future of the internet and who value working with a seasoned team. Job Summary: The Senior Applications Developer will be tasked with being a key resource in the development of all new features as required by various users of CIRA’s .CA registry management service solution.  The incumbent will be responsible for identifying areas for improvement and will be expected to possess the ability to assess and recommend new technologies as they pertain to the existing architecture. The successful candidate will guide other developers with code review and mentorship and have strong interpersonal skills as well as a demonstrated aptitude for fostering collaboration and communication.  Duties and Responsibilities: Participate in major application development initiatives from inception through to deployment. Co-ordinate application testing and deployment with the testing and operations groups. Familiarity with Java EE Middleware in a clustered development environment. Provide supplemental database design and development activities. Confer with clients and users to gather requirements and determine operational requirements. Coordinate with consultants as required. Work with the Technical Writer to help guide the preparation and deliver application documentation. Provide technical guidance and mentorship to more junior staff. Experience, Knowledge and Skills: Required Qualifications: Degree in a Computer Science related discipline or equivalent, with a minimum of 5 years of experience with strong web application design and development in a Linux environment. Strong understanding of object-oriented development in Java/J2EE Experience with WebLogic or JBoss Strong understanding of web application development, including: security, application design, session management, performance, multi-language support, and internationalization Experience in J2EE technology stack including: JSP, EJB (Session, MDB), JPA, JMS, JAAS Experience in Spring MVC, Spring, Hibernate Experience in REST API, Jquery, Bootstrap, Ajax, HTML, CSS Shell scripting, batching and automation work of software build and deployment Strong knowledge of relational database design and SQL. Experience with Oracle or PostgreSQL Experience with GIT, Subversion or other version control software Ability to work with a team of diverse technical individuals Ability to communicate and coordinate with other departments and stakeholders Strong organizational and communication skills Experience using an Agile development process Desired Qualifications: Understanding of mod_perl, FastCGI, and other persistent application mechanisms Experience or knowledge of DNS CIRA offers a fast-paced, challenging work environment in a dynamic, growing organization full of talented team players. CIRA provides competitive salary, generous benefits, and a location in the heart of Lansdowne Park, Ottawa. 
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Sep 26, 2017
Full time
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet.  We’re best known for managing the .CA Internet domain, but we’re doing much more to strengthen the Internet in Canada and around the world. We are building programs, products and services that leverage all the Internet has to offer to help build a better online Canada, while providing a safe, secure and trusted online experience to all Canadians. With over two and a half million .CA domain names registered and growing, and as one of the fastest growing country code domain registries in the world, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and has been named by AON as one of Canada's 50 Best Small and Medium sized employers for 2015 and platinum status for 2016 and 2017. We are looking for talented professionals who are passionate about the future of the internet and who value working with a seasoned team. Who you are: You are a seasoned, dynamic individual possessing progressive experience in Network Administration and have a desire to play a key role in the on-going development of Canada’s .CA Internet domain name registration system. You are passionate about innovative ways to market and harnessing the latest technology and trends. You can hold your own yet you know how to be a true team player. You are dynamic, flexible, and enjoy a challenge. The notion of building trusted Canadian values online energizes you. What you’ll do: As a key member of the CIRA IT Ops team, the Junior Network Administrator is responsible for the support, administration and maintenance of CIRA’s network infrastructure. Provide standard ICT operations functions for CIRA’s network and security infrastructure including incident management, change management, problem management, inventory management, IT continuity and other ITIL disciplines as adopted by CIRA. Provide day-to-day support, administration, maintenance and management of CIRA’s network infrastructure. Responsible for WAN, LAN, Wireless LAN, Internet, and intranet network maintenance, including routers, switches. Provide support for data center operations including racking; overseeing structured cabling, data center expansion and/or migration. Responsible for maintaining accurate and up to date infrastructure monitoring. Provide continuous improvement feedback by identifying network optimization opportunities. Create and report on network health and utilization metrics and dashboards. Responsible for owning and maintaining all infrastructure documentation and diagrams. Contribute to research and development of technical solutions. Participate in an agile based workflow and attending daily stand up. Participate in a rotating 24/7 on call schedule. Perform other duties as assigned by the Manager, IT Operations and the NetSec Team Lead. What you bring: Required Qualifications: A minimum of 2-5 years of experience administering Cisco switches routers and firewalls. Strong foundation in networking; specifically Layers 1-4. Methodical and logical approach to troubleshooting. Experience working in high availability environments. Knowledge of network monitoring applications using SNMP, SNMP-trap and syslog Ability to work well both independently with minimum supervision and as part of a team. Ability to multi task within a dynamic environment. Attention to detail and high level of accuracy and strong problem solving abilities. Excellent oral and written English communication skills. Strong human relations and interpersonal skills A bachelor’s degree or college diploma in computer science, computer systems or equivalent work experience. Required Qualifications: Experience with Cisco Nexus Data Centre switching product line Experience with Cisco ISR and ASR routing platforms Experience with Cisco ASA firewalls/VPN appliances Experience with Palo Alto firewalls would be beneficial Experience administering IPv6 networks. Experience with Splunk. Experience with Internet applications (web servers, mail servers, DNS, etc.). LAN and WAN administration certification (i.e. CCNA, CCNP). Security clearance. Proficiency in French is an asset. CIRA offers a fast-paced, challenging work environment in a dynamic, growing organization full of talented team players. CIRA provides competitive salary, generous benefits, and a location in the heart of downtown Ottawa.