Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

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Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Oct 13, 2017
Full time
9 Month Term Contract (Maternity Leave Replacement) 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 communicating opportunities to get involved and engaging with industry stakeholders in innovative ways to provide value and create meaningful connections within the Internet community and demonstrate how CIRA is working to build a better online Canada. You can hold your own yet you know how to be a true team player. You are dynamic, flexible, have a strong attention to detail, and enjoy a challenge. The notion of building trusted Canadian values online and bringing them to life through community relations programs across Canada energizes you. What you’ll do: The Communication Specialist (Events) is responsible for the planning and implementation of CIRA’s online Board of Director’s Election, Canadians Connected: CIRA Symposium and Annual General Meeting (AGM), other special events and Membership communications activities: Responsible for the event planning and execution of Canadians Connected: CIRA Symposium and Annual General Meeting. Prepares the project plan, manages procurement process and requirements, provides event logistics support, compile event statistics and reports and develops communications and promotional materials. Responsible for the planning and execution of CIRA’s online annual Board of Director Election. Prepares the project plan, manages procurement process and requirements, provides election activity and process support, compile election statistics and reports, and develops election communications and promotional materials. Responsible for the planning and execution of any additionally assigned events, including but not limited to the Canadian Internet Forum, Registrar, staff and Member events. Contribute to membership related planning and activities. Responsible for the planning and delivery of the Member e-newsletter Coordinate the selection and purchase of promotional items within CIRA’s purchasing policy requirements. Perform other activities as assigned by the Manager, Community Relations. What you bring: Required Qualifications: Minimum completion of a post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant discipline, or an acceptable equivalent in education and/or experience. Minimum of three years progressive experience in public communications, marketing, event management or a related discipline Creative and innovative thinking skills Excellent project management skills Familiarity with marketing and communication development and implementation processes Time management and prioritization skills Attention to detail and high level of accuracy Understanding of mass email software and CMS tools (Strongview and MailChimp, Drupal, Fluidreview) Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) Desired Qualifications: Knowledge and understanding of HTML Personal Attributes: Ability to work well independently and as part of a team Ability to work with minimal supervision within a fast-paced environment Excellent oral and written communication skills Strong human relations and interpersonal skills Language Requirements: Proficiency in English is essential; French language skills will be considered 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
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: 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 System Administrator is responsible for providing support, administration and maintenance of CIRA’s Internet domain name registration system, the global .CA Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure and CIRA's high availability Information Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure with an emphasis on system and application administration.  Provide day-to-day support, administration and management of all related registry system servers, systems, storage, security, network and applications. Managing registry application cluster builds through scripting and automation. 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. 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, Operations and the Sr. Systems Administrator/Team Lead. What you bring: Required Qualifications: A minimum of 7 years of experience in a high availability large-scale UNIX systems environment. A minimum of 4 year experience with the following systems and applications: Red Hat operating systems (or CentOS) Red Hat Satellite server (patching, rpm building/signing, server builds) Application Servers and Proxies (Oracle WebLogic or JBoss - clustering, high availability, messaging) Web server installation and support (apache, nginx, etc.) Scripting (Perl, Shell, Python, Ruby, etc.) VMware virtualization (DRS & HA) Proficiency in English is essential, French language skills are 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 Lansdowne Park, Ottawa. 
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.
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. 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. You love the internet, and want a job that allows you to do good things for the Internet in general and Canada in particular. What you’ll do: A Senior Systems Engineer at CIRA will be directly responsible for new and existing products in the CIRA product portfolio, with a focus on providing safe, secure and stable services to customers and partners in Canada and across the globe. As part of a highly skilled and cross-functional team, work with all facets of the company to shepherd products from ideation to operation.  Ensuring standardized operating environments through configuration management and automation. Help CIRA achieve aggressive growth targets by leveraging automation to enable fast, repeatable service deployments. Design, Architect, Deploy and Operate new services for Canadians with the aim to provide a safe, secure and stable internet for Canada in general and the world at large. Provide day-to-day support, administration and management of related systems, storage, security, network and applications. Maintain services in datacentres in Canada, United States, Europe and Asia. Develop and maintain proper documentation and provide knowledge sharing events to the rest of the team. Collaborate with product management and development teams to influence infrastructure and budgetary decisions. Plan and participate in regular disaster recovery exercises. Responsible for maintaining accurate and up to date infrastructure monitoring, documentation and diagrams. Contribute expertise to industry applicable development initiatives. 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, Operations and the Sr. Systems Administrator/Team Lead. What you bring: Required Qualifications: A minimum of 7 years of experience in a high availability, large-scale GNU/Linux system environment. Installing, configuring and maintaining services in a secure, offsite datacenter environment. A minimum of 3 years’ experience with any or all of the following systems and applications: Container infrastructure (Docker, Kubernetes, Apache Mesos, OpenStack, OpenShift, etc) Experience building, deploying and debugging systems in the cloud (AWS, Google, etc) Scripting (Perl, BASH, Python, Ruby, etc ) Strong expertise with system automation and Configuration Management (Puppet, Chef, Ansible, etc.) DNS infrastructure (Bind, NSD, KnotDNS, DNSSEC, master/secondary) F5 BIG-IP ADC Platform ( LTM, GTM, DNS, ASM, iRule maintenance and creation, etc ) Big Data concepts and implementations (Splunk, Hadoop, Spark, etc) Log management and Visualization concepts (Splunk, ELKstack, Graphana, etc) Enterprise Application and Infrastructure Monitoring ( Zabbix, Nagios XI, OpenNMS, etc) Create and document monitoring systems and scripts to ensure adherence to internal and external SLA/SLO(s). Experience deploying and troubleshooting SingleSignOn solutions. (OAuth, SAML etc) Desired Qualifications: Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE, RHCSA, etc) Puppet Professional 2016 Red Hat Satellite Server Knowledge of and experience with container based deployment, management and orchestration (Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher etc.) Managing Java based application servers. ( FatJars, JBoss/Wildfly/WebLogic, etc) Knowledge and Experience with software or other hardware based ADC / Load Balancing Platforms or software solutions. ( Citrix Netscaler, HAProxy, etc ) ITIL V3 or V4 Foundation certification and/or CISSP certification Security Clearance 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.