Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a member-based not-for-profit organization, best known for managing the .CA internet domain on behalf of all Canadians, developing and implementing policies that support Canada’s internet community and representing the .CA registry internationally. 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.

Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Apr 17, 2018
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.   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. Desired 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.   CIRA will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If accommodations are required, applicants are encouraged to make their requirements known in advance.
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Apr 17, 2018
Full time
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet. We shape our country’s Internet infrastructure, employ cutting-edge technologies, and push the bounds of possibility. CIRA manages Canada's .CA domain name registry, develops and implements policies that support Canada's Internet community and is a prominent voice on issues of national and international importance relating to Internet governance. With over two million .CA domain names registered and growing, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and has been named by AON Hewitt as one of Canada's 50 Best Small and Medium sized employers for 2015 and platinum status for 2016. We are looking for talented professionals who are passionate about the future of the internet and who value working with a seasoned team. What you’ll do: You’re a key resource in the development of all new features as required by various users of CIRA’s Dzone DNS services.   You'll use your eye for continuous improvement to critically assess and recommend new technologies as they pertain to the existing architecture. You'll lead and a mentor developers and demonstrate an aptitude for fostering collaboration and communication throughout the team and business units.   Duties and Responsibilities: Participate in major application development initiatives from inception through to deployment. Lead a team of developers; technical mentoring and development coaching. Co-ordinate application testing and deployment with the testing and operations groups. Provide supplemental database design and development activities. Confer with clients and users to gather requirements and determine architectural and operational requirements. Coordinate with consultants to monitor results and make adjustments on work specifications when required. Work with the Technical Writer to help guide the preparation and deliver application documentation. 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/JavaEE. Familiarity with Java, Web application frameworks, Reactive Architectures, clustered environment. Experience with Play, Akka, Akka Streams Strong understanding of web application development, including: security, application design, session management, performance, multi-language support, and internationalization. Experience in Cloudera Data Platform, Hadoop, Kafka. Experience in REST API, Angular, 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 Jira, Confluence. Ability to work with and effectively lead 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. Proficiency in English is essential, French language skills are an asset. Desired Qualifications: Experience or knowledge of DNS. Experience or knowledge in containers, Kubernetes, or Openshift. Experience or knowledge in AWS. 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. To apply online for this position or to learn more about the advantages of a career with CIRA please visit  http://cira.ca/careers/ .
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Apr 17, 2018
Full time
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet. We shape our country’s Internet infrastructure, employ cutting-edge technologies, and push the bounds of possibility. CIRA manages Canada's .CA domain name registry, develops and implements policies that support Canada's Internet community and is a prominent voice on issues of national and international importance relating to Internet governance. With over two and a half million .CA domain names registered and growing, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and has been named by AON Hewitt 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 and future of the Internet in Canada energizes you. You are passionate about quality. You can hold your own yet you know how to be diplomatic. You are dynamic, flexible, and enjoy a challenge. You are seeking an opportunity with a high possibility for advancement.  You also have a demonstrated understanding of software quality assurance processes within an Agile environment, a strong technical knowledge of software development, and you are highly motivated and eager to develop and learn. What you’ll do: Contribute to all aspects of the software development life cycle. Create and execute tests and automated scripts using industry standard automation tools for new products and enhancements to existing products. Plan, document, deploy, and manage the testing effort of assigned features. Create and maintain test cases, in the context of appropriate types of testing (such as functional, performance, soak, etc.).Collaborate with developers and other departments in product testing, such as functional, system, automated regression, performance, and soak testing. Adhere to software development and quality assurance best practices. Communicate test progress, test results, and other relevant information to project stakeholders and management. Participate in the evaluation of new tools to help improve the testing process. Participate in the release process. What you bring: Motivation and eagerness to contribute, develop, and learn. Completion of a recognised university or college degree in computer science, electrical engineering or similar technical discipline. A minimum of two to five years relevant experience working in a client-server software testing environment on any platform. Strong knowledge of object-oriented software development best practices and design patterns Strong troubleshooting skills. Knowledge and experience with at least one or more of: java, javascript, c#, vb, python, php, ruby Exposure to RDBMS such as Oracle, Postgres, or MySQL Knowledge and experience with SQL queries Knowledge and experience with various platforms and technologies such as Windows, Linux/Unix, XML, https, ssh, and HTML. Proven experience defining, documenting, writing and executing organized, thorough test plans. Experience with test and defect tracking tools. Experience with GUI test tools such as Selenium, QTP, SilkTest, and Watir is an asset.Experience with Git, JIRA, Scrum 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 near the heart of downtown Ottawa.   CIRA will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If accommodations are required, applicants are encouraged to make their requirements known in advance.
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Apr 17, 2018
Full time
Who we are   The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet. We shape our country’s Internet infrastructure, employ cutting-edge technologies, and push the bounds of possibility. CIRA manages Canada's .CA domain name registry, develops and implements policies that support Canada's Internet community and is a prominent voice on issues of national and international importance relating to Internet governance.   With over two million .CA domain names registered and growing, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and has been named by AON Hewitt as one of Canada's 50 Best Small and Medium sized employers for 2015 and platinum status for 2016. We are looking for talented professionals who are passionate about the future of the internet and who value working with a seasoned team.   What you’ll do   You will have the opportunity to apply some of the most recent technologies and best practices to build best of breed web systems that help CIRA achieve its corporate and product level goals.  You will work closely with the front-end web specialist to execute  CIRA’s web strategy, and supporting internal stakeholders to build an online presence that meets their needs.   Duties and Responsibilities: Develop, maintain and enhance Drupal websites, including implementing custom themes and user-facing features Build / modify modules and features Develop Web Products to support Monitoring and Information Presentation in client products Ensure compliance with usability guidelines and WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards Participate in requirements gathering and project scoping Work within the software development team to ensure compatibility with backend development Research and, as applicable, implement trends, themes, and concepts related to user online experience What you bring: Completion of a recognized post-secondary degree or diploma in Web Design and Development, Computer Science or Software Engineering At least 3 years of hands-on work experience with PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, Json At least 2 years working directly with database integration; ideally Oracle, Postgres or MySQL At least 2 years with Drupal must be Version 7 Development & Theming At least 1 year with Sass and/or Compass At least 12 months with jQuery, Bootstrap In depth knowledge of Drupal concepts such as custom layouts, views, feature beans, widgets and API integration Knowledge of Wxtkit would be an asset Knowledge of Restful API Experience of AWS would be considered an asset Knowledge of other CMS such as Wordpress would be considered an asset Experience with Git Experience with web content accessibility requirements and WCAG 2.0 Experience implementing Google Analytics (Google Analytics certification would be an asset) Strong understanding of Search Engine Marketing and Search Engine Optimization principles Experience working within an Agile environment Experience with communicating advanced web concepts to senior stakeholders Strong interpersonal skills Strong oral and written communication skills Ability to work independently with minimal supervision Proficiency in English is essential; French language skills will be considered an asset Located in  Ottawa, CIRA offers a fast-paced, challenging work environment in a dynamic, growing organization full of talented team players.  Employees enjoy cutting edge projects, training and career development opportunities, in addition to competitive compensation and a generous benefits package. 
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Apr 17, 2018
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.   CIRA is currently seeking a skilled Technical Documentation Specialist who produces high quality technical documentation, has an appreciation of what it takes to succeed in an entrepreneurial high performance IT environment, but who is seeking an established organization with a higher calling that truly values its employees.    What you’ll do:   As a Technical Documentation Specialist at CIRA you will be responsible for producing all documentation relating to our products including user manuals and online help.      You are the person who can take the technical lingo spoken or documented by development, and turn it into something that is clear, concise and understandable to end users of the system.  You understand your audiences and adjust the voice and level of technicality or generalization, appropriately.  Finally, you’re an excellent communicator and a highly effective collaborator with a vision on how to get things done, the right way.   Duties and Responsibilities:   Creates, edits, and reviews instructional documentation in the form of technical user manuals, system guides, online help and standard operating procedures Researches and translates technical information into documents for non-technical and technical users Gathers technical requirements to produce products that are clear and concise and adhere to the company documentation standards Recommends and implements new or updated formats responsively to technical and customer requirements Collaborates to analyze business, information needs and functional requirements to create user stories and other functional documentation. Experience, Knowledge and Skills:   Required Qualifications:   Degree or diploma in a technical field or equivalent combination of education and technical writing experience 5 to 7 years’ experience creating technical documentation within a software development environment using Agile methodologies. Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to effectively interface with members of various teams including: product managers, software developers, testers and senior managers Proficiency in English is essential, French language skills are an asset but not required Experience using Madcap Flare, Build Automation integration Experience with localization/technical translation Experience with JIRA and Confluence   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
Apr 17, 2018
Full time
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet. We shape our country’s Internet infrastructure, employ cutting-edge technologies, and push the bounds of possibility. CIRA manages Canada's .CA domain name registry, develops and implements policies that support Canada's Internet community and is a prominent voice on issues of national and international importance relating to Internet governance.   With over two million .CA domain names registered and growing, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and has been named by AON Hewitt as one of Canada's 50 Best Small and Medium sized employers for 2015 and platinum status for 2016. 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 dynamic individual possessing experience in business intelligence with a desire to grow within the organization and support internal data assets and business intelligence processes.   You will work in a fast-paced environment as a member of the Information Management Team supporting CIRA databases and reporting systems from a data integrity/quality perspective. You will be involved in designing and developing decision support solutions and assist with data troubleshooting activities and production data updates.  You’re an analytical, big picture BI thinker who can jump in and work collaboratively to solve problems at any level. What you’ll do: Design and develop data models as per business specifications. Design, develop, document and support data warehouse schemas and ETL processes. Design and develop business intelligence solutions for internal departments. Respond to ad hoc data requests from departments within the organization. Gather specifications for reporting needs from internal partners. Develop processes for updating production system data as required. Investigate and resolve data quality issues and escalate situations according to department processes. What you bring: Required Qualifications: Excellent SQL skills. 3-5 years experience with: Database design and development with Oracle (10g or greater) or PostgreSQL Data warehouse modeling and development Any ETL tool Content development with professional BI software (IBM Cognos, Microstrategy, Pentaho, Business Objects, Qlik, Tableau) Experience working with open source BI software Working within a well-defined software lifecycle process: design and document, release management using source repository and development testing Data management processes and procedures Strong understanding of reporting/decision support system architecture Practical experience in dimensional modeling Proficiency in English is essential
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Mar 14, 2018
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. What you’ll do: In your role as our Marketing Manager you will develop and implement marketing plans for product level activities. You will be responsible for managing advertising, promotions, marketing research and analytics. You will also be accountable for assigned budgets.   DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES Lead the development and implementation of comprehensive marketing strategies, advertising strategies and tactical plans for the promotion of .CA Contribute to CIRA’s SEO strategy, analyze results and form recommendations that inform business strategy. Lead SEM initiatives, including A/B and multi-variant testing, segmentation and targeting programs. Responsible for lead generation targets and results (i.e. marketing funnel) Plan and implement marketing automation strategy and programs. Develop, implement, and report marketing analytics. Maintain industry awareness and conduct competitive benchmarking and analysis. Oversee agency relationships at the operational day-to-day level. Accountable for quality of agency partner output and program delivery. Liaise with the Channel Manager to develop programs with .CA’s retail channel Review and ensure .CA brand compliance across all advertising, communication, and customer touch points. Lead and/or contribute to the analysis of the monthly departmental metrics dashboard and quarterly business reporting.   What you bring: Six to ten years’ experience in a marketing role, and project management experience in marketing communications. University degree in Business, Marketing, or a related discipline. Strong digital marketing experience. Strong project management skills. Ability to think strategically, analytically and creatively. Good primary and secondary research skills. Strong business and financial acumen. Knowledge and understanding of marketing terminology. Knowledge of advertising / promotion process and procedures. Experience with the following: Google Analytics Google AdWords Marketing automation software Social media platforms Drupal (or other content management systems) Proficiency in English is essential; bilingualism is highly desirable.   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 near the heart of downtown Ottawa. CIRA will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If accommodations are required, applicants are encouraged to make their requirements known in advance.
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Mar 06, 2018
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.   What you’ll do:   Reporting to the Director, Sales and Support, the Channel Manager is responsible for operations, channel marketing and business development for partners selling and influencing the sale of .CA registrations. Given CIRA’s mandate to sell registrations through registrars (RAR’s), you are at the centre of the revenue machine and work closely with various groups to ensure corporate goals are met.  With growth rates slowing in the CCTLD business and increased competition from generic TLD’s, you are tasked with finding ways to not only maintain existing RAR engagement, but also seek out and implement growth strategies with existing and new partners.  You are a change agent, consistently questioning the status quo and developing new strategies and tactics to create efficiency and more value for the business. Specific responsibilities include:   Take CIRA’s existing partner program efforts to the next level by: Creating and implementing a comprehensive communication strategy Focusing on joint marketing and promotional activities Evaluating channel partners on their success in the market and value to CIRA Identifying and engaging new partners Work with product marketing / management for .CA to develop, document and execute performance based programs that increase new DUM creates, increase renewal rates, facilitate market share growth and promote brand awareness Promote and manage RAR participation where applicable in .CA brand build efforts  Support CIRA’s diversified revenue strategy by finding opportunities for DZone and other offerings through the RAR base Report on industry trends in the Canadian (and international) domain industry as it relates to RAR’s Develop relationships with industry peers to share and develop best practises Seek out new industry relationships and partnerships to drive .CA success Work with the product support group to develop efficient and effective support strategies for the RAR community   What you bring: 5-8 years related experience Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field A proven track record of partner management Solid organizational skills, strong business acumen and excellent communication skills Domain industry knowledge and experience 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 near the heart of downtown Ottawa. CIRA will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If accommodations are required, applicants are encouraged to make their requirements known in advance.
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Feb 27, 2018
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.   What you’ll do:   Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Senior Policy and Advocacy Advisor is responsible for providing policy analysis, environmental monitoring and issue specific recommendations on Internet governance.   Duties and Responsibilities: Develop and implement an advocacy strategy that advances CIRA and its members’ influence with key stakeholders and is consistent with CIRA’s goals and objectives Keep abreast of regulatory affairs and the passage of relevant legislation, as well as the activities of international internet governance bodies, identifying opportunities and points of leverage, so CIRA can influence and contribute. Participate in international working groups and meetings (e.g. ICANN, The Internet Governance Forum) and Identify opportunities for CIRA to be represented at relevant forums, events and conferences – to increase its capacity for effective policy advocacy and influencing on internet governance Conduct and manage Internet and telecommunications policy research that influences or affects the following organizations: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The United Nations and its various bodies involved with Internet policy issues, such as the Internet Governance Forum. Canadian, U.S .and European legislative/regulatory developments affecting telecommunications and Internet service providers (ISPs). The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC). Other organizations affected by developments in Internet regulation. Responsible for the development of process mechanisms used to gather and share information that contributes to the formulation of policy positions. Conduct education sessions on a regular basis for CIRA staff on policy developments. Develop and strengthen CIRA’a contacts with key policy influencers and decision-makers in Canada   What you bring: Undergraduate University Degree in Political Science, Economics, Business, Communications or a related discipline is required. Master’s Degree or LLB is preferred. 10 years of domestic and international Telecommunications and Internet policy experience Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. French is an asset. Demonstrated knowledge of policy development processes and the ability to influence outside stakeholders Ability to work effectively with a broad range of international constituencies. Excellent analytical skills and ability to work in a dynamic environment. Strong primary and secondary research skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to travel up to 25% of the time in Canada and Internationally   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.    CIRA will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If accommodations are required, applicants are encouraged to make their requirements known in advance.
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Feb 27, 2018
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. 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: 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.  To apply online for this position or to learn more about the advantages of a career with CIRA please visit  http://cira.ca/careers/ . CIRA will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If accommodations are required, applicants are encouraged to make their requirements known in advance.
Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Ottawa, ON, Canada
Feb 15, 2018
Full time
Who we are: The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a leading organization at the heart of Canada’s Internet. We shape our country’s Internet infrastructure, employ innovative technologies, and push the bounds of possibility. CIRA manages Canada's .CA domain name registry, develops and implements policies that support Canada's Internet community and is a prominent voice on issues of national and international importance relating to Internet governance.     With over 2 million .CA domain names registered and growing, CIRA has experienced significant growth over the last few years and is currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to support CIRA’s existing infrastructure and expansion of community investment projects.  Our seasoned team of IT operations specialists come to work each day with drive, focus, and a sense of humour. Employees enjoy a fast but tempered pace of work, cutting-edge projects, training and career development opportunities, and a stable, secure work environment. 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 Database Administrator is responsible for providing support, administration and maintenance for the databases at the center of CIRA’s internet domain name registration system, global .CA Domain Name System (DNS) infrastructure, and financial and data warehouse systems. Provide day-to-day support, administration, backup and management of all related databases and database appliances. Ensure the security, reliability and performance of database systems and related applications. Work closely with the operations, development and quality assurance teams to develop performant, robust, and highly available applications on diverse database 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. Participate in an agile based workflow and attending daily stand up. Participate in a rotating 24/7 on call schedule.   What you bring:   Required Qualifications: A minimum of 7 years’ experience with the following: Database administration in highly-available environments (Oracle RAC) Oracle Enterprise Manager Database backup and recovery, especially RMAN SQL scripting and tuning Performance tuning Demonstrated experience with the following: High availability solutions/replication (Data Guard) Storage configuration/administration (ASM) ETL/data conversion  Desired Qualifications: Oracle Certification Experience with the following database technologies: Oracle ODA Strong understanding of some or all of the following services, technologies and disciplines. Managing, Deploying an Debugging Highly Available J2EE Application Servers Log Collection (Splunk, ELK) Git TCP/IP networking concepts (including IPv6)   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.    CIRA will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If accommodations are required, applicants are encouraged to make their requirements known in advance.