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.
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.
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.