The Role

MinePortal from DataCloud is a cloud-based platform that powers geotechnical knowhow of the rock in the mining industry for operational intelligence. Our mission is to push the envelope in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Geophysical IoT sensors, Machine Learning (ML), Data Management, Signal Processing, and Grade Engineering, in order to provide the best-possible blast outcomes for our customers.

We are looking for an experienced DevOps professional to help build industry-leading solutions and technologies that the world’s largest mining corporations will adopt. You will be working with engineers who have a wealth of experience in their field and are keen to share knowledge and best practices.

Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the VP Software, the DevOps Engineer role will include following broad responsibilities and any other assigned work from time to time

Develop and implement processing pipelines from the backend to complete deliver for IoT data processing and answer product creation for DataCloud’s seismic sensors

Be in the in-house go-to person for always on systems availability

Provide high-performance cloud deployment solutions and maintain rapid deployment pipelines, server monitoring, and troubleshooting

Maintain and improve CI/CD and automated testing pipelines

Manage appropriate JIRA workflows to proactively address issues relating to containerization and deployment

Manage the product architecture the powers the platform

Take full responsibility of projects from design to deployment

Explore promising research and maintain/gain the technical edge required for projects. Share and develop new approaches and methods.

Keep abreast of developments in the field

Contribute to full stack development, maintain database scaling, and engineer new process pipelines for new domains

Work with Hardware Engineers to specify and optimize sensor and IoT device design and configuration for ensure appropriate IoT deployment and monitoring.

Interface closely with ML and UX Engineers to develop high performance applications and platform features to utilize ML outputs and insights.

Key Qualifications

College degree or equivalent experience in CS, EE, or other relevant engineering / science major

5+ year’s experience in a senior DevOps role

Fluency in Azure, Kubernetes, Docker, and Python

Proven track record releasing enterprise software in a fast-paced environment

Background and experience in databases, administration, and high-performance IO platform engineering

Comprehensive expert level knowledge of programming and experience in C, C++, Python, Golang, or similar language

Familiarity and experience in modern SDLC methods for web-based platform development

Experience and relevant expertise in interfacing with IoT acquisition devices, designing platforms and processes that demand high availability and low latency

Experience in working in distributed teams in the research, development, and implementation of complex software solutions

Experience building and maintaining production systems in Azure using Azure tools and Service Fabric

Ability to develop Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, CloudFormation)

Must have working knowledge of handling Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity in Azure

Scripting experience in Bash, Ruby, Python, PowerShell or similar languages

Deep knowledge with Source Control systems, such as GIT and SVN.

Experience building CI/CD pipelines programmatically with Jenkins, CircleCI, TravisCI, or similar tools

Working knowledge of DNS, network routing/subnetting, Monitoring, SSL Certificates, File Servers, Security, Performance, High Availability, and Disaster Recovery.

Must have experience with monitoring tools and APMs such as Nagios, LogicMonitor, New Relic, AppDynamic, DataDog or similar tooling

Working knowledge of Splunk, ELK or other log management tools.

Extensive experience with Agile programming practices

Proficient verbal and written communication skills necessary to effectively collaborate in a team environment and present and explain technical information.

Takes initiative, independent worker

Ability to manage multiple concurrent major projects with different tactical and strategic objectives

Can effectively assume an array of roles as appropropriate in various kinds of organizations. These may entail different responsibilities, forms of leadership, team work, and project management.

Experience leading in environments that are highly volatile, cross-functional, and cross-organizational

Work Hours & Location

Full time, Flexible working hours, 15 days/year vacation

Work from home office and DataCloud’s office in Vancouver

Some travel to Seattle, Palo Alto, and Client offices world wide

DataCloud is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under applicable local law. The Candidate must be authorized to work in Canada.

About DataCloud

Founded in 2016, DataCloud delivers high-resolution rock mass characterization data to our clients in real-time. Our innovative measurement and analysis platform provides invaluable orebody insights during drill and blast operations. Our technologies help mine planning teams to dramatically improve their extraction efficiencies.

With our unique combination of skills in both mining and technology, DataCloud is helping to solve many of the problems that have challenged the mining industry for decades. Our founders come from institutions such as Stanford, UC-Berkeley and Cambridge, who have expertise in geosciences and cloud architecture.

Our portfolio of products and services span the latest in Geo-Statistics, Geo-Physics, and advanced digital and artificial intelligence technologies, including cloud computing, machine learning, advanced visualization, and new sensor technology enabled by IoT systems.

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