DevOps/SRE Engineer (Big Data)

Job ID
Job Type
Permanent Full-Time
Location : Name (EN)
Vancouver, BC

Your Role:


Global Relay delivers enterprise services to 23,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our infrastructure teams provide fantastic opportunities to DevOps Engineers, Site Reliability Engineers and System Administrators who are passionate about massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on security.


  • Deploy, update, and monitor distributed systems
  • Support multiple on-premise environments
  • Scale and manage infrastructure with high throughput, availability and storage requirements
  • Automate all the things


Required Skills:


  • Experienced system administrator of bare metal, VM and orchestrated deployments
  • Automation tools such as Ansible/Puppet/Chef/Salt/Fabric
  • A desire to dig deep to troubleshoot, debug and decouple the layers that comprise distributed systems
  • Scripting (Bash, Python, etc.)
  • Ability to analyze complex systems and problems and express them in simple terms


Nice-to-have Skills:


  • Experience researching and advising on new technology implementations
  • Experience with any distributed data stores (ArangoDB, Aerospike, Cassandra, CockroachDB, Couchbase, Elasticsearch, Kafka, MinIO, Pulsar, Redis, Hadoop, Scylla etc.)
  • SQL administration (Postgres, MySQL, SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Containerization experience (Docker, Swarm, Kubernetes)
  • Networking experience (DNS, VLANs)
  • Experience with load balancers (HAProxy)
  • Building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines (Jenkinsfiles)
  • Monitoring/logging infrastructure (Splunk, ELK, Graphite, Grafana, Prometheus)


About You:


  • A problem solver who takes initiative
  • Effortlessly self-motivates while working on team-based projects
  • A well organized, thorough and detail oriented person
  • Able to keep the "bigger picture" in mind while prioritizing conflicting demands and tasks
  • Confident enough to voice your opinion, ask questions and not afraid to suggest a better solution, without being abrasive

About Us:

Global Relay is the leading provider of cloud-based archiving, information governancesurveillance, and eDiscovery solutions to the global financsector. We help financial services firms preserve and supervise their communications data for regulatory compliance, risk mitigation, and litigation readiness. We deliver our services to over 20,000 customers in 90 countries, including 22 of the top 25 global banks. Our market-leading archiving service supports email, instant messaging, text, market data chat, social media, enterprise social networking, voice, trade data, websites, and more. Recently, we also launched a compliant messaging platform specifically for the finance industry.


Our Global Operations & Development Center is located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. In addition, we have offices in six other cities across the world, including major financial centers like New York, Chicago, and London.


Over the years, we have won several major awards, including:

  • Company of the Year from the BC Tech Association
  • Canada’s 50 Best Small and Medium Employers
  • Canada’s Top Employers for Young People
  • Canada’s Top 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures
  • Canada’s Best Managed Companies – Platinum
  • Technology Fast 50 – Leadership

We provide fantastic opportunities to individuals passionate about business and technology. For those with international business aspirations, we offer invaluable opportunities for doing business with some of the world’s largest, most influential firms. Our company is also perfect for those who want to create cool technology using massively scalable, big-data architecture, with a strong focus on mobile.


To learn more about our business, culture, and community involvement, visit


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