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Linux/DevOps Engineer

Toronto, Canada


Technology influences everything we do at Guidepoint. Our engineering team plays a vital role in building the powerful technology that allows us to deliver knowledge to our clients faster and more efficiently. Their contributions enhance the way we serve our clients every day. Team members address complex challenges with optimal solutions, working toward their goal of continuous improvement. The team practices a flat management structure, so employees at all levels feel they have a voice, and their contributions are valued. This is a rapidly growing team with ample opportunities for professional growth, so you can expand your skillset, take on new challenges and make a real impact. As a Linux/DevOps Engineer you will be an instrumental part of the engineering team and will be the key person keeping all systems operational. Come join a highly collaborative team of skilled engineers with a passion for quality.  

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This position will be Hybrid out of our Toronto office.

What You’ll Do:

  • Install, configure and security harden Centos OS Linux
  • Install Apache, configure Vhosts, SSL, modules
  • Install PHP, configure PECL/PEAR libraries, PHP.ini
  • Setup database connectivity to MySQL  via UnixODBC and FreeTDS
  • Install and setup Solr, Elasticsearch
  • Install and configure Redis for RedisCluster
  • Install SupervisorD
  • Install RabbitMQ in HA cluster mode
  • Install and configure Nginx. Install and configure NodeJS,, AngularCLI, Forever
  • Deploy and configure software on application servers
  • Deploy IaC through Terraform in Azure  
  • Configure IaC of  Azure cloud infrastructure using Ansible 
  • Deploy, configure and troubleshoot Azure Kubernetes (AKS) clusters 
  • Write Helm Charts for Azure Kubernetes (AKS) configurations 

What You Have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of experience working as a Linux/DevOps Engineer
  • Experience working within the Azure Cloud highly preferred 
  • Versed at setting up SystemD processes, Cron jobs, SELINUX, parsing logfiles, configuring logical and physical partitions
  • 2+ years of experience with Terraform
  • 1+ years of experience working with CI/CD pipelines
  • Scripting in Ansible preferred
  • Some SQL skills preferred
  • Comfortable with Git/ BitBucket
  • Comfortable with proxying, loadbalancing, sticky sessions, regex, modifying headers, LUA scripting

You will also be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Comprehensive benefits plan
  • Company RRSP Match
  • Development opportunities through the LinkedIn Learning platform

About Guidepoint:

Guidepoint is a leading research enablement platform designed to advance understanding and empower our clients’ decision-making process. Powered by innovative technology, real-time data, and hard-to-source expertise, we help our clients to turn answers into action.

Backed by a network of nearly 1.5 million experts and Guidepoint’s 1,300 employees worldwide, we inform leading organizations’ research by delivering on-demand intelligence and research on request. With Guidepoint, companies and investors can better navigate the abundance of information available today, making it both more useful and more powerful.

At Guidepoint, our success relies on the diversity of our employees, advisors, and client base, which allows us to create connections that offer a wealth of perspectives. We are committed to upholding policies that contribute to an equitable and welcoming environment for our community, regardless of background, identity, or experience.



Client-provided location(s): Toronto, ON, Canada
Job ID: 7182604002
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • FSA
    • HSA
  • Work Flexibility

    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Company Outings
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
  • Professional Development

    • Access to Online Courses
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Founder led

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