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Platform Engineer (Databricks)

Toronto, Canada


Guidepoint’s Technology team thrives on problem-solving and creating happier users. As Guidepoint works to achieve its mission of making individuals, businesses, and the world smarter through personalized knowledge-sharing solutions, the engineering team is taking on challenges to improve our internal application architecture and create new AI-enabled products to optimize the seamless delivery of our services. 

What You’ll Do: 

  • Tune Databricks for performance and utilization optimization. 
  • Provide infrastructure guidance of Databricks capabilities to accommodate business/technical use cases 
  • Automate and manage provisioning needs, such as Databricks Cluster Policies, Unity Catalog, Secrets Management, Role Based Access Control model and permissions 
  • Monitor and manage data and processes to control cost and optimize compute spend 
  • Configure and manage monitoring/alerting around latency performance on the Databricks platform including Delta Live Tables and Databricks Workflows 
  • Coordinate and collaborate with dependent infrastructure and AWS services to implement Databricks integration with services, such as S3, IAM, SSO 
  • Provide technical expertise and troubleshooting as well as support for change management, governance. compliance, internal audits and remediations 

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What You Have: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • 3+ years of relevant experience on Databricks 

What We Offer: 

  • 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: 7328306002
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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