Company Overview
Kinduct Technologies (www.kinduct.com) is a leading data and analytics software provider that is changing the way information shapes human performance. Kinduct's highly secure, cloud-based platform allows sports, health and wellness organizations to spend less time managing their data and more time using it to inform decisions, promote constant improvements and produce exceptional results. Kinduct is the software provider of choice for many world-leading professional and elite sports organizations across the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS, and other professional and elite leagues. A number of Kinduct clients are world champions in their sport. Kinduct’s investors include Intel Capital, CFFI Ventures Inc., and Elysian Park Ventures.
 
A year in the life of a Kinducterdactyl (what sets us apart):
 
Flexible working hours in an innovative and exciting industry
Health and Wellness Allowance
Parking or Transit Stipend
Extra Holiday Days
Never less than 15 days of vacation (pro-rata), even in your first year
Ample paid sick days
Health, Dental, Vision and complementary health - shared benefits coverage
Located at beautiful Purdy’s Wharf with access to many convenient amenities
Two blow out company events per year
A games room with a pool table and ping pong gear
A collaboration and relation space with three TV’s to enjoy the latest game as you relax with your view of the harbour
Many “Fun Factory” planned ongoing initiatives to pump up the Fun Factor
A collaborative, diverse and team focused environment that supports your growth as a professional all while ensuring we laugh the way!
 
Your Opportunity

Working as the Cloud Solutions Architect, you will be reporting to the Director, Information Security and working closely with the Technology Team. You will be responsible for the development, maintenance and advancement of an evolving solution architecture for our analytics platform, addressing business function needs and overseeing design changes. You will design end to end solutions that characterize what product enhancements are being proposed and how these services will be delivered. Working within the technology team you will architect and build cutting-edge, scalable, secure infrastructure platforms and services.  You possess solid automation skills for rapid release and established infrastructure deployments.  You possess IT strategy experience for planning migrations to hybrid clouds including planning and costing.  In addition you are also:

  • Keen to learn new and innovative ways of operating within your role;
  • Have a strong commitment to team and collaboration and are open to, and accepting of, differences with others;
  • Display resourcefulness, creativity and strategic thinking for troubleshooting problems;
  • You work well in a team atmosphere and on an individual basis and are willing to be very hands on within a small team;
  • You are are open to both receiving and giving suggestions about new and better or different methods of tackling tasks and or issues;
  • Take initiative with seeking out tasks, communication, and updating status;
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and perform effectively under pressure;
  • Be willing to ask for assistance when roadblocks impede progress;
  • Ability to define requirements and manage  tasks with multiple deadlines under minimal supervision ;
  • Display reliability, integrity and trustworthiness;
  • Acceptance of differences in team members and a strong commitment to teamwork, cooperation
Responsibilities:
  • Ensure alignment with our roadmaps and architecture principles, standards and governance process;
  • Manage logical to physical design of our cloud infrastructure solutions, including storage, availability, performance and security;
  • Where required, establish and direct innovation-led proof of concepts and make recommendations on technology adoption;
  • Work with the Director, Information Security to ensure any solutions meet the needs of our security standards and principles and compliance with wider regulations like HIPAA/GDPR;
  • Ensure that solution infrastructure is operational and supportable and that all non-functional requirements (including SLAs for business continuity, availability and scalability, security) are being addressed;
  • Share and collaborate on technology solutions with the rest of the technology team;
  • Contribute to sourcing and selection of third-party hardware, software and other technology components and services, as required to enable delivery;
  • Provide technical support and Leadership to the rest of the Infrastructure team through coaching and mentorship;
  • Align with solutions with policies and procedures for such things as, Business Continuity, Risk mitigation, Change Management, incident Management and Disaster recovery planning;
  • Maintain and ensure the Cloud infrastructure is current, which includes hands on experience at ensuring Kubernetes clusters are updated and healthy;
  • Ensure that the solution infrastructure is operational and supportable and that all non-functional requirements (including SLAs for business continuity, availability, scalability and security) are being addressed;
  • Maintain uptime commitment (99.9%), logging and fault tolerance. 

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 5-7 years design/implementation experience with common Virtualization Technologies and Infrastructure;
  • 5+ years’ experience in infrastructure architecture (Network, Data, Applications);
  • Must have a solid background in container based architecture and deployments;
  • Must have experience with Rancher, Kubernetes and Docker;
  • Sound understanding of product development and the product development lifecycle;
  • Hands-on development experience;
  • Experience in Networks Setup, Security, Automated Monitoring tools and Logs, Analytics;
  • Strong foundation with DevOps and agile frameworks;
  • Experience with MS Azure, Amazon AWS, Git/GitHub, Circleci,  Relational databases (MySQL and Postgres), Redis;
  • Proven extensive experience in design of Identity Services, IAM, Identity Governance; 
  • Post-secondary degree / diploma in Information Technology or equivalent;
  • Working knowledge of Information Security best practices;
  • Working knowledge of privacy & security legislation (PIPEDA / HIPAA) considered an asset;
  • AWS Solutions Architect Certification considered a strong asset.
If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge, and the opportunity to work with some of the most successful professional sport franchises in the world, then look no further. We at Kinduct are looking forward to hearing from you, and to welcoming you to our ever growing family of Kinducterdactyls!

 

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