Lead Architect (MTIS) – CBC

Job Family Technical and Production
Primary Location Montreal

Position Language Requirement Bilingual (English / French)

Language Skill Level (Reading) C
Language Skill Level (Writing) C
Language Skill Level (Speaking) C

Status of Employment Permanent
Work schedule(s) Full-time

Behind the scenes, but ahead of the curve: help us develop the next-generation public broadcaster.

Created in 2015 to align, lighten and modernize infrastructure, the Media Technology and Infrastructure (MTIS) team is the backbone and the future forward arm of CBC/Radio-Canada. We are the people that make stuff work. We make connections; between media content, systems, people and places. We are the space in between.

A place with purpose. CBC/Radio-Canada has always been a highly-regarded pioneer of media technology. Not just in Canada, but around the world. Today, we’re transforming ourselves from conventional radio and television broadcaster into a modern digital media company. Technology is the driving force. MTIS is the team making it happen.

Your role:

As a lead Monitoring Architect, you will be reporting to the Director of Architecture for Integrated Systems Monitoring (IMS), under the umbrella of the department of Architecture and Solutions Development (ASD).

Monitoring Architects are responsible for the detailed technical design of real-time monitoring, alerting and reporting of the enterprise infrastructure (Cloud, Network, Servers, Storage, Databases, etc.) and applications.

A successful monitoring architect works well within project end points, is able to take direction, and relies on extensive experience and judgment to proactively implement and configure monitoring solutions.

Location: based in Montreal with occasional travelling.

Essential Functions:
Partner with engineers, administrators, architects, developers and project managers to plan and implement complex, technical monitoring solutions and architecture.
Identify and implement ongoing opportunities for system and process improvements.
Define standards and patterns for the Monitoring technical domain. Build technical designs to be shared across the IT organization.
Identify improvement opportunities that can be addressed through automation.
Utilize standard methodologies and provide recommendations to improve problem identification and response time in enterprise systems and applications.
Maintain domain standards complying with enterprise standards, ensuring solutions are optimally designed, secure, well performing and integrated with other solutions.
Evaluate emerging technology for use in domain.
Document domain technology used to perform business processes.
Identify, analyze, and communicate architecture and integration options and make recommendations to management.
Develop software gateway to integrate and interface between corporate monitoring systems and client systems.
Provide general technical oversight and mentoring of team members.
Build detailed technical designs utilized for complex projects.
Align with the technical direction of the organization and company.

We are looking for a candidate with the following:
OS knowledge: Linux, Unix, Windows Server
Monitoring platform: Solarwinds, Nagios or similar systems
Cloud monitoring: Azure, AWS, etc.
Expertise with SQL
Familiar with SNMP, SMIS and Rest API
Working knowledge with Ansible
Experience with an industry standards scripting language: Powershell, Java, Perl, Lua, Python, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer/Engineering field preferred
5+ years of demonstrated track record in an IT related field
Demonstrated ability to communicate both laterally and up to influence decisions and actions
Advanced ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies
Integration with MTIS systems and understanding of the role that Monitoring plays as part of Service Management
Candidates may be subject to skills and knowledge testing.

If this sounds interesting, please click on ”Apply online”. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only candidates selected will be contacted.

CBC/Radio-Canada is committed to being a leader in reflecting our country’s diversity. That’s because we can only create and tell the stories that connect Canadians, by having a workforce that mirrors the ever-changing makeup of our country. That’s why we, as an employer, value equal opportunity and nurture an inclusive workplace where our individual differences are not only recognized and valued, but also extend to and pervade all the services we provide as Canada’s public broadcaster. For more information, visit the Diversity and Inclusion section of our website. If you have accommodation needs at this stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an e-mail to recruitment@cbc.ca.

You are invited to consult and familiarize yourself with our Code of Conduct, which can be found on our corporate website. All employees must adhere to the Code as a condition of employment. We also invite you to take a look at our policy on conflicts of interest. In the event that you become an employee, it will be important to inform us, as quickly as possible, of any situation that, because of your hiring, constitutes or could appear to constitute a conflict of interest.

Wherever in the wording of the job description either gender is used, it shall be understood to include all genders.

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