Infrastructure Specialist - Junior Position

About Flinks

Flinks is a data company that empowers businesses to provide better financial services to consumers, by connecting users' bank accounts, providing financial insights and credit risk intelligence. Driven by the belief that data should belong to consumers, Flinks connects to over 250 million financial accounts. Trusted by over 200 world-class companies, Flinks helps them digitize their processes, improve their user experience and reduce delinquency. We're following the path of some of Canada’s leading tech companies including Shopify, Wealthsimple, and Slack, with a nomination at the Canadian Innovation Awards for top New Startup of the year. Flinks tech is a core-to-business component for companies that are reshaping the world of finance - TransferWise, WealthSimple, and hundreds other FinTechs. Flinks currently has two offices in Canada, one in Toronto (Wework space - 240 Richmond Street West) and one at Montreal (1001 Rue Lenoir suite 116).

About the Job 
The role of the Junior Infrastructure Specialist is to design, build, and maintain efficient large-scale systems.

As an infrastructure specialist, you will ensure that Flinks’ services have uptime appropriate to users' needs, and a fast rate of improvement.  You will be responsible for the availability, performance, monitoring, and incident response of Flinks’ API and infrastructure.

The trajectory of the company, explained by the combination of the quality of the team, coupled with an exceptional market timing, means that managing scalability will be the single most challenging portion of your job.

If you are action-oriented, very driven by results and you have good sense of priority, we need YOU in our team!

About You
You have the ‘SRE mindset’: you recognize that you’re often in the best position to build the tooling that’ll help solve problems your team is facing, and you’re not afraid to get hands-on and do the coding - even if you’re much more of an infrastructure expert than a coding expert. 
You’ve worked closely with agile teams and have an in-depth understanding of their methodologies.

Your strenghts:
Cloud-based services (Windows, Linux, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
High Availability & Failover (load balancer, clusters)
Container (Docker) Container Orchestration (Kubernetes, Rancher)
Scripting/Tooling (bash, powershell, Go, Python, Ruby)
CI/CD (Jenkins/VSTS/Travis)
Monitoring (Nagios, Datadog, New Relic)
Logs and audits (ELK, loggly, logentries, splunk)
Git

Coachability: the ability to absorb and apply coaching 
Intelligence: the ability to apply causal reasoning 
Problem solving: the ability to find solutions through effective researching 
Work ethic: proactively pursuing the uptime team mission with a high degree of energy and daily activity

Recruiter contact: mlaperle@flinks.io

More about Flinks

Read more about Flinks' Techbible: 
https://flinks.io/flinks_tech_bible.pdf

Read more about Flinks’ constitution: 
https://flinks.io/Flinks_Constitution.pdf

Check out our team and get some of our vision: 
https://flinks.io/team/

Check out our CEO’s winning pitch at Montreal’s Forum FinTech 2017: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=14&v=2hMwdg0I6Gc

Check out our Closing round : 
https://betakit.com/flinks-closes-1-75-million-with-national-bank-luge-capital/ 
https://www.crowdfundinsider.com/2018/07/135964-canadian-fintech-flinks-secures-1-5-million-through-seed-funding-round-led-by-national-bank-of-canada-luge-capital/ 
https://techvibes.com/2018/07/04/fintech-flinks-national-bank-luge-capital

Award nomination: 
https://techvibes.com/canadian-innovation-awards/2017-finalists

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