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Swim Recruiting

SRE Edge Engineer

Posted A month ago

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Vancouver, BC




dollar sign100 to 115 per hour

Job Description

6-month contract Edge Network Engineer role with a global enterprise organization located in Vancouver
  • 6-month Edge Network Engineer contract role
  • Global enterprise organization
  • Remote work capability with offices located in downtown Vancouver

What & Why:
Due to investment in digital, our client is looking to add two engineers to their team who have experience with CDN and website hosting experience. You will be working closely with the development teams and product owners to plan and deploy new CDN, Security and Performance related infrastructure and configurations.  You will work primarily with AWS and Akamai routing, caching, DNS and Security products to support the digital feature delivery. An ability to understand and communicate complex networking strategies is extremely important and a focus on stability and performance is a must.

This client is one of the most recognizable Canadian brands, a true Vancouver success story who has expanded globally. They are well known for their corporate culture and has won major awards for their accomplishments. They have invested majorly in technology and have had an incredibly successful past few years, including a major strategic acquisition. They have an all-star leadership team who keeps you accountable and provides support while still affording you tremendous autonomy. They are located close to rapid transit in newly renovated offices in downtown Vancouver and have a hybrid work environment with three days a week in office.

You will bring the following education, skills and experience to the role:
  • 5 or more years of experience in a Web Performance or Web Development-related role.
  • Good understanding of web technologies (HTTP, SSL, Headers, Cookies, TCP, Caching).
  • Advanced knowledge of Cloudflare, Akamai, or other CDN solutions
  • Great understanding of HTTP waterfalls and browser performance metrics
  • Experience in working with security products like SHAPE (F5), WAF, DDoS, and Bot Mitigation tools.
  • Experience in implementing Edge/Workers, API and automation.
  • Exposure to bug tracking and task management software such as JIRA, Bugzilla, etc.
  • Ability to review traffic logs and develop WAF and Bot Mitigation strategies.
  • Understanding of website analytics tools, synthetic monitoring, RUM tools like Blue Triangle or mPulse, and monitoring/alerting
  • methodologies like Splunk.
  • Some programming/scripting knowledge would be a plus (preferably Python, Javascript, or PHP)

Next Steps:
If the sound of this opportunity excites you, and you’re confident that it’s a good fit for your experience and career goals, then we’d love to hear from you! Please send your updated resume to us by applying to this posting and one of our awesome team of recruiters will be in touch.

About Swim Recruiting

SWIM provides Permanent and Contract Recruitment Services in a variety of specializations and industries. Our well established client network includes small businesses right through to large global corporations.

Application closing date is 2024-05-19

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