The TunnelBear Engineering team is looking for a versatile DevOps Engineer with a focus on infrastructure management and an eye for security.This is a full-time salary position based in downtown Toronto.
TunnelBear is a compact team of software veterans. We think that online privacy is important and online restrictions make the internet a worse place. Our highly accoladed applications make regular appearances on Lifehacker, Forbes, PC world, TNW and New York Times for helping average users browse privately. Over the last few years we've introduced online privacy to over 10 million people in 178 countries.The next year will be a big year for us as we continue our mission - to introduce our really simple privacy apps to every computer and mobile device in the world. We need world-class designers and developers who have the passion to help us create a new standard for privacy on the Internet.
Text title: About you
You take joy in finding simple solutions to complex problems and share our passion for mauling internet access-restriction, digital privacy, and random digital bear humour.At TunnelBear, our globally distributed network of VPN servers is core to what we do. We transfer over 50 Terabytes of data daily, and our DevOps team is responsible for making sure that our network is running smoothly.In this role, you will get exposure to running and building a network of VPN servers distributed in 20+ countries. You will monitor systems and application performance. You will build tools to constantly improve availability, performance, uptime and response times. The ideal candidate understands how the web works and has a strong knowledge of Linux, VPN, bash and Python. This is a great opportunity to be part of a small team building and running a high growth network.We are a small company, so naturally the kind of people who tend to succeed in our team are generalists. You should be comfortable in dabbling with all forms of development, such as an occasional tweaking of our backend API.
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Linux systems administrationSystem hardening, intrusion detection and vulnerability scanning with open source software or third-party toolsConfiguration management with AnsibleScripting in Python, bash, GoOpenVPN, IPSec/IKEv2 VPN infrastructure maintenance and optimizationAuthoring the occasional bear-themed pun (optional..sort of)
Text title: Skills we require
Network fundamentals like TLS, subnetting, routingExcellent knowledge of Linux networking, especially iptablesExperience in Python or another scripting language
Text title: Bonus points for
Configuration management systems such as AnsibleExperience with OpenVPN, IPSec, RADIUS, Bind, PowerDNSExperience working in a high availability, 365/24/7 environmentPenetration testing experience
Text title: Bonus points for
Casual, fun and creative atmosphereGenerous health insurance coverageSnacks and a stocked beer fridgeOnsite ping-pong, Xbox, and everything you'd expect in a startupChoice of computer, tools and accessories