Employment Opportunities

Cloud Engineer

XE is seeking a Cloud Engineer specializing in Amazon Web Services to join our team. Reporting to the Director of IT, the Cloud Engineer is responsible for supporting and maintaining the XE computing infrastructure in Amazon Web Services and assisting in our continued migration into the cloud. This includes data center server systems, network equipment, virtualization, and cloud deployments.

Established in 1993, XE has been selected as a GTA Top Employer multiple years. We are profitable, growing, and community-involved. In July 2015 XE became part of the Euronet (NASDAQ: EEFT) family, a global provider of electronic payment and transaction processing solutions for financial institutions, retailers, service providers and individual consumers. Euronet has over 4,600 employees in 39 countries who help process over 2.6 billion transactions a year which generates over $1.7 billion in annual revenue.

Each month, more than 35 million people use our foreign exchange tools and services, including the XE Currency Converter and the XE Currency App, which has received 55 million installs. Our money transfer services have booked billions of dollars in transactions and our commercial currency data has been used by thousands of corporate clients, from SMEs to Fortune 500 companies. XE is committed to continuing our role as leaders and innovators in our industry.

We want our team members to lead happy, healthy, balanced lives. Our 40-hour work week supports work-life balance. We offer generous benefits, including dental, maternity, and RSP matching. And if you need a break, you can use our well-equipped gym and showers. We provide delicious lunches every Friday, followed by some intense games of ping pong (to burn off the calories). We think the best relationships are built on respect, so we strive to ensure that this is reflected in our relationship with employees.

  • Building and maintaining AWS infrastructure
  • Working with Product owners, Architects and Developers to find the best solution for services on the AWS platform
  • Develop scripts and Lambda functions to automate tasks
  • Maintain and update infrastructure
  • Analyze logs, data, and other sources of information to ensure ongoing instrastructure stability
  • Test and deploy changes to services
  • Assist XE staff with computer related issues
  • Research potential hardware and software upgrades
  • Develop plans, projects and policies to be implemented within the company
  • Develop scripts for automated tasks
  • Monitor environment and ensure effectiveness of security solutions
  • Participate in on-call rotation
  • Post-secondary diploma in a relevant field or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years experience in a similar role
  • Extensive experience building production workloads in Amazon Web Services, experience with other cloud platforms also desirable
  • Must be proficient with EC2, Autoscaling, ELB, ALB, RDS, VPC, Lambda, S3, Glacier, Storage Gateway, ElastiCache, CloudFront, Route 53, Database Migration Service, Code* services, Cloudwatch, Cloudformation, CloudTrail, Config, IAM, WAF, Cognito, API Gateway, SQS, SNS, SES
  • Highly proficient with Linux server operating systems and services in a demanding production environment
  • Experience with DevOps environment
  • Working experience with VMware, Git, Jenkins, Docker, and Windows Server OS
  • Working experience with Cisco and Palo Alto networking equipment and protocols
  • Working experience in data centers and highly available environments
  • Basic programming/scripting in relevant languages
  • Experience working with development teams, deploying updates and issue management
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Proven ability to build strong working relationships with peers and Executives
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proven ability to take initiative and see projects through to completion
  • Passionate about technology
  • Continual learner
  • Experience with Information Security also strongly desired

XE.com welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout the process. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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