Systems Engineering Lead, Toronto



  • Planning, coordination, and personnel management of a team of senior individual contributors

  • Oversee global production and development on-prem and cloud platforms including network, compute, and storage infrastructure

  • Escalation and communication of emergency issues, followed by root cause analysis reporting

  • Work on an iterative planning cycle, using Agile and SCRUM methodologies

  • Working with company stakeholders to provide and deliver necessary infrastructure solutions, including capacity planning

  • Vendor management, including procurement and escalation when problems arise

  • Identify areas of system improvement from an operations perspective


  • Experience with leading an Operations team

  • Experience with Red Hat

  • Able to work with remote team members

  • Hands-on experience with large scale deployment automation and configuration

  • Hands-on experience in Systems, Network, or Storage Administration

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience

  • Understanding of client-server architecture and distributed systems

  • Familiarity with Agile and SCRUM

  • Excellent written and oral communication

  • Familiar with physical colocation and working with datacenter providers

  • Familiar with cloud services and providers


  • Strong knowledge in Linux/Unix and networking is a must

  • Experience with Linux, Windows and Solaris, and virtualization technologies (KVM, VMWare)

  • Solid understanding of UNIX: deployment, maintenance, monitoring, and debugging

  • Solid understanding of configuration/orchestration management technologies

  • Familiarity with ITIL or other recognized change management procedures

  • Experience creating a hybrid cloud compute environment

OANDA Global Corporation is a diverse and global team with offices around the world. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to OANDA. We are committed to creating and sustaining a collegial work environment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect and one which reflects the diversity of the community in which we operate. We provide an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. 

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