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Senior Platform Engineer

Signal 1

Signal 1

Other Engineering · Full-time
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2023

Signal 1 is a digital healthcare start-up on a mission to transform hospital care with AI. Formed out of a partnership between Unity Health Toronto, a hospital network in Ontario, and Layer 6, a world-leading applied AI company, Signal 1 provides hospitals with an end-to-end clinical AI solution that delivers better patient outcomes, reduced stress on staff and improved access to care. Our Signal 1 AI Platform enables model lifecycle management, including model development, deployment, monitoring, and operations, at a large scale.

As a Senior Platform Engineer at Signal 1 AI, you will work closely with our software development and machine learning teams to deploy, automate, and maintain Azure cloud-based infrastructure for our Healthcare AI solution. You will be responsible for ensuring that our SaaS platform and applications are running smoothly and efficiently in a production environment while also collaborating with the teams and customers to improve the security, development and deployment processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build, deploy, and manage Azure-based SaaS platform
  • Develop and maintain automation scripts for deployment, scaling, and monitoring of infrastructure and applications
  • Work with development and ml science teams to improve software and models delivery and deployment processes
  • Ensure security and compliance of the cloud infrastructure
  • Monitor and troubleshoot production issues to maintain high availability and reliability
  • Implement disaster recovery and backup procedures for critical services and data
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest tools and technologies and evaluate them for adoption
  • Work closely with our customers on the solution integration with hospital's infrastructure
  • Participate in on-call rotation and respond to critical incidents in a timely manner

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in Platform Engineering, DevOps or related field
  • Experience with Azure cloud infrastructure, services, and tools such as Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure AD, PostgreSQL, Azure Monitor, and Azure Storage Account (or equivalent services in AWS and GCP)
  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python and Bash
  • Knowledge of infrastructure as code tools, preferably Terraform
  • Advocating CI/CD best practices and building pipelines in GitHub Actions
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and customers
  • Ability to troubleshoot complex issues and identify root causes
  • Knowledge of monitoring and logging tools such as Azure Monitor, Log Analytics, and Datadog
  • Familiarity with Docker containers and container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes
  • Experience in building SaaS platforms for AI applications is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.

Our Perks:

  • Competitive compensation and stock options
  • Entrepreneurial and energetic culture
  • Excellent health and extended health coverage
  • Four weeks of paid vacation
  • Building impactful AI products and services that will transform hospital care!

Please submit your CV to Thanks for your interest in Signal 1!

Signal 1 is an equal opportunity employer.