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Verafin - Cloud Systems Administrator



Multiple locations
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Do you want to join a team where you work on challenging problems, make a positive difference to the world, and have fun doing it? Then we have the perfect role for you! Verafin is an innovator in anti-financial crime management solutions, with a mission to create the world’s most effective crime-fighting network.

As a Systems Administrator, you will have the chance to work on various challenges. The ideal candidate will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the health of the supporting infrastructure, utilizing a number of different AWS services hosting the Verafin application and our internal development. Additionally, you will get the opportunity to manage other third-party services. The main responsibility of the systems administrator and operations team is to ensure our application is consistently available and performant for our customers. If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Role Responsibilities

  • Monitoring system performance while troubleshooting issues to ensure high availability and optimal performance

  • Collaborating with internal development teams to support and maintain backend infrastructure

  • Performing configuration updates and maintenance activities to patch, secure, and maintain systems

  • Responding to and analyzing issues that affect system performance to minimize downtime

  • Monitoring and maintaining an enterprise level server management environment

  • Creating and updating documentation for common issues and processes to ensure process improvements

  • Supporting occasional after-hours maintenance

  • Learning and researching the various third-party tools utilized by the team

Essential Skills & Qualifications

  • Graduate of a technical college program

  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in a similar position

  • Experience performing system administration tasks - installing, maintaining, monitoring, recovering, rebuilding, upgrading, and patching

  • Experience administrating Linux distributions

  • Experience using Terraform

  • Experience using Chef would be an asset

  • Experience running systems using AWS

  • Experience with virtualization, and network administration

  • Knowledge of Java, Python and Bash would be an asset

  • AWS certifications would be an asset

  • Strong problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical skills

What does success look like in this role?

  • Successfully blending systems administration and development to architect solutions in AWS

  • Understanding Verafin's cloud infrastructure and the various AWS services that support it

What are the growth opportunities for this role?

  • Become the lead or the subject matter expert of your current team

  • Pursue other opportunities within Verafin (development and / or architect)

  • Provide guidance and direction by mentoring new members of your team

  • Potential automation of manual tasks

This position offers the opportunity for a hybrid work environment (2 days a week in office), providing flexibility and accessibility for qualified candidates.

After the purchase of Verafin by Nasdaq in 2021, we are excited to announce as of Jan 1st 2024 we have started to move toward becoming a fully integrated part of Nasdaq. The job you are applying for will be for the Verafin team as part of the larger Nasdaq organization. The folks involved in the recruitment process will be part of the Verafin team. If you are selected for an interview, we are happy to discuss any questions you may have related to these changes. Thank you for your interest in Verafin, a Nasdaq company.

Come as You Are

Nasdaq is an equal opportunity employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, color, disability, national origin, ancestry, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.