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Technical Infrastructure Analyst

Edmonton, AB
Full-time, Permanent

About Smart Access

Smart Access offers retailers a new learning model to train and reskill frontline workers faster, more effectively, and at scale. Our location-aware frontline training platform runs on workers’ mobile devices to deliver training that is tailored to the exact work situation, personalized to the individual, and can be consumed in seconds. We equip learning & development and operations leaders at the largest retailers to create and distribute learning content to the frontline in days, and rapidly measure learning effectiveness.

Job Description

Smart Access is on a path of changing the way frontline and deskless workers train and learn, and we are looking for a Technical Infrastructure Analyst to join our growing team. You will be working across our web and mobile platforms to create, code, and improve the server-side applications and databases that when combined with front-end code, help create a functional, seamless experience for the end-user.

About the Role

In this role you will be: 

  • Understanding customer requirements and project KPIs
  • Implementing various development, testing, automation tools, and IT infrastructure
  • Managing stakeholders and external interfaces
  • Setting up tools and required infrastructure
  • Working closely with backend developers to ensure stability and performance
  • Working with the Data Science team to assist with the Data Warehouse, and in the Business Intelligence and Information Management practices 
  • Defining and setting development, test, release, update, and support processes for DevOps operation
  • Encouraging and building automated processes wherever possible
  • Identifying and deploying cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessments and risk management
  • Performing Incidence management and root cause analysis
  • Coordinating and communicating within the team and with customers
  • Selecting and deploying appropriate CI/CD tools
  • Striving for continuous improvement and building continuous integration, continuous development, and a constant deployment pipeline (CI/CD Pipeline)
  • Managing periodic progress reporting to Management and the customer

Necessary Skills and Qualifications

  • Moderate (2+ Years) experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform (GCP) services
  • Experience with developing and executing Unit, Integration, and End to End tests
  • Database creation, integration, and management
  • Understanding of accessibility and server compliance
  • Experience working on Linux based infrastructure
  • Understanding of Python, BASH
  • Configuration and managing databases such as Redis, PostgreSQL, Big Query
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of various tools, open-source technologies, and cloud services such as Docker, Git, BitBucket, Big Query, App Engine
  • Awareness of critical concepts in DevOps and Agile principles
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills, including the ability to discover the true requirements, underlying feature requests, and recommend alternative technical and business approaches
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive with the intention of flawless execution
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to multitask

We know that innovation thrives on product teams where diverse points of view come together to solve hard problems in ways that are just now possible.  As such, we explicitly seek people that bring diverse life experiences, diverse educational backgrounds, diverse cultures, and diverse work experiences.  Please be prepared to share with us how your perspective will bring something unique and valuable to Smart Access.

Compensation: $65,000 – $85,000 based on experience