Saturday , September 23 2023

Westjet Jobs – System Administrator

Website WestJet

Job Description:

This position is eligible for remote work, within Canada, under our mobile workforce program.

As WestJet becomes more complex and dynamic, we are seeking a System Administrator – Analytics Platforms reporting into our Sr. Manager of Business Intelligence and Analytics. This individual exhibits a high standard of excellence, enjoys challenges, and is results-driven. The incumbent must be highly motivated and demonstrate the ability to work in an agile environment.

As a System Administrator – Analytics Platforms, you will create and maintain the delivery of products/services to support Data & BI and various business units across the organization. You will be responsible for designing, implementing, deploying, and supporting Infrastructure-as-a-Code to deliver efficient solutions. This position requires an energetic self-starter with a strong work ethic, willingness to learn and someone that thrives in a modern team culture. If you tend to challenge the status quo and strive to be innovative, this is the role for you.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the suite of business intelligence, data development and data platform tools used by the Data & BI team.
  • Assess and implement new technology into sustainable infrastructure environments that meets best practices and aligns with Westjet strategies.
  • Identifies areas for improvement by providing recommendations for more efficient DataOps processes
  • Participation in an on-call support rotation for critical data and analytics applications
  • Keep systems compliant by preventative maintenance and forward planning
  • Use Splunk and other monitoring tools to be proactive in issue identification and response
  • Promptly assess, triage, and respond to issues escalated from other support areas
  • Possess knowledge about emerging technologies and determine how our applications/processes can benefit from them
  • Mentor and guide junior team members
  • Automate and document troubleshooting and operational tasks
  • Design and implement CI/CD pipelines to automate the delivery of our services
  • Work and provide guidance to vendors and managed services providers
  • Test developed components including ensuring conformance to security requirements.
  • Configure BI tools on both back-end and front-end; develop the semantic and metadata layers.
  • Provide support to other team members and business power users.

Job Requirements:

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Systems (or equivalent operational work-related experience)
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar role or application support role
  • Deep understanding of cloud infrastructure/delivery, high availability, high performance, multi-datacenter infrastructure and hybrid cloud environments
  • Experience with continuous integration, testing and deployment
  • Experience with ETL and data warehouse automation tools
  • Experience working in very large data warehouse environments
  • Experience with Azure and/or AWS analytic cloud solutions.
  • Experience delivering custom solutions using the Scrum delivery methodology
  • Strong understanding of basic networking, load balancing, HTTP and application servers such as Tomcat, Apache
  • Expert knowledge of Windows Server systems, Unix/Linux OS, SQL and Oracle databases
  • Strong scripting skills – deployment automation and configuration management experience with tools like Ansible and Terraform
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize workload.
  • Experience in administration role of Power BI, Tabelau, Alteryx, Semarchy and Splunk
  • Experience with WhereScape, Azure Data technologies, and Snowflake
  • Expertise with Microsoft BI toolset including: SSIS & SSAS
  • Expert in writing and tuning SQL scripts
  • Working knowledge of StreamSets or other similar data integration tools

Job Details:

Company: WestJet

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Hamilton, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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