Position Description

Infrastructure and Application Lead
Job Category Technical Consultant
Job Location Victoria, BC
Last Updated 14/09/18 12:08 PM
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Infrastructure and Application Lead

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We require an  Infrastructure and Application Lead  to lead a team of 3 to 4 technical specialists in the operation, maintenance, and enhancement of a complex infrastructure.  This includes technical direction and road mapping, managing team tasks, mentorship and representing the team during management meetings and discussions. 

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Responsible for all infrastructure and application platforms- including -   servers consisting of Windows, Linux and Solaris, Firewall rule management, Apache and Tomcat, Web. Methods Confluence/JIRA SiteScope, Configuration management using Ansible Automation and SVN, application performance management tools such as Glowroot/JMeter, Jenkins.
  • Application configuration and platform management.
  • Ensure normal operations of the technology platform.
  • Monitor and report on performance of the technology platform for the delivery of the Program.
  • Maintain and enhance the Technology platform architecture.
  • Provide on call support for operations and change activities.
  • Plan and execute changes required to keep the technology platform up to date with required patches, updates, and releases.
  • Work closely with Application Architecture and Development in the planning and changing of the technology components required to meet business expectations.
  • Ensuring network traffic and firewall rules meet security requirements.
  • Replace SSL/TLS keystores across multiple products as they need to be renewed.
  • Troubleshoot application interfaces with external partners, often involving encryption in both directions.
  • Plan, test and implement upgrades to newer product versions of products in the environment.
  • Research and configure JDBC pooling to be more efficient for application performance.


We are looking for an Infrastructure Lead who can perform a lead role and has some solid experience with the technology landscape listed above. You should be able to ensure good day to day operations of the technology platform and to meet the technology platform delivery goals.

We require a highly skilled professional to take on project work with our clients. If you are passionate about the technology, the clients, and all the challenges that go with being a consultant, you will want to be a part of our team.  Our people have the skills and business savvy to provide exceptional consulting services to clients, helping them gain the optimum benefit from our solutions.  We recruit professional results-oriented team players who have true vision and creativity. Our talented consultants are passionate about what they do and excited to delight our customers with their knowledge and capabilities.


Who we are

Sierra Systems transforms forward-thinking organizations through award-winning and innovative solutions. Our teams have over 50 years of success and have a reputation for maximizing our client’s IT investment through the use of cutting-edge solutions that consider people, process, and technology. From consulting to implementation and managed services, our goal is to maximize your investment and provide a quality end to end experience that modernizes and improves your business.

With 800 talented professionals and 9 offices across Canada, we’re able to offer an unrivaled breadth of services and depth of capability with a presence local to you. Our commitment to our clients’ needs enables us to build long-term, trusting and loyal relationships. The confidence our clients bestow upon us allows us to set ambitious project objectives and meet them time and time again with unparalleled agility, speed, and precision.

What to expect

Sierra Systems is committed to a working environment that fosters professional and personal progression, communication, and collaboration. We offer opportunities for personal growth and professional development at every career level.

We are also committed to fostering and maintaining an inclusive environment for everyone. We work hard to build teams composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds, perspectives, skills and experiences. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout the recruitment and selection process. All information received relating to accommodation will be addressed in a confidential manner.

We are regularly recognized as a Top Employer, in part due to the compensation and benefits packages we offer which are just one of the many great reasons to join Sierra Systems.

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