Lead Infrastructure Architect

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8436 Richmond Hill, Toronto, Canada IT Permanent
The role: Lead Infrastructure Architect


We are looking for a Lead Infrastructure Architect to join our SRE Architecture team in Toronto!


Are you our next star player?

A successful candidate will have a direct influence on all aspects of our complex infrastructure. Our team and infrastructure are rapidly growing; thus, we seek your experience and expertise to nurture it.


Why we need you

You will lead a team of infrastructure architects responsible for design, planning and maintenance of our existing and future on-premise datacenters and cloud infrastructure. You will work with our SRE Program and Delivery Managers in order to collaboratively plan required infrastructure capacity and associated budgets on the ongoing basis. You will serve as a top technical authority to assist SRE delivery with complex tasks and issues.


Who we’re looking for:

A successful candidate should have a proven experience in designing and executing complex technical projects related to on-premise and cloud infrastructure. A proven track of technical leadership roles is a must. And most importantly we are looking for someone with great inter-personal and communication skills in order to serve as a mediator and liaison between multiple technical and business teams.


Your experience:

  • 10+ years designing and maintaining complex on-premise datacenters
  • At least 3 years of technical leadership experience, you know how to “manage 360” and exert influence to get stuff done
  • Solid planning and organizational skills and experience, you can align technical teams around architectural vision
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Technical visionary and evangelist, you know how to define a long-term roadmap and come up with a plan to make it happen


Your skills:

  • Network (Routers, Switches, Load Balancers, Firewalls, FC and Ethernet)
  • Servers and Storages (Dell, HP, Oracle, EMC, Pure Storage)
  • Operating Systems (Windows, Linux, MacOS)
  • Virtualization and Containers (VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes)


Your behaviours:

  • Expert in liaising with partners from different business units
  • A Leader, able to ignite, lead and manage technology experts
  • Solution finder attitude with a systematic approach


What’s in it for you?


Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus.

Your package will include:


  • Health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • $1,900 as congratulations if you have a baby whilst you work for us
  • Discounts on local gyms, restaurants and events
  • free snacks and catered lunch
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career

What happens next?

If you’re what we’re looking for, next up will be a phone interview. And if that goes well, we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview.

The Group


PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.


We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.


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