Systems Engineer Kafka Specialist in Tucows


    Remote | Senior | Full time | Programming

Salary: $9000 - 12000 USD/month

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About Tucows:
Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC) is possibly the biggest Internet company you’ve never heard of. We started as a simple shareware site in 1993 and have grown into a stable of businesses; mobile, internet and domains.

We embrace a people-first philosophy that is rooted in respect, trust, and flexibility. We believe that whatever works for our employees is what works best for us. It’s also why the majority of our roles are remote-first, meaning you can work from anywhere you can connect to the internet!

Today, close to a thousand people work in over 16 countries to help us make the Internet better. If this sounds exciting to you, join the herd!

At Tucows we care about protecting the open Internet, narrowing the digital divide, and supporting fairness and equality.

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced Linux systems engineer with knowledge of Kafka to join our team.

Our team provides managed Kafka clusters for use by other teams, and we manage the infrastructure that is used to accomplish this. We are responsible for deploying virtual infrastructure to our OpenStack private cloud. We also build and maintain all the systems used for monitoring, logging, monitoring, and deployment of our systems and services.

Are you a systems engineer who has experience with Kafka? Come help us evolve our Kafka service, and be a part of the future of Tucows!

Who you are:

  • You have extensive experience working with and solving issues with Linux-based systems.
  • You have experience maintaining infrastructure via configuration management (i.e. SaltStack, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or similar) and infrastructure as code (i.e. Terraform, CloudFormation, or similar).
  • You have experience working with Kafka and related components, such as schema registry.
  • You have a passion and a talent for automation.
  • You have worked with public or private clouds (i.e. OpenStack, AWS, Google Cloud, Azure).
  • You are comfortable working with Git and GitHub.
  • You are a great teammate who enjoys learning from others, as well as helping others learn.


Wellness program Tucows offers or subsidies mental and/or physical health activities.
Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Internal talks Tucows offers space for internal talks or presentations during working hours.
Paid sick days Sick leave is compensated (limits might apply).
Digital library Access to digital books or subscriptions.
Health coverage Tucows pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Retirement plan Tucows pays or matches payment for plans such as 401(k) and others.
Computer provided Tucows provides a computer for your work.
Education stipend Tucows covers some educational expenses related to the position.
Fitness subsidies Tucows offers stipends for sports or fitness programs.
Personal coaching Tucows offers counseling or personal coaching to employees.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Tucows gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Time for side projects Tucows allows employees to work in side-projects during work hours.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

About Tucows

Making the Internet better since 1993. We are Hover, Ting Internet, OpenSRS, Enom, and more. #JoinTheHerd — Tucows's full profile

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