Dayforce is hiring a
Site Reliability Engineer

Canada 🇨🇦

Full-time, Remote

Dayforce is a global human capital management (HCM) company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, with operations across North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA), and the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region. 

Our award-winning Cloud HCM platform offers a unified solution database and continuous calculation engine, driving efficiency, productivity and compliance for the global workforce.

Our brand promise - Makes Work Life BetterTM- Reflects our commitment to employees, customers, partners and communities globally. 

Location: Work is what you do, not where you go. For this role, we are open to remote work and can hire anywhere in the United States or Canada

About the opportunity 

Site Reliability Engineers bridge the gap between development and operations organizations and facilitate effective collaboration which leads to faster feature delivery and elevated service quality overall.

Join the pioneering Site Reliability Engineering team at Dayforce, where we lead the charge in ensuring our state-of-the-art products set new benchmarks in scalability, availability, and reliability. We embrace the SRE engagement model to deliver exceptional performance. As a member of our team, you'll help build and maintain a suite of internal tools that proactively alert, report, and autonomously remediate Dayforce’s environments, ensuring seamless service. We're committed to proactive solutions, crafting robust processes, empowering our talented developers with the latest technology, and engineering innovative remedies to prevent issues from recurring. If you're passionate about pushing the boundaries in site reliability engineering, join us at Dayforce and become part of a team that thrives on challenges and celebrates continuous improvement. Elevate your career with us, and be a part of a transformative journey in the world of SRE.

What you'll get to do

  • Learn about Dayforce’s cloud infrastructure and the applications that run on them to build a full mental model of how the Dayforce ecosystem works.
  • Onboard new features ensuring all new applications pass their Production Readiness Review
  • Work on projects to improve Dayforce’s reliability, SRE processes and automate away day-to-day toil.
  • Participate in incidents, investigate root cause, and remediate Dayforce issues.
  • Create runbooks and reusable runbook components.
  • Contribute to the inner source SRE repository.
  • Develop trusted relationships with all parts of Ceridian’s business.
  • PagerDuty On-Call rotations as required.

Skills and Experience we value

  • Ability to obtain or currently possess Canadian Protected B security clearance is mandatory
  • Self-starter and passionate individual willing to learn new concepts and technologies as well as contributing to the SRE powered ecosystem.
  • 2-4 years’ experience as an SRE, System Administrator, Network Engineer, Database Administrator or Software Engineer
  • Experience with Cloud Platforms (Azure Preferred)
  • Experience with at least one object-oriented programing language (C# and Java preferred).
  • Experience with at least one scripting language (Python and PowerShell preferred).
  • Experience with at least one database engine and querying language (MSSQL / TSQL and Postgres / PLSQL preferred).
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills are mandatory.
  • Knowledge of containerization and Kubernetes is considered an asset but not required.
  • Knowledge of Terraform is considered an asset but not required.

What’s in it for you

Dayforce is fueled by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider and embrace ALL individuals and what makes them unique. We believe our employees should be happy and healthy, with peace of mind and a sense of fulfillment.

We encourage individuals to apply based on their passions.

Dayforce encourages personal and professional growth. We offer excellent time away from work programs, comprehensive wellness initiatives and recognition through competitive pay and benefits.

With a commitment to community impact, including volunteer days and our charity, Dayforce Cares we provide opportunities for you to thrive both in your career and personal life. Our focus is not just on your job but on supporting you to be the best version of yourself. 

About the Salary Ranges  

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