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Aurora Cannabis Enterprises Inc. is a world-renowned integrated cannabis company with an industry-leading reputation for continuously elevating and setting the global cannabis industry standard. Through our wholly-owned subsidiaries, strategic investments, and global partnerships, Aurora provides a wide range of premium quality cannabis and hemp products and services, develops innovative technologies, promotes cannabis consumer health and wellness, and delivers an exceptional customer experience across all its brands. Aurora’s operations span multiple continents and focus on both the medical and recreational cannabis production and sales, patient education and clinic counselling services, home hydroponic cultivation, extraction technologies and delivery systems, and hemp-based food health products. We operate around the globe pursuing new and emerging cannabis markets where possible through our owned network of import, export, and wholesale distributors, our e-commerce and mobile applications, brick and mortar retail stores, as well as grocery store retailers, and pharmacies.

Infrastructure Analyst

Aurora Cannabis is looking for an Infrastructure Analyst to join our Information Services team in the fast-paced cannabis industry. Aurora is growing rapidly and to support our growth we are going to be deploying enterprise class technology based primarily on the Microsoft technology stack, along with a software-defined network and many other SaaS based apps and all of the back-end infrastructure needed to support this. The Senior Infrastructure Analyst will play a key role in the planning and deploying of infrastructure services.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide ongoing IT operations support for all infrastructure
  • Implements new technology services based on architecture approved solutions
  • Maintains any pertinent hardware and software inventories required for the rollout
  • Participates in execution, build and test activities
  • As requested, researches and recommends hardware and software products
  • Participate in project delivery for all projects that include deploying infrastructure
  • Complies with all project management expectations relating to documentation standards, status reporting, etc.
  • Stays abreast of new and emerging technologies
  • Assessing risk, identifying critical service and system dependencies, and defining and implementing countermeasures

 

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly adapt; maintain focus and a high degree of accuracy while working with complex data in an environment of ever-changing deadlines, priorities, and requirement
  • Understanding and participation in security compliance initiatives
  • Call centre technology and administration
  • Industrial control systems otherwise referred to as Operational Technology
  • Strong technical knowledge of emerging IT/IS trends and technologies
  • Excellent customer service skills, a positive attitude
  • Resourceful and collaborative
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Quick learner, ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication skills (oral, written, and presentation)
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and collaborate on projects
  • Develop and maintain positive and cooperative relationships, inside and outside of the work group, interacting in a friendly, open, honest, and accepting manner.
  • Multilingual is an asset
  • Large enterprise experience with:
    • Cloud platform experience, Azure and AWS
    • SD-WAN architecture, deploying and maintaining
    • Centralized Wireless architecture, deploying and maintain, Aruba preferred
    • Multiple hypervisor experience, Hyper-V and Nutanix HCI preferred
    • Windows\Linux OS Server environments
    • Storage solutions, Netapp and Nimble preferred
    • Powershell Scripting
    • Documentation of infrastructure solutions
    • Information security best practices as it relates to infrastructure
    • Required to participate in on-call rotation

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma in IT
  • Minimum 5 - 7 years of progressive IT experience working in a complex environment with many distributed sites
  • 5+ years working as a technical resource in large enterprises
  • 5+ years’ experience working with Microsoft Windows and Linux servers in large enterprises
  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure and O365 in large enterprises
  • Experience working with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience in the design and deployment of Private and Hybrid Clouds in large enterprises
  • 5+ years’ experience working on projects in large enterprises
  • Experience with projects involving multi-disciplinary teams operating in a fast-paced, innovation-driven environment.
  • Knowledge of the emerging cannabis industry would be considered an asset.

 

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This role requires temporary work from home as a result of COVID19.

 

Aurora Cannabis Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.