At Canva, we’re transforming the way the world designs. Our application is used by millions of users all over the world, in over 100 languages. Stable, scalable, well-maintained systems are the foundation of our development and design processes and we want to bring that same thirst for excellence into our company technology operations.
Currently, in our Sydney HQ, we have over 400 people over 6 floors, conference rooms, multi-use presentation spaces, and cafeteria. Globally, we’re over 600 people. Thus, ensuring our IT infrastructure continues to serve the needs of our team is essential to our goals and vision as a company.
We’re seeking to welcome an experienced systems administrator to the team to help the company grow from hundreds to thousands globally. We’re seeking a strong communicator with a focus on customer service and automation - automating the repetitive bits to make Canva’s operations more efficient. It would be ideal for someone who enjoys taking full ownership of projects and improvements while being able to adapt to changing priorities in a fast-paced and often ambiguous environment. The successful applicant will be taking an active role in improving our internal systems, business-facing applications, and hardware and device fleet management.
Delivery and ownership of Canva's global fleet/hardware management solution
Management of relevant services and business-facing platforms (GSuite products, GitHub, JIRA, Okta, etc) and configuration of security policies
Management of networking and communications technology - wireless and wired networks, video conferencing solutions, and related applications
Advise the business, while taking a hands-on approach to implementing necessary systems improvements, platform migrations, and upgrades
Identify trends and problem areas using data-driven approaches and use metrics to identify focus areas for prioritisation
Manage relationships with vendors and integration partners
Support configuration activities, planned outages, etc
Required skills and experience
Previous experience implementing a large-scale asset management system across multiple locations
Five or more (5+) years of relevant experience in IT operations and system administration within Linux and/or MacOS environments
Experience maintaining asset management systems, BYOD, MDM, and related security services and protocols
Experience working with Cisco Meraki (or related vendor) networking environments
Experience maintaining internal / business-facing cloud-based applications and services
Experience working in a global team - collaborating with colleagues in other time zones and geographies
Proficient scripting ability in Python or Bash
Excellent verbal communication skills; top notch written documentation skills
Perks and Benefits
Competitive salary, plus equity options
Flexible working hours - we value work-life balance
In-house chefs that cook delicious breakfast and lunch for us each day
On-site Gym; Yoga Membership
Generous parental leave policy
Sponsored social clubs and team events
Fun and quirky celebrations
The Canva workspace is set up for you to do your best work and have a great time doing so, with breakout areas, little nooks, and quiet places to retreat.
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If you're seeking professional growth and enjoy working on large, distributed, cloud-based applications that delight our millions of individual and business users alike - then apply now to be considered for the position!
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At Canva, we create tools that empower the world to design. Our platform combines a drag-and-drop design tool with a stock library of over 1 million photographs, illustrations and imagery. You can also choose from hundreds of professional templates to create social media graphics, presentations, flyers, posters, invitations and so much more.
Our mission is to make design simple for everyone. Driven by a team of talented thinkers, an amazing culture and remarkable growth trajectory – we’re out to change the world, one design at a time.