Platform Engineer
Toronto, ON CA
3d ago

Job Summary : Who we are.

Who we are.

Universe is an innovative and high growth global ticketing platform acquired by Ticketmaster in 2015. The company operates independently with startup-like agility with backing of a Fortune 500 company.

At Universe, we believe in a future where virtual and real-life experience are the new stage for people to meet, connect, be inspired, and learn from one another.

That’s why it’s our mission to deliver event technology that transforms the way people host events. We build products that enable our hosts to provide unforgettable fan experiences.

Given the realities of COVID, Universe has launched some popular new product solutions, including for virtual events, timed-entry and drive-ins.

If you’re passionate about the magic of live experiences and want to work at a company dedicated to helping millions of fans experience them, we want to hear from you.

Why you should work with us.

Our biggest investment is in people like you! We offer comprehensive health benefits and an RRSP matching program, student loan assistance, plus career-boosting opportunities like tuition reimbursement and targeted development sessions to help you thrive.

At Universe you can expect the fast-paced excitement of a startup with the rock-solid support from an industry leader with plenty of ticket perks on the side.

The role.

As Platform Engineer at Universe, you will apply your passion for technology and live events in our quest to build a world-class Event Ticketing platform.

In this deeply technical and business-minded position, you will report directly to the Platform Lead, and help push forward development of our platform operations.

You’ll be challenged with technically rewarding tasks such as completing our migration to Kubernetes, implementing and monitoring security controls, and optimizing the spend of a $250,000 IT platform budget.

What your day could look like :

  • Migrating the last of our services to Kubernetes
  • Maintaining our Kubernetes-based testing environment infrastructure
  • Modernizing build and deployment process
  • Managing your project priorities
  • Building tools to enhance developer productivity
  • Driving operational efficiencies within the technology organization
  • Monitoring information technology spend across vendors and platforms
  • What we're looking for :

  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience with DevOps methodologies
  • Experience with high-availability, high-demand systems
  • Experience with security and IT operational audits
  • You’re a hacker at heart who lovingly crafts elegant solutions with pride
  • You are an independent, fast-learning, self-starter who takes ownership over solving hard problems
  • You’re energetic, passionate, and driven
  • Nice to have :

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails
  • Experience with Go
  • Experience with Phoenix / Elixir
  • Experience with FluxCD and Helm
  • Experience with databases like PostgreSQL, MongoDB and Redis
  • Experience with both Amazon AWS and Google Cloud Platform
  • Here's why you'll love working at Universe :

  • You’ll work with veteran engineers who will challenge you frequently
  • You’ll work with amazing designers, you will challenge you to implement beautiful, interactive user interfaces
  • You’ll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product
  • You’ll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of a Fortune 500 company; perks include kombucha and cold brew coffee on tap, 4 tickets to see a concert of your choice every year, unlimited access to Amphitheatre shows in North America for you and a friend, extended parental benefits, and 4 weeks’ vacation
  • To Apply :

    If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of the event industry, send us your resume, portfolio and cover letter.

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