NOC Engineer

Index Exchange


a year ago


Over the past few years we’ve constructed a vast network comprised of thousands of servers spread around the globe with a constant hum of traffic running through them. Our platform handles hundreds of thousands of bids every second and our system is built to maintain maximum uptime. The Operations team at Index Exchange, has engineered a number of tools to help us monitor and watch this network but we need a set of human eyes on it every minute of the day. We want to build a team of Network Operations Centre (NOC) Engineers who we can trust to observe and respond to issues around the clock, avoiding downtime at all costs.

In this role, you’d be working closely with our Operations team as well as IT and key members across our Business and Engineering teams to properly gauge warnings, push a fix or escalate the issue to the right team for a rapid response. It is also important to note that this role will eventually involve overnight shifts so flexibility and vigilance are two integral characteristics we’re looking for. The ideal Operations Analyst is someone who possesses a solid understanding of network and hardware fundamentals and can quickly learn and master the make up our complex global system.

Here’s what we want:

  • Technical: Networking knowledge, command line skills and a firm grasp of a wide range of different technical tools
  • Curiosity: Things can (and will) break for a million different reasons. Your curiosity will help drive you to identify and fix the things that go wrong
  • Alertness: We can never predict when things will go wrong. It’s your job to be vigilant and prepared to respond when they do. You have to be ready to reach out, ask questions and sound the alarm when necessary
  • Flexibility: As NOC monitoring expands to 24/7/365 coverage we need Engineers who can adapt to this schedule
  • Logical: Your role is to log activity, work logically to understand the severity of a given problem and then report that problem to the right person if you’re not able to fix it

You have:

  • A university or college degree/diploma in Networking, Computer Science, IT Security or equivalent experience
  • Experience in previous roles with IT/Network Support or in a NOC
  • Proficiency in Linux command line
  • Experience with tools like: Nagios, Zabbix, ELK, Grafana
  • Problem solving skills coupled with well-developed networking knowledge and an inherent interest in complex systems are all key traits to bring to this role

Why you’ll love working here:

  • Work out of our Engineering HQ in midtown Toronto
  • Open concept office designed to facilitate communication and collaboration
  • Lunch catered in daily and lots of great snacks
  • Relaxed dress code and on-site games
  • Annual celebrations (Summer BBQ, Holiday Party, All Hands, Hack Days) and milestone outings
  • Full healthcare benefits, paid vacation, unlimited sick days, 5% RRSP matching, discounted gym memberships and more


Index Exchange is an equal opportunity employer who recognizes the value of every individual in creating success for our customers, business partners, shareholders, employees and communities. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, developing and promoting employees without discrimination. Index Exchange believes equal opportunity and inclusion are essential to motivate, empower and recognize the best in everyone.


Index Exchange is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Index Exchange* will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please email or call 416.785.5908 ensure to provide your name, the best way to contact you, a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require (including any materials or processes that can be used to ensure your equal participation).

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