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Systems Engineer (Google Workspace)

What you’d be doing in this role

As Canva scales change continues to be part of our DNA. But we like to think that's all part of the fun. So this will give you the flavour of the type of things you'll be working on when you start, but this will likely evolve.

At the moment, this role is focused on Improving Google Workspace maturity across system utilization, administration, support and Canvanaut experience.


What you'll do:

  • Be part of an amazing team , made up of very experienced and knowledgeable engineers focusing on creating fantastic experiences with technology for all Canvanauts
  • Collaborate  with current Google Workspace admins on system maturity and growing our operational excellence
  • Become an expert  in all things Google with Canvanaut experience and information security as a north star
  • Apply advanced software development knowledge  to mature our Google Workspace operations and management through the development of custom tools and automations
  • Maintaining and enhancing  system documentation and process mapping for Google Workspace.
  • Collaborate and partner  with other System owners to build exposure and knowledge in other systems that are used at Canva

What we're looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience in Google Workspace administration and management with a keen eye for detail, optimisation and enhancements.
  • Experience using Python, Google Apps Script and Google APIs to build custom tools and solutions.
  • Previous experience as a high level System Administrator managing and supporting a variety of SaaS applications
  • Experience with Atlassian, Slack, Zoom at an admin level would be highly regarded.
  • Prior experience in a fast growth technology or similar environment would be highly regarded
  • Ability to work autonomously as required and be an effective and contributing member of a small, high-performing team
  • Ability to identify issues and develop creative solutions independently

What's in it for you?

Achieving our crazy big goals motivates us to work hard - and we do - but you'll experience lots of moments of magic, connectivity and fun woven throughout life at Canva, too. We also offer a stack of benefits to set you up for every success in and outside of work.

Here's a taste of what's on offer:

  • Equity packages - we want our success to be yours too
  • Inclusive parental leave policy that supports all parents & carers
  • An annual Vibe & Thrive allowance to support your wellbeing, social connection, office setup & more
  • Flexible leave options that empower you to be a force for good, take time to recharge and supports you personally

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Other stuff to know

We make hiring decisions based on your experience, skills and passion, as well as how you can enhance Canva and our culture. When you apply, please tell us the pronouns you use and any reasonable adjustments you may need during the interview process.

Please note that interviews are conducted virtually. 

Join the team redefining how the world experiences design.

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Where and how you can work

Our flagship campus is in Sydney, Australia, but with many of our Canvanauts calling the Philippines home, our office in Manila is a buzzing place. Whether your role needs you in the office, at home or a bit of both, we've created an environment that truly empowers you to thrive.


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