DevOps Engineer

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1093

We are currently looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our client's team in Toronto, ON.

The ideal candidate has a passion for automating infrastructure, building CI/CD pipelines, and is excited by the challenges found in an emerging sector.
 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, improve and implement build and release pipelines.
  • Set up Software Configuration Management, Release Management and Version control Plan
  • Maintain and improve development environments (INT, QA, UAT, etc.)
  • Reproducible automated build, release, developer test and unit test environments.
  • Continuously improve performance and proactively identify and resolve bottlenecks that will reduce time to build and deliver our software.
  • Maintain high availability Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery infrastructure.
  • Maintain and improve existing deployment tools.
  • Plan and execute upgrades and deployment of Operating Systems, Applications and Packages.
  • Engage and help in DevOps capacity planning, software performance analysis and system tuning.
  • Review and provide feedback on product functional specifications, design specifications.
  • Participate in periodic software and design reviews
  • Collaborate with Development teams on generating, execution and management of unit/integration tests.
  • Provide detailed estimates using well-structured techniques for performing tasks.
  • Collaborate with QA team to develop and execute manual and automated test procedures, test cases, and adopt existing tests to new products.
  • Collaborate with energetic, experienced Developers, Tech leads, and the CTO.
  • Assist QA in setting up automated regression test server using continuous integration.
  • Able to work in Agile development framework

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor's degree, B.A. or B.Sc. in computer science, software engineering, or another related field
  • 5+ years experience with scripting languages like PowerShell or Python, setting up and configuring application performance monitoring and alerting, CI/CD tools like Team City, Jenkins, Octopus
  • 2+ years experience building micro-services infrastructures
  • Strong knowledge of .Net and good knowledge of .net Core
  • Experience with Docker or other container solutions
  • Strong technical ability and troubleshooting skills are required, including the ability to diagnose root cause and help determine a course of action to correct the issue
  • Familiar with the processes of branching, merging and continuous integration in source code management systems
  • Basic knowledge of MS SQL Server and replication.
  • Working knowledge of modern software deployment processes, including CI.

Nice to have skills and experience:

  • Strong programming skills.
  • Experience deploying and managing cloud infrastructures (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Familiarity with Kafka, Cassandra, Elastic stack, Hashicorp tools such as Nomad, Vault, Vagrant