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Senior Devops Engineer

Toronto, ON · Computer/Software
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced SRE / DevOps / Systems Engineer to join Client's expanding engineering team. You will participate in defining technical solutions, infrastructure architectures and will be responsible for delivery of production-ready infrastructure as code.

The ideal candidate will be someone who genuinely enjoys operational excellence, SRE & DevOps principles and has a high standard of quality in that regard. You will be working in a fast paced organization using Agile/Scrum methodology to deliver excellent solutions for our demanding customer service and operations requirements.

Principle responsibilities :
  • Demonstrate practical experience of engineering best practices, while being obsessed with continuous improvement
  • Work closely with the engineering team to bring new software releases to production more effectively Develop, deploy and manage a highly-scalable and high-availability platforms monitoring and maintaining service performance and availability metrics
  • Automate everything from deployment to monitoring and management to incident response
  • Take ownership of our configuration management platforms Collaborate with engineers to bring new features and services into production
  • Assist identifying and mitigating security threats to comply with a strict security compliance
  • Develop and improve operational practices and procedure
  • Required Skills and Experiences
  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience
  •  4+ years experience with running a DevOps/SRE teams Strong experience with DevOps/SRE practices (for continuous improvement)
  •  Strong understanding of CI/CD and associated tools (Jenkins, TeamCity, CircleCI and Codeship)
  • Strong knowledge of Cloud Platform such as AWS, Azure, and/or GCP
  •  Strong Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and associated tools (Ansible, Terraform etc)
  • Strong knowledge of container orchestrations platforms such as Kubernetes/OpenShift Strong knowledge of monitoring & alerting systems (Nagios, Dynatrace, Prometheus)
  • Hands on development experience with scripting languages such as Python, Groovy or Go
  • Knowledge of build artifact repositories (Artifactory) Experience managing development tools (Sonarqube, git)
  • Experience developing operations SLOs 
  • KPIs Desirable Skills and Experiences
  • Understanding of microservices architecture Understanding of operations of cloud native apps Understanding of API gateways & Service Mesh architectures
  • Experience with Security Audits - Penetration tests - Security certifications - ISO 27000 / PCI JIRA / Confluence
  • Personal Skills & Qualities
  • Self-motivated with strong team spirit Strong work ethic
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as ability to work within a team
Excellent multi-tasking skills Ability to communicate well to both technical and non-technical staff

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