DevOps Engineer


Posted 1 month ago

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: DevOps Engineer
Term: Contract – 6 months with extension
Location: Toronto – Hybrid 2-3 days a week
Industry: Government
Job ID number: 219



Roles and Responsibilities

This role will support the design and implementation of the SUS platform on public cloud IaaS. The DevOps/Cloud Engineer will be responsible for creating and updating service templates used for provisioning cloud resources and installing software required for running the business applications. The DevOps/Cloud Engineer will also be responsible for setting up the DevSecOps pipeline for the build and deployment of ministry applications across various runtime environments. The role will also be responsible for setting up, configuring and maintaining common platform components such as logging, auditing, monitoring, alerting, vulnerability detection etc.

The role will support the operations team in troubleshooting application issues related to the platform components.

Skill Set Requirements

  • DevSecOps pipeline build and maintenance
  • Application runtime environment provisioning using automation tools
  • Cloud architecture and deployment model design. Certified candidates preferred.
  • Linux shell scripting
  • OpenShift administration, Azure PowerShell, and Azure CLI
  • Network topologies and protocols
  • Storage and Relational Database fundamentals
  • Security Analysis and Vulnerability Mitigation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities


Experience and Skill Set Requirements

General Coordination and Communication – 20%

  • Experience with coordinating initiatives with both technical and business stakeholders
  • Experience with planning and implementation of changes
  • Experience creating and maintaining documentation for operational procedures

Cloud Architecture – 30%

  • 3+ years hands-on experience deploying and optimizing applications on public cloud. Experience working on private cloud will be a plus.
  • Experience in building Terraform templates and Ansible playbooks is a must-have.
  • Extensive knowledge of the cloud architecture and costing model is expected. Candidates with cloud architecture certification on Azure or AWS will be preferred. Experience on Kubernetes based cloud platform (such as OpenShift) is highly desirable.

N-tier application hosting – 20%

  • Multiple years of experience on traditional n-tier application architecture and technologies
  • 2+ years working experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
  • 2+ years working experience with IBM WebSphere/Liberty/NDM
  • 2+ years technical working experience in supporting application/web servers
  • Experience with Managed File Transfer systems or FTP/SFTP system will be an asset
  • Development experience or exposure to DataPower gateway will be an asset
  • Development experience with Informatica, IBM MQ, IBM ACE will be an asset
  • General exposure to network topologies (firewalls, load balancers, DNS)

DevSecOps – 25%

  • 2+ years working experience with DevSecOps tools for building and deploying traditional as well as containerized workloads
  • Hands-on experience with Azure DevOps, Jenkins, GitHub, Nexus, Urban Code Deploy, Urban Code Velocity, etc. is desirable
  • Experience setting up SAST, DAST and Container Vulnerability Scanning tools and associated mitigation processes are highly desirable

Public Sector Experience – 5%

  • Experience working within the OPS, BPS or other government would be preferred

Must Haves:

  • 2+ years’ experience on OpenShift or Azure Cloud.
  • 2+ years’ experience in DevSecOps.
  • Experience with Terraform, Ansible and DevOps tools.

Nice to Have:

  • Candidates with cloud architecture certification on Azure or AWS.
  • Previous Public Sector Experience is an asset.

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