Senior DevOps Engineer


Posted 8 months ago

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


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: DevOps Engineer
Term: 12-month – 40 hours
Location: Toronto, Mississauga or Etobicoke  – Remote for now but must be able to commit to 1 day in office
Job ID number: C1029


Brief description of duties:


This opportunity for an experienced SRE / DevOps / Platform Engineer to join our 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.

  • Demonstrate practical experience of engineering best practices, while being obsessed with continuous improvement
  • Work closely with the engineering team to bring new data application to production more effectively
  • Develop, deploy and manage a highly-scalable and high-availability data platforms in Cloud platforms, as well as 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 procedures


MUST haves:


  • Minimum 5 years engineering experience
  • 3+ years’ experience Data platform/DevOps/SRE experience
  • Strong experience with DevOps/SRE practices (for continuous improvement)
  • Strong experience with multiple database models ( relational, document, in-memory, search, etc. )
  • Strong experience with Data Streaming Architecture ( Kafka, Spark, Airflow, SQL, NoSQL, CDC, etc. )
  • Strong knowledge of cloud data platforms and technologies such as GCS, BigQuery, Cloud Composer, Pub/Sub, Dataflow, Dataproc, Looker, and other cloud-native offerings
  • Strong Knowledge of Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and associated tools (Terraform, ansible etc.)
  • Strong understanding of CI/CD and associated tools (Jenkins, TeamCity, CircleCI and Codeship)
  • Strong knowledge of monitoring & alerting systems (Nagios, Dynatrace, Prometheus)
  • Hands-on development experience with languages such as Java, Python, Scala, Groovy or Go
  • Knowledge of build artifact repositories (Artifactory)
  • Experience developing operations SLOs and KPIs


Nice to haves:


  • Understanding of microservices architecture
  • Understanding of container orchestrations platforms such as Kubernetes/OpenShift
  • Understanding of operations of cloud native apps
  • Understanding of API gateways & Service Mesh architectures
  • Experience with other Big Data technologies ( Hadoop, ETL, Data Warehouse, BI/Analytics tools )
  • Experience with Security Audits – Penetration tests – Security certifications – ISO 27000 / PCI
  • JIRA / Confluence

Job Features

Job CategoryDevOps Engineer
Engineering experience5
Data platform/DevOps/SRE experience3+

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