Team Lead, Devops Software Developer

Posted: 09/06/2019

We are recruiting for a Senior DevOps Software Developer on behalf of our client. As a member of their team, you will be responsible for launching, provisioning, and maintaining cutting edge technologies on hundreds of cloud-based servers. While deploying a variety of projects, the primary focus will be to maintain and expand their cloud environment. You will also analyze issues associated with deployment, scalability, security, and backup/failover.

Our client is rapidly expanding worldwide. They are focused on creating a diverse environment of talented individuals. Working with high-quality data sets, cloud connectivity, AI-driven algorithms and predictive models across web, mobile and app platforms, they offer a range of roles in multiple locations where you can build impactful, data-driven experiences and feel empowered to make a difference.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Working with leading edge technologies such as Kubernetes, Helm and Docker
  • Implement, maintain, improve, and document cloud infrastructure that encompasses hundreds of servers across a variety of environments
  • Support deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting changes to projects and infrastructure
  • Use and build automation tools to improve the stability & efficiency of development and production environments
  • Develop, test, and maintain code to provision and deploy cloud infrastructure by following an “Infrastructure as Code” (IaC) methodology
  • Assist with troubleshooting applications and systems alongside the development team and involved stakeholders
  • Perform database management operations (backup, restoration, recovery)
  • After hours and weekend emergency support on a rotating basis;
  • Training and mentoring Junior Developers

What you bring to the table:

  • Up to 2+ years of experience in DevOps or related role
  • Experience in at least one major programming language (e.g. python, ruby, c++)
  • A strong understanding of Linux
  • Proficiency with revision control software (e.g. Git, GitHub, BitBucket)
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience 
  • Experience with PostgreSQL or similar SQL based DB
  • Cloud environment management experience (AWS, Azure, or GCE)
  • Containers and container orchestration tools such as Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher, Mesosphere
  • Experience with monitoring tools like Prometheus & Grafana
  • Experience working with a central logging stack such as EFK
  • Deployment and configuration management tools such as Chef, Terraform, and Jenkins
  • Experience deploying software using CI/CD
  • Experience running systems in highly available environments

Other areas of consideration:

  • Familiar with Python, Ruby, NodeJS and Java
  • Experience with message brokers such as RabbitMQ and Kafka
  • Experience with Non-SQL data stores such as Elasticsearch, Cassandra, and Accumulo
  • Experience with web tools/frameworks such as Django & React
  • Comfortable working in both a team environment as well as willing to work independently on assigned tasks
  • A curious mind and strong troubleshooting skills

What they give back to you:

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Competitive compensation;
  • Extensive benefits package;
  • Employer matched DPSP retirement plan;
  • Enterprise level experience with complex systems and technically challenging work.

If you have any questions, please contact our resident Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Marny Barnes or visit our Career Page for more opportunities! We are not able to hire (or sponsor) out-of-country applicants that do not have a current Permanent Resident Status or Work Visa.