Posted July 25, 2019

DevOps Engineer

Location: Vancouver
Job ID: 1739
Employment Type: Permanent

Are you a DevOps Engineer who is passionate and a self-starter? Do you want to work on significant projects that impact the company? Our client is a fast-paced and energetic software company that is a leader in their field and loves innovative ideas. We love this company because the employees can influence the success of the company and are able to work with like-minded, smart people.

Our client has asked us to look for a DevOps Engineer. As a DevOps Engineer, you will be a critical component in the evolution of our client's technology and products.

Here is what you'll be doing on a day to day basis:

  • Working closely with the development team to help build and deploy new services to the GCP cloud-hosted infrastructure, such as creating new instances, scaling the services, managing security groups, etc.
  • Keeping infrastructure as code deployment up to date and tested
  • Troubleshoot technical issues, communicating and documenting procedures, and recommending architectural changes where necessary
  • Ensure there are adequate monitoring systems in place and respond to alerts in a timely fashion
  • Setup tooling such as Kiali, Graphana, Jasper to monitor environments
  • Continue to build out continuous delivery release process and automate rollback procedures.
  • Build and maintain canary infrastructure
  • Monitor and maintain Istio setup for our production platform
  • Work closely with Technical Operations to integrate our GCP hosted infrastructure with our on-premise infrastructure.

Here is the type of person we are looking for:

  • 4+ years working with RESTful APIs with modern technologies such as NodeJS, React and Express
  • Understanding of relational database administration ideally with Oracle, Postgres with PostGIS and with Event Buses like Kafka and/or Redis
  • Experience managing cloud resources, GCP in particular; we currently use a combination of on-premise and GCP. An understanding of VPN concepts, CloudFlare, Load Balancers etc.
  • Understanding of the importance of tests and TDD
  • Experience with source code version control with Git
  • Linux system administration experience and the strong desire to learn
  • Administration of Apache and Nginx; SSL certificate management
  • Experience working with content delivery networks like Akamai or CloudFlare
  • Excellent written and verbal communication (and documentation) skills
  • Self-driven, highly analytical and detail-oriented
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

If you would like to explore this position, please apply now!

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