DevOps Engineer

Our client is seeking a motivated and resourceful engineer to help build, manage and optimize consumer applications on smart-phones and other emerging platforms. The DevOps team oversees server and application deployment and manages server clusters in the AWS cloud. As part of the DevOps team this person work directly with other development team members to provide highly available and high performing services.  The challenges are exciting and varied.  The qualified candidate will work with an agile team of software engineers and must thrive in a high-energy environment with complex multi-disciplinary projects.  The mantra for this role will be automation, automation, automation with a focus on site reliability and performance.

Responsibilities:

    • 2+ years experience in systems engineering / administration
    • Understanding of configuration management principles and tools
    • Setting up systems with Automation in mind.
    • Identify and solve performance bottlenecks
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Optimization of user experience and resource usage
    • Supporting and improving our sports, eSports and fantasy offering

 

Requirements:

  • Experience in dynamic / interpreted programming languages (such as Ruby, Python, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Linux systems tooling a must
  • Experience with AWS cloud instances and deployment solutions via Puppet, Ansible or similar tools
  • Familiarity with common open source web service infrastructure: Nginx, HAProxy, Redis, MySQL, etc…
  • Familiarity with source code control (Git, Hg), along with writing deploy scripts
  • Knowledge of various stacks in the context of application delivery (TCP and HTTP for example)

WHAT WE OFFER:

  •  Competitive salary with Employee Share Purchase Plan
  • Comprehensive Benefits package
  • Fun, relaxed work environment
  • Located downtown Toronto; easily accessible by public transit
  • Snacks and drinks provided
  • Awesome patio with BBQ
  • Games room (people enjoy Mario Kart, FIFA 15, foosball and ping pong)

Salary – 80-100K range (maybe higher for a senior candidate)

Location – downtown Toronto

 

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