• Location: Montréal, Canada
  • Salary: $110000 - $120000 per annum
  • Technology: Microsoft Jobs
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 6th Mar, 2020
  • Reference: MS030620

A client of mine is looking to bring on a Senior DevOps Engineer to join their Montreal team. The role is contract-to-hire after the first six months. It is expected for the individual to be on-site three to four days a week, while working remotely the rest of the week.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop automation around EC2, Go.CD, Jenkins, OpsWorks, CloudFormation, and other "best-fit" technologies.

  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration scripts

  • Create monitoring and reporting infrastructure for a cloud-agnostic environment.

  • Perform ongoing monitoring and tuning, upgrades, backups and resource optimization as required.

  • Ensure redundancy and stability for all critical systems.

  • Ensure data protection and recoverability for all supported systems.

  • Understand Encryption and Secret Management

  • Carry out cost estimates and work to reduce Cloud costs

  • Research and evaluate

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience in maintaining serious, scalable mission-critical infrastructure

  • Working experience with the management and administration of a variety of DBMS, Web and Applications servers such as Apache, nGinx, Node, etc.

  • Deep working knowledge of Linux servers and networked environments.

  • Expertise in designing, analyzing and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.

  • Thorough understanding of distributed systems and the protocols they use, including TCP/IP, SOAP, RESTful APIs, SQL, NoSQL.

  • Knowledge of technologies used to scale out distributed systems like nginx, haproxy, postgres, private/public clouds, JVM, ansible, docker, nagios, or graphite.

  • Deployment automation experience with Puppet/Chef/Ansible or Salt Stack.

  • Determination to provide reliable and fault tolerant systems.

  • Familiarity with penetration testing tools and performing penetration tests.

  • Familiarity with OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities and web application security in general.

  • Independence, creativity and initiative and the ability to understand the company's architecture and business goals.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written communication.

  • Experience working with Agile and iterative development methodologies

If interested in applying for this position, apply here or send your updated CV to m.siler@nigelfrank.com.