DevOps Engineer

Location: Vancouver, BC
Date Posted: 03-15-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity Staffing is seeking a dynamic individual to add to the success of our client's IT team as a DevOps Engineer.
 
Responsibilities
  • Own the tech stack of our E-commerce platform.  Continuously improving system environments with scalable and secure solutions.
  • Own the production deployment task. Build continuous integration and delivery pipeline. Perform server audit and maintain server health with automated monitoring.
  • Work closely with developers. Learn the development process and help the team to improve productivity by building tools and processes.
  • Provide support to development team on troubleshooting and resolving system issues on our e-commerce platform with the ability to explore log files and source code as required.
  • Lead automating operations. Improve the productivity of operation tasks and look for opportunities to automate as much as possible to reduce operation risk and cost.
  • Reproduce any production incidents in a testing environment, evaluate available solution and approaches, complete development of the chosen solution, and follow up with end users.
  • Develop site monitoring, deployment strategies and testing to support our goal of 100% up-time and quick turnaround of deployments.
  • Be on-call afterhours to address emergency issues on production environment.
  • Manage, organize and present application statistics, establishing key metrics and KPIs and developing and delivering both regular and ad-hoc reports and dashboards to help drive decision-making.
  • Establish and periodically update the Release Policy, which governs the release process and details release categories, release activities, role & responsibilities, exception, etc.
 
Qualifications
  • 5+ years experience working on a software development or Ops/DevOps role.
  • Experience with continuous integration, log collection and analysis.
  • Smartness with an intellectual curiosity that drives motivation to keep on top of technical trends.
  • Service-oriented and enjoys working with other developers to make the software development process as painless as possible.
  • Comfortable writing scripts such as JavaScript, ruby, bash, groovy, and/or python. (minimum 2)
  • Extremely reliable and accountable in times of need.
  • Demonstrable experience with Java web applications running on Tomcat platform, CMS system, SQL Server, etc.
  • Comfortable working with both Windows and Linux environments.
  • Experience with Jenkins or Hudson. Docker experience is an asset.
  • Experience with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) is an asset
  • Ability to understand and apply basic metrics gathering techniques
  • Highly collaborative and dynamic with great problem-solving skills
  • Clear, concise and articulate in communication (both verbal and written)
  • Ideal candidate will have practical experience in Release Management and DevOps and be a recognized leader in enhancing 
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