DevOps Engineer

Halifax, NS
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Venor is proud to partner with Nielsen in their search for a DevOps Engineer based in Atlantic Canada. Nielsen is the global leader in audience insights, data, and analytics – helping shape the future of media. Measuring behavior across all channels and platforms to discover what audiences love, Nielsen empowers their clients with trusted intelligence that fuels action.

As a DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for deploying, automating, maintaining and troubleshooting the infrastructure within Nielsen’s Gracenote brand. If you are someone who has hands-on DevOps experience, loves automating their personal tasks, is a team player and loves to share knowledge, then this job is for you!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Deploy, automate, maintain, and troubleshoot DevOps managed shared services 
  • Ensure the availability, performance, scalability and security of production systems
  • Research and implement new DevOps technologies
  • Work closely with the Global DevOps and dedicated DevOps teams
  • Suggest and implement best practices and architecture improvements

Tools and Technologies: AWS cloud infrastructure, Ansible, Chef, Terraform, Kubernetes, Grafana, Prometheus, Graylog/Loki etc.

What’s in it for you:

  • Contribute to big data solutions built on cutting-edge cloud infrastructure.
  • Reinvestment Fridays: 4 hours every Friday afternoon where you are free to research new DevOps tools and services that may be beneficial to the company and your personal growth.
  • The opportunity to contribute to open source systems used in the Nielsen Media systems.
  • The chance to work independently alongside a highly skilled technical team allowing you to come up with your own ideas and implement them.
  • Being a part of a company that invests in programming tools that will make the development experience easier
  • The opportunity to participate in a global team of developers on a daily basis with the potential for visiting international offices and attending industry conferences.
  • Work-from-home flexibility within Atlantic Canada.

As the successful candidate you will have professional DevOps experience 5+ years and possess experience with at least one programming or scripting language such as Python, node.js Java, etc. You must have experience working in a Linux & in a cloud environment and with Infrastructure as Code, containerization, logging, monitoring and alerting, and CI/CD tools. If you have gaps in your experience, a willingness to learn the above mentioned qualifications would be considered beneficial. 

As the ideal candidate you have experience with working with geographically dispersed teams and are someone who is an excellent critical thinker, loves to learn and asks questions whenever necessary. You can work collaboratively and are able to share your knowledge.

At Venor, we value and celebrate diversity. We welcome applications from all individuals of any race, color, religion, gender identity, orientation, national origin, or disability status.

For more information on this role, please reach out to Nick Misener via nick@venor.ca

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