Senior DevOps Engineer

Remote Canada
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Note: This role is 100% Remote across Canada

Note 2: Our client can hire candidates on an Open Work Permit, PR or Canadian Citizenship only.

Venor is proud to partner with an exciting Canadian startup that has built a highly rated Employee Recognition and Rewards Program. Our client’s impactful platform helps build a culture of recognition to boost engagement, performance & retention. On their behalf, we are on the search for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join their team of amazing people.

In your first 3 Months, you will…

  • Learn the clients current processes and environment
  • Work closely with the Director of Engineering to develop a DevOps roadmap for the next 3/6/12 months
  • Work with the development team to understand current pain points and find “quick wins”
  • Meet with the Product Managers to understand the product roadmap 
  • Work with the QA Lead to understand how testing works and how it will be implemented as the team continues to scale
  • Take over ownership of the AWS cloud infrastructure, including Kubernetes and Docker

In your first 12 Months, you will…

  • Lead all DevOps projects
  • Create best practices of CI/CD 
  • Own all cloud infrastructure and work to improve security and throughput of development builds
  • Set up and maintain CI/CD pipelines
  • Have implemented tools to monitor software version control, application builds, infrastructure changes and deployments
  • Have started automating operational processes and maintaining a backlog for future projects
  • Improve our alert and monitoring tools
  • Implement and manage necessary tooling and platforms for all aspects of IaC and CaC
  • Continually provide technical guidance and best practices to the rest of the development team 
  • Be a team mentor to and work with junior team members to increase their knowledge of DevOps
  • Design and implement automated infrastructure solutions and blueprints using Terraform
  • Implement, configure, and maintain Static Application Security Testing (SAST) and Dynamic Application Security Testing (DAST) tools in the application development pipeline
  • Maintain cloud infrastructure architecture aligning security, compliance, performance and resilience

Total Compensation (Salary + 5% Annual Bonus)

  • Salary: $120,000 – $160,000 CAD

Perks List

  • Health and Mental Wellness Benefits
  • Employee Health and Wellness Spending Account
  • Annual Home Office Budget
  • Annual Learning & Development Budget
  • Team Recognition Budget
  • Unlimited Vacation & Personal Leave (2 Weeks minimum)
  • Company Laptop
  • Amazing team to work with

Reports To: Director, Engineering

Interview Process:

  • Venor Recruiter Prescreen: 25 Minutes via Phone
  • 1st Interview: A 30-minute call with a People and Culture Coordinator via Zoom to discuss your background, the company, the role, and answer your questions
  • Take-Home Project: Our client asks all candidates to complete a short DevOps assignment that you will review with team in the next step. This assignment should take no longer than 1 hour and you will receive a $50 Gift from the client upon completion
  • 2nd Interview – A 60-minute call with Director of Engineering and a Senior Developer to assess technical skills and ability
  • Final Interview – A 30-minute call with the Co-Founder and QA Lead to learn more about the company and discuss how this role will collaborate with Product and QA. 
  • Conditional Offer Stage subject to successful Reference Check and Background Check

At Venor, we embrace a culture of belonging in the workplace. No matter who you are, where you’re from, how you think, what you believe in, or who you love, we welcome your application. We all come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, bringing in unique perspectives and experiences. We encourage applications from 2SLGBTQ+, Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC), women, newcomers to Canada, and people with disabilities. If you require any accommodation in the application and interview process, please let us know (including different materials or otherwise).

For more information, interested candidates can apply to the posting listed here by Junior Roberts

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