DevOps Engineer

Askuity is seeking a DevOps Engineer eager to join our growing team. As a member of the Development team at Askuity, you will help drive the operations of our industry-leading analytics platform that has a meaningful and immediate impact on our growing customer base.

As a member of our DevOps team, you will be responsible for building and supporting the application infrastructure to ensure continuous delivery of the highest quality solutions to our customers. If you’re committed to great work and are constantly looking for ways to improve the systems you are responsible for, then we’d love to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • Builds, automates and supports an application infrastructure that is maintainable, resilient and scalable with minimal downtime.
  • Collaborates with technical teams to build and standardize deployment environments, utilizing a pragmatic approach to scripting and tooling that reduces the need for manual processes.
  • Researches and implements tools to manage application monitoring, logging, metrics (e.g. performance, usage) and alerting as per system and application requirements.
  • Champions technical improvements and positive change for our technical teams
  • Shares on-call support with your engineering team and leads incident response as required

What you’ll bring:

  • Intermediate level DevOps experience (we’re not just interested in quantity, but quality of experience)
  • Passionate about software engineering best practices such as automated testing and continuous integration/continuous delivery.
  • Creative and courageous, with an ability to own a problem independently or use team collaboration if needed to drive a problem to resolution.
  • Scripting (Bash) or programming skills in at least one mainstream language
  • Prior experience building, packaging and deploying software
  • Prior experience with unit testing and integration testing frameworks
  • Solid understanding of operations centric concepts such as the OSI model, hardware optimization in distributed systems, Internet protocol rules, routing, secret management and roles & permissions.
  • Familiarity with version control systems such as Git and related branching strategies
  • Experience with a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (currently use AWS – e.g. CloudFormation, RDS, S3, Athena, SQS/SNS; will be moving to GCP in the future)
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Bitbucket/Bitbucket Pipelines and Build tools: Gradle, SBT
  • A self-starter attitude – at Askuity, the drive to do better and be better is baked into our culture

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation package, including excellent health benefits and training opportunities
  • A start-up setting with the stable backing of The Home Depot.
  • Spacious, collaborative workspace in the heart of Toronto tech district
  • Team lunches, regular social gatherings, and an impressive lineup of snacks.
  • Ping pong and video games (and some seriously competitive gamers)
  • Indoor bike parking
  • Dog-friendly office.

Please address your resume to Mike Whitford at careers@askuity.com to apply.