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DevOps Specialist

Competition Number: DOS-1901

Publish Date: January 17, 2019

Closing Date: March 31, 2019

Vivid Solutions is hiring. Established in 1996 we are one of Victoria's most respected IT application development and services firms. We are looking for a DevOps Specialist to join our team and work with some of the best in the business.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a DevOps Specialist you will be a master at multitasking with exceptional skills and experience in configuration management and continuous delivery within an Agile environment. As a team member you will leverage your experience with a variety of tools and processes to establish, troubleshoot and optimize application deliveries across multiple environments.


  • A Degree/Diploma in Computer Science or related field and minimum 3 years’ experience with 2 years of DevOps experience

  • Expertise with build automation tools such as Jenkins, Ansible and Maven

  • Experience in Web Technologies such as HTTP Web Server, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, JSON, Angular.js, Node.js, Backbone.js, D3, C3, React.js and Mongo DB

  • Expertise with Web Server technologies such as Apache, HTTP, NGINX, Microsoft IIS, Tomcat, Weblogic and Node

  • Experience administering version systems such as SVN, GIT or Bitbucket and developing build/release strategies

  • Strong knowledge of configuration automation and deployment automation

  • Experience with relational databases such as Oracle and PostgreSQL, non-relational databases, message queuing technologies and web proxies

  • Experience with containerization products such as Docker, Kubernetes and OpenShift

  • Experience with virtualization such as VMWare and cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure and OpenShift

  • Experience with Cross-Platform Environments including Linux, UNIX and Windows

  • Experience with scripting tools such as shell, Groovy, Python and JavaScript

  • Knowledge of log management and monitoring tools

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and intuitive analysis skills with ability to work efficiently in both independent and team work environments

  • Experience working with internal and external organizations solving complex problems and handling large scale projects

  • Track record of identifying and resolving performance bottlenecks in highly complex systems and optimizing performance

  • Thorough knowledge of networking protocols, routing, ACLs and security

  • Training / Teaching experience to individuals and corporate customers on DevOps, basic setup and administration

  • Able to administer tasks such as backups and file system space management

  • Experience in supporting 24x7 production environments


  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance Benefits

  • RRSP Contribution Matching

  • Paid Holidays, Sick Days and Vacation

  • Gym Membership

  • Competitive salary structure with excellent opportunities for continued learning and professional growth

We currently have 1 open position to fill. No HR firms please.

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please send your resume and a cover letter to:

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