DevOps Specialist

Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Production

Description

Audiokinetic is looking for a passionate DevOps specialist to join the Web & Launcher team.

The ideal candidate enjoys working under pressure and troubleshooting production issues. They have extensive experience with infrastructure automation tools and are familiar with the AWS platform. They like to take on challenges and continuously expand their field of expertise and naturally take ownership of their work. The ideal candidate has a strong IT background; an eagerness to learn in detail how systems work and to follow good practices.

The Role

As a DevOps Specialist at Audiokinetic, you will

  • Leverage infrastructure as code to provision environments
  • Help design and architect new initiatives on AWS
  • Design, manage, develop and maintain our CI/CD pipelines (internal tools, cloud services)
  • Orchestrate and execute various system upgrades (servers, databases, caches, etc…)
  • Investigate and suggest improvements with regards to scalability, security, and overall quality of our systems
  • Onboard/offboard development team

You will help your team:

  • Port to application containers
  • Revamp the internal deployment tools to be more lightweight and decoupled from other tools
  • Implement production and development environment auto-deployment
  • Port self-managed services to cloud managed services (Elasticsearch, for example)


Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 3 or more years in an DevOps or similar role
  • Familiarity with the AWS platform;
  • Experience with infrastructure automation tools
  • Proficiency with Linux systems, shell scripting
  • Solid skills with programming languages such as Python, JavaScript;
  • Understanding of the various networking components/protocols of the web: HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, TLS certificates, load balancers, etc…;
  • Familiarity with Docker and container management systems like ECS, Kubernetes;
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery systems like Jenkins
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English