Devops Specialist

  • 3-6 Year
  • Halifax
  •   Posted On: March 13, 2018
  •   Skills:  Agile, MSSQL, MySQL, PSQL, Software Development, UNIX

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

Lixar is looking for a DevOps Specialist to join our team. As a key contributor, you will help Lixar take our professional services practice to the next level. The ideal candidate will be a committed professional who has a strong sense of self and strives for perfection.

What you will be doing:

Design, configure and execute development builds
Help define and evolve a DevOps culture at Lixar
Create and support practices designed to improve build release and deployment automation
Regularly lead client production deployments with automation tools

Analyze and diagnose build compilation, dependency, failures and issues
Work on server configuration, database set-up, and deployment processes
On a daily basis, interact with I.T., Development, QA and Production Support to deliver quality builds and maintain quality production
Document and maintain build and environment configuration artefacts

As an experienced DevOps Specialist you will have:

5+ years of industry experience supporting and designing scripted build processes
Demonstrated knowledge of Unix/CentOS and Windows server
Experience with Git or similar version control systems
Experience with one or more Continuous Integration (CI) or build management tools is a must – Teamcity and Jenkins
Experience scripting with Bash and Python
Experience with automation and configuration management – Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.
Experience with AWS or similar cloud providers
Expert level source code management experience
Solid understanding of Apache, NGINX, Tomcat, IIS
Experience with MySQL, PSQL, MSSQL databases and Flyway
A solid understanding of Docker and Docker Compose
Knowledge of Kubernetes and Rancher
The ability to successfully manage multiple projects of varying priority to meet customer demands

Preferably, you will also have:

Experience with Maven, Sumo Logic, App Dynamics, XCode, PHP
A love for automation
Be organized and process-oriented
Creative approach to challenges
Understanding of overall software development life cycle
Experience working in a company where teamwork is paramount
Experience in Agile development and / or Continuous Deployment methodologies is a definite asset

With these attributes:

A sense of humour
Self direction – the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
Have commitment to quality and high attention to detail
Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers
Not blame others for your mistakes
Get things done!

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