Senior DevOps Specialist

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Eagle is currently seeking a Senior DevOps Specialist. This is six (6) month, contract position scheduled to start in September.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Design and lead the implementation and maintenance of DevOps practices (continuous integration, continuous deployment, automated testing, test-driven-development) for NSO software components;
  • Design, develop and maintain resilient, secure, and efficient software-driven infrastructure to meet telco-grade availability requirements;
  • Monitor production platform availability, stability, and performance and troubleshoot/fix issues, automate operations activities;
  • Manage the capacity of the development and production infrastructure supporting the NSO software components;
  • Scale infrastructure to meet rapidly increasing demand;
  • Collaborate with developers to bring new features and services into production;
  • Develop and improve operational practices and procedures;
  • Develop an open-source code collaboration strategy (Git, CI/CD) with other company development teams, 3rd party partners, and open source initiatives to drive speed of development across cross-functional teams, and;
  • Design, implement, test, integrate, and document software components.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT, software engineering, or equivalent;
  • Minimum of four (4) years of DevOps experience in highly complex environments;
  • Extensive experience with Linux administration and tuning (Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL);
  • Proficiency in Shell, Python, and Go is a plus;
  • Proficiency in building and running apps within Docker;
  • Strong experience delivering and operating large, distributed, and resilient (micro-services) software systems in cloud environments such as Kubernetes;
  • Strong experience in automation tools such as Helm, Ansible, Puppet, Salt, and Chef;
  • Experience in CI/CD implementations (e.g. Git, Jenkins, GoCD, GitLAB, Nexus, Artifactory) to develop the fully automated CI/CD pipelines;
  • Experience with shared storage technologies such as NFS and Gluster;
  • Experience with clustered databases such as Galera, Percona, and PosgreSQL EDB;
  • Experience with monitoring software such as Zabbix, Grafana, ELK and Prometheus;
  • Experience with PROXY tools such as NGiNX and HAProxy;
  • Experience with key/value stores and service discovery tools such as etcd and Consul;
  • Strong aptitude for innovation; can recognize opportunities for improvement in day-to-day work and take appropriate actions; ideally an enthusiastic individual who can act as a change agent;
  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration, oral and written communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills with strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to conceptualize and think abstractly, and work and manage in a technically complex environment;
  • Experience delivering and operating services in virtual environments such as KVM and Openstack (as an asset);
  • Experience with DNS and tools such as Bind, Dig, PowerDNS, and CoreDNS (as an asset);
  • Experience with Internet Protocols (IPv4, IPV6) (as an asset);
  • Experience working in DevOps and Agile teams (as an asset);
  • Experience with network data plane acceleration technologies (DPDK, SR-IOV) (as an asset), and;
  • Written and oral communication skills in both English and French (as an asset).

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Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.


Eagle Professional Resources
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  • Posted On: September 15, 2020
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 67759
  • Location: Montreal QC