DevOps Specialist

Lixar IT

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 production deployments as well as Bamboo builds and deployment

Analyze and diagnose build compilation, dependency, failures and issues

Work on server configuration, webserver set-up, database set-up and deployment instructions

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

Work with the client to manage production deployments and assist with production support

As an experienced DevOps Specialist you will have:

5+ years of industry experience supporting and designing scripted build processes

Demonstrated knowledge of Unix Command Line or Powershell

Experience with Git or similar version control systems

Familiarity with Unix/CentOS server/Windows server

Experience with one or more Continuous Integration (CI) or build management tools is a must;

Bamboo, Cruise Control, TeamCity or similar

Experience with configuration management – Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.

Experience with AWS or Azure cloud services

Experience with AzureRM cmdlets and ARM Templates

Expert level source code management experience

Solid understanding of SSH, Apache, NGINX, Tomcat, IIS

Experience with MySQL/PSQL and MSSQL databases

Familiar with continuous integration and incremental release processes into a live environment

Knowledge of SSL and CNAME/DNS

Understanding of Maven

The ability to successfully manage multiple projects of varying priority to meet customer demands

A love for automation – be organized and process-oriented

Creative approach to challenges

Understanding of overall software development lifecycle

Preferably, you will also have:

Experience working in a company where teamwork is paramount

Experience in Agile development and / or Continuous Deployment methodologies is a definite asset

Practical experience with Vagrant, and Docker

With these attributes:

A sense of humour

The ability to work both independently and as part of a team

Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine

High personal standards and commitment to quality

Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers

Not blame others for your mistakes

Get things done!

Tags: Git, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, devops, PowerShell, Bamboo, Cruise Control, TeamCity

How to apply:

Sound like you?

Send your résumé to eastcoastcareers@lixar.com or ottawacareers@lixar.com