Your chance to transform businesses with DevOps: DevOps Engineer / Consultant
In light of these unprecedented times, Softchoice is committed to the safety of our candidates and our employees. With that in mind, we have implemented virtual interviewing for all candidates. We understand that you may need to interview with distractions around you (such as children or furry friends) and we will most likely be doing the same! For those joining Orange Nation, we will be onboarding all new employees remotely. Rest assured, though, that offering a human and inspiring onboarding experience is our top priority.
We're on a mission to help our clients unleash the full potential of the public cloud - and we're hiring a new DevOps engineer to make that happen. If you are passionate about driving customer outcomes using best-in-class DevOps solutions and creative problem solving, we have an exciting opportunity for you.
About the role
As part of our new Cloud Transformation Team, you will work closely with a cross-section of Softchoice's most innovative experts and architects. From designing tailored DevOps solutions, to having the tactical know-how to put the pieces together, you will lead the way on how to use the best of DevOps technology and to transform all kinds of customer environments using automation, advanced tooling and a dedication to outstanding customer results.
Your core responsibilities include:
Delivering excellence: Developing, testing and managing DevOps cloud native and 3rd party tooling and automation technologies, delivered through code, templates and scripts to ensure top-quality client experiences, delivered with consistency and efficiency.
Leading by collaboration: Working with software developers, application architects, QA engineers, and operations teams to deliver on - and exceed - client expectations. You will also team up with SME's, practice leads and vendors to fine tune our strategy and overcome obstacles to adoption at every step.
Evangelizing the New: You aren't just deeply familiar with cutting-edge concepts and technologies. You know how to tailor your insights to customers, occasionally working onsite with customers as a consultant to explore their needs to provide a compelling vision forward.
As an ideal candidate, you will have these technical attributes:
Expert-level understanding about DevOps culture, methodologies, coding and automation.
Innate ability to learn fast as the DevOps tooling and landscape is continuously revising itself
Proven experience driving results with relevant technologies and methods, such as architecting and implementing public cloud application solutions on Azure.
At least 3 years of relevant experience using and managing DevOps tooling, monitoring, infrastructure-as-code and automation tools. (Relevant technologies include: Azure Monitoring, CloudWatch, Prometheus, Grafana, Kibana, Nagios/Zabbix; New Relic, DataDog; Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Jenkins, ARM Templates, CloudFormation, Azure DevOps / VSTS, Jenkins, Codeship, Travis and so on).
Advanced software development skills and strong scripting experience, for example: Bash, Python, PowerShell, or Perl.
Bonus points for having multiple related certifications for Azure, AWS or GCP and for being a master git user.
You will also have a wealth of professional services and consulting experience, such as:
Great communication and consultative skills, with the ability to occasionally work onsite with customers and be able to present technically advanced topics to large groups of people with confidence and impact.
End to end ability to chart a strategy and identify the solution, while also being able to deliver it and support the client through adoption and maturity
Experience working in professional services and/or software engineering for clients in a provider to client relationship. Bonus if experience in a consulting firm.
How Do We Hire Great People?
We believe in matching the right people for the right role. Once you've applied for a position, our team of Talent Advisors will review your resume and application against all open roles at Softchoice. We also keep in mind any future or upcoming roles you may be a fit for. As part of our selection, onboarding and development process, we utilize tools to help us better match candidates with our roles.
Applying for a role at Softchoice is not complete until you have completed both the formal online application and the Predictive Index tool (PI). Completing the PI tool will take no more than 10 minutes of your time.
If we see a match with your skills and our open roles, we will reach out to you to schedule time to talk so that we can learn more about you and you can learn about us. Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. However, we will retain your application on file and would be pleased to contact you if further opportunities arise.
Need more convincing this is the right next step in your career? Here are the reasons why folks love working here!
Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 15 consecutive years
Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States
Meaningful work that drives professional development
Ability to enter and grow within the technology industry
Being part of a winning, high performance team
Every employee gets two paid volunteer days per year
We serve large and mid-sized clients from a variety of industries
We've raised over $2 Million through our staff-run charity Softchoice Cares
1 in 5 employees have invested in an ownership position in Softchoice
About Softchoice: Softchoice is one of the largest IT solutions and Managed Services providers in North America! We are an influential, growth-oriented organization determined to enable our people, our clients, our partners and the communities we serve to realize their potential. Our unique culture fosters a friendly, open-minded workplace where employees are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. As a member of a dynamic, high-performing team, each Softchoice employee is hungry to learn, valued for their contribution, and approaches each day excited to make an impact.
We would like to thank you personally for applying to Softchoice.
Please note that we will review your application and only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted directly. However, we will retain your application on file and would be pleased to contact you if further opportunities arise. Again, thank you for your interest in a career at Softchoice!
*Note: Completion of a satisfactory criminal record check, education verification and reference checks are required prior to employment.
*Softchoice is proud to provide employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Should you require any accommodations, please let us know in your application or reach out to email@example.com and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs.