Senior DevOps Engineer Job - Disaster Recovery

Job Overview

Toronto, Ontario
Job Type
Full Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 year ago

Additional Details

Good Exp. Required (5 - 9 Years)

Job Description

HOOPP’s IT division pushes beyond corporate technological norms to bring our members, our Fund and our enterprise the most innovative, efficient, and secure solutions. We support one of the best pension funds in the world, and we need people who are passionate and up for a challenge. 

Our IT Pension Solutions Group  (PSG) is looking for an experienced individual who can fill a permanent, fulltime Senior DevOps Engineer, Disaster Recovery role.

As a senior technical resource within PSG’s IT4P team, responsibilities include backups; DR platform support; support for teams to ensure they implement and adhere to HOOPP’s disaster recovery policies; as well as playing a senior role in DevOps activities beyond backup and recovery. These include cost optimization and monitoring of cloud infrastructure and services, applications, and network support; DB Administration; continuous improvement of corporate DevOps practices; and stakeholder relationship management.

You are:

  • innovative, motivated and a quick thinker

  • driven to be a trusted and valued contributor/partner

  • collaborative and a strong team player, adept at building relationships

  • able to thrive under pressure and pivot easily to adapt to change, based on business needs

  • passionate about “moving the needle,” being a change agent and an influencer of growth

  • satisfied in seeing your team’s ideas and dreams become reality to support the business’s objectives and mission of delivering the pension promise to our members

What you will do:

  • Actively participate in Agile Scrum practices such as daily standups, backlog refinement, planning and sprint retrospectives

  • Create a safe, supportive and participatory environment that produces ongoing mutual respect

  • Play a lead role in delivering backup and DR solutions for new and existing features supporting and collaborating with our app dev, platform and infrastructure teams. This includes leadership and orchestration across multiple teams.

  • Monitor operations of daily backups

  • Assess, adapt and evolve operational strategies for DR, BC and application resilience

  • Partner with DR/BC leads and with Governance & Risk teams

  • Educate peers & stakeholders who will use these solutions and mitigate potential issues

  • Monitor and support of cloud infrastructure, applications, services and network

  • Lead design and planning meetings, write wiki articles and participate in issue and team retrospectives. Ask powerful questions, create awareness and guide individuals and groups in exploring options and deciding what to do.

  • Learn our technical infrastructure through operational support activities

  • Resolve complex production issues spanning multiple systems and technologies

  • Develop contingency plans in case of infrastructure failure or service interruption

  • Evaluate, recommend, and apply new concepts and technologies

  • Continuously improve corporate DevOps practices and drive automation

  • Formulate and update solution standards and policies

  • Work with internal teams and vendors

  • Provide and participate in team training

  • Participate in the off-hours on-call rotation. Our off-hours support volume is very light, and we put in the effort to keep it that way


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