Senior DevOps Specialist Job

Job Overview

Ottawa, 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

2Keys Corporation is focused on designing, integrating, and operating security solutions for the Public Sector, Financial Institutions, and Commercial Enterprises. We offer high availability Identity and Access Management (IAM) services encompassing user authentication, credentials, and identity attributes.

The digital ID Business unit of Interac designs, integrates and operates security solutions for the Public Sector, Financial Institutions and Commercial Enterprises. We offer high availability Identity and Access Management (IAM) services encompassing user authentication, credentials, and identity management.

The digital ID Business unit of Interac is currently recruiting for a full-time DevOps Specialist with 5-8 years of experience in DevOps practices, to be part of our growing product development team. This position has a rotating on-call component, requiring support outside of normal business hours.

Location: Ottawa

You’re great at…

  • Contributing to the secure design of application architecture and systems design

  • Engaging in both Development and Operations activities to streamline release management

  • Holding exceptional knowledge of best practices to automate deployments and software delivery pipeline

  • Understanding of the software delivery life cycle to support our solutions through strong configuration management and Infrastructure-as-Code philosophies

  • Deploying new modules, upgrades and fixes to all environments in a timely manner and consistent with corporate standards.

  • Thoroughly document technical architecture and procedures

  • Reviewing and collaborating on technical designs to scale innovative ideas and best practices

  • Understanding of strict change-controlled and process-driven environments

  • Building and supporting high-availability platforms

  • Creating, maintaining, and enhancing internal tools

  • Documenting and completing knowledge transfers as required on new solutions

  • Troubleshooting efficiently and logically

  • Acting as a point of escalation within the incident management process

  • Understanding the maintenance and operations of multiple environments in line with client contractual obligations

  • Supporting incident management processes via on-call support

  • Promoting a positive culture of continuous improvement, transparency, open communications, and collaboration

  • Leadership, coaching and mentoring of team members in performance and completion of work

Who are you?

Education and Security Clearance:

  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in Engineering, Programming/Systems, Computer Science or other related discipline

  • Government of Canada Secret (Level II) OR eligible to obtain one

General Skills:

  • DevOps and Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) mindset and culture

  • Strong and personable collaboration characteristics;

  • Outcomes and results driven

  • Comfortable across multiple technology verticals e.g. hardware/software

  • Ability to communicate effectively, write concisely and clearly;

  • Process driven, strong documentation and organizational skills

  • Ability to work autonomously with attention to detail;

  • Focused problem solver, strong troubleshooting and analytical skills;

  • Experience in designing and implementation of technology solutions

  • Experience in securing servers, networks, and applications

  • Software development experience – Code/Branch management, SDLC, application integration

  • Avid learner of new technology and understanding of technical concepts 

  • Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high quality work, both personally and at a team level

Technical Skills:


  • Experience with Ansible

  • Experience with Terraform or equivalent tooling

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration (Red Hat/CentOS preferred)

  • Comfortable working in a multi-tiered enterprise platforms

  • Understanding of version control workflows and source code management (SCM) tools, such as Git and SVN

  • Experience with on-premise as well as Cloud based infrastructures (Azure, Amazon)

  • Experience with virtualization and containerization technologies, such as VMWare and Docker

  • Experience with systems and IT operations including OS management and networking

  • Experience with collaboration and project management tools such as Jira and Confluence


  • Experience with build automation/configuration management tools, such as Maven, Bamboo,

  • Experience with integration testing

  • Experience with database technologies with a focus on NoSQL, such as MongoDB

  • Experience with in-memory data grids, such as Redis or Hazelcast

  • Experience with logging architectures, such as Kibana, Logstash, and Elasticsearch 

  • Working understanding of LDAP (OpenDJ considered an asset)

  • Understanding of network protocols, including SMTP, NTP, SSH, and TCP/IP

  • A working understanding of code and scripts, including CSS, XML, JSON, HTML, JavaScript, and Bash

  • Experience with security-relevant protocols, including SAML and OpenID Connect


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