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 a wholly owned subsidiary of Interac Corporation, providing digital identity and access solutions for over 20 years and currently supports over 40 million users performing four million identity verifications per day.

2Keys Corporation 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.

2Keys 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 role has a rotating on-call component that requires some work outside of normal business hours.

Location: Ottawa

You are able to…

  • Anticipate business and regulatory issues and recommends product, process or service improvements

  • Lead technical projects with notable risk and complexity

  • Foster ongoing awareness of developments in technology within the team

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

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

  • Apply your knowledge of best practices to automate deployments and software delivery pipeline

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

  • Thoroughly document technical architecture and procedures

  • Review and collaborate on technical designs with team to scale innovative ideas and best practices

  • Leverage your extensive understanding of the software delivery life cycle, including strict change-controlled and process-driven environments< to support our solutions through strong configuration management and Infrastructure-as-Code philosophies

  • Build and support high-availability platforms

  • Create, maintain, and enhance internal tools

  • Document and complete knowledge transfers as required on new solutions

  • Solve unique and complex problems that have broad impact on our busines

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

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

  • Support incident management processes via on-call support

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


  • Significant expertise with:

    • Ansible

    •  Terraform or equivalent tooling

    •  Linux/Unix Administration (Red Hat/CentOS preferred)

  • Comfortable working in a multi-tiered enterprise platforms

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

  • In-depth experience with:

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

    • virtualization and containerization technologies, such as VMWare and Docker

    • systems and IT operations including OS management and networking

    • 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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