Lixar is looking for a
DevOps Specialist

DevOps Specialist
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

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
  • Experience with Git or similar version control systems
  • Familiarity with Unix/CentOS 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.
  • Expert level source code management experience
  • Solid understanding of SSH, Apache, Tomcat
  • Experience in MySQL and SQL queries
  • 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
  • Self direction – the ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Like knowing that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Have exceptional communication skills
  • Have “attention to detail” as your middle name
  • Be comfortable communicating with all levels of management and peers
  • Not blame others for your mistakes
  • Get things done!

 

Sound like you?
Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar today!

ottawacareers@lixar.com  |  eastcoastcareers@lixar.com

Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.