Lixar is looking for a
DevOps Specialist – Contract

DevOps Specialist – Contract
  • Remote & Coast-to-Coast

Lixar, fueled by BDO is looking for a DevOps Specialist to join our remote Canadian team for a 6 month contract (with possible extension). As a key contributor, you will help us 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. Must hold Enhanced Reliability Clearance or be eligible to get one. 

What you will be doing:

  • Analyze customer cloud solution and build proper Azure monitoring including monitoring data collection and alert rules
  • Create and support practices designed to improve build release and deployment automation
  • Analyze and diagnose build compilation, dependency, failures and issues
  • Work on server configuration, web server 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
  • Experience with Azure cloud services and Azure devops
  • Experience in Azure Monitoring specifically around implementing Metric and Log alert rules (strongly preferred)
  • Experience in Azure Kusto query Language (strongly preferred)
  • Experience with one or more Continuous Integration (CI) or build management tools is a must; Bamboo, Cruise Control, TeamCity or similar
  • Experience writing scripts in linux/powershell/Azure CLI
  • Experience with Github or similar version control systems
  • A love for automation – be organized and process-oriented 
  • Creative approach to challenges
  • Understanding of overall software development lifecycle
  • Experience in Agile development and / or Continuous Deployment methodologies

As the ideal candidate, you must value:

  • Creating a culture of inclusivity, diversity where we embrace our differences
  • Holding ourselves accountable to a high level of quality
  • Knowing that routines are in fact, not routine
  • Encouraging communication within all levels of the organization
  • Have a sense of humour
  • A blameless, iterative approach to delivery and excellence
  • Getting things done!

Sound like you?

Send your résumé and salary expectations to Lixar, Fueled by BDO today!

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