DevOps Specialist

DevOps Specialist

2018-06-19T14:12:40+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Jobs Opportunities|

Job title: DevOps Specialist
Location:Downtown Montreal

About us

TickSmith, with its TickVault platform based on Big Data technologies, is a leader in data processing and data management applications for capital markets and financial services. As an industry innovator TickSmith is more than a place to work, it’s a place where your thoughts, ideas and creativity will be heard and leveraged while working on cutting edge products and technology. Based in Montreal, we come together daily to collaborate, strategize, and execute on our mission.

We have a new opportunity for a talented DevOps Specialist to join our Montreal office and to work on the infrastructure of our flagship product that abstracts the complexities of big data technologies and allows financial institutions to unlock and get value from their data. As part of our team of passionate professionals working in an Agile environment, you will tackle the complexities of market data feeds, and meet clients’ performance needs. You are someone who thrives on exploring and integrating new technology and you will join our smart and diversified team that loves tackling problems and has fun working together.

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage the cloud environment end to end with automation and infrastructure as code
  • Operate the tools that power the data infrastructure
  • Work on release, deployment, server maintenance and configuration activities
  • Resolve any issues in our test and production environments
  • Build modern automated deployment pipelines, and maintain them
  • Be part of the development team to ensure that objectives are met
  • Make recommendations for the improvement of infrastructure and performance
  • Promote DevOps best practices within teams

Your Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science or the equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a DevOps Specialist
  • Hands-on experience on AWS and/or Azure and/or Google Cloud Platform
  • Strong Linux Administration experience
  • Container experience: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Solid experience of configuration management tools: Ansible, Chef, Puppet
  • Experience with build tools: Maven, Gradle, Grunt
  • Experience in scripting with bash, Perl or Python
  • Financial Data technologies – asset
  • Good knowledge of Big data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark and Kafka – asset
  • Positive, can-do attitude and passion for new technology
  • Bilingual, excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and French)

What you’ll get

  • We keep our ear to the market so we can reward your hard work and initiative
  • You get to work with a great team of bright & dedicated individuals. You will get exposure to a variety of teams across the organization, no silos here
  • At this stage everyone makes a huge impact on the company’s future
  • TickSmith’s culture is to make sure that everyone can grow and experience as much as possible
  • Give and take is our way of life
  • Located just out of downtown Montreal and easily accessible by public transport

If you wish to join a growing and exciting fintech startup, please forward your resume to: jobs@ticksmith.com