DevOps Engineer (Azure or Google Cloud)
Job Description

DevOps Engineer (Azure or Google Cloud) – Permanent Role

On behalf of our client in the Retail Sector, PROCOM is looking for a DevOps Engineer.

DevOps Engineer (Azure or Google Cloud) – Job Description

  • We are looking for team members who have the skills, drive and figure it out attitude to build our new Cloud Operations & Automation team.
  • The Staff DevOps Engineer is accountable for driving the optimization, implementation and adoption of Cloud and Automation capabilities.
  • You will work with engineering to ensure capabilities are built to meet required use cases, and work with technology teams on implementation and adoption.
  • While having technical depth and breadth, you can explain concepts and technology to anyone from novice to expert and can coach teams to achieve their goals
  • Understand use cases and stakeholder objectives for Cloud, Automation, CICD, etc. Work with engineering to build and optimize solutions that deliver on requirements.
  • Work with IT delivery teams from novice to expert to support implementation and drive adoption of Cloud and Automation solutions.
  • Provide coaching and consultation on the correct used of processes, concepts and solutions.
  • Provide input into Cloud and Automation training and education programs.
  • Participated in architecture and solution design reviews, providing advice on Cloud and Automation considerations and capabilities.
  • Work with EIS teams to build organizational knowledge around Cloud and Automation and coach teams on how to integrate into Cloud & Automation into decisions, approaches, processes
  • Research and learn new concepts and technology in order to provide input on upcoming needs and direction.
  • Determine how to translate new concepts and tools into practical application.
  • Participate in the development of new Cloud and Automation programs, including optimizing existing and implementing new processes and technology solutions.
  • Work with senior leadership in engineering and operations to develop a centre of excellence around Cloud, CICD, Release Management and Automation.
  • Be a champion for new concepts and solutions to help drive change. Recommend, encourage and support IT Delivery teams to consider new methods and new technology offerings
  • Availability to work after-hours on-call rotation to maintain a 24x7 environment

DevOps Engineer (Azure or Google Cloud) – Mandatory Skills

  • Creative and courageous, with the ability to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold, strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
  • Action oriented, and comfortable taking calculated risks to better serve our customers and business
  • Outcome focused, critical thinkers with the ability to analyze and visualize, to ensure continuous improvement across our entire business
  • Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward
  • Inclusive leaders who build and develop teams that effectively anticipate and respond to disruption, while consistently delivering strong performance
  • University Degree/College Diploma in Computer Science or Information Technology disciplines or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ hands on experience in DevOps, SRE, and/or Unix/Linux system administration role
  • Experience with public cloud platforms (GCP, Azure or AWS)
  • Experience with build automation frameworks and pipeline tools such as Jenkins, Git, GitHub, Bitbucket, Artifactory, Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Spinnaker, Terraform, etc.
  • Experience with static code analysis tools such as SonarQube
  • Solid understanding of Agile methodology
  • Experience delivering complex leading-edge solutions with the ability to dive in and out of the details when needed
  • Experience in developing processes, implementing process improvements, evaluating technical solutions
  • Strong facilitation and time management skills
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to "own" an issue and follow it through to resolution
  • Positive attitude that fosters productivity in a team setting
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

DevOps Engineer (Azure or Google Cloud) – Nice to Have Skills

  • Experience with Kubernetes, Linux Containers, and/or Docker is preferred

DevOps Engineer (Azure or Google Cloud) - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – Permanent Role

DevOps Engineer (Azure or Google Cloud) - Assignment Location

Toronto, Oakville, Brampton, ONT – Winnipeg, MAN, or Calgary, ALTA

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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