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Global DevOps Technical Lead

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
Company:Finning International Inc.

Number of Openings: 1

Worker Type:Permanent

Position Overview:We are looking for an experienced, senior, hands-on SRE engineer to join us in a technical leadership role. You will be working as a member of the Finning Global Digital Services team headquartered in Vancouver, BC.
The team designs, develops and operates large-scale internet services to increase the adoption of digital technologies and across the industry. In that role, you will guide and implement the DevOps/SRE technical direction and processes that enable us to architect solutions well and efficiently develop and release code continuously to production, at the same time meeting operational targets against customer SLAs.
You will be working closely with cross-functional development teams using agile methodologies and tools. You will get to work with the latest cloud technologies and patterns like Azure, Azure DevOps, CI/CD, Terraform, Microservices, Kubernetes, IoT and Big Data (Databricks and others).
To reflect the successes we had so far, Finning received the BC Tech Association's 2020 Technology Impact Awards (TIAs) for Excellence in Technology Adoption.
If you want to shape where we go in future, please apply and let's talk.

Job Description:
Job Roles
  • Own parts of the cloud architecture and production operations of some of our most mission-critical cloud services that are used in multiple regions around the world
  • Work in a growing team of highly skilled DevOps/SRE engineers and cross-functional development teams. You will be the voice of experience to our more junior team members and contractors
  • Closely work with other groups at Finning (e.g. IT, security) and our contractors
  • Work with stakeholders to establish a roadmap and gain adoption for DevOps/SRE best practices and technologies (cloud architecture, automation, monitoring, CI/CD, etc.)
  • Hands-on, take the lead to implement critical elements of that roadmap, then delegate detailed tasks to other DevOps/SRE engineers or developers
  • Support development teams in the setup, release and operations of services in various environments
  • Establish SLIs/SLOs in close collaboration with stakeholders, guide their implementation and continuous improvement against them
  • Be on-call to operate production systems, triage and resolve production issues, escalate issues to other tiers, act as incident commander, run post-mortems
  • Set, meet and report on targets for operational excellence, performance, reliability, security and costs

What you bring
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years hands-on experience in a DevOps/SRE role including 3+ years of experience in a technical lead role
  • Proven experience, desire and skills to shape DevOps/SRE practices across an organization
  • Experience with Azure Cloud-based DevOps practices, experience with Containerization and Orchestration with Kubernetes
  • Ability to plan and engage with application teams adopting DevSecOps, Cloud and automation transformation and Optimize continuous deployment and continuous delivery practices
  • Experience in DevSecOps practices, technologies and tools
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and verbal communication skills are necessary due to the dynamic nature of collaborations with internal teams solving complex system problems together
  • Understanding of scalable web application architecture and infrastructure in Azure cloud-based environments
  • Highly skilled and hands-on in cloud architecture and related best practices (Azure preferred; Compute esp. Linux, AKS; SQL and NoSQL databases and other storage technologies; Networking incl. security; Big Data esp. Azure Data Lake and Databricks)
  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD, IaC and release management of microservices based systems (Azure DevOps, Kubernetes, GitOps (Argo CD), Terraform preferred)
  • Hands-on development experience building DevOps/SRE tooling (e.g. automations) to remove toil
  • Proven track-record defining and executing production operations processes against customer SLAs (monitoring & alerting, incident handling, post-mortems, change management, on-call rotations, reporting)
  • Proven track-record implementing data-driven decision making processes
  • Relevant industry certifications (e.g. ITIL, Cloud architecture) are a great asset

W e are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.
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