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Automation Specialist

Rogers


Location:
Brampton Ontario
Date:
18 Sep 2017
2017-09-182017-10-17
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Automation Specialist

Automation Specialist

Date: Sep 12, 2017

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 0C1

Every day, we strive to build a brilliant digital future for Canadians. We work as one team, with one goal –serve our customers better.
 

Rogers has an exciting opportunity if you are passionate about technology.  Be a part of a dynamic team responsible for driving forward our portfolio of brands while championing DevOps across the organization.  Aside from your technical skills, you’re a leader that’s passionate about DevOps and enjoy coaching others and spreading the culture.  As an Automation Specialist, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams across IT to drive infrastructure automation, self-healing and efficiencies across our Cloud infrastructure.  This is a unique opportunity to work with leading-edge technologies in a fast-paced environment within a large organization.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Architect solutions and platforms to work across diverse workloads
  • Conduct proof-of-concepts and reviews of new platform technologies and participate in the selection and building of tools and processes to support the infrastructure.
  • Create a multiplier effect; design compliance and security measures that work out of the box for new and existing teams
  • Develop and improve tools for provisioning and CI/CD including full automated testing and release management
  • Develop strategies in conjunction with Operation and Development team initiatives including containerization, auto-scaling and self-healing systems
  • Develop secure, automated standards and documents using configuration management tools such as Ansible or Chef in a multi-cloud, multi-tenant environment.
  • Improve server and application provisioning automation, developing new, and sustaining existing capabilities, using automated configuration management frameworks and Infrastructure-as-code.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Hands on experience in an Agile Enterprise DevOps environment.
  • Hands on experience using Ansible, Terraform and other configuration management tools.
  • Hands on applied Python coding is a must
  • Knowledge of DevOps best practices
  • Infrastructure as Code experience
  • Passion for emerging technologies and love keeping up with the latest technology trends.
  • Customer centric, and realize the value of providing excellent customer service.
  • Ecstatic about automation, and familiar with end-to-end build and deployment processes. 
  • Strong written and oral communications skills and the ability to communicate with all levels of users/management
  • Strong organization skills, interpersonal skills and excellent attention to details
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, make decisions, solve problems and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work independently and within a team on multiple simultaneous tasks within a challenging fast paced customer-oriented environment.

 

Thorough understanding of Internet architectures;

 

  • 5+ years’ System Administration experience in a large-scale, multi-OS (Linux/Windows), high-availability environments
  • 3+ years’ experience in test driven software development, demonstrating high-level programming capability in languages such as Python, Ruby, Java or Perl
  • 2+ years’ experience with configuration management and automation frameworks including working with Chef, Ansible, Terraform or Puppet
  • 2+ years’ experience working with continuous integration and deployment tools; establish build and test pipelines through Jenkins
  • Strong track record of building and maintaining large enterprise production systems on cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure) in a variety of distributed environments and familiarity interacting with the APIs.
  • Experience with revision control systems and usage for managing systems configuration: Git, SVN etc.
  • Familiarity with fundamental networking/distributed computing environment concepts; can configure SMB/NFS, key-based auth; DNS; familiar with basic networking concepts: switching, routing, OSI network layers, firewalls, load-balancing at various layers, SMTP, HTTP, SSL, SSH, AD, LDAP, VPN
  • Strong understanding of containerization & orchestration: Docker, CoreOS, Kubernetes, auto-scaling and self-healing systems.
Shift: Day
Length of Contract: Not Applicable (Regular Position)
Work Location: 8200 Dixie Road (101), Brampton, ON 
Travel Requirements: None
Posting Category/Function: Technology & Systems Administration
Requisition ID: 99254
 
WHY ROGERS?
 
As a proud Canadian company, we're dedicated to making things easier for our customers. We’ve been embracing and leading change for over 50-years, and we’ll continue to seek out new opportunities to bring our customers simple solutions for today and tomorrow.
 
At Rogers, we recognize that success is determined by the strength and diversity of our people. We work together because we want to win together, and these five shared values guide and define our work:
 
  1. Simplify and innovate
  2. Take ownership of the what and the how
  3. Equip people to succeed
  4. Execute with discipline and pride
  5. Talk straight, build trust, and over deliver
 
Why Rogers? Because we believe the best is yet to come.
 
We recognize the business value in creating a workplace where each team member has the tools to reach their full potential. At Rogers, we value the insights and innovation that diverse teams bring to work. We work with our candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process to ensure that they have what they need to be at their best. Please reach out to our recruiters and hiring managers to begin a conversation about how we can ensure that you deliver your best work. You can also reach out to our team at RogersRecruiting@rci.rogers.com to begin a conversation about your individual accessibility needs throughout the hiring process.
 
Posting Notes:  Information Technology & Engineering || Canada (CA) || ON || Brampton || SF:LI-LW1 ||

 

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