DevOps Engineer

thinktum Inc. - Waterloo, ON (30+ days ago)

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Position: DevOps Engineer

Reports to: Chief Information Security Officer

Location: Waterloo

Job Description:

We are currently looking for a DevOps Engineer to join our company, where they will work alongside a strong team of IT operations personnel. Be prepared to experience the whole spectrum of successfully deploying software. This role entails collaborating with development teams, IT operations and business stakeholders to manage infrastructure projects and processes. This role will also provide IT Helpdesk duties by assisting our Systems Administrator.

Seize the opportunity to be involved with a fun and great team at a company that's growing quickly. This is a role for someone who is a great communicator that enjoys solving problems and has a keen attention to detail. A solid knowledge base of the DevOps role is essential as they will be heavily depended upon to bridge the development and operations teams to ensure that all cross-functioning systems are kept online and continue to work seamlessly.

Duties will include:

  • Work directly with the Development team to design and implement build, deploy and configuration management across hybrid (on-premise and cloud) environments
  • Test implemented designs
  • Handle code deployments in all environments
  • Monitor metrics and develop ways to improve
  • Assist in providing technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on development and operations
  • Consult with peers for feedback during testing stages
  • Build, maintain and monitor configuration standards
  • Build and test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning
  • Document and design various processes; update existing processes
  • Improve infrastructure development and application development
  • Follow all best practices and procedures as established by company


  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in CS, engineering, software engineering, or related field
  • Two years of previous experience in development and operations, or related IT systems support
  • Previous experience with software development and/or infrastructure development is considered an asset
  • Experience with Linux infrastructures, database SQL (MS SQL), CI/CD tools, scripting such as JavaScript, PHP, Python, Perl, Ruby, .NET
  • Up-to-date on latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

At thinktum, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a diverse workforce and we are an equal opportunity employer. We will also provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to all candidates with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process.

We thank the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Application Deployment: 2 years (Required)