Cloud Administrator with Kubernetes experience

VM Farms - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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VM Farms Inc. - Toronto, ON

What our team does is solve the fundamental problems of scaling application infrastructure and automating deployment. How can we make them faster, more efficient, reduce errors and maximize uptime of applications?

You are passionate about driving the DevOps mindset and culture in a fast-paced, challenging environment where you get the opportunity to work with a spectrum of latest tools and technologies to drive forward “Infrastructure-as-Code” and “Infrastructure-as-a-Service”. You are actively looking to improve the solutions you implement, understand the efficacy of collaboration and reaching out across functional borders and are keen to work in a team of CI/CD and Infrastructure specialists

All Applicants must be eligible to work legally in Canada

Our team solves the fundamental problems of scaling, automating deployment, and maintaining availability for our client’s web application infrastructures. We continuously ask ourselves how we can make the process more efficient, reduce errors, and maximize uptime of their web applications.

You're responsible for technical collaboration with our clients to build and maintain their application infrastructure. To provide the foundation for this service, you engage in designing, coordinating, and implementing the infrastructure components our service uses to continuously improve on our scalability, reliability, and quality.

All Applicants MUST be eligible to work legally in Canada as this is not a remote position as well as have a minimum of 2 years full time work experience


Kubernetes experience minimum of 4 months in a work environment.

LINUX 2 years

Key technologies our team uses are:
Configuration Management: Ansible, Terraform, Puppet

Service Discovery and Secret Management: Consul, Vault

Virtualization: Kubernetes, Docker, Vagrant, Public Clouds

Imaging: Packer, Docker

Versioning and Deployment: Github, Jenkins, TravisCI

Languages: Python, Ruby, Java, Node.js, Go Lang, PHP

Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, Cloud DB services

Web proxying: Nginx, Varnish, Haproxy, Cloudflare, Cloud Load Balancers

Your key responsibilities are to:
Interact with clients to coordinate infrastructure changes, troubleshoot issues, and service application infrastructure change requests,

Manage client expectations and enforce best practices, Work directly in a client facing role,

Participate in balanced on-call rotation, after hours, and weekends,

Automate workflows,

Introduce and implement better tools and systems to continually push DevOps and SRE practices forward,

Design, implement, and maintain the technologies used to provide application infrastructure support,

Research new technologies and incorporate them into our service as necessary,

Participate with the community to both learn and spread knowledge.

Some things we love:
Collaborating with our peers and clients in an engaging and friendly manner,

Working with all levels within an organization to provide solutions (DevOps),

Providing suggestions and feedback on improving the efficiency of client and operational workflows,

Continuous team and client feedback,

Peer reviewing our work,

Automation wherever possible,

Following Best practices with an eye for the future,

Good documentation/comments,



Cross-functional education,

Application infrastructure design,

Networking and tech events!

We will take care of you by providing:
A very comprehensive family drug, dental, and paramedical plan,

A Long Term Disability plan,

Cell phone compensation for on-call,

An empathetic and caring workplace,

A focus on having a well-rounded, diverse team of people,

Employer feedback,

Subsidy for learning material,

Catered lunch once a month

An always-approachable atmosphere.

VM Farms welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.