Senior Dev Ops Engineer

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Location - St. John’s, NL
THE OPPORTUNITY

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Dev Ops Engineer to join our Development Team within the Bluedrop family.

WHO ARE WE?
We’re hard workers and experts in our field but, we don’t take ourselves too seriously – we’re candid, flexible and diverse. Bluedrop was founded in 1992 and currently has over 200 employees within our two core divisions, working out of offices in St. John’s and Halifax, along with remote staff around the globe. Our workforce training arm, Bluedrop Learning Networks, is recognized as a first-to-market leader and e-learning innovator. Over our expansive history, we’ve supported training delivery and digital transformation with a vast array of clients including governments, industry groups, and individual employers. We do the majority of this work through our flagship SkillsPass™ technology,  which is a cloud-based SaaS training, certification, and compliance management platform.
HOW DO WE OPERATE?

We Bluedroppers are a focused bunch – most of the time. We know why we’re “here,” we know what we “do” and how each of us contribute to it; and we also have a clear understanding of our core values and behaviours that align with our core vision, our passion, and our culture.

We’re passionate about transforming training for our clients.

WHY DO WE EXIST?

 

To empower people & organizations threatened by a fast-changing labour market to survive and thrive.

WHAT DO WE DO?


We provide a cloud solution to transform the way our clients deliver,

 track, and validate training for their external stakeholders.

HOW DO WE BEHAVE?

CORE VALUES

  • Never bite your tongue
  • Work hard, laugh harder
  • Compassionate always
  • We get it, you have a life
  • Roll with it
ABOUT THE JOB

Bluedrop’s software engineers are a critical part of our team, and lead the charge in developing advanced solutions that help transform how our current and future clients connect millions of employers, workers, and related stakeholders within a seamless training ecosystem. Our solutions are not simple- they are cool, complex, and help vastly improve training development and delivery for all types of clients, industries, and use cases.

 

Given that e-learning and workforce training requirements continue to advance and evolve at exponential rates, we need to not only keep up-we need to continue to lead the way, and get ahead of our clients’ needs and provide advanced solutions to help them optimize their training needs, and advance their overall operation. So-we need our engineers to be enthusiastic, nimble and versatile, and eager to tackle challenges in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that is continuously evolving in alignment with market evolutions and our clients’ ever-changing requirements. If you want a job where every day is essentially the same…you should probably keep looking.

 

As a Senior Dev Ops Engineer you will be working with our DevOps team to provide development and operational support for our Integrated Skills Management system. Sound good so far? Take a look at the specifics below and decide if Bluedrop is the place for you to take the next exciting step in your career!

Qualifications
  • Minimum of five years of professional experience, with at least two years in a senior role.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and enjoy being part of a team.
  • Hands-on approach with a “getting things done” mentality.
  • Experience managing a range of production applications in a distributed and highly available cloud services environment, preferably AWS.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (e.g. CloudFormation, TerraForm, etc.)
  • Able to use automation and configuration management tools to administer Linux-based systems (e.g. Ansible, Terraform)
  • Experience with Containerization and Container Orchestration, preferably Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience creating and working with microservice infrastructures.
  • Knowledge of managing and tuning PostgreSQL servers would be considered an asset.
  • Able to solve problems through scripting and programming, preferably Bash, Node.js, and JavaScript.
  • Deep understanding of server/network security concepts and implementations (familiarity with CSA Star or ISO-27001 standards would be considered an asset).
Responsibilities
  • Use Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to configure, deploy, and maintain our Kubernetes orchestrated infrastructure on AWS.
  • Support implementation of cloud products through architecture guidance, best practices, data migration, capacity planning, implementation, troubleshooting, monitoring, backups, etc.
  • Create tooling to support product development and release management (e.g. continuous integration pipelines, test automation, etc.)
  • Work closely with product development to increase product quality and performance, decrease cycle time, and improve developer efficiency.
  • Manage creation of sanitized test data for non-production environments.
  • Mentor and provide support for team members.
  • Off-hours support for critical incidents.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, career-oriented individual who would like to be part of a dynamic and highly successful organization. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, as well as exceptional career growth potential.

 

Please forward your resume to people@bluedrop.com in confidence, to be considered for this current opportunity. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Bluedrop Learning Networks Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We just hire the best…

 

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Contact

HQ: St John’s
Newfoundland, Canada
1.800.563.3638
Email: info@bluedrop.com