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Sr. DevOps Engineer

Telecom has excellent opportunities to utilize Network Big Data, Orchestration, and Automation solutions to evolve network planning and operation and prepare for the future network.

We require a seasoned Data and AI professional to join a fast-growing team to design and develop data solutions to support our portfolio of services.

Job Description

As a DevOps Engineer, you will lead in managing the microservices solutions in various containerization clusters for Telecom Networks.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Deploy, Support, and maintain containerized microservices and similar other development in Kubernetes systems, be a subject-matter expert.
  •  Working experience deploying, configuring, and managing Kubernetes clusters on-premises (bare-metal or VMs) and in the cloud (GKE).
  • Create, evolve and maintain the containerized microservices features roadmap and architecture.
  • Support Kubernetes environment growth by documenting, presenting, coaching, and evangelizing software development Tools and Practices to Bell teams.
  • Understand software development approaches and support teams on methods to improve software quality and guidelines to ensure baseline performance objectives are met.
  • Coach project teams on the technical practices necessary for agile software development, deployment, testing, and production release.
  • Assisting community initiatives centered around sharing ideas, learning, common software projects, and best practices to engage collaboration between Bell team.
  • Working with vendors to enhance our software development environment.
  • Technology exploration with a focus on the DevOps ecosystem and software development practices.
  • Good understanding of SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle), and DevOps, including deployment and maintenance processes.
  • Maintain a constant relationship with external teams to understand their requirements and align roadmap and architecture.
  • Innovation skills, including curiosity, agility, and strategic thinking.
  • Understanding of the current state of infrastructure automation, CI-CD continuous integration/deployment, database, security, networking, and cloud-based delivery models.
  • Ensure all system issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Create and follow up on the vendor’s incident ticket resolution.
  • Keep management, team members, and business stakeholders informed of critical issues, status, changes, etc., using a proper notifications mechanism.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and available to work off-hours and weekends.
  • Understand and support all aspects of Network Big Data, Orchestration, and Automation solutions delivery life cycle, including analysis, design, development, testing, and production deployment.
  • Coordinate the necessary operations documentation and standards required for compliance and identify best practices.
  • Perform all software upgrades and patching, collaborating with the necessary Infrastructure teams.
  • Provide work estimates as needed.
  • Facilitate and lead meetings with end users.
  • Develop standardized practices for delivering new products and capabilities using Big Data technologies, including data acquisition, transformation, and analysis.
  • Ensure Big Data practices integrate into overall data architectures and data management principles (e.g., data governance, data security, metadata, data quality).
  • Create formal written deliverables and other documentation, and ensure designs, code, and documentation are aligned with enterprise direction, principles, and standards.
  • Train and mentor teams in the use of the fundamental components in the Hadoop stack.
  • Assist in the development of comprehensive and strategic business cases used at management and executive levels for funding and scoping decisions on Data solutions.
  • Performance tuning of processes and applications.
  • Interacting with senior technology leaders, managers and executives.
  • Delivery of high-quality work on time and with little supervision.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Computer Information Systems is required.
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience managing, deploying and supporting microservices in a containerized environment on-premises and in the cloud.
  • Working experience with Prometheus and Grafana.
  • Senior Experience working in a DevOps role:
    • Understanding and working experience in doing development in a complex and hybrid cloud environment.
    • Experience with designing, building, operating, scaling, and maintaining large-scale Microservice APIs.
  • Experience with a variety of API standards, including REST and SOAP/XML 
  • Experience designing and deploying microservices and platforms for developers, system integration, and administration.
  •  Proven experience in operational support of Linux OS.
    • RedHat 6 or higher certified administrator preferred.
    • JDBC and ODBC API.
    • Ability to read/interpret Java.
  •  Working experience using Maven, Git, Jenkins, Ansible, Terraform or other continuous integration tools.
  • Good understanding of the various security levels and tools such as Active Directory, Centrify, Kerberos, Sentry, and Ranger.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile project management methodologies/processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to make effective decisions while working through complex system issues.
  • Able to identify and analyze complex problems, identify root cause, provide detailed descriptions and plans, and design and deliver workaround/solution.
  • Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication and coordination with vendors, fellow employees, and management concerning major outages, critical issues, troubleshooting, and support resolutions.
  • Attention to detail, good analytical and problem-solving skills, and critical thinking.
  • Self-starter/motivator and have a proactive, agile, and strategic mindset.
  • Must be able to utilize and effectively communicate functional and technical components of an initiative to applicable parties both verbally and through documentation.
  • Ability to explain technical challenges and solutions to just about anyone, regardless of their background.
  • Possess excellent communication and customer service skills, both written and oral.
  •  Demonstrate the ability to organize, prioritize, plan and deliver your work and commitments in a timely manner.
  • Initiate escalation as appropriate to ensure management awareness of problems that are severe in nature or that are exceeding documented targets.
  • Provide status to customers of assigned support tickets.
  • Familiarity working with NoSQL databases and unstructured/semi-structured data.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience working as part of large Information Technology teams and/or consulting organizations collaborating with clients/business groups to support complex Network Big Data, Orchestration, and Automation solutions.
  • Experience working in the Telecommunications or Media industries is an asset.
  • Working experience with the major cloud hyperscalers such as Google, Amazon, and Azure is a plus.
  • Played a leading role in the delivery of multiple end-to-end projects using containerized microservices.
  • Experience working with multiple clients and projects at a time.
  • Comfortable interviewing non-technical people to gather/discuss requirements.
  • Someone who Is quickly acquainted with new technologies, e.g., programming language, within 2-3 days.
  •  Wireless/Telecom Operations and Engineering business Knowledge, including a basic understanding of Radio Access, Core network, and Value-added Services technologies and configurations.
  • Certifications: Linux Administrator, OpenShift, OpenStack, Kubernetes, Azure.
  • Bilingual French and English an asset.


  • Agile Requirements Engineering
  • Applications Administration
  • Continuous Integration
  • DevOps
  • DevOps Engineering
  • Kubernetes
  • OpenShift

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Job Category: Technology
Job Type: Consulting
Job Location: Remote - Canada Wide

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