Senior DevOps Engineer

Senior DevOps Engineer

Professional Services

Minimum Qualifications (non negotiable):

  • ​Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in a DevOps role, with a proven history in managing complex, high-availability environments.
  • Profound experience with GitLab, Docker, NGINX, HAProxy, MySQL, ProxySQL, Hashicorp Vault, and Consul.
  • Solid understanding of networking, load balancing, and high availability principles and technologies.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of security best practices, including experience with end-to-end encryption.
  • Skill in scripting and automation with a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a proactive approach.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

The successful candidate will possess a thorough understanding of and considerable experience in continuous integration, containerization, load balancing, monitoring, high availability, and security within a sophisticated, global infrastructure. A proactive approach to monitoring and maintaining system health, comprehensive knowledge of contemporary technology practices, and a strong commitment to security protocols are essential for this role.

Preferred but negotiable:

Job Description:

Continuous Integration and Orchestration:

  • Assist in the management and enhancement of GitLab continuous integration processes.
  • Contribute actively to orchestration efforts to ensure seamless automation and operational efficiency.


  • Lead the containerization of legacy systems using Docker, improving scalability and flexibility.

Load Balancing:

  • Configure and manage layer 4 and layer 7 load balancers using tools like NGINX reverse proxy and HAProxy.
  • Ensure efficient distribution of network or application traffic through advanced load-balancing techniques.

Monitoring and Health:

  • Implement comprehensive monitoring tools and protocols.
  • Actively oversee the health and performance of the entire infrastructure, including the remote monitoring of physical servers.
  • Address and troubleshoot issues promptly to maintain optimal uptime and performance.

Database and Proxy Administration:

  • Set up and manage MySQL high availability clusters and ProxySQL clusters to ensure reliability and optimal performance.
  • Administer a high availability Hashicorp Vault with Consul backend to protect sensitive data and assets.

Traffic Management and Encryption:

  • Manage global traffic management software (DNS) for efficient routing of traffic across multiple data centers around the world.
  • Ensure secure end-to-end encryption of all service traffic using TLS or equivalent protocols.

Collaboration and Documentation:

  • Collaborate with various teams to pinpoint operational best practices and continually enhance system performance.
  • Maintain detailed documentation of processes, systems, and configurations.

How To Apply

​If you are interested in applying for this job or have any questions please contact:

Josie Castagna, Job Developer

 (519) 977-6444 ext. 5533,


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