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Senior DevOps Engineer - Remote

Guelph, Canada

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Location Guelph, OntarioCA Job ID JR-029935
Job Description

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. Where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times...

At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere. Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

We are seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer to be a part of a team to lead the transformation to DevOps and Continuous Delivery across the organization. You will work with multiple development projects and mentor Junior DevOps Engineers. In addition to this you will:

  • Support both development and production environments

  • Implement monitoring processes and design/deploy monitoring dashboards

  • Coaching, mentoring of team members

  • Work directly with development teams to bring new products into the cloud

  • Help to design and support internal development environments inside both AWS and Azure

  • Design, Implement and Maintain all Amazon Web Services Infrastructure and Operational Services

  • Participate in agile process across multiple development teams

  • Create process to perform continuous deployment, including full orchestration of deployment process

  • Develop tools and scripts to improve efficiency of operational task

  • Create and provide best practices to the organization for DevOps, builds, continuous integration and deployment and infrastructure

  • Build and support system automation, deployment, and continuous integration tools

  • Effectively communicate project status, metrics, and issues

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer

  • 3-5 years working in cloud providers AWS

  • 3-5 years working in Linux environments

  • 3-5 years scripting languages with at least one of the following: Bash or Python

  • 3-5 years using SCM Git, GithHub, and solid understanding branching and merging

  • 3-5 years’ experience with the SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle)

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field of study

  • Expert in Cloud infrastructures and deployment models

  • Experience using AWS services and cli

  • Bash and/or Python scripting skills

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD) tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity, and/or GitLabs

  • Knowledge of Cloud best practices, operations and security

  • Experience with big data processing tools such as Hadoop or Spark

  • Experience administering Databases such as Postgres, MariaDb, Mongo, MySQL, and or MSSQL

  • Experience with performance tuning and benchmarking

  • Knowledge of Build technologies, Mavin/Gradle/Node/NPM 

  • Skilled with Log aggregation using SumoLogic or other tools

  • Experience with Container Infrastructure, ECS, Kubernetes, Docker Swam

  • Skilled with Jira, Confleunce, Jenkins, TeamCity, Artifactory. DockerHub, Github 

  • Nginx experience

  • Experience with Agile methodology

  • MongoDB and cluster configurations

  • RabbitMQ and cluster configurations

  • ElasticSearch and cluster configurations

  • Experience with NoSQL technologies like Memcache or Redis

  • Excellent communication and written skills


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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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