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DevOps Specialist **Flexible remote work possibilities**

Montreal, CA, QC H4P 2G7

Jan 25, 2023

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The dormakaba Group is one of the top three companies in the global market for access and security solutions. The company is a single source provider of products, solutions and services related to doors and secure access to buildings and rooms. No matter where you are, if you need reliable and innovative access and security solutions, we will provide you high quality service – in hotels, shops, sports facilities, airports, hospitals, at home or in the office. Around the globe.


With over 16,000 employees worldwide (over 500 in Montreal), dormakaba is present in over 130 countries and has more than 150 years of experience. The dormakaba Group is headquartered in Rümlang, Switzerland, and generates annual revenues of over 3 billion dollars CAD.


dormakaba offers you a career not a job. Join us now and make a real difference in creating the next generation of products and services. Visit our website www.dormakaba.com



Role Summary/Purpose


dormakaba digital is looking for a DevOps Specialist to be an integral member of our team to contribute to the development and design of new and existing cloud applications. The DevOps Expert works closely with software development and cloud operations experts. Will assist with development work, code deployments and operational support for new and existing services and applications. Candidates should be able to perform functions required to deploy, configure, support, and troubleshoot issues within containerized and serverless environments hosted on AWS and Azure. The DevOps Specialist in dormakaba digital will be a pivotal role in defining and operating all new cloud software architectures.


The candidate should understand and embrace a DevOps philosophy and has successful experience evaluating technology and implementing DevOps processes. Work closely with development, operations and security to provide services and utilize automation tools for our cloud applications, specifically rapid and reliable configuration management, as well as continuous integration, build, release and monitoring solutions. You will have autonomy to research, design, implement and launch new tools and services that enable the development team to rapidly deploy new features while maintaining reliability of our operational environment and defining/confirming our technical path forward.


You will be a key contributor on a dynamic team, expand your skillset and become an expert in the most popular cloud software development strategies for dormakaba digital. We are looking for an independent, self-motivated, and innovative developer to implement industry best practices in a true DevOps environment.   The position requires global collaboration with interface points in EMEA and APAC and be a key contributor in the development of the dormakaba global platform.


If you believe this challenge is right for you then, and you want to make a difference do not hesitate to apply!



Key Responsibilities


  • Automate Infrastructure as Code (Terraform) to manage development, test and production environments
  • Design and implement CI/CD pipeline for container-based and serverless applications
  • Ensure that development teams use appropriate tools and processes to deploy code and operate environments.
  • Manage change requests in accordance with platform strategy, standards and governance.
  • Improve Monitoring, Incident management processes, Backup & Disaster Recovery (DR) strategy, Software Quality Assurance
  • Keep pace with the evolving cloud technologies and recommend and implement improvements to our hosting standards
  • Proactively identifying and mitigate risks on the running environments
  • Collaborate on standardizing of a reusable and modular DevOps toolchain.
  • Debug production infrastructure issues and develop optimizations for cost and performance
  • Maintain a close relationship with other engineering teams to drive and communicate DevOps automation.

Qualifications & Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar position
  • Must have thorough understanding of a cloud continuous delivery/continuously integration release process and best practices
  • Strong knowledge of the Dev Ops tool chain on Linux/windows platforms; Terraform, Jenkins, Python, nodejs, git, Powershell etc.
  • Experience with Docker container related technologies like Kubernetes, EKS, ECS and Fargate
  • Familiarity with AWS serverless technologies, services, or infrastructure architecture
  • Deploying automation solutions in AWS cloud environment
  • Proficiency in system design & architecture
  • Experience designing, building, and operating distributed complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.

Desired Characteristics


  • Ability to work in a team, solid interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Very good oral and written communication skills in English. (French is an asset)
  • Persistent in the face of roadblocks; dispatches them efficiently, pulling in others as necessary. Requires minimal direction/oversight
  • Takes the initiative to fix issues before being assigned them
  • Ability to stay on top of projects and confidence in taking decisions to resolve or escalate issues
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project.

We offer


  • A fast-growing international company
  • A stimulating, fast and friendly work environment
  • An opportunity to highly contribute to the success of the company
  • Competitive global compensation
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