Location: Montreal, Quebec

Title: DevOps Specialist

VIA is making an impact, and so can you.

VIA works with the world’s largest power companies to keep the lights on for millions of people using a combination of artificial intelligence, blockchain, and causal analytics. And, we need your help to make an even bigger difference.

As the DevOps Specialist, you will play an integral role in the deployment, support, and security verification of our advanced analytics applications by applying network security best practices and working to meet the specifications of client environments.

Responsibilities include:

  • Deploy and secure applications powered by blockchain technologies and machine learning algorithms
  • Support the integration and deployment of applications for clients by following their specifications
  • Support network security configuration
  • Optimize and secure cloud solutions
  • IT administration and support for VIA’s technical team, including new hire set-up and ongoing management of remote work stations

To be a high impact team member, you will have:

  • BS/MS degree in computer science, engineering or a related degree with relevant work experience (5+ years)
  • 2+ years of experience supporting external clients
  • Proficiency in application deployment (e.g., Ansible, Docker, Apache Web Server, load-balancing)
  • Strong experience with database deployment and tuning (e.g., RDBMS, non-SQLDB)
  • Proficiency in Unix/Linux, Windows, VMware
  • Experience with network infrastructure design, AWS deployment (e.g., EC2, ECS), network protocols, and troubleshooting
  • Management of network security (firewalls, security groups), PEN tests, OS hardening
  • Proficiency in Python and shell script languages
  • Experience with configuration management and Jenkins continuous integration
  • Additional experience or interest in the following skills is also a plus:
    • Executing load tests and test automation (experience with Selenium and Apache JMeter)
    • Deployment of Blockchain nodes (e.g., experience with configuration of Ethereum miners)
    • Knowledge of/or experience managing message broker services, distributed task queues, and in-memory data storages
    • Using orchestration technologies (e.g., Swarm)
    • Hadoop ecosystem configuration (e.g., Hive, HFS)
    • C++ experience

To be a cultural fit, you will have:

  • Strong attention to detail, and be a self-starter and critical thinker with excellent follow-up and organizational skills
  • A strong desire to learn and ask questions
  • The ability to multitask and work independently
  • A desire to work in a high energy, startup environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills