DevOps Engineer Job Posting

Job Title:
DevOps Engineer
Company: BlueDot
Position Type: Permanent
Pay Rate: TBD - negotiable
Date Posted: Nov-24-16



TYPE: Full-time

Together we can create a healthier and safer world.

BlueDot strives to make the world a safer place from infectious diseases by crafting powerful analytical tools. We design and develop software tools to empower individuals, governments and organizations to make better decisions about how to reduce the risks of infectious diseases.

Our HR strategy is very simple -- to attract people who are passionate about making a difference in the world and get them working on the things they love to do. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing, you will be successful." - Albert Schweitzer

We are currently seeking a DevOps Engineer to join our growing team. The skill sets described below will be applied to support the development of technologies that are at the core of BlueDot's research objective of mitigating and understanding the risks of emerging infectious disease threats globally and locally.

Primary responsibilities will include:

helping to create a semi-automated data pipeline
maintaining and increasing integration between our back-end and access/portal technologies
developing and maintaining automation scripts for deploying databases and API code to the cloud (AWS)
helping to design, create and support tools to allow non-technical clinical team members to externalize and capture their knowledge to be integrated into our databases and APIs, and to feed the data pipeline
designing tools and processes to help semi-automate Data Quality Assurance (QA)
implementing change data capture (CDC) methods
tools to create data quality dashboards
system performance monitoring and optimization
developing tools to monitor both internal and external servers for anomalies
supporting analytics related to the usage of our external product


5+ years of related DevOps experience is required
University degree or equivalent technical DevOps experience
Experience designing and analyzing processes and creating tools to support semi-automation and streamlining

Skills Required:

Systems-level thinking
Both Programming & Scripting experience required
IT systems experience
Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills

Experience Desired:

Scripting (esp. in Python)
Familiarity with at least 2 other programming languages
SQL and (relational) database design
Amazon Web Service (AWS) configuration and workflow
Experience designing & developing REST APIs: C# (or Java), .Net
Familiarity with common version control and software development / project management tools

Bonus if:

Have worked with spatial data and GIS (Esri) tools
Experience with Spark & Scala
Experience with XML/XSLT

Schedule: Full-time, permanent

Work Location: 209 Victoria St., Toronto, Ontario

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Application Instructions: Please use the link below to submit your resume and cover letter

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We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

* BlueDot is a Certified B Corp which means we are certified to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.

Location: Canada-ON-Toronto
Telecommute: No (Onsite Position)
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