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Date Posted: May 12, 2019

Reference Code: 44121-en_US

Job Type:  Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

External Posting Description

Work you’ll do  

The DevOps group is responsible for delivering DevOps services which accelerate the delivery of both revenue-generating and internal applications. We support business-lead software development while applying strategic and approved practices which streamline and fully automate the release management pipeline.

We are developing and supporting innovative solutions that leverage the latest technologies in open source and the cloud and are building a team of top-notch DBA’s to create our next generation platform.

You will be working within a portfolio of applications that utilize all levels of technology, from backend data and front-end technologies, delivered through cloud technologies such as Azure!

You will work in an environment that embraces DevOps philosophes to empower the implementation of tools and processes which enable the following: rapid development and deployment of software, continuous integration/delivery, automated quality checks, and operational metrics that can be consumed by development and product teams.

This position will work directly with agile teams and business owners on critical Deloitte projects and initiatives that are working with big data, analytics, and machine learning and require Database Hosting and Engineering services.

In addition, the individual will be expected to:

  • Implement solutions provided by Cloud Architects, Development Architects and Sr. DevOps team members.
  • Identify and proactively make recommendations for continuous improvement on  DevOps services provided.
  • Document the process and tasks being taught so it can be standardized and cross trained across the team
  • Be active in the innovation required to evaluate and recommending new Cloud based technical solutions.  This innovation should champion our mission of automation. Reliability engineering and making new technologies available for consumption by our development community

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to automate DevOps DB release management pipeline which delivers tooling for next generation application development efforts (the Dev) and on-going production operations (the Ops). Cultivate a Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery mind set.
  • Ensure development teams are provided a full set of DevOps database tools by leading the establishment of the right tooling and processes that will result in a fully automated release management pipeline to include: the Automated build process, environment setups, testing scripts, deployments, and production operational metrics/debugging information (to target developers).
  • Partner with development and operations teams to develop practical automation solutions and custom modules.  Troubleshoot automation issues and find practical solutions that move projects forward in a timely manner.
  • Be a trusted automation and tooling advisor for DevOps initiatives by providing objective, practical and relevant ideas, insights and advice.
  • Plan, organize, and control multiple responsibilities to achieve project objectives; technically guide projects through to completion.  Ensure deliverables are completed within target timeframes and are consistently of high-quality.
  • Collect and format the data required for established KPIs to ensure performance is measured against expected business outcomes.
  • Work with teams to bring continuous improvement to Database processes and tools. 
  • And other responsibilities as required

External Posting Qualifications

Core Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5 year’s enterprise related experience as a DevOps and database administrator/analyst in 24X7 uptime environment (Windows and Linux)
  • Demonstrated competencies in system administration (Open Source Preferred),  DevOps and systems knowledge, security protocols for client/server environment deployed using Cloud based IaaS and PaaS solutions on Windows or Open Source platforms.
  • Experience building deployments and integrations with popular scripting languages (Bash, Powershell, Python, and/or Ruby)
  • Microsoft Azure or AWS hands-on experience or certification required
  • Exposure to Cloud vendors
  • Production experience in large-scale NoSQL data infrastructures such as MongoDB, etc.
  • Production experience with SQL databases such as PostgreSQL (required), SQL Server, SQLite, Amazon RDS, etc.
  • Experience creating automation for database deployment, update, backup, recovery, testing, and maintenance
  • Implement, tune and enhance functionality of database servers in an automated manner
  • Experience working in an agile development team which requires the database design and architecture to adapt to changing business needs.
  • Work with other teams to troubleshoot data-related problems, find root-causes, implement solutions, and contribute to incident reports
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, comfortable in a transactional high-volume, high availability production environment.
  • Ability to build solid relationships with team members and co-workers, possessing the desire to work in a team environment and provide benefit to the team as a whole
  • Possess strong communication and presentation skills, including both written and verbal.
  • Strong customer service skills, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent customer requests.
  • Self-reliant, self-motivated with a “can do” attitude.
  • Commitment to quality, accuracy, and reliability of services provided.
  • Ability to produce and maintain accurate documentation and operational reports.
  • Desire to grow and develop new skillsets, becoming involved with new technologies
  • Experience with MS-Office products to build presentations using Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Nice to have:

  • Database experience with Cloud applications
  • Experience using open-source software to build solutions, and work with the open-source community to resolve problems and improve our solutions
  • Experience with big data processing tools

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make a greater impact than you ever thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and drive our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, and lead.

At Deloitte, we understand that everyone, and their career goals, are different. As a firm, we help create the conditions and opportunities that will enable our people to thrive – both professionally and personally. We do this by making three commitments to our people:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to work how you want, and we have innovative spaces and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

Apply now and let us show you how to push your career to the next level at Deloitte. The One Firm. For You.

Deloitte is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce.  We encourage applications from all qualified candidates and will accommodate applicants’ needs under the respective provincial human rights codes throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise the Recruiter to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.  Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

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