Devops Engineer

Our new DevOps Engineer will learn our technologies quickly and apply their existing knowledge to help us develop, test and launch new solutions as we scale and grow. We need someone who doesn’t put out the fires but puts in place all of the code, infrastructure and support to stop the spark from igniting in the first place.

Toronto, Ontario

Opus One Solutions

Opus One is a software engineering company that brings real-time energy management to the smart grid. Through its leading edge offering GridOS™, Opus One delivers a new level of visibility and control to electricity distribution through sophisticated engineering analytics designed to solve and optimize complex power flows. Seamlessly integrating with utility data systems, GridOS™ provides powerful grid management capabilities and unlocks greater potential for distributed energy resources including renewable generation, energy storage and responsive demand. GridOS™ further facilitates the implementation and management of microgrids from homes to communities for unparalleled grid resiliency and value to the electricity customer.

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Mid Level

Overview: <p>Creating a planet fueled by reliable, clean energy isn&rsquo;t what keeps us up at night; it&rsquo;s what gets us out of bed. At Opus One Solutions, our software platform GridOS&reg; helps us pursue solutions that will change how countries access, optimize and distribute electrical energy. From microgrids that keep things running in the event of an outage to how electric utilities can optimize their operations and allow homeowner feed energy into a power grid fueling the electrical sharing economy.</p> <p>At Opus One Solutions, we believe some of the best talent in the tech industry share our passion for delivering technology that matters and that will make a difference, in our lifetime and beyond. We want to work with people who love the complexities of software; who believe in its power to transform the world to a better place.</p> <p>Good people know that great ideas are everywhere and what matters most is practical execution. Turning vision into reality is the hard part. But, when it&rsquo;s creating technical solutions that support access to.</p> <p><strong>Our tech stack</strong></p> <p>Our tech stack is deep because we interact with real things in the real world where the outcome matters. Our systems collect, analyze and interact with other systems in real-time. Our DevOps team uses:</p> <ul> <li>Python to build the backend of GridOS.</li> <li>Selenium to test our web application.</li> <li>Docker for containerization and deployment.</li> <li>Gitlab for repository management.</li> <li>Jenkins to schedule and build automation.</li> <li>Ansible to deploy environment configurations.</li> <li>Terraform to provision new environments.</li> </ul> <p><strong>The opportunity</strong></p> <p>Opus One Solutions is looking for a DevOps Engineer to support our growth. Reporting to our DevOps Lead, Hasan Kamal-Al-Deen, the new DevOps Engineer will learn our technologies quickly and apply their existing knowledge to help us develop, test and launch new solutions as we scale and grow. We need someone who doesn&rsquo;t put out the fires but puts in place all of the code, infrastructure and support to stop the spark from igniting in the first place.</p> <p><strong>Who are you?</strong></p> <p>You might be working in DevOps or as an application developer. You approach building software and tools as you would Lego. You are most innovative after you have developed a thorough understanding of how an application works. You love to develop systems that let you manage a large number of deployments and you have scaled a product to a large number of customers. You understand how to keep concurrent deployments running while tracking each one&rsquo;s needs.&nbsp;You want to stay in a hands-on technical role applying - and growing - your skills. You are looking for a company with a purpose, one that is in an exciting growth phase.</p> <p><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p><em><strong>Challenges.&nbsp;</strong></em>The electrical power grid is a lifeline to millions of people. Quite literally, this is a system that cannot go down when it comes to hospitals, traffic controls and more. Your challenge is to be on the ground floor and help develop a complex, scalable infrastructure that is robust enough to help utilities keep the lights on - globally.</p> <p><em><strong>Personal and professional satisfaction.&nbsp;</strong></em>You want to do meaningful work. You don&rsquo;t just want to build things, you want to build technology solutions that matter.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What will our new DevOps Engineer work on?</strong></p> <ul> <li>Deployment and maintenance. Make decisions in deployment and maintenance methodologies.</li> <li>Infrastructure. Build and manage the administration of the infrastructure.</li> <li>Big picture improvements. Benchmark, analyze, report on and make recommendations.</li> <li>Operational features. Work with Development Architects and leaders to implement operational features and tools.</li> <li>Collaboration. Grow alongside other DevOps engineers, reviewing code and planning future work.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Here&rsquo;s what you bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The education. You have a degree or diploma in Computer Sciences, IT or related field.</li> <li>The experience. You have at least 2 years experience deploying complicated systems in a Linux Server environment. Debian and RedHat experience an asset. You have intermediate programming experience in Python.</li> <li>The passion. You are equally passionate about cleantech as you are about quality and continuous improvement.</li> <li>The vision. You can focus on the big picture and the details. Robust, reliable and scalable is your motto.</li> <li>The basics. You have exceptional communication, judgment and prioritizing skills.</li> <li>The energy. You thrive in a high volume, fast paced environment.</li> <li>The skills. You are detail oriented and you possess excellent analytical skills. You have the ability to provide quick solutions to complex problems.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join Opus One Solutions?</strong></p> <p>Opus One is growing! After spending first four years under the radar focused on research and pilot projects we&rsquo;re ready to shine as one of Canada&rsquo;s top 10 game-changers named by CIX Cleantech, Fast Company&rsquo;s 2017 World Changing Idea in Energy and one of top 100 2018 Global Cleantech companies! We are deploying exciting microgrid projects in North America and have partnerships with leading energy players such as Tesla and Advanced Microgrid Solutions.</p> <p>Our leadership has assembled carefully selected teams with some of the best strategic visionaries - and executors - in technology and the clean energy space. We are all driven by one common goal: to accelerate the integration of clean and sustainable energy in North America and the world.</p> <p>At Opus One Solutions we understand that not everyone develops their talent and hones their skills in a traditional way. Different paths and experiences are part of the diversity we know we need to succeed. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking, take a chance and express your interest&nbsp;<a href="">here</a>.</p> <p>Opus One Solutions welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</p>