DevOps Automation Engineer

<p>Opus One Solutions is looking for a DevOps Automation Engineer. Reporting to our CTO Roger Moore, the new DevOps Automation 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>

Toronto, ON

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&trade;, 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&trade; provides powerful grid management capabilities and unlocks greater potential for distributed energy resources including renewable generation, energy storage and responsive demand. GridOS&trade; 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><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p>Creating a planet fueled by reliable, clean energy isn&rsquo;t what keeps us up at night; it&rsquo;s what get&rsquo;s us out of bed. At Opus One Solutions, we pursue solutions that will change how countries access and distribute electrical energy. From microgrids that keep things running in the event of an outage to how Tesla's latest batteries can help accelerate the integration of renewable energy. From how electric utilities can optimize their operations and reduce their carbon footprint to how every homeowner will 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 renewable energy, it&rsquo;s an engineering feat worth contributing 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. Internally, the tools we use include Redmine, GitLab, BuildBot and homegrown Python-based test automation, all hosted on AWS. Externally, our software is deployed in high availability, enterprise environments delivered via RedHat. There is no shortage of interesting deployment and maintenance challenges!</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What will our new DevOps Automation Engineer work on?</strong></p> <ul> <li>Deployment and maintenance. Provide technical leadership and make decisions in deployment and maintenance methodologies.</li> <li>Infrastructure. Build, manage and lead the administration of the infrastructure.</li> <li>Strategic planning. Manage and implement short and long term strategic projects to ensure our capacity meets existing and future requirements.</li> <li>Big picture improvements. Benchmark, analyze, report on and make recommendations.</li> <li>Test plans. Evaluate test criteria, create and execute tests to determine if new releases of software are acceptable for delivery within the electricity environment.</li> <li>Operational features and processes. Collaborate with Development Architects and leaders to implement operational features, tools and process.</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 3-6 years deploying complicated systems in a Linux or Windows Server environment. Debian and Red Hat experience an asset. You have intermediate programming experience in Python.</li> <li>The passion. You are equally passionate about clean tech 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>