DevOps Engineer

Toronto, ON
Engineering – DevOps /
Full-time /
DevOps Engineer
Full-time, Permanent
Remote, Canada

Who We Are
Athennian is a technology company that increases trust in business. Our products help legal, finance, and tax teams be transaction and audit-ready by organizing business entity and corporate structure information. Over 370,000 business entities in almost every country are managed on Athennian to automate workflows for ownership, company secretarial, governance, tax, and compliance. Headquartered in Calgary with offices in Toronto and Vancouver and remote co-workers throughout North America, it's fair to say we live on our Slack channel rather than in a physical space.

The Role
We are looking for a motivated and collaborative DevOps Engineer to join our Cloud Security and Infrastructure team. As a DevOps Engineer, you will have responsibility for  building and maintaining cloud based infrastructure. Additionally, you will collaborate with engineering teams to solve operational problems, design and implement solutions, tools and practices that help us to increase operational productivity at a large scale. This role is vital in promoting collaboration between engineering to allow for delivery and management of services.

As a key contributor to our Engineering team you will be responsible for:

    • Work closely with Engineering stakeholders to design and maintain a reliable, scalable and secure platform
    • Optimize existing deployment Tooling and Infrastructure, including but not limited to creating and maintenance new CI/CD Pipelines, optimizing infrastructure for cost or performance to meet our company goals
    • Collaborate with the Engineering team to identify areas for improvement and implement solutions
    • Provides DevOps domain expertise for existing projects and new initiatives
    • Set up and maintain test environments for manual and automated testing
    • Conduct and analyze results of vulnerability scanning and penetration testing and action findings
    • Plan and perform ongoing routine application maintenance tasks
    • Participate in on-call rotations for monitoring and alertingIdentify cost saving opportunities within our infrastructure

A successful candidate will have:

    • 3+ years of experience in DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering, and/or automation engineering 
    • Strong understanding of cloud technologies such as AWS
    • Experience with running and managing systems and services on a cloud platform (AWS)
    • Strong understanding of database technologies such as MongoDB
    • Knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes & Linux Systems
    • Knowledge of Terraform and Packer
    • Experience deploying cloud service, monitoring, alerting, and handling critical issues
    • Agile development experienceWorks well in a team environment, as well as independently 
    • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving 
    • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
    • The ability to work without close supervision and thrive in an autonomous working environment that allows for high levels of freedom
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills
    • Technical curiosity and desire for continuous learning

Nice to have skills:

    • AWS DevOps Engineer certification
    • Experience with Cloud based security protocols
We have embraced a distributed model of working to reach the best talent in Canada. While some roles may require proximity to our Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver offices, roles based outside our office locations can be remote in Canada. 

Our Culture 
We believe incredible teams can solve any problem and we strive to be an inclusive workplace where ideas thrive. We are first and foremost an organization of people who are passionate about learning, building, and sharing software to transform the legal industry. Our team members thrive when they’re passionate about what they do. We strive to create an engaging environment with challenging tasks, foster meaningful relationships with colleagues, and encourage each other to become the best we can be. Whether you want to customize your workspace, share your latest hobby with the team, or broaden your horizons with a specific project, we have a wealth of opportunities to keep you growing and learning.  We’re here to help you become the best version of yourself, all while having fun and connecting with coworkers. 

Diligent Builder: Ability to design and build scalable systems
Focused Creative: Strategic mind with a solution first attitude and uses data to navigate the next steps
Ambitious Learner: Eager to take on new challenges and present innovative solutions 
Champion Mindset: We set ambitious goals and hustle to make them happen

Benefits at Athennian
We offer competitive benefits and perks because we believe that happy people produce great results. We are always adding to this list based on employee feedback: generous vacation/sick/flex days, remote work options, flexible working hours, health/dental/vision/group life/gRRSP/LTD/AD&D/EFAP benefits, high growth environment, team-building, day-to-day variety (never a dull moment), MacBook for all employees, stock options, and a culture of transparency.