Intermediate DevOps Engineer

Headquartered in Calgary, AB /
Engineering – Cloud Security / Infrastructure Team /
Permanent, Full Time
About Athennian
Athennian is the first cloud-based legal entity and corporate records management platform. By integrating modern technologies such as document automation, eSign, virtual minute books, and direct e-file integrations with corporate registries, Athennian is being adopted rapidly by both law firms and corporate customers. Come build the future of corporate services with us and give paralegals super powers along the way!

The Role
We are looking for a motivated and collaborative Intermediate DevOps Engineer to join our Cloud Security and Infrastructure team. This position is open to remote work options in the following time zones: ET, CT, MT, and PT.

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

    • Building and setting up new development tools and infrastructure
    • Understanding the needs of stakeholders and conveying to developers
    • Working on ways to automate and improve development and release processes
    • Testing and examining code written by others and analyzing the results
    • Ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats
    • Identifying technical problems and developing software updates and fixes
    • Working with software developers and software engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended
    • Planning projects and being involved in project management decisions

Required Technical Skills:

    • 2-5 years of relevant technical experience
    • Strong knowledge of Linux and Bash scripting
    • Strong working knowledge of Git
    • Strong working knowledge of a variety of AWS services
    • Awareness of DevOps and Agile principles

Required Soft Skills:

    • Excellent communication and teamwork skills 
    • 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

Nice to have experience:

    • AWS DevOps Engineer certification
    • Knowledge of Javascript, YAML

In this role, at 3 months, you will have:

    • A working understanding of Athennian’s technical operations; knowing where to find important information when needed
    • The ability to handle 60-80% of technical operations issues related to Athennian’s infrastructure and coding 
    • Made simple changes to configurations without direct supervision
    • Executed and provided test reports for changes occurring in the scope of the role

In this role, at 6 Months, you will have:

    • A strong understanding of Athennian’s technical operations with the knowledge of where to find information when needed and how to fill in gaps where knowledge is missing or lacking
    • The ability to handle 70-90% of technical operations issues related to Athennian’s infrastructure and coding 
    • Designed, executed, and provided test reports for changes occurring in the scope of the role

In this role, at 12 Months, you will have:

    • A complete understanding of Athennian’s technical operations. With the knowledge about where to find information needed and how to fill in gaps where knowledge is missing or lacking, and ability to add and communicate new information
    • The ability to handle 80%+ of technical operations issues related to Athennian’s infrastructure and coding 
    • Determined which changes need to be implemented, design, execute, and provide test reports for changes occurring in the scope of the role
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

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/LTD/AD&D/EFAP benefits after 90 days, high growth environment, teambuilding, day-to-day variety (never a dull moment), MacBook for all employees, stock options, and a culture of transparency.