Manager, Platform Engineering

Toronto, ON
Technology – Platform Engineering /
Full Time - Permanent /
Caseware is one of Canada's original Fintech companies, having led the global audit and accounting software industry for over 30 years, with more than 500,000 users across 130 countries and available in 16 different languages. While you might not have heard of us (yet) over 36,000 accounting and audit professionals list Caseware as a skill on their LinkedIn profiles!

As the Manager of Platform Engineering, you will lead the development and integration of cutting-edge security measures within our DevOps processes and throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Your focus will be on automating and securing our development workflows using GitHub and GitHub Actions and on implementing trunk-based development practices to enhance efficiency and code quality.

You will be reporting to:
Amir Toole - VP, Platform Engineering

An ideal candidate would possess the mastery in the following areas:
k8s / AWS / EKS / GitHub (Actions, Advanced Security)

❗The role is remote in Canada. Due to the nature of this role, but you may be required to work in our Toronto office location at 351 King Street East, Suite 1100, Toronto, Ontario, M5A 2W4. This is subject to change from time to time in response to Caseware’s requirement.

Chengeer Lee - Principal Talent Acquisition Partner & Coach

What you will be doing:

    • Develop and implement a comprehensive DevSecOps strategy that aligns with our SDLC, emphasizing automation, security scanning, and CI/CD practices using GitHub Actions.
    • Architect and manage secure, scalable cloud infrastructure, particularly using AWS technologies, with a focus on AWS Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) and service mesh architectures using Istio.
    • Drive the integration of advanced security practices at each stage of the SDLC, from design through deployment, utilizing tools like AWS Security Hub and AWS Key Management Service (KMS) to enhance our security posture.
    • Champion trunk-based development practices, leveraging merge-queue in GitHub to streamline our development process, reduce integration times, and improve code quality.

Technical Skills Required:

    • AWS Expertise: Profound knowledge of AWS cloud services, with specific experience in managing EKS and implementing service mesh architectures using Istio to ensure microservices are securely communicating.
    • Kubernetes Proficiency (k8s): Deep understanding of container orchestration using Kubernetes, including managing clusters and deploying applications on EKS.
    • GitHub Mastery: Extensive experience with GitHub, especially GitHub Actions for CI/CD, GitHub Advanced Security for identifying vulnerabilities in code, and merge-queue for development efficiency.
    • Incident Response: Ability to handle security incidents with swift and effective solutions, ensuring minimal disruption and optimal system integrity.

What you will bring:

    • Demonstrated leadership in managing high-performing tech teams.
    • Strategic and analytical thinking skills, proactive in identifying and addressing security challenges in a fast-paced environment.
    • Exceptional communication skills, enabling effective collaboration across various technical teams and with senior management.
About Caseware

Caseware's cutting-edge software products are meticulously designed for accounting firms, corporations, and governments. Our teams are continually collaborating, innovating, and building upon our existing suite of products. With a customer-focused mindset, we are building technology that is shaping what the future of audits, financial reporting, and financial data analytics will look like.

With a recent strategic investment from Hg Capital in 2020, Caseware is now in its next major growth phase as we double down on the people and products that have made Caseware so successful to date.

One of Caseware's core values is Many Voices, One Team and with that in mind, we're dedicated to building teams as diverse as our customers in an equitable and inclusive way. We welcome and encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Should you require accommodations or have any questions at any point during the application or interview process, please e-mail our People Operations team at

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