Country:

Canada

Cities:

Halifax

Area of expertise:

Software Engineering

Job Description

RECRUITING FOR THE FUTURE

This posting is for a future job opportunity.

To support the needs of our clients, Avanade is actively recruiting and interviewing for the role outlined below, as we continue to build on another year of growth in our business. Now, with more than 60,000 employees around the globe, we are positioning our organization to effectively prepare for the future. What does this mean for you? We encourage you to apply and interview for this role without the need to decide now. This allows you to connect with leaders and hiring managers at a pace that works for you and when roles become available, you will be the first know.

The Buzz Around the Hubs   

Avanade's latest initiative is to build "hubs" for ambitious, innovative, and passionate individuals that are driven to enhance their day-to-day and re-imagine how to build and deliver solutions. The hubs are strategically established offices in the heart of 4 downtown cities across North America.

   

We want to createa collaborative, fun, and challenging work community that you can call your own. The Hubs are comprised of an elite group of software engineers, creatives, and designers to provide exceptional products to a diverse clientele.  

Role Overview: 

As DevOps Engineer, you are an accomplished software engineer with a broad skillset, including cloud infrastructure and OS knowledge and an understanding of software delivery and object-oriented programming methods. You are self-driven, deeply enthusiastic about technology, and capable of getting the job done correctly in high-pressure and dynamic circumstances. You are adaptable and can quickly learn technologies and business domains that live outside your core skill set. You will also be able to demonstrate and describe achievements that applied DevOps on previous projects.

Key Responsibilities:

·         Coordinate with project managers, business analysts, developers, and operations teams to understand platform requirements and evangelize ways to drive quality and value to the client stakeholders

·         Tenaciously champion core DevOps behaviors like collaboration, communication, and ownership

·         Work with development, quality assurance, and infrastructure team members to build an effective continuous integration / continuous delivery pipeline

·         Share best practices for building and deployment across several technologies (Azure DevOps, GitHub Enterprise)

·         Drive the team’s triaging capability by taking on challenging problems not understood by front-line support teams

·         Relentless automation of every aspect of the development, build & deployment process

·         Manage a backlog of tasks centered on continuous improvement of the system

·         Required Skills

·         Scripting in languages such as PowerShell, Bash, or JavaScript

·         Proficient with Git and enterprise branching strategies

·         Experience with enterprise-level software delivery and release management practices

·         Experience in configuring/administering CI/CD for Azure DevOps or GitHub Enterprise

·         Experience with micro-services or cloud-based architectures for web or mobile applications

·         Experience with securing DevOps and applications with Azure KeyVault, Azure Active Directory

Preferred skills:

·         Experience in Microsoft clouds and platforms

·         Proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g., C#, Java, etc.)

·         Containerization with Azure Kubernetes, Docker, Helm, etc.

·         Authoring custom pipeline tasks for Azure Pipelines or GitHub Actions

·         Infrastructure as Code such as Azure ARM Templates, Terraform, Ansible, Bicep

·         Code quality and security tools such as SonarQube, Checkmarx, Fortify, Veracode

·         Azure Monitor, Application Insights, New Relic or DynaTrace

·         Elastic search, Prometheus, Grafana

·         Years of Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of experience working in DevOps and Agile environments with hands-on DevOps tooling, minimum 3-10 years of experience overall

Key Responsibilities

· Coordinate with project managers, business analysts, developers, and operations teams to understand platform requirements and evangelize ways to drive quality and value to the client stakeholders

· Tenaciously champion core DevOps behaviors like collaboration, communication, and ownership

· Work with development, quality assurance, and infrastructure team members to build an effective continuous integration / continuous delivery pipeline

· Share best practices for building and deployment across several technologies (Azure DevOps, GitHub Enterprise)

· Drive the team’s triaging capability by taking on challenging problems not understood by front-line support teams

· Relentless automation of every aspect of the development, build & deployment process

· Manage a backlog of tasks centered on continuous improvement of the system

Required Skills

· Scripting in languages such as PowerShell, Bash, or JavaScript

· Proficient with Git and enterprise branching strategies

· Experience with enterprise-level software delivery and release management practices

· Experience in configuring/administering CI/CD for Azure DevOps or GitHub Enterprise

· Experience with micro-services or cloud-based architectures for web or mobile applications

· Experience with securing DevOps and applications with Azure KeyVault, Azure Active Directory

Preferred skills:

· Experience in Microsoft clouds and platforms

· Proficiency in one or more programming languages (e.g., C#, Java, etc.)

· Containerization with Azure Kubernetes, Docker, Helm, etc.

· Authoring custom pipeline tasks for Azure Pipelines or GitHub Actions

· Infrastructure as Code such as Azure ARM Templates, Terraform, Ansible, Bicep

· Code quality and security tools such as SonarQube, Checkmarx, Fortify, Veracode

· Azure Monitor, Application Insights, New Relic or DynaTrace

· Elastic search, Prometheus, Grafana

Years of Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of experience working in DevOps and Agile environments with hands-on DevOps tooling, minimum 3-10 years of experience overall

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree. Technology-related degrees or Master's a plus.

Preferred Certification: Microsoft AZ-400/Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert; Industry recognized Agile Certifications. Scrum.org and Scaled Agile Framework(SAFe) are preferred.


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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 


We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.


We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping young people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 


Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com