Id : 64099
Category : Information Technology
Location/City : AB – Edmonton
Region : Edmonton Area
Job Type : Permanent
Recruiter Name : Jennifer Dion

To apply, please submit your resume, in Word format, directly to Jennifer Dion at

The Opportunity

Our enterprise client is in the midst of implementing Agile methodology in it’s business systems department and is accordingly building it’s DevOps team.  They are looking for a Senior DevOps hands-on leader that has previous experience building and leading a team of DevOps from the ground up. The successful candidate will come from a strong coding/scripting background and have previously created automated deployment solutions and set up monitoring systems preferably for an enterprise organization.  This is a great opportunity to make a large impact on a prominent Edmonton organization.

Key Account Responsibilities and Functions

  • Lead a DevOps team in the transformation from Waterfall to Agile methodology.
  • Create, test and implement automated deployment pipelines for cloud and onsite using Agile.
  • Define standards and processes in an agile framework.
  • Build upon, improve and fine tune existing automated build and release processes.
  • Work closely with the SCRUM team on design, tests and implementation strategies.
  • Hands on development & testing.
  • Hands on leading software & product testing.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Completion of related university degree program.  Other post secondary education plus experience may be considered.
  • 8+ years experience leading dev teams.
  • Previous experience through the transformation of Waterfall to Agile methodology.
  • 5+ years experience with continuous integration/deployment.
  • Extensive experience with platform automation tools (i.e. Ansible, Chef).
  • 7+ years experience working with web technologies, unit testing frameworks, Microsoft Team Foundation Server, GIT, Visual Studio Team Services and SQL Server.
  • Senior level experience in design, implementing and supporting virtual environment (VMWare, MS Azure and Windows Server).
  • Expert knowledge with IPs, firewalls and load balancing.
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills.
  • ITIL certification.
  • Experience working in an insurance and/or financial institution preferred. 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Up to $95,000 depending on experience.
  • A comprehensive benefits package will be provided.

Please quote Job Reference #64099

To apply, please submit your resume, in Word format, directly to Jennifer Dion at

Executrade is one of the largest and most comprehensive full-service recruitment firms in Western Canada, with 11 divisions and locations in Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver. We have over 40 years of experience helping client companies and candidates achieve their business goals and vision. Our success is due to our people, the strong relationships we build, and the continuous and robust evaluation and refining of our recruitment and staffing processes.

Individuals interested in this employment opportunity must obtain the necessary approvals from the Government of Canada – Citizenship and Immigration department, prior to applying for this position. In accordance with the Canadian Immigration laws, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada for employment opportunities. Detailed information can be obtained from

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