DevOps Specialist

Sun Life Financial   •  

Montreal, QC

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


Less than 5 years

Posted 179 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position: DevOps Specialist

Your role

The Digital Solutions team is looking for a DevOps Engineer with experience designing, developing, implementing, supporting and analyzing large-scale tooling and systems that support the end-to-end development process. The successful candidate will have strong technical and problem solving skills and will show initiative, be accepting of responsibility and be accountable for results.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Collaborate with architects, designers, business system analysts, application analysts, operation teams and testing specialists to deliver fully automated ALM systems
  • Deploys, configures, manages, and performs ongoing maintenance of technical infrastructure including all DevOps tooling used by Digital Solutions
  • Be the custodian of the DevOps infrastructure specific to Mobile applications development and deployment
  • Provides, maintains, and manages the appropriate release policy, processes, standards, and procedures
  • Assists development team with the preparation of releases for production. This may include assisting in the automation of performance tests, validation of infrastructure requirements, and guiding the team with respect to system decisions
  • Creates or improves the automated deployment processes, techniques, and tools
  • Troubleshoots and resolves technical operational issues related to IT Infrastructure
  • Review and analyze organizational needs and goals to determine future impacts to applications and systems
  • Ensure information security standards and requirements are incorporated into all solutions
  • Stay current with trends in emerging technologies and how they could apply to Sun Life

Core Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders and adapt approach when dealing with technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a strong, collaborative multi-site team
  • Excellent organizing, planning and time management skills
  • Self-directed and proactive; thinking beyond the immediate problem with ability to analyze situations/problems systematically and deliver effective right-sized solutions in a timely manner
  • Possess an inherent passion for continuous improvement and innovation
  • Customer and results focused
  • Flexible and adaptable with the ability to align to changing priorities

Qualifications / Skills:

  • University Degree or College Diploma in a related discipline
  • Minimum 3 years of progressive information technologyexperience with full application development life cycle and systems integration experience
  • 3+ years of experience with native mobile deployment on iOS and/or Android
  • A strong DevOps background with a security and automation mindset
  • Experience owning infrastructure in production, as well as designing and creating deployment pipelines, infrastructure tooling and monitoring
  • Experience with Scripting languages
  • Experience with source code management tools such as TFS, Bitbucket, Git
  • Experience in using and configuring build tools and orchestration such as Jenkins, Maven, Gradle, Artifactory, Fastlane
  • Knowledge of deployment (i.e. Ansible, Chef) and containerization (Docker) tooling IAAS/PAAS/SAAS deployment and operations experience
  • Scripting skills are a plus
  • Solid hardware and application virtualization platform experience


  • High-Level knowledge of IBM MobileFirst Platform  is a plus
  • Knowledge of the financial and insurance industries
  • System Administratorexperience
  • Agile experience
  • Jira, Confluence, Hipchat experience
  • Exposure to Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) integration architectures and technologies