DevOps Operations Specialist

Oakville, ON, Canada

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Who is Geotab:
Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in North America and a certified “Great Place to Work.” Each day, Geotab processes billions of data points from over 2 million connected vehicles, extracting actionable insights to help empower businesses to better manage their fleets. Recognized as the world’s #1 commercial telematics provider, Geotab’s solutions are used by more than 40,000 customers in over 130 countries around the globe. Geotab understands that telematics is critical to helping create safer and more sustainable drivers, businesses and communities and actively works to help businesses improve driver behavior, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create safer roads for all. Global demand for telematics is increasing and Geotab is leading the way. Are you ready to join us? To see what it’s like to be a Geotabber, follow us @InsideGeotab on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook today!
The Devops Operations Specialist is responsible for managing and monitoring the performance of the server infrastructure on the public cloud - specifically Google Compute Engine - as part of the DevOps team. This position will focus on provisioning production and test environments in the Cloud as requested from internal engineering teams, as well as monitoring DevOps automated processes on a daily basis and troubleshooting any reported or discovered issues.  This position will work closely with internal technical teams such as Software, Engineering Support, and Database Administration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Geotab internal departments to provision development, test, and production workloads in the Cloud, using the tools and processes provided by the DevOps team.
  • Review DevOps monitoring tools and respond to or resolve outstanding issues.
  • Troubleshoot any issues reported by these systems, and open development tickets as necessary for improvements and bug fixes.
  • System level tuning and debugging in public cloud, or containerized environment.
  • Provide technical support for engineering escalations. 
  • Create and maintain documentation regarding configuration, processes, security.
  • Perform large scale log collection, analysis, and dashboard creation via Big Data tools.
  • Collaborate in a cross-functional team with senior engineers.
  • Support Geotab global strategic initiatives.

Relevant Experience/Skills:

  • 1-3 years experience in an IT or DevOps related field.
  • Experience with cloud computing: GCE, AWS, Azure.
  • Specialized knowledge or expertise in scripting languages such as Powershell/Bash.
  • Experience with microservices and/or containerization a strong asset.
  • Experience with Postgres, Google BigQuery, Linux an asset.
  • Background in Windows or Linux systems administration an asset.
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL.
  • Experience working within a technical or engineering organization/knowledge of the high-technology industry an asset.
  • High accuracy and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Able to work well under pressure and respond to fast changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve to well-judged decisions.
  • A strong team-player with the ability to engage with all levels of the organization.
  • Technical competence using software programs, including, but not limited to, Google Suite for business (Sheets, Docs, Slides).
What makes our staff passionate about Geotab?
Table Tennis at the office - bring your own bat!Great accommodation (brand new office building, height-adjustable desks)Light breakfast served dailyHot lunches or fresh sandwiches served every FridayGeotab-sponsored sports teams and social eventsFull medical benefits and 4% company matching RSP (full-time employees only)

Our Core Values:
Geotab is shaping the future of telematics. Using leading technology, we embrace change and challenge the status quo. To stay ahead of the curve, we keep Geotabbers energized with data bootcamps, course subsidies, Friday lunches, and more. We believe collaboration leads to innovation; our teams stretch across floors, cities and continents. All employees, from the CEO to the summer students, maintain an open-door policy. Whether we’re fine-tuning our products, or boosting our office culture, we’re building a foundation for long-term success. To us, this means safer roads, more efficient fleets and a team of dynamic Geotabbers!
Geotab encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Geotab is committed to accommodating persons with disabilities throughout the interview, selection and employment process. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information about our accommodation policies and practices, please contact us at (416) - 434 4309.
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