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Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Information Technology

Company Description

Central 1 wants to be the national choice for financial, digital banking, and payment solutions in Canada. Our unique place in the financial services industry enables us to power progress for more than 300 financial institutions from coast to coast to coast. Central 1 has created a collaborative work environment made up of curious and courageous employees passionate about finding the right way forward for clients. 

It’s important we succeed, because the banking industry is one where disruption rules and old ways of doing business are quickly becoming a thing of the past. Central 1 is here to keep Canada’s financial marketplace diversified, support Canadians who want a choice when it comes to banking, and do good for the communities we serve.

    Job Description

    The Senior Cloud DevOps Engineer is responsible for designing, developing and implementing infrastructure as code to the digital banking platform which supports hundreds of credit unions across Canada.  In this role you will develop and execute best in class  IT operations, processes and procedures for Central 1’s technical infrastructure.    You will have the opportunity to provide key insights in a highly collaborative workplace.

    • Develop code to automate, provision, deploy and manage Central 1’s digital banking platform serving hundreds of Credit Unions
    • Ensure the platform is cloud ready, consuming and creating internal services in similar fashions to cloud providers
    • Lead Central 1 to automate and scale out their platform to support hundreds of Credit Unions
    • Coach, mentor and enable other DevOps engineers, developers and testers
    • Responsible for managing live production environments that provide digital banking capabilities
    • Prepare design proposals for major, complex and longer term technical solutions including determination of costs, time required and alternative approaches to satisfy existing and future needs
    • Ensures application security is considered during all phases of an applications life cycle, ensure any security considerations are balanced and meet with current business acceptable risks. Ensure security best practices are followed
    • Ensure all new application platforms or application architectures are robust and cost effective, streamline/standardize where beneficial
    • Able to communicate effectively with business representatives and external customers to document and create solutions, identify and communicate the benefits of different solutions and empower the business or customer to make educated decisions
    • Able to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with development, systems or infrastructure resources on complex issues impacting application management.
    • Define processes to manage production and disaster recovery operations
    • Researches best practices and innovation and applies as related to the environment;
    • Continually shares knowledge of trends, competition, etc


    • Experience in managing and scaling out infrastructure using code
    • Experience, ideally in an enterprise environment, working as part of a product development team requiring large data storage and management, in addition to managing an environment that requires high availability, network and compute processing
    • Direct experience deploying applications and services into Amazon Web Services
    • Direct experience with managing & deploying applications using Docker.
    • Knowledge of orchestrating docker containers using Kubernetes (hands on experience ideal).

    • Experience supporting deployments of multi-tenant architectures
    • Expert knowledge in Operating Systems, Networking, and Database Management
    • Proficient in scripting on unix/linux environments
    • Ability to influence, mentor and provide technical leadership across the organization, with specific emphasis to developers, testers and DevOps engineers of all levels
    • Demonstrates growth mindset; enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applying the gained knowledge to address business problems
    • Ability to communicate effectively with technical teams and others, to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a collaborative and productive workplace
    • Passion for innovation and a “can do” attitude including the ability to work under pressure and adapt easily to changing priorities and business needs

    Additional Information

    As much as we believe in working hard, we also believe in personal growth and taking time for ourselves. Accordingly, our total rewards philosophy amounts to one of the best compensation and benefits packages in the industry – from performance-based incentives and extended benefits, to training and education reimbursements and ample vacation time.

    Central 1 is committed to diversity and inclusion. If you have a request for a disability-related accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

    *Unsolicited resumes from vendors will not be accepted for this or any position at Central 1*

    Posted: August 17, 2018
    Closes: October 16, 2018
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    About Central 1 Credit Union

    When you’re passionate about what you do and where you work, the rest comes easy. That’s the culture at Central 1 Credit Union, and that’s precisely what we’re looking for from you. Supporting near...