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Location: Toronto, Golden Horseshoe, Ontario, Canada Posted: Sep 20, 2022

Job Description

As a DevOps Engineer at Coinsquare, you'll be a part of our Technology team, supporting Coinsquare's technical operations, infrastructure, and applications. You're someone who thrives in a fast-paced changing environment and is looking for mentorship and growth alongside the organization and to mentor and educate others. You will live your life in a CLI. You will be used to juggling multiple issues simultaneously and making sure they all come to a conclusion. You will be used to being involved in sensitive, high-stakes, and time-critical issues and keeping your head when the temperature is rising. Coinsquare runs 100% cloud-based microservices, with a Kafka-backed event architecture. Our services are completely containerized and CI/CD builds are managed by Jenkins and deployed with ArgoCD. Our deployed infrastructure is 100% orchestrated by Kubernetes. We make extensive use of ELK and Grafana for log ingestion and inspection.

What you’ll be doing

    • Work closely with engineering through the development lifecycle including diagnostics and operations
    • Support and troubleshoot production systems including legacy applications
    • Design, implement and improve infrastructure architecture, networking policies, and orchestration
    • Manage access controls to key resources in the infrastructure
    • Work closely with IT and external vendors to ensure smooth operations of the business 24/7
    • Advise and implement best practices around site security, durability, and reliability
    • Provide better observability/traceability of systems

What you’ll bring

    • 3+ years of practical experience supporting real-world production systems, work in a DevOps/SRE capacity deploying applications, working knowledge of Linux, networking (TCP/IP, VPN, firewalls), software development lifecycle
    • 2-3 years of AWS experience
    • Experience with Terraform to manage cloud infrastructure
    • 2+ years experience operating distributed storage systems, ideally Kafka and programming proficiency using Python/Bash
    • 2+ years experience working in a highly-distributed system
    • Experience operating Kubernetes clusters in a real-world application
    • Experience using Docker, Jenkins, ArgoCD, Ansible, GIT
    • Highly comfortable implementing CI/CD pipelines independently
    • SecDevOps experience is a bonus

What you can expect

    • A total compensation package that includes a competitive base salary + options, health insurance/benefits coverage, RRSP matching
    • Annual Learning and Development budget
    • Coinsquare-provided technology
    • Downtown Toronto (dog-friendly) office located in King West
    • Ritual credits for lunch on Tuesdays and catered lunches on Thursdays
    • Work in an environment that values transparency, accountability, confidence + humbleness, collaboration, and learning from others.
About Coinsquare We are Canada’s biggest operating digital asset firm. Since 2014, Coinsquare has traded on behalf of over 500,000 Canadians. Our team of 90+ employees has built Canada’s leading retail and over-the-counter trading platform. Coinsquare is FINTRAC certified and on its way to becoming an IIROC member firm registered as a dealer. Built by Canadians, for Canadians. Coinsquare has raised over $100M (including investments from dually listed company, Mogo) since its inception. By successfully executing trades in excess of $8 billion CAD, we have established long-standing relationships with banks, custodial providers and regulatory bodies. Discover what's possible with digital currency by checking out our trading platform: Coinsquare for Android | iOS | Web We’re full of bright and diverse thinkers. Team members have equal opportunities to contribute to our success within a scale-up culture that encourages self-starters, transparency and team connectivity. We know diverse teams make strong teams. We welcome people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. If you require accommodation during the application process, simply let us know and we’ll ensure it’s a positive experience for you. Apply for this job

About Coinsquare

Coinsquare is Canada’s premier cryptocurrency trading platform for trading Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP, and other digital currencies.

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