AWS DevOps Engineer

AWS DevOps Engineer

N/A Id: 15860 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking an AWS DevOps Engineer to join our client in Toronto, ON.


Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible



  • Handle Infrastructure as code, contributing to making our infrastructure fully automated, simple, reliable, and easy to operate
  • Awareness of industry direction and trends in infrastructure as code tooling and best practices
  • Develop and implement systems that aid and facilitate our rapid growth including the implementation of deployment policies, future procedures, configuration management and planning for capacity upgrades
  • Design, operate and automate operational tasks, such as Networking configuration, Server provisioning, backup/restore, disaster recovery, monitoring and alerting
  • Implement an on-going cloud cost optimisation process
  • Implement security best practices
  • Working with your agile team colleagues, your technical leaders and the Scrum Master and Product Owner to build quality solutions that are capable of long-term testability and growth whilst delivering focused, value driven changes to a high-quality standard
  • Help the team avoid performance bottlenecks, security vulnerabilities and help with architecture decisions while ensuring that applications and services run quickly, efficiently and securely with minimum oversight
  • Lead and maintain a clear task backlog with Jira


Top Skills Required

  •  Bachelor’s degree in computer science or other relevant discipline or equivalent work experience
  • Up to 3 years’ experience in DevOps/Software Configuration Management role
  • Programming experience required, preferably Python
  • Work with Amazon Web Services technologies
  • A willingness and enthusiasm to improve and develop new skills and learn new technologies
  • CI/CD and test automation experience
  • Good Linux experience
  • Some experience:
    • Managing the cloud infrastructure as code, using either CloudFormation or Terraform.
    • Maintaining highly available and performant environments.
    • Some exposure to Monitoring tools, such as Sumologic, Datadog, Zabbix, Nagios, New Relic.
    • Managing and deploying AWS Load Balancers, RDS, Route 53, CloudFront, S3.
    • Managing and deploying Serverless applications: Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB
  • Networking, network security and have a good knowledge of TCP/IP
  • Automated builds and deployments experience.
  • Experience working for a developer audience is desired
  • Experience working in a cross functional Scrum team in an agile environment
  • Solid English communication skills
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada


Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile


About Us

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters provides contract and permanent IT recruitment services to employers across Canada. We have a specialized approach to recruiting, segmenting our recruitment teams into specialty practice areas focusing on Development, PMO, Infrastructure and BI/CRM/ERP skill sets.

This approach enables our recruiters to become specialists; they know the market and work hard to understand each candidates’ capabilities, goals, career ambitions and quickly present them with the best possible opportunities.  We are committed to helping candidates develop their careers and to helping our clients grow their business and complete important projects successfully.


We create opportunities for IT Professionals to empower business.