DevOps Engineer (SRE)

DevOps Engineer (SRE)

Development Id: 15470 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a DevOps Engineer (SRE) to join our client in Vancouver, BC.


Why work with our client?

  • Competitive rates
  • Centrally located
  • Transit accessible



  • Evangelize best practices for building and operating highly secure and reliable systems.
  • Serve as subject matter expert in security, observability, and monitoring.
  • Consult in system design to meet security, reliability, and capacity requirements.
  • Automate infrastructure and configuration management.
  • Conduct timely retrospectives of production infrastructure incidents.
  • Assist with all aspects of operational security and compliance.
  • Seek out potential threats to security and reliability and advocate solutions.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to receive escalations.
  • Implement metrics and log analytics including key indicators, dashboards, and alerts.
  • Build and improve operational run books.


Top Skills Required

  • Know when to triage and when to dive down into a root-cause analysis
  • Experience developing and monitoring mission-critical systems
  • Design and programming or scripting skills, including 3+ years of experience programming with at least 2 of the following: Python, Ruby, Golang, JavaScript (Python preferred)
  • Knowledge of key SRE principles, including monitoring and alerting systems like Elastic Stack, Sumologic, et al.
  • Experience in defining infrastructure as code for deployment (Terraform, Cloud Native tools), and configuration (Chef, Puppet, or Ansible)
  • First-class analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience creating automation to cover installation and configuration, functional testing, security testing, and performance testing
  • Experience with software security and secure development lifecycles
  • Experience with Git
  • 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.