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OpenShift DevOps / System Administrator

ELITS Canada Inc. is a subsidiary to ELITS Global Group AB. ELITS is a culture-driven, independent IT company founded in 2006, with a major focus on the operation of IT environments. ELITS provides a global delivery model, with 24/7 commitments of managed services, packaged IT services and consulting. Through good industry knowledge, innovation, commitment and responsiveness, ELITS provides operations and monitoring around the clock – throughout the year – around the world. The company has 100+ employees and is present in 11 locations in Europe, North America and Asia. At ELITS we pride ourselves on our ability to communicate IT in a natural and straightforward way – Another Kind of IT. Communication is a very important part of the work since we work closely with our customers. As an employee at ELITS you will become a part of a great team who always responds to the customer with humility, and at the same time is very proud of what we deliver.

ELITS is looking for a talented OpenShift System Administrator for a position in Toronto! As an OpenShift administrator, you will be part of a global team and the tasks may be divided to both individual and work in projects. It is important that you have a great ability to co-operate with customers, suppliers and colleagues. The ability to handle teamwork and co-operation is an important skill to maintain a high standard and a quality delivery to our customers. 

Some of possible duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Act as a subject matter expert on OpenShift and container ecosystem
  • Design and implement OpenShift installations that fit customer’s needs
  • Design and implement CI/CD pipelines and integrate them with 3rd party tools, like Twistlock
  • Provide technical leadership and technical guidance
  • Participate in customer’s workshops and providing presentations of the proposed solution;
  • Acts as a technical liaison between clients, service engineering teams, and support
  • Review and audit existing application deployment strategies
  • Perform profiling and troubleshooting of existing solutions
  • Create technical documentation to facilitate knowledge transfer

Mandatory requirements

  • A minimum of 5 years of industry experience
  • Strong hands-on RHEL and RHEL-based distros experience
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) minimum
  • Strong hands-on experience with OpenShift 3.x
  • Strong hands-on experience with Ansible
  • Strong hands-on experience with Docker containers including container management platforms like Kubernetes/Docker Swarm
  • Ability to design a solution from ground-up
  • Ability to whiteboard solutions interactively with customers
  • Ability to develop clear and full architectural documentation
  • Ability to think in terms of business needs, not just technology
  • Team player

Additional requirements (will be a plus) 

  • Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
  • Strong scripting skills (Bash, Python, Ruby, Perl)
  • Experience with CRI-O container runtime
  • Experience with Red Hat Identity Management/FreeIPA
  • Experience with Red Hat Gluster Storage/GlusterFS
  • Understanding of DevOps processes such as CI/CD
  • Understanding of SELinux and container security mechanisms supported by OpenShift
  • Hands-on experience with Jenkins or other CI/CD tools
  • Ability to write Jenkinsfiles to describe CI/CD pipelines
  • Hands-on experience with GIT and/or GitHub/GitLab/BitBucket products
  • Broad knowledge of software development and software testing methodologies
  • Experience with public cloud providers AWS, MS Azure, GCE
  • Prior to consulting, advisory, or professional services experience is preferred
  • Experience with performance tuning and optimization, bottleneck problems analysis
  • Active community member and contributor to open source projects;

Are you a social, flexible and structured person with great interest in information technology? Do you find development, constructing and use of the latest technologies challenging? In that case – send your application to us today! 

This position is open to Canadian residents (persons with work permit in Canada). 

Elits, Another kind of IT

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At ELITS we strive to be another kind of company in our industry, maybe unique. We do this by having an open, diverse culture that appreciates the person behind the employee. We work actively to preserve the feeling of a family-friendly company that is based on solidarity, friendship and cooperation. Through open and honest communication, we encourage dialogue, empower employees and respect each other’s opinions. Our belief is that in order to perform at your best there must be a balance between leisure and work. 

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