DevOps/Linux Engineer

Information Technology
Posted 3 years ago

Union Marketing is a creative marketing agency, servicing unions across Canada. We are a one-stop shop for innovative membership engagement. Unionized since 2013, our team has a unique understanding of union culture and issues surrounding the labour movement. Through this understanding, we are able to provide our clients with the services that are most effective in cultivating a thriving membership. Simply put, we speak union. We strive to increase awareness of current issues that affect unions while promoting the positive change needed to implement fair and safe work environments for current and future generations. We assist unions in mobilizing their community and memberships to increase positive public perception and keep accessible, high quality services in place for the community and for all hard-working Canadians.


General Job Description

A DevOps Engineer is an information technology (IT) professional who works with software developers, system operators (SysOps) and other production IT staff to ensure successful software deployment and operation. The role calls for someone who has the necessary hard and soft skills that are required to overcome the traditional barriers between software development, testing, deployment and infrastructure operation.


  • Datacenter network operation
  • Cloud network operations
  • Physical server maintenance and deployment
  • Cloud server deployment and maintenance
  • Software deployment
  • Software operations automation
  • Research and Development of current and new products

Required Knowledge

Candidate must have in depth knowledge of the following protocols:



Ideal candidate would have experience working with following server applications:

Apache, Nginx, MySQL, MariaDB, PerconaDB, PostgreSQL, Dovecot, Exim, Postfix, Solr, OpenLDAP

  • Must have minimum 1-2 years full-time experience in IT support or system administration
  • Must have deep understanding of complex networks
  • Advanced knowledge DNS and IP routing principals
  • Have an understanding and experience working with Linux based servers and workstations
  • Great communication skills and confidence in the field
  • Advanced ability to work in all Linux environments
  • Strong ability to acquire new knowledge/research and learn new technologies
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
  • Experience with systems and IT operations
  • Comfort with with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment
  • Strong grasp of automation tools
  • Data management skills
  • A strong focus on business outcomes
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching cross functional borders


Beneficial Skills


  • Client communications and support
  • IT Purchasing
  • Cost-analysis experience


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