Automation Engineer Toronto, ON

Automation Engineer

Full Time • Toronto, ON

Job Description:

The AcuityAds DevOps team is seeking a new DevOps Engineer who will support our platform, develop, and enhance the process. We’re looking for passionate, creative engineers who are excited about solving problems and working with some of the latest technology. As a DevOps engineer, you will get your hands dirty working with Terraform, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, Big Data, and more.


  • Be part of a week-long on-call cycle where you are responsible for system uptime
  • Participate in weekly application deployments
  • Linux system administration and troubleshooting
  • Analyzing and resolving incidents in a timely manner to minimize downtime to all clients while coordinating and communicating with impacted stakeholders
  • Evaluating new technologies and integrating them into our current environment
  • Developing new application deployments using Ansible
  • Scaling the current environment using Terraform to meet our ever-increasing traffic
  • Work with other teams to achieve a common goal
  • Documentation of processes and troubleshooting issues
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Good understanding of VMware, Docker, and Kubernetes VM/container orchestration
  • Experience with Atlassian Bamboo and Bitbucket, building deployment projects
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code (IaC) and deployment experience using Terraform
  • Experience with configuration management using Ansible
  • Experience with deployment of infrastructure and Java applications in VMware, hardware servers, and/or cloud
  • Experience with scripting knowledge with Python and Bash. Java is a huge plus.
  • Experience with MySQL, NoSQL, and ElasticSearch. And the ability to set them up for production.
  • Experience working with Hadoop, Druid, HDFS, and Spark (Big Data tools)
  • Basic networking experience and experience working with hardware servers
  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience with git and understanding of basic git workflows
  • Experience with being on-call and willingness to figure out issues independently.
  • Ability to work independently in a small start-up environment and be self-driven and self-taught.
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Experience with NetBoot, Cobbler, or any PXE provisioner for hardware servers.
  • Our engineers must demonstrate a passion for what they do and develop. Being curious, persistent to find the right solutions to resolve complex problems, and communicate properly to express their ideas in a proper way

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Competitive Salaries & Benefits
Unlimited Vacations
Weekly Catered Lunches
In-House Registered Massage Therapy Service
Fully Stocked And Functioning Kitchen
Team Gatherings
Structured Employee Recognition Awards
Financial Wellness Programs