Senior DevOps Engineer

Requisition ID: 58795
Career Group: Corporate Office Careers
Job Category: Information Technology
Travel Requirements: 0 - 10%
Country: Canada (CA)
Province: Nova Scotia (CA-NS)
City: Stellarton and Tahoe
Location: Foord St. Office
Postal Code:
A proudly Canadian retail company, Sobeys began in 1907 as a small meat delivery business in Stellarton, Nova Scotia. Today, Sobeys Inc. serves the food shopping needs of Canadians with approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners that include Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, and Lawton's Drug Stores as well as in-store pharmacies, liquor and more than 350 retail fuel locations.
Together with our 123,000 employees and franchise affiliates and a collective passion for delivering exceptional food and shopping experiences, Sobeys' purpose is to improve the lives of Canadians by helping them Eat Better, Feel Better and Do Better.
All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.
Sobeys currently has an exciting opportunity for a Senior DevOps Engineer ****to join our team based out of our office in Stellarton, Nova Scotia.
As a key member of the IT team, you will be responsible for understanding requirements, designing and documenting a proposed solution, and then delivering the solution within our framework. You will be involved in a blend of project-based development and on-going support for existing applications.
Job Description
The person in this role will be responsible for building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines in Azure, supporting our active projects, and supporting the development team as-needed.
The kinds of technologies you will be working with:
  • Microsoft Azure Devops
  • Powershell
  • Windows and Linux
  • Azure resource manager

The kinds of things you'll do:
  • Take ownership of our continuous delivery pipelines
  • Responsible for ensuring our development team can deploy code quickly, reliably and securely
  • Evaluate new technologies and make recommendations on how to streamline or improve our systems
  • Manage the Azure DevOps portal and artifacts contained within.
  • Visualize and create infrastructure and solutions architecture diagrams for internal and external projects
  • Provide guidance on strategies for monitoring, tracing and profiling applications
  • Provide guidance on environment sizing and estimating recurring costs
  • Provide guidance on building, testing and releasing applications to small teams of developers as the DevOps expert

Job Requirements
The things you need to have:
  • 5+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer or Cloud Engineer
  • Significant Azure cloud experience
  • Strong experience building out infrastructures and environments in the Azure Cloud
  • A development background and experience with Visual Studio, Git, and related technologies
  • Mastery of your own motivation. We are a highly-distributed workforce and we need folks who can manage their workload and schedules without significant oversight
  • Working knowledge of scripting (PowerShell or bash)
  • Experience mentoring and coaching other developers
  • Experience working as part of a team, using an agile or lean methodology, to continuously deliver working software
  • Related university degree or equivalent work experience
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Flexible and adaptable in learning and understanding new technologies
  • Strong written communication and presentation skills
  • Leverages hands-on experience and experimentation to adapt quickly to new technologies.
  • Highly self-motivated and focused
  • Keen attention to detail
  • An ability and willingness to align your work day to U.S. Eastern Standard Time (UTC/GMT -5) as might be needed

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a leading Canadian company with a clear vision and focus. If you feel that this describes the kind of work you want to do, and you are excited about what Sobeys has to offer, then we look forward to reviewing your application. Please ensure that you take the time to ensure your profile shows us why you're the most qualified applicant for the role.
Sobeys offers our employees many valuable benefits such as:
  • Growing organization
  • Competitive salary
  • Profit Sharing Plan (based on company performance)
  • Pension plan
  • Flexible health and dental benefits plan (eligible employees)
  • Ongoing Training & Development
  • Opportunity for internal mobility to other departments and/or promotions (for employees who are strong performers)

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.
While all responses are appreciated only those being considered for interviews will be acknowledged.
We appreciate the interest from the Staffing industry however respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from Agencies.
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