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Senior Blockchain DevOps Engineer

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 10, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  738383

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


The opportunity


EY's Canadian Blockchain Development Team in our Technology Consulting group is expanding and looking to hire a senior level DevOps Engineer/Architect to assist in the deployment and development of scalable Blockchain applications for EY's corporate and government clients. 


Your primary focus will be to work on the deployment and infrastructure related to Ethereum-based blockchain applications. 


The position and requirements for this position are described below. 


Your key responsibilities

  • You will be working in a highly collaborative team providing your expertise to assist in managing the development teams' CI/CD pipelines as well as advising and assisting in the deployment and configuration of production implementations of EY's blockchain products.
  • You will work closely with the development team as well as with product managers and product owners to architect appropriate infrastructure for deployment of our applications to major cloud providers.
  • For infrastructure deployed you will be responsible for ensuring that the infrastructure has been configured in accordance with EY/Client information security controls, privacy, other policies, and specified requirements.
  • For infrastructure deployed you will be responsible for creating appropriate dashboards, log management, backup, and monitoring systems to facilitate maintenance and management of deployed software as required.
  • For deployments you will be responsible for establishing performance and benchmarks as required
  • You will work within an agile environment using modern cloud and web/application tools such as docker, Kubernetes, helm, terraform etc.
  • You will be expected, within a short ramp up period, to make major contributions to the product and development team specifically, with respect to the usage and deployment of following technologies
    • Docker/Kubernetes/Bash/Linux
    • NoSql & SQL (MongoDb/Postgres)
    • Graphql
    • Kafka/Zookeeper
    • Ethereum Clients (Geth, Besu, Erigon ..)
    • Node Express/NodeJs/ReactJs applications
    • Auth0/Active Directory and/or other authentication providers
    • Nginx 

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Previous experience as an application developer (5+ years)
  • You have experience with microservice, and event driven architecture and the implementation of prudent design and architecture principles to enhance a products maintainability, scalability and extensibility.
  • Experience with
    • Kubernetes/Docker/Helm - ideally you should have sufficient experience with K8s (and should have passed or should be able to pass linux foundation certification as any and/or all of CKA/CKAD/CKS certification)
    • CI/CD Pipelines
    • Apache Kafka/Rabbit MQ
    • Deployment of databases such as Postgresql/Mongodb
    • Active Directory and Other External Oauth providers
  • Nice to Have
    • Experience with architecting SaaS and PaaS applications
    • Blockchain deployment experience
    • Terraform
    • Hashicorp
  • Knowledge and experience deploying production applications with major cloud providers such as Azure, AWS, and GCP 

 Skills and attributes for success

  • You must be able to work independently and with little direction, with the ability to reach out to teammates and other technology specialists when required. You understand that being a highly skilled developer you are continuously learning and exploring new tools and technologies.
  • You know how to work effectively in a remote environment, but when circumstances permit would have no problem working in the company's offices several days a week as circumstances require.
  • You enjoy mentoring and coaching.
  • You have side project and/or direct experience working with blockchains and a have a good understanding of the principals of cryptography, consensus, and blockchain design.
  • You have extensive experience with open-source software.
  • You have an undergraduate university or college degree in computer science or a related discipline.
  • You have sample code available and or a github repo that highlights your coding /scripting capabilities. 

What we look for


We're interested in passionate leaders with a strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the technology space. If you have a strong passion for helping businesses achieve their IT strategy, this role is for you. 


What we offer 


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work. 


We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you


Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.


EY Way of Work and your health and safety


EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely. To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations. A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided. 


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