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Senior DevOps Engineer



Software Engineering
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Who we are at Embroker

Embroker is the radically simple destination for industry-tailored commercial insurance. Our mission is to make it radically easier for businesses to get the right coverage at the best price. With a technology-first, customer-centric approach, Embroker is changing how businesses protect themselves, their staff, and their customers. In 2015, Embroker has raised over $150M in funding from leading fintech investors.

***This role will sit remotely in Ottawa, Canada.

What you will own in this role

As a Senior DevOps Engineer, you will join our Engineering team working on Embroker's software platform. Your primary responsibilities will be to:

  • Maintain and constantly evolve our IaC based Infrastructure

  • Create and maintain CI/CD pipelines

  • Actively collaborate with other engineers to define infrastructure and deployment requirements

  • Provide recommendations for architecture and process improvements

  • Provide tooling for other engineers to help them monitor and log their software components.

You will be working with the coolest and latest DevOps tools, bringing great value to the company as well as constantly improving your skills.

What experience we believe is the right fit

  • 5+ years of professional experience in an SRE/DevOps role

  • 5+ years experience with CI/CD automation (Jenkins, Github Actions, Travis)

  • 3+ years experience designing and provisioning cloud infrastructure on AWS using Terraform (or another IaC platform)

  • Experience troubleshooting problems across a wide array of services and function areas

  • Experience in code development in at least one high-level programming language

  • Proficiency with Kubernetes, Docker, Git, Jenkins, and software development processes for deploying applications to AWS

  • Familiarity with database technology such as PostgreSQL, DynamoDB or MySQL

  • Experience in AWS and its various services

  • Very good knowledge in Linux/Unix system administration

  • Strong security awareness

  • Good communication skills

  • Be genuinely curious and constantly striving to learn

  • Be proficient in spoken and written English

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field

You can see more about our tech stack on: https://stackshare.io/embroker/embroker

Our Values

The Embroker Pack lives by three core values that have taken us from an idea to a growing, well-funded player in the Insurtech space.

Pack First

We succeed and fail as one team. We optimize for what is best for our entire organization. We always assume positive intent.

Be All-In

We are 100% committed. We move fast and are proud of what we build. We attack challenges with relentless positivity.

Create Magic

We strive to amaze and delight at every touchpoint. We make our work fun through teamwork, play, and positive energy.

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We believe that systemic structures and practices disproportionately disadvantage the most marginalized people in society — including people of color, people from working-class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people. We believe that these communities must be represented and included in the work we do to make our Pack stronger and more creative, and improve the way we do business. We strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or members of other marginalized communities.