Onico Solutions

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Cloud DevOps Engineer (Azure)

We are currently looking for an experienced Cloud DevOps Engineer (Azure) with hands on experience developing automation and modernizing applications in Cloud native architecture.


  • Gather and analyze requirements. Work with project managers, architects, other developers and customer representatives to define and document requirements. Break down project requirements into development tasks. Provide scope and estimates.
  • Translate project scope into user stories which will be developed in sprints
  • Build end-to-end DevOps pipelines for large and medium scale projects. This includes review and configuration of supplied technology frameworks/architecture to be used on projects. Create architecture documents and diagrams.
  • Design and implement CI/CD pipelines to streamline software development and testing.
  • Define design, implement, and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems.
  • Design and document efficient DevOps operational practices.
  • Present solutions to managers, architects, and developers.
  • Practice continuous improvement. Continuously increase quality and drive business value while decreasing effort.
  • Share knowledge with colleagues and the rest of the organization.


  • 5+ years of proven experience with DevOps/Infrastructure implementations, migrations, and upgrades within the Microsoft Azure cloud solution suite
  • Experience with CI/CD automation tools such as Azure Pipelines, Jenkins, Bamboo, or Spinnaker
  • Experience with infrastructure as code software tools such as Terraform, Chef, Ansible, etc.
  • Working knowledge of common scripting languages, such as Bash, PowerShell, using Azure CLI, etc.
  • Experience with container platforms, such as Kubernetes and Docker, including the multi-level networking environments these platforms use. Automated Container-based deployment skills using tools such as Azure DevOps, Git Hub, Terraform, Jenkins, Vagrant, or other containerization orchestration tools, are also required.
  • Familiarity with Azure Lighthouse is very desirable
  • High level understanding of DevOps culture, methodologies, coding and automation.
  • Direct experience implementing end-to-end DevOps pipelines.
  • Experience with serverless technologies (PaaS, FaaS).
  • Experience with writing code to interface with APIs (REST, possibly SOAP)
  • Experience with writing code to interface with databases (PostgreSQL, SQL Server)
  • Familiar with various configuration file formats (JSON, XML, YAML).
  • Proficiency with Agile development methodologies and experience working in a scrum team.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to learn fast and adapt to change.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/Engineering, Management Information Systems, or equivalent education or work experience (with a focus on Azure)
  • Microsoft Certified: DevOps Engineer Expert certification is recommended and preferred

This is a minimum 6 month contract remote based position in Toronto, ON