Job ID : 6282
Category : Technology Solutions
Brand : Definity
Regular/Temporary : Temporary
Fulltime/Parttime : Full Time
Location : Calgary, Canada
Definity includes some of Canada’s most long-standing and innovative insurance brands, including Economical Insurance, Sonnet Insurance, Family Insurance Solutions, and Petline Insurance. With strong roots that date back to 1871, we’ve grown to become a digital leader in the insurance industry. We’re proud to help our clients and communities adapt and thrive in a world of constant change.
Our promise to you: It’s better here. Why? Because we CARE, and we provide an employee experience that’s collaborative, ambitious, rewarding, and empowering.
Our ambition is to be one of Canada’s leading and most innovative P&C insurers. Come be a part of our journey, and love what you do.
Definity offers a flexible, hybrid work experience where employees work from the office and virtually depending on the type of work they are doing and who they are working with. Leader’s partner with their teams to find the right balance of on-site and remote work that best meets the needs of their teams, colleagues, brokers and customers, while ensuring collaboration, teamwork and accountability for goals.
YOUR NEXT CO-OP PLACEMENT
Work term: Summer (May – August)
Work term length: 4-month or 8-month or 12-month or 16-month
From classroom to co-op to career, every step of your journey has an impact on your future. That’s why it makes sense to choose a co-op placement with a company that offers truly rewarding work and real-life experience. At Definity®, your contributions, creativity, and energy will be put to good use, and you’ll get to be involved with initiatives that support our strategic goals and use your skills in a supportive team environment.
If you’re looking for a company that takes care of its people — full time, part time, and co-ops alike — and has a track record of doing big things, get ready to love it here.
What can you expect in this role?
Reporting to the Manager, Software Development / DevOps, the DevOps Specialist is responsible for enabling and maintaining the continuous build and integration processes and supporting environments including production.
What you’ll be doing
Ensures that the development resources are using consistent design and development procedures, processes, standards, and tools that align to Economical's SDLC methodology (e.g., Agile/Lean)
Documents sound software and infrastructure designs, processes, and coding practices so that projects are completed on time and with quality
Troubleshoot and resolve issues in our dev, test and production environments
Develop (and automate where possible) standard operating procedures around common failure scenarios (e.g. scripted/automated rollback, failovers, escalation procedures, etc.)
Facilitate, design, and implement continuous integration improvements
Provide and maintain integrations between development/source control/build/deployment tools
Automate and streamline operations and processes
What you bring
Knowledge of Linux OS, virtualization, cloud on-demand computing, all configuration tasks and a wide variety of open source tools and application stacks that need to be automated (Tomcat, Maven, Ant, IIB/MQ, IIS, Oracle database, SQL Server etc.)
Experience configuring and managing all tools required for automated dynamic DevOps environment (Docker, git/Bitbucket Server, Jenkins, ELK, Artifactory, Ansible, New Relic, Atlassian suite of products like JIRA and Confluence)
Understanding of development workflow - software code branching models and promotion workflow from development to staging to production (git/Bitbucket Server)
Experience with scripting tools (e.g., bash, Powershell)
Experience with Configuration Management tools (e.g., Ansible, Puppet, Chef)
Previous development background is an asset
Ability to work closely with developers to integrate and constantly refine development process into CI/CD pipeline
Did you know?
We care about our co-ops: Definity’s co-op students are considered the best pipeline of talent for our full-time, permanent positions.
We care about students: Definity distributes $85,000 in scholarships to students across Canada each year.
We care about our community: Definity donates more than $1 million every year to causes that drive true change in the neighbourhoods in which we live and work.
What can Definity offer you?
Visit www.definityfinancial.com to learn more about us and what we’re up to.
Work Location: Flexible Location
We also take potential into consideration. If you don’t have this exact experience, but you know you have what it takes, be sure to give us more insight through your application and cover letter.
Go ahead and expect a lot — you deserve it, and we’ve got it:
Our inclusive work environment welcomes diversity and supports accessibility. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know by contacting: [email protected]
This role requires successful clearance of a background check (including criminal checks and leadership references).