Job Description

Winnipeg, Manitoba

DevOps Lead Engineer

As we continuously strive to improve standards and processes in delivering top-quality software, we are looking for a strong analytical and knowledgeable professional to join our growing team as a DevOps Lead Engineer. Using the latest tools and technologies in the cloud, the DevOps Lead Engineer will be tasked to make everyone and everything better by applying their skills to create automation pipelines to improve quality, efficiency, security and reduce costs. Leading a team of DevOps Engineers, the Lead will provide strategic and operational leadership for the team and Pollard Banknote’s clients.

What you will do

  • Accountable for designing, building, and optimizing automation systems for CI/CD
  • Collaborating with development teams to plan, develop, deploy, maintain, troubleshoot and monitor delivery pipelines 
  • Writing design proposals, reports, manuals, and other technical documents
  • Assisting with special projects or providing technical advice
  • Staying current on industry developments and technologies
  • Develop software development strategies for the successful deployment of software in a multitude of technology stacks
  • Coach and mentor DevOps team members, along with the development and infrastructure groups, on the best approaches to safely and securely release quality software

Who you are

  • Passionate for technology and automation 
  • Thorough, creative, communicative, and highly technical
  • Genuine aptitude for software development standards and processes
  • A continuous learner who goes above and beyond to get the job done
  • A collaborative individual who communicates clearly in a timely fashion
  • A highly adaptable team player who can juggle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines
  • An analytical, detail-orientated problem-solver who identifies risks and gaps through critical thinking
  • Self-motivated to succeed and confident to lead technical discussions for complex solutions for large-scale enterprise solutions
  • Well versed in troubleshooting, debugging, and technical documentation
  • A thought leader who can turn strategy into actionable work

What you will need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience in a DevOps role
  • Strong understanding of software development life cycles, coding standards & build life cycles, and automation
  • Experience in leading teams and coaching team members
  • Excellent research, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective planning & organization skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and adhere to budgets and timelines
  • Experience with the below are considered assets:
    • Containerization and Kubernetes experience
    • Software development in Java using Maven/Gradle
    • Automation tooling – Jenkins
    • AWS Cloud services:  EC2 (Autoscaling), EBS, SNS, ECS, EKS, S3

Pollard Banknote offers a challenging, team-oriented environment, competitive compensation, profit sharing program, company pension and opportunities for professional development. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume outlining fit and salary to  

Pollard Banknote Limited is an equal opportunity employer, committed to promoting and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Reasonable accommodations are available upon request.

We thank all candidates that apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory response from a Criminal Record Search.