Senior Software Developer, DevOps

Hootsuite

Vancouver City, British Columbia, CA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/26/2021
  • Website: hootsuite.com
  • Company Address: 5 East 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V5T4S8

About Hootsuite

Hootsuite is trusted by more than 18 million customers and employees at more than 80% of the Fortune 1000. Our unparalleled expertise, customer insights at scale, and collaborative ecosystem help people and organizations succeed with social.

Job Description

We’re looking for a Senior Software Developer, DevOps who can help us support the development organization to deliver value to customers in a reliable, efficient, and safe manner. You’ll do this by solving problems and creating infrastructure, software, and processes. You’ll be working in a focused team that owns one or more pieces of the production application environment and the developer experience. This role reports to the Director, Production Operations and Delivery and is based in Hootsuite’s Vancouver office (post COVID19) or remotely across Canada or the US (in accordance with Hootsuite's local employment entities). The successful candidate may need to be able to travel from time to time to Hootsuite's Vancouver office.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Write software - tools, libraries, automation, services, and glue scripts
  • Manage the reliability, security, and integrity of our large, cloud-based Linux infrastructure
  • Participate in a flexible on-call rotation 
  • Lead by owning project milestones, epics or features
  • Practice continuous improvement, contributing to culture, process, and direction in your team and across our department
  • Develop processes and automation to eliminate repetitive tasks
  • Design and build our infrastructure platform
    • Identify and implement new platform features
    • Research and evaluate new technologies
    • Refactor, rewrite or retire existing platform features
  • Operate our developer experience and production application environments
    • Diagnose and repair our distributed systems
    • Perform maintenance, upgrades, and migrations
    • Control or eliminate repetitive tasks, alert noise, and business-as-usual work
  • Enable development teams
    • Provide executable interfaces to our infrastructure platform
    • Provide tools and best practices to support the entire software development lifecycle
  • Collaborate with others across the organization to solve problems and build better processes, systems, and software
  • Communicate by mentoring, writing documentation, participating in meetings, and sharing your work at demos

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • A degree in Computer Science or Engineering, and at least senior level working experience in an SRE, DevOps or software engineering role and a track record of substantial contributions to software projects with high business impact
  • Experience with mentoring, coaching, and pairing with coworkers
  • Experience writing clean code that performs well at scale and an understanding of SaaS software development practice; Ideally you have experience working on a SaaS product
  • Experience using infrastructure-as-code tools to build and run cloud infrastructure (we use Terraform at Hootsuite)
  • Experience with operating, building and maintaining cloud infrastructure and a working knowledge of Linux systems administration, including troubleshooting system-level issues, networking (L3-L7) and basic monitoring is preferred
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: works with others to deliver results, meaningfully contributing to the team and prioritizing group needs over individual needs
  • Creativity and Innovation: seek new and better ways of doing things, generating original and imaginative ideas, products, and/or solutions
  • Problem Solving: uses an organized and logical approach to find solutions to complex problems and looks beyond the obvious to understand the root cause of problems and proposes several possible solutions.
  • Resilience, Tolerance for Change/Ambiguity: can effectively cope with change, finding ways to advance work and projects

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Tenacious. You are determined to succeed, and you are motivated by the success of customers, colleagues, and the community.
  • Curious. You are always learning and seeking ways to make things better.
  • Priority Setter: You focus time/energy on the most important issues/opportunities. You clearly understand how to assess the importance of tasks and decisions
  • Accountable: You hold yourself and others accountable to meeting commitments
  • Problem Solver: You use an organized and logical approach to find solutions to complex problems. You look beyond the obvious to understand the contributing factors.

Share our values: We champion the power of human connection. We’re united globally by our shared values of innovation, grit, humility, and passion for customer success.

Make an impact: Working at the speed of social, we create value for our customers by delivering solutions that power relationships at scale. Our pace of work enables fast learning and fosters an environment where you can stretch yourself and make an impact.

Learn and grow: We’re committed to growing the capabilities of our people. We are building a learning community where you can work with diverse individuals, explore new ways of thinking, and expand your capabilities. Our employees are teachers and learners who work out loud and share their knowledge to enhance each other’s growth.

We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring. Our purpose is to champion the power of human connection and the heart of connection is inclusion. You belong here.

Accommodations will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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