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Senior DevOps/Environments Lead, GFT

RBC Capital

RBC Capital

Software Engineering
Halifax, NS, Canada
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Summary

Job Description

What is the opportunity?

Are you a talented, creative, and results-driven professional who thrives on delivering high-performing applications Come join us!

As a Senior DevOps/Environments Lead, you will be a member of the DevOps/Environments and Compliance team responsible for the support and resolutions of all DevOps & Environment and Compliance Vulnerabilities within Risk IT, working with Infrastructure, DevOps, and Application teams in a timely manner. Looking for new ways to automate and develop new processes where needed. Lead by example our teams Jr staff on day to day procedures and processes.

Global Functions Technology (GFT) is part of RBC’s Technology and Operations division. GFT’s impact is far-reaching as we collaborate with partners from across the company to deliver innovative and transformative IT solutions. Our clients represent Risk, Finance, HR, CAO, Audit, Legal, Compliance, Financial Crime, Capital Markets, Personal and Commercial Banking and Wealth Management. We also lead the development of digital tools and platforms to enhance collaboration.

We believe that innovation should drive all that we do, in challenging assumptions and being big and bold with our ideas. We support our people in developing the technical, business, and professional skills needed to be successful.

What will you do?

  • Work as an important and inclusive member of DevOps/Environments & Compliance team.

  • Work in a closely-knit team consisting of core members such as Sr Manager, DevOps Engineers, Environment Analysts, and Compliance Analysts

  • Develop automation and infrastructure as code to improve operational consistency and efficiency.

  • Install and Troubleshoot DevOps and Environments Application Components.

  • Provision or Decommission servers and all its Infrastructure and DevOps components.

  • Debug and solve customer escalations from our internal Support team.

  • Contribute features that make the platform more self-service; improve diagnostics collection and reporting capabilities for the product.

  • Collaborate in a cross-functional team with leaders from Operations, Product and Security

  • Support implementation of DevOps practices and tools and review/write code in either Python, Java, or shell scripting to support business needs and requirements.

  • Create and documentation code snippets for different languages that being supported by DevOps pipeline to help developers interacting and integrating with the pipeline.

  • Learn new programing languages and technologies to help Risk IT developers and team members solve issues.

What do you need to succeed?


  • Minimum 3 years of application development and/or support experience

  • Passion for debugging complex systems and have an eye for problems that occur at scale.

  • Experience using DevOps technologies (GitHub, GitHub Actions, Jenkins, UCD, Jira, Confluence, Nexus, Sonarqube, Artifactory)

  • Experience using Environments technologies such as Hadoop/Spark, Virtual Servers, SQL, Oracle, DB2, Storage SAN/NAS.

  • Curious about how things work and can dig deep into multiple levels of software stack -- networking, OS and application layer.

  • Experience writing scripts to automate operational tasks (eg. Shell, Ansible, Python).

  • A passion for making developers more efficient through DevOps, CI/CD, Automation and Infrastructure as Code principles

  • Strong understanding of at-least one high level programming language (ex. JAVA, Python, Go, etc.)

  • Ability to solve complex problems, strong data structure and algorithm concepts

  • Must be proficient in working on Windows 2012-2019 and Linux RHEL v7-v8 Operating Systems

  • Good communication skills, have a desire to learn and enjoys working in a team environment and Must use Pro-Active thinking, do not sit back and wait.


  • Experience with cloud technologies(AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Experience with AI-Assisted Chat platforms. (OpenAI, ChatGPT, etc.)

  • Working with Scheduler Tools (Stonebranch, Autosys)

  • Experience with middleware technologies such as MQ, REST API’s, Tomcat, Jboss

  • Experience with Kubernetes and/or OpenShift Container Platform

  • ITIL Framework, Experience working in an agile environment and Technical documentation experience

What’s in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, and stock where applicable

  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities

  • Leaders who support your development through coaching

  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact

  • Opportunities to do challenging work

  • Access to a variety of job opportunities across business and geographies


Job Skills

Adaptability, Adaptability, Agile Environments, Application Development, Artifactory, Communication, Computer Servers, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Detail-Oriented, DevOps, GitHub, GitHub Actions, Group Problem Solving, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Information Technology Trends, Infrastructure As Code (IaC), IT Organization, Java, Kubernetes, Languages, Learning Quickly, Linux, Management Reporting, Microsoft Azure {+ 17 more}

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