Senior DevOps Specialist

Engineering & Product · Kelowna, British Columbia
Department Engineering & Product
Employment Type Full Time - 40 hours/week

Who We Are

We care about the health, safety and wellness of the internet – you have the chance to make a real difference in the ability for the diversity of humanity to engage each other in a more compelling, supportive, and optimistic way. We’re looking for bold thinkers that look at the person to person interactions on the internet and KNOW they have the empathy, insight and bias to action that will bring our vision of a better internet for the world to life.

Working with artificial intelligence, complex systems, deep data architectures and interfacing with a diverse set of customers – and their end-users, you will have the ability to define and drive cutting edge features and products that amplify positive interactions, celebrating what is good about the ease and ubiquity of internet socialization and community, while working to protect participants in online communities from threats from the relatively benign, to the most serious threats the internet exposes us to. And you’ll do it across hundreds of billions of interactions a month on many of the most famous communities on earth.

What We Are Looking For

Senior DevOps Specialists at Two Hat are internally motivated and passionate about delivering and building operating systems. A technical expert responsible for delivering solutions for our customers working within tight deadlines and competing deliverables.

Our systems process 100B+ human interactions every month. We are looking for a rare breed of DevOps Specialists, someone that has setup and run automated DevOps at a truly large scale on cloud native infrastructure. Two Hat DevOps specialists are hands-ons platform builders and owners with significant experience designing, testing, deploying, maintaining, operating and enhancing systems. They are energized by big technical challenges and want to work where they can have an impact.

A key contributor to the Engineering Team, the Senior DevOps Specialist is responsible for building the infrastructure and  tools to deliver, monitor, deploy and operate CommunitySift’s ability to process data at massive scale.

As our Senior DevOps Specialist you:

  • Bring in new technology and techniques to enable our teams to move even faster
  • Work to support development and deliver company products through fast, agile, and reliable engineering practices.
  • Identify design and infrastructure problems and design solutions in collaboration with other engineers in the engineering department.
  • Be accountable for tools (Monitoring, Deployment, CI/CD Pipelines) that make it possible to operate our platforms.
  • Develop and debug automation between tools in our development chain (requirements management, change management, version control, peer review, unit testing, load testing and integration testing).
  • Effectively communicate status, obstacles and challenges in the development process.
  • Write, maintain and review Infrastructure as Code for company products.
  • Support architectural discussions and decisions.
  • Advise on the selection of the most appropriate infrastructures deployment to ensure we have cost optimized, scalable, reliable, zero down time solutions that meet our SLA’s
  • Ensure infrastructure is secure and updates are regularly performed on systems
  • Manage networks and VPC’s for Two Hat’s solutions
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues across Two Hat’s environments
  • Mentoring team members on DevOps and operational practices, tools and Two Hat platforms

Who You Are

You believe in our mission and are passionate about removing negativity from online communities.

You have a completed degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related discipline and have excellent time management skills and communication; both written and verbal. You have a strong understanding of Cloud technologies, System Engineering, and best practices for Security.

You have 5+ years of development and delivery experience building, deploying, and operating high availability SaaS applications in a cloud environment with a passion for cutting-edge web and DevOps technologies. That experience includes:

  • Working in high scale cloud first technologies
  • Python, Bash and other UNIX technologies
  • Working with Linux
  • Infrastructure technologies (Docker, Terraform, Puppet, Kubernetes)
  • Building automation technologies (Jenkins, GitLab and CI/CD)
  • Cloudwatch, Prometheus, Grafana, Pagerduty, Pingdom, ELK Stack
  • Sql and No-Sql Databases at scale
  • A strong understanding of Git/GitLab/Github and JIRA
  • Building, deploying and operating web applications
  • Working with AWS, Azure experience is considered an asset
  • Working as a thought leader within an Agile environment

The Details

  • Permanent position, 40 hours/week
  • Remote applicants are welcome


Two Hat welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Join us

We believe in an internet that is safe for everyone - it is a vision that this team stands behind and strives to create every day.

We believe that we are what we do. We are a growing startup with an evolving culture. Our teams are ambitious, focused on quality, innovative, and deeply conscientious people. Being part of this team means that you get to wake up everyday knowing that you are part of making the world a better, safer place for our children, families, and friends!

As an organization we are focused on delivering a beautiful, quality product to our customers; companies that trust us to keep their communities connected and safe.

Are you optimistic, focused, collaborative, ambitious, and service driven but worried you don't have it all? At Two Hat we know that not everyone gains experience following a traditional path. If you share our values and drive for growth, want to make a difference in the world, and meet most of the qualifications, we encourage you to apply.

Express your interest here and then follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to learn more about how passionate we are about making the internet a better place.

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  • Location
    Kelowna, British Columbia
  • Department
    Engineering & Product
  • Employment Type
    Full Time - 40 hours/week