Job Details

DevOps Engineer (4154)

Location TORONTO, Ontario, Canada
Category Technology
Job Opened September 3rd, 2021
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Number 210004PJ
Job Type Full-Time
Remote No

job description

Who We Are:

HBC is a diversified retailer focused on driving the performance of high-quality stores and their Omni-channel platforms, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings. Founded in 1670, HBC is the longest continually operating company in North America. HBC’s portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with 239 stores and more than 22,000 employees around the world. HBC’s leading businesses across North America include Saks Fifth Avenue, Hudson’s Bay, and Saks OFF 5TH.

HBC also has significant investments in joint ventures. It has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBS Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States. In Canada, it has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture, and in Europe, it has partnered with SIGNA Retail Holdings for real estate and retail joint ventures.

A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment


What This Position Is All About:

As the DevOps Engineer, you will have special focus on promoting the DevOps model to increase developer productivity through well-orchestrated automated services in various stages of continuous integration and continuous delivery. The DevOps Engineer must have a very deep understanding of various development tools and technologies. This is a hands-on technical role with a high degree of collaboration to drive cultural change and raise the maturity levels of the Continuous Delivery practices. Own Continuous Delivery specifications, quality, release deployments and monitoring of production health. Enable developers to ship high quality products and features with an end-to-end mindset from conception to delivery and production support.

Who You Are:

  • You can work independently without concern, stay self-motivated and always meet your deadlines
  • You lead by example, and can easily maintain your composure under pressure
  • You are a true influencer – someone who can effectively communicate and build relationships across all levels of the organization


You Also Have:

  • A B.S. or an M.S. in Computer Science or related technical discipline is required
  • 3-5 years track record of relevant work experience
  • Hands on experience with DevOps tools and automation frameworks
  • Demonstrated hands on experience with DevOps techniques building continuous integration solutions using Jenkins, Docker, Git, Maven
  • Experience in configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet
  • Experience with n-tier web application development and experience in J2EE / .Net based frameworks
  • Hands on experience in at least one of the programming languages such as Scala, Python, Golang and Java etc
  • Experience with Kubernetes and other container management solutions
  • Experience with ServiceNow API integration with CICD tools.
  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages: Unix Shell, Perl, Python
  • Experience working in cloud computing, PaaS, IaaS, and related areas (highly desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience with Linux OS
  • Experience working in Agile environments
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong Automation and Problem solving skills and ability to follow through to completion
  • Experience coaching junior members in the team

As The DevOps Engineer, You Will:

  • Implement and support Continuous Integration and Deployment Pipelines.
  • Schedule, implement, and automate security compliance patching and updates on Development and QA servers.
  • Ensure continuous availability of various tools supporting SCM & Release Management including Source Control, Continuous Integration, & Change Management.
  • Engage with cross-functional co-located teams in design, development and implementation of enterprise scalable features related to enabling higher developer productivity, environment monitoring and self-healing, and facilitate autonomous delivery teams.
  • Support, troubleshoot and analyze code on all 3 layers of the stack related to infrastructure, middleware, and continuous integration and delivery frameworks.
  • Be responsible for deploying code and other proactive maintenance activities to keep the services up and running
  • Be involved with the Production Release Implementation plan and Install Support
  • Use Developer Efficiency Tools (Focusing on Freeing up Development staff to focus on deliverables)
  • Integrate Code Quality tools and Code Analysis tools into IDE’s
  • Implement Automation to improve coding efficiency
  • Integrate each SCM Tool
  • Be involved with CI/CD Onboarding
  • Mentor junior members in the team
  • Work collaboratively across team boundaries to share common capabilities


Your Life and Career at HBC:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance.
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount.

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.


HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing non discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence,compensation and training.


HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.