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Mercatus Technologies Inc

DevOps Engineer

Infrastructure · Toronto, Ontario
Department Infrastructure
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Opportunity:

Mercatus’ DevOps engineers are tasked with the ongoing management of Mercatus’ infrastructure within AWS (from QA through to Production). To be successful in the role, the DevOps Engineer needs to be a problem solver, naturally curious and a strong desire to automate repetitive and routine tasks.




The DevOps Engineer role at Mercatus includes (but is not limited to): 

  • Automation of deployments and routine tasks in to our CI/CD pipelines

  • Enhance infrastructure and application monitoring and alerting 

  • Provide operational support and troubleshooting to other departments (ie: CS, engineering)

  • Ensuring infrastructure and data security and integrity 

  • Optimizing server hardware for cost and performance

  • Participate in a 24x7 on call rotation 

  • Maintain >99% uptime to ensure SLA targets are maintained 


Technical Skills: 


  • Have 3+ years of experience with automated provisioning, Cloud Infrastructure, Continuous Integration, Deployment Pipelines

  • Hands on experience working with cloud infrastructure and services in AWS

  • Experience using tools such as: Terraform, Ansible, Chef, Spinnaker and other automation tool sets 

  • Experience with CI/CD tool like Jenkins, Bamboo, CircleCI, TravisCI, or GitLab

  • Experience with virtualization and container solutions (ie. Docker, Kubernetes, etc)

  • Understanding of a relevant scripting language (eg: python. bash) 

  • Experience with search engines like Elasticsearch or Solr 

  • Experience with databases like MySQL or Postgres

  • Experience with monitoring tools such as New Relic or Datadog


Soft skills: 


  • Ability to clearly communicate complex technical concepts

  • Passionate individual that believes in culture and teamwork

  • Knowledge of best practices in always up and always available environment 

  • Ability to collaborate with others 

  • Ability to troubleshoot problems 

  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn new things 


Perks & Benefits:


  • Competitive compensation & employee stock option plans

  • 100% company paid benefits plan

  • Yearly professional development budget

  • Lifestyle & wellness spending account

  • Employee Referral program

  • Weekly Ritual credits

  • Vibrant, pet-friendly office space in Toronto’s King West neighbourhood

Who is Mercatus


The grocery industry is in a state of flux. Consumers are embracing technologies, devices and services that make everyday tasks like shopping, cooking and list-making quicker, easier, more fun and more efficient. Mercatus empowers grocers to adopt this change driven by consumer demand, allowing them to grow with the evolving needs of today’s shoppers. We create and build web and mobile applications exclusively for grocery retailers, helping them to extend their brand’s online presence, offer personalized experiences to their customers, and sell their products on the web. This is all done through one cohesive, enterprise-grade SaaS platform.


The Team


We’re not just helping grocery retailers grow, we’re helping more than 80 team members grow personally and professionally. The best thing about working at Mercatus is the people. We solve challenging problems every day. We’re scaling a company where people can build their work around their life, and not the other way around.  Flexibility and full autonomy mean you’re in the driver’s seat to create a schedule that works for you and your passions. We’re looking for people who will make our culture even better—people who have a desire to collaborate and bring their unique creativity to the table. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.  

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.  Mercatus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination. No unsolicited agency referrals please.


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