Careers at Quickplay

DevOps Release Engineer

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 09-12-2017
Position: DevOps Release Engineer - Full Time
Location: Toronto, Ontario  

Become a QuickPlayer today and grow with us!
QuickPlay, now part of AT&T is the premier provider of solutions to manage the business of mobile video. Recognized internationally for innovation, flexibility and excellence QuickPlay provides the fastest and most flexible way for companies to deliver mobile video worth watching. Today, QuickPlay powers high quality TV, video, audio, and radio services for 14 mobile operators and 150 content providers recognized worldwide.

In an evolving market, our employees are inspired by the innovative environment that allows them to lead, motivate, and create, while reaching their full potential and achieving great results. Spending their days in a challenging atmosphere developing cutting edge products for the biggest names in media and communications, QuickPlay employees are able to expand their skills and grow with a passionate and talented group of people.

Do you dream of a world where you can outsource all the mundane and repetitive tasks to machines and robots? So do we and that’s exactly what we’re doing! We believe that human brain-cycles should not be wasted doing humdrum tasks and if you agree with us, we may have an awesome job for you! 
As a member of our team, you will design and develop a world-class automation delivery framework with best of breed technologies. The framework and tools you develop will be used by hundreds of engineers and will deliver software for products used by millions of customers. In short, you will play a critical role and your work will impact everyone in our software development lifecycle.
Some of the cool things you’ll do include:
  • Design, develop, and support software for our cutting edge automation framework.
  • Develop automation pipelines to deliver software to public/private clouds and physical computing devices (STBs, TVs, mobile and streaming devices).
  • Invent new ways to improve software delivery speed and efficiency.
  • Develop logistical software systems to promote micro services/applications to prod and non-prod environments.
  • Develop standards for software development and delivery.
  • Enforce quality standards through automation.
  • Develop modules to integrate unit tests, code analyzers, security scans, software deployments, automated tests, and reports to our automation pipeline.
  • Drive change and implement automation wherever possible.
  • Host demo presentations of POCs and development progress to peers and management.
  • Stay current with industry trends, technologies, and standards.
  • Get kudos for a job well done!
How do you get in?
Minimum Qualifications
  • BS degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field required.
  • Minimum two years of experience with Java development or other object-oriented technology.
  • Minimum two years of experience with scripting languages (Python, Shell, Perl, etc.)
  • Minimum two years of experience working with Jenkins or other CI orchestration software.
  • Minimum two years of experience with distributed version control systems and knowledge of branching/merging strategies.
  • Minimum two years of experience working with micro services and container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of software configuration management.
  • Solid understanding of the technical practices, architectures, and cultural norms that underpin DevOps success.
  • Comfortable working in Unix/Linux environments.
  • General understanding of communication protocols (HTTP, SOAP, REST, etc.).
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good leadership, facilitation, interpersonal skills, and the ability to work across functional lines.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization in English.
  • Possess an “everything has a solution” mentality and fearless “go-getter” attitude.
  • Ability to wear many hats and juggle many balls simultaneously.
  • Play nice with others.
The way we consume media is on the verge of incredible change. In just a few short years, television and technology have converged, transforming how we consume our content. QuickPlay Media was created to help brands deliver video to IP connected devices. Today, we work with the largest media and technology companies creating breakthrough innovations for watching live TV and video-on-demand on IP-connected devices, including smartphones, tablets and connected TV’s off our award winning OpenVideo Platform. Using grid architecture and the cloud, we handle all aspects of running multiscreen video services – from content acquisition to delivery and reporting. Our solutions include:  Live TV  Video on Demand  Encoding as a Service.
Put Big Ideas Into Action

If you thrive on the excitement of new challenges and creating impacts through technology, we would like you to consider joining our team! You have unique skills and a drive to succeed – and we believe that QuickPlay Media provides the perfect opportunity to propel your career forward. Here at QuickPlay, we have a dedicated team of people who are passionate about innovation and the change that comes along with it. It is what enables us to put big ideas into action.

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