Role

We are searching for a Development Operations Specialist for our Montreal office. You will be working with a dynamic team to create interactive websites and email campaigns, support the development team and ensure production and staging environments run smoothly. The position reports to the Lead Web Developer.

Length: Six month contract, full-time.

Responsibilities

  • Creating regular backups on web servers and restoring when needed.
  • Continuously monitoring the security and log files of various websites and applying security patches.
  • Purchasing and maintaining space on webservers, monitoring website usage and size, upgrading webservers as needed.
  • Setting up, moving and configuring servers with databases.
  • Keeping Wordpress plugins from various sites up to date.
  • Managing webserver access and file permissions.
  • Installing ssh keys for shell and sftp.
  • Managing DNS for various domains.
  • Setting up SSL certificates.
  • Working with htaccess rules for URL bouncing, password protection, redirection.
  • Debugging server related issues.
  • Scraping through websites to look for broken links and errors.
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization.
  • Experience writing and up keeping documentation.

Skills

  • Experience with PHP and MySQL.
  • Strong grasp of automation tools.

Qualifications

  • Proficient with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON.
  • Proficient with PHP & MySQL.
  • Knowledge of RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with PHP frameworks (Laravel, CakePHP).
  • Experience with Wordpress.
  • Proficient with GIT versioning.