Peak Power Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
While people dream of a better energy future, Peak Power is building it. Founded in 2015, Peak has developed a comprehensive software platform that alleviates strain on the electricity grid and drives value to owners of clean energy assets, buildings, and electric vehicles through electricity markets. Our Synergy software platform optimizes the operation of distributed energy resources by forecasting and predicting the behavior of electricity markets.
Reporting to the VP of Software, you will have the opportunity to work with a talented group of people in a fast-paced and exciting environment. As a DevOps Engineering, you will be part of the performance engineering team with a mission to build infrastructure as code, implement reliable production deployments and increase the efficiency of cloud solutions to support software and data science teams. Your people, process and technology skills will be incredibly valuable as you work within the performance engineering team and with other teams.
Our new DevOps Engineer will
- Collaborate with the team to deliver solutions incrementally that provide an elegant and seamless experience for our customers
- Establish and track Service-Level Objectives (SLO) and Service-Level Indicators (SLI)
- Create and improve tools for building, testing, deploying, monitoring and managing our systems
- Continuously improve security, reliability, scalability and the team’s ability to introduce new features and performance improvements
- Implement an automated and tested disaster recovery plan
- Diagnose and troubleshoot problems; implement changes so problems only happen once
- As an expert, coach and influence others on the design, development and implementation of secure, reliable and performant systems that delight customers
- Stay up to date with the latest web, mobile, cloud computing, machine learning and data science technologies
- Adapt quickly as priorities shift to make impactful contributions that are recognized by the team
What you bring to Peak Power
- 3+ years of experience as a DevOps Engineer, SRE, Systems Administrator or similar technical role using Terraform, Java and related tools
- AWS Certifications, or equivalent practical experience
- Bachelor’s degree in software engineering, computer science or related technical field (e.g., EE, physics or mathematics), or equivalent practical experience
- Experience deploying and maintaining containerized cloud applications
- Broad knowledge of software development, APIs, data stores, networking, security, machine learning and cloud computing services
- Excels when collaborating with a small team using an agile process
- Great collaborative problem-solving skills and ability to share ideas with others
- Passionate about learning new tools, frameworks and technologies
So why Peak Power?
We are focused on solving problems that impact energy markets both locally and around the world. We are a growth-stage clean technology company that has partnered with major names in real estate, electricity, and smart city spaces. To work with us is not only to work with an exciting company, but to also be on the cutting edge of the global transition to distributed, clean, and carbon-free energy.
Peak Power is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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