Lead Azure DevOps Engineer

Lead Azure DevOps Engineer

About Lytica

Based in Ottawa Canada, Lytica is a Supply Chain Intelligence company that has grown to become the most trusted electronic component cost reduction and risk mitigation platform worldwide. Lytica provides the only commercially available SaaS (Software as a Service) platform that allows a company to benchmark the competitiveness of their electronic component pricing against the real market. Since the introduction of Lytica’s proprietary cost benchmarking methodology, a growing list of top electronics manufacturers have made SupplyLens™ Pro a foundation for their pursuit of a world-class cost base improvement. With our unique SaaS offering and growing set of global customers, Lytica is experiencing explosive growth – and we need you!


Why Join Lytica? 

We’re a multicultural and diverse team. Put simply, our differences are our strengths. At Lytica all ideas are heard, and the best one’s win. We work with cutting edge technology. Lytica has some of the country’s top technology and analytics experts working to solve complex industry issues and make a real difference for our customers.

Company growth means your career can accelerate. Executives and managers take genuine interest in your career progression. Let’s face it, no one gets to the top on their own! Lytica is experiencing rapid growth and wants you to be a part of the journey. So, if you’re a ‘builder’ at heart or a subject matter expert with a can-do attitude and want to be a part of making something really special, this is a great place to be!

What can you expect? How about: a robust benefits plan, a remote/hybrid work environment, competitive compensation, social events, lunch & learns and of course an awesome team of colleagues to work with!


Job Description

Lytica is looking for a Lead Azure DevOps Engineer who is passionate about software delivery with strengths in continuous delivery, cloud-native architectures, and deployment automation and has a desire to be in on the ground floor building out an Automation Platform.


Key Responsibilities

  • Build SaaS Platform using Azure Cloud Services such as Azure AD, App Services, Key Vault, Storage solutions, and functions
  • Handle design, architecture, development, code review and testing of components across the Node.js, Azure, MongoDb, Solr, Angular, Docker, based stack
  • Build the cloud foundations that support modern distributed microservices that are hosted on Azure
  • Understanding the security concepts, knowledgeable about IAM and RBAC in Azure, experienced in implementing security best practices
  • Contact point and subject matter expert with respect to our Azure environment
  • Develop infrastructure solutions with scalability and high availability in mind on production and pre-production environments
  • Configure, troubleshoot, and monitor network infrastructure
  • Support migration of legacy on premise applications to the cloud
  • Document all configurations and designs for audiences with differing technical knowledge



  • Understand the virtualization and containerization concepts, practical experience with Docker or Kubernetes
  • Understand Orchestration and Configuration Management
  • Experienced with any Version Control System (Git, etc.) and recommended branching strategies
  • Understands CI/CD concept, have practical experience in any build system or platform like Jenkins/Azure/DevOps/GitLab/GitHub
  • Experience with the Atlassian Stack (JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket)
  • Experience with Java, Python, JavaScript, SQL
  • Comfortable using PowerShell or Bash
  • Familiarity with Linux and Windows Server
  • Ability to shift focus as objectives and priorities change
  • Familiarity with Big Data is an asset


Education and Experience

  • 5 years in IT Operations, DevOps, Application Support Analyst, or related field
  • 3 years’ experience in Microsoft and Linux admin and working in Azure Cloud
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Technology or related technical field or an equivalent combination of work experience and certifications
  • Azure AD experience (Group Policies, Applications, Service Principals, RBAC, etc.)
  • Certifications in Azure cloud operations or architecture (beyond Foundation certifications) are a bonus


Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada. Interested candidates may apply through the careers section on Lytica’s website.

Lytica is an equal opportunity Employer.  We celebrate, support, and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact the Human Resources department and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


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