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DevOps Engineer

Toronto, ON, Canada .
full-time . May 3, 2024


Role: DevOps Engineer

Who we are

We're more than just VFX. We're MARZ, a studio pioneering a new era of visual storytelling with the power of AI. We empower creators to bring their visions to life on television, shattering the limitations of budget and time. Our secret sauce?  A unique blend of cutting-edge, proprietary AI tools, streamlined TV production workflows, and a global network of world-class artists.

Since 2018, we've collaborated with leading studios to deliver stunning visuals for over 120 TV series, including Emmy-nominated hits like Moon Knight and WandaVision, alongside blockbusters like Spiderman: No Way Home. Our portfolio also boasts titles like The Umbrella Academy, The Flight Attendant, Wednesday, and countless others.
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Who we need

We have an exciting opening for a DevOps Engineer. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, creative and versatile individual who will be responsible for automating, monitoring and optimizing MARZ’s Machine Learning cloud solutions and platform. 

In this role, you would:
  • Design, implement, and maintain CI/CD pipelines for building, testing, and deploying software applications and services.
  • Automate infrastructure provisioning, configuration management, and deployment using tools such as Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Monitor system performance, availability, and security using monitoring tools like Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack, or Datadog.
  • Implement best practices for version control, code review, and collaboration using tools like Git, GitHub, GitLab, or Bitbucket.
  • Containerize applications using Docker and orchestrate containerized workloads using Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, or similar platforms.
  • Manage cloud infrastructure on platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud, including compute, storage, networking, and security services.
  • Collaborate with development teams to troubleshoot issues, optimize performance, and improve reliability in production environments.
  • Implement security best practices, including access control, encryption, vulnerability management, and compliance requirements.
  • Participate in on-call rotations and incident response activities to ensure the availability and uptime of critical systems.
  • Continuously evaluate and adopt new technologies, tools, and methodologies to improve efficiency, scalability, and resilience.

What you bring

We are looking for an Engineer with the following experience and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar role, with a strong understanding of software development and operations.
  • Proficiency in scripting and programming languages such as Bash, Python or Go.
  • Hands-on experience with any CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, CircleCI, Travis CI, or GitLab CI/CD.
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code (IaC) tools like Terraform, CloudFormation, or ARM templates.
  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, or Docker Swarm.
  • Knowledge of cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) and their services, including compute, storage, networking, and security.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot complex issues across distributed systems.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, agile environment.

What happens next

After we receive your application (resume and demo reel), it will be reviewed by the Talent Acquisition team and the Hiring Manager. We will then invite successful candidates to a Technical Interview (~60 mins) with the Hiring Manager. All interviews are conducted via Google Meet. This process is subject to change at any time, but will follow as close to the above as possible at all times.

At MARZ, we are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and does not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law. We are committed to providing reasonable employment accommodations as per the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

We will also look to provide reasonable accommodations as required for applicants to participate in the application and interview processes. Please let us know if you require any accommodation(s). We can be reached via email at jobs@marzvfx.com, via the Contact Us page on our company website, or via phone at +1 (416) 840-5556. Please note that we cannot accept general applications via any of these contact methods; they are specifically for providing support and/or accommodations to those who require such assistance.

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