PCIC is seeking to hire a DevOps Specialist.
Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC)
The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) was created to assess climate impacts in the Pacific and Yukon Region of Canada. The goals of the Consortium are to foster collaborative research, to strengthen the capacity to address regional climate change and variability, and to provide the scientific basis for policy development. PCIC is a regional climate service centre at the University of Victoria that provides practical information on the physical impacts of climate variability and change. Through collaboration with climate researchers and regional stakeholders, PCIC produces knowledge and tools in support of long-term planning. http://www.PacificClimate.org
Nature of Work
The DevOps Specialist works to build infrastructure to develop and deploy the next generation of climate data analytics applications. The position is part of the multi-institutional collaborative "Data Analytics for Canadian Climate Services (DACCS)" project funded by a Canada Foundation for Innovation Cyberinfrastructure grant. Working within PCIC's Computational Support Group, he/she will team up with PCIC's application developers, authors of scientific software and System Administrator to build continuous delivery pipelines, and a system for public-facing, on-demand climate data computation. He/she will collaborate with PCIC's national partners to develop and utilize state of the art technology for online climate service delivery.
The DevOps Specialist will be a part of a talented and dedicated team that enables access to PCIC's flagship data products and innovative web-based analysis tools. His/her software will play a key role in informing government policy with respect to the impacts of climate change. His/her code and deployments will see the light of day and be used immediately to study climate change and disseminate climate change information to users and stakeholders.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
2-year term commitment.
Weekly working hours
Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Commensurate with education and experience.
Additional information: Address enquiries to James Hiebert at climateatuvic.ca.
Application: Please send your application including a cover letter, CV, and three professional references to James Hiebert, climateatuvic.ca, with "ATTN: DevOps Specialist" in the subject line. Please indicate whether you are legally able to work in Canada.
Review of applicants will start immediately and continue until suitable candidates are found.
Job Type: Full-time