DevOps Engineer (Co-op)

Kitchener, ON - Full-Time

Harled is a small, boutique software development team based in Kitchener, Ontario specializing in Ruby on Rails. Since forming in 2017, we have delivered projects for national defence, Indigenous reconciliation and tooling for high-performance teams. We believe in the missions of our partners, and are proud of the work that we do to support them.

Are you interested in exploring a DevOps role, or further honing your existing skills? We're looking for a highly motivated co-op student to join the team and take our DevOps practice to the next level.

The right candidate will be passionate about all aspects of the development to production pipeline with a strong desire to deliver a consistent, enjoyable developer experience along the way. Given the nature of our business, keeping security integrated and automated is a must.

We have many co-ops to thank for our great achievements and would love for you to be the one who takes us to the next level!

We offer:

  • An opportunity to work with the coolest partner - our clients
  • Huge opportunity to drive meaningful and immediate change
  • A small, tight-knit company with a great culture
  • An understanding environment that embraces personal and professional growth
  • Sweet office space at the Communitech Hub in Kitchener, ON

Remuneration & benefits:

  • $25-30/hr based on experience
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation (full-time employees)
  • Health Spending Account (full-time employees)
  • This role is eligible for up to 10% performance bonus


  • Define, build and operate our DevSecOps practice and tooling
  • Drive a culture of speed and quality
  • Manage git to ensure we have reproducible builds and drive accountability
  • Manage dev/stage/prod cloud environments

Experience required:

  • Completed at least 2 years of a university program (Computer Science, Engineering)
  • Experience with continuous integration / continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines
  • Experience with GitHub or Azure DevOps Services
  • Experience with Docker

Skills required:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Drive culture of speed and quality
  • Ability to thrive in small community environment
  • Solid ability in both written and verbal communication
  • Ability to solve complex issues
  • Ability to multi-task with proven time management skills
  • Upbeat can-do attitude with a high sense of urgency and desire to make things happen
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Possess professional and solid work ethic
  • Ability to meet assigned key performance indicators (KPI) in the timeline expected

Our dream candidate also has:

  • You have experience with the Department of National Defence
  • You have experience working in a startup

Hours of work:

  • You are expected to work a minimum of 40 hours per week, with a bulk of the time during core working hours of 9am to 5pm EST, Monday through Friday. Due to the nature of the role, additional hours and hours outside of core working hours may be required and will be discussed on an as-required basis.
  • On Call - Pager assignments shall mean a specific period of time in which an employee is required to be near their computer with an internet connection to respond in a timely manner to a specific service need.

We're excited to meet you and to start the conversation to evaluate if we're a fit to do great things together!

Please Note: We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Disclaimer: Harled Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by federal, provincial, or local law.

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