Observability Engineer

IT / Technology
Hybrid – Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on May 1, 2024
6-month contract Observability Engineer role with a global enterprise organization working within their rapidly growing engineering team. Read Full Description

6-month contract Observability Engineer role with a global enterprise organization working within their rapidly growing engineering team.

  • 6-month contract Observability Engineer role
  • Global enterprise organization
  • Hybrid work environment with 3 days a week in office.


What & Why:

As a result of investment in technology our global enterprise organization is looking to add an Observability Engineer to their engineering team. As a core member of this team, you will be helping to guide the organization to both improve the practice of monitoring and observability, and to contribute to developing the strategy, roadmap and execution. In this role you will support application teams migrating to Datadog using APM, Infra and Serverless agents, ensuring that standards and best practices are met and working with key stakeholders to improve documentation, standards and practices. Finally, the role works with multiple internal teams, including vendor TAMs, to resolve issues and empower our end users. This is an awesome time to join this organization as they gear up for serious growth!


This client is one of the most recognizable Canadian brands, a true Vancouver success story who has expanded globally. They are well known for their corporate culture and has won major awards for their accomplishments. They have invested majorly in technology and have had an incredibly successful past few years, including a major strategic acquisition. They have an all-star leadership team who keeps you accountable and provides support while still affording you tremendous autonomy. They are located close to rapid transit in newly renovated offices in downtown Vancouver and have a hybrid work environment with 3 days a week in office.


You will bring the following education, skills and experience to the role:

  • Minimum 4+ years of experience with Observability solutions
  • Minimum 2+ years of experience with rule and advanced logic creation within Datadog, AppDynamics, NewRelic, Dynatrace, Prometheus, or another Observability tool
  • Hands on experience with datadog APM, Infra, serverless and RUM
  • Experience in migrating app servers, Observability solution agents or rolling out mass updates using Ansible or Terraform
  • Hands on experience in implementing and configuring an Observability solution in Kubernetes
  • Experience with open-source projects such as Prometheus, Grafana, Loki, ELK Stack, OpenTelemetry and tools such as CloudWatch, AppDynamics, NewRelic, Splunk, and Dynatrace
  • Familiar with complex time series concepts
  • Familiar with highly available back-end systems and services
  • Must demonstrate a sense of ownership to plan, execute and drive the product deliverables to successful completion and be successful in a collaborative environment
  • Experience with agile development methodologies, Test Driven Development (TDD) and CI/CD is a plus
  • Ability to think innovative and contribute to the success of the products, processes and customer experience
  • Excellent decision-making, communication and collaboration skills
  • Knowledge of:
  • PII / CCPA / GDPR rules
  • Enterprise Single Sign-On
  • Docker and Kubernetes
  • Atlassian Suite tools
  • Cloud Solutions
  • Terraform or Ansible


Next Steps:

If the sound of this opportunity excites you, and you’re confident that it’s a good fit for your experience and career goals, then we’d love to hear from you! Please send your updated resume to us by applying to this posting and one of our awesome team of recruiters will be in touch.

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