DevOps Specialist

We’re looking for a full-time, Montreal-based DevOps specialist, with experience with WordPress and AWS. Salary range is $65,000.00 to $80,000.00. More information found below!

Please send CV and questions to with PB DevOps in the Subject Line.

About you

We’re looking for a junior to mid level DevOps engineer / sysadmin with a strong interest/experience in running server infrastructure (LEMP stack running on Amazon Web Services). You should have a minimum of 2 years relevant experience, and be excited about helping a small company grow, ideally with a passion for open source (and books!).

About the job

The main role is running our hosted software for clients, keeping servers up-to-date, and operating smoothly, running deploys of software to multiple servers. Eventually you will be designing, planning and implementing scaling solutions (such as load balancing) in conjunction with the dev team.

Skills required:

What you’ll be working with:

About Pressbooks

We are a small team, building new models for open book publishing, working largely with universities and other educational institutions across, powering their new publishing programs. We’re a self-sustaining open source / software as a service business, with a growing list of clients across North America, and beyond. We are passionate about open source, open content, open knowledge, and the ways in which the web and books can intersect. Our offices are in Mile End.


We have an internship opening on-site in our office in the beautiful Mile End neighborhood of Montreal, Quebec.

About You

We’re looking for a curious, hard-working person interested in the intersection of the following areas:

This person will be given responsibilities that are likely to include but are not limited to:

This is a PAID internship on-site in our Mile End office. Internship may be extended based on performance.

Required Qualifications

Among the qualifications that will make you right for the internship are:

Desired Qualifications

The following will be helpful too:

About Pressbooks

Pressbooks is a small open source software company started in 2012. We make software that makes it easy to publish books online and create clean, well-formatted exports in a variety of formats (ebooks, print-ready PDFs, and more). We work to support the knowledge-sharing and publication goals of over 200 universities, small presses, and libraries around the world, with a particular focus on supporting open textbook and OER initiatives. As an organization, we’re committed to supporting new models of publishing made possible by the web, based on the principles of openness and accessibility.