Details about position

Purpose:
Forming part of the DevOps team, this individual’s responsibility will be to design and implement
solutions complimentary to, but outside of the company’s core platforms to assist the business in
addressing key requirements that serve internal and external stakeholders. On-call / after-hour
support as required

The Key responsibility areas:

  • Be part of and actively contribute to a cross-functional Agile/Scrum team that works together to
    become a high-performing team in delivering world-class technology solutions
  • Develop and maintain solutions that monitors and manages infrastructure (virtual or otherwise)
    that is used by the core and supplementary services
  • Develop, maintain and monitor internal applications that is used by the rest of the business that
    enables them to do their work more efficiently.
  • Develop, maintain and monitor solutions that facilitates CI/CD of applications and solutions
    developed by other teams
  • Tutor and mentor juniors team members

REQUIREMENTS
Core Competencies:
Must understand and demonstrate knowledge of:

  • AWS technologies and services
  • Ansible
  • TCP/IP networking
  • Working knowledge of DNS, SMTP, FTP, HTTP
  • Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Shell (BASH) scripting
  • Working knowledge of MySQL or similar database systems
  • PHP, Python, Perl or other scripted languages
  • Experience with monitoring, graphing and logging tools such as Nagios, Icinga, Cacti, Graphite
    and ELK Stack
  • HTML, CSS, Javascript and JQuery
  • Familiarity with repository systems such as Git
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum or Kanban)

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum of 2 years (web)development experience encompassing the technologies listed above
  • Minimum of 3 years system administrative experience
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience with Linux or similar (as administrator)
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a devops/infrastructure engineer role
  • Tertiary qualification or certification in a related technical field highly advantageous

Personal Characteristics:

  • Self-motivated with strong team spirit
  • Self-starter who is excited about learning new technologies
  • Ability to communicate well with both technical and non-technical staff
  • Passionate about quality

BENEFITS

  • Pension fund
  • Group Life
  • Medical Aid
  • Free Parking

Overview

Position: Open
Location: Cape Town
Job Title: Senior DevOps Engineer
Salary: To be discussed