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Senior DevOps Engineer


Job Title Senior DevOps Engineer
Contract Type none
Contract Duration none
Location South Africa
Salary none
Job Published 12 months ago
REF 8483
Contact Name none
Contact Email none

Job Description

You will have a passion for technical excellence and team collaboration with a heavy focus on automation, scalability, and reliability for all layers in the stack.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, build and scale hosting solutions for a highly dynamic environment
  • Conduct system analysis and translate user requirement into business solutions.
  • Install, secure, monitor, manage, and maintain infrastructure.
  • Work with development, testing, and documentation teams during the product development cycle to ensure quality control. Drives continuous improvement - design, definition of roadmaps, standardization of processes and methodologies.
  • Automate processes where possible, implement new technologies where needed
  • Disaster recovery planning and experience with high availability systems.


Soft Skills

  • Credible and mature personality, with some presence
  • Strong enough to hold your peers accountable (in a constructive way).
  • Concise communicator - able to translate detail into a concise story, getting immediately to the punch line
  • Self-starter, motivated - wants to get in, roll sleeves up and make a difference
  • Wants to be a change agent, make improvements. Thrives on change
  • Excellent debugging and performance tuning skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-directed, analytical, and work well in a team environment Hard Skills / Requirements:
  • Container Orchestration Technologies: Experience designing and implementing container orchestration systems including container technologies (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes/ Swarm)
  • Configuration management tools (e.g. Ansible)
  • Datacenter Automation / Runtime Automation
  • Infrastructure Development
  • Experience with scripting in Bash, Python or Perl.
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines
  • Message queues (e.g. RabbitMQ etc.)
  • Extensive experience troubleshooting, debugging, and performance tuning at all levels (OS, network, application, database, and network)
  • Utilizing Microservices, SOA patterns and REST
  • Extensive experience designing systems with deep understanding of design impacts on performance, reliability, operations, and security.
  • Expert troubleshooting, debugging, and solution design and implementation skills


You’ll need to have

  • Bachelor’s degree in STEM field or equivalent work experience
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience in a DevOps/Infrastructure role. Even better if you have:
  • Advanced degree in computer science or network engineering.
  • Knowledge of networking technologies including subnetting, firewalls, and VPNs.
  • Experience with high-availability distributed systems.

Ref: 8483 | Published: 09 Mar 2018


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