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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 about 1 year 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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