DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Engineer
Location: Western Cape
Salary: 45000.00
Reference: JN -082016-6423
Job Published: April 04, 2017 14:17

Job Description

    Preparation of Dev, QA and Production environments using AWS and local DC’s
    Release management (DEV/QA/PROD)
    Develop scripts for data extracts, fixes and deployments
    Testing of Software services (e.g. APIs) and infrastructure during deployment 
    Resolve technical PROD, QA and Dev environment issues
    Building a technical knowledgebase of solutions
    Investigate and address availability, performance and capacity issues.
    Ensures the client solution build, deployment and enhancements are delivered on time and to specification both within the initial release and in all subsequent releases.
    Manage databases (deploy, optimise, backup, configure, monitor)
    System administration (Linux and Windows servers)
    Patch and upgrade management to servers, bought products and developed products
    Configuration Management
    Functional monitoring

1.    Knowledge
    Min 5 years in a similar role
    AWS products and tools
    Python 
    Ansible
    MySQL
    Java
    Jenkins or similar build server
    System monitoring tools (e.g. Graphite, New Relic, Mint)
    Linux
    Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

2.    Qualifications
    IT/ related Bachelor & degree or Diploma
    Certifications in tools listed above would be advantageous

3.    Skills & Characteristics
    A keen learner
    Highly self-motivated, team player.
    Logical with a passion for solving problems
    Exceptional attention to detail with proven interpersonal skills
    Customer service orientation
    Demonstrated ability to remain self-motivated
    Able to manage pressure and deadlines timeously and effectively
    Process & Delivery driven
    Comfortable with ambiguity – clarifying problems and expectations
    Ability to create structure and order and work well under pressure
    Proactive with a sense of urgency

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