DevOps Engineer

DevOps Engineer

Job Title: DevOps Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Western Cape
Reference: JN -032020-20529
Contact Name: Tiana Mouton
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2020 16:46

Job Description

Your daily work will involve:
Terraform to manage Cloud Infrastructure, Chef to manage virtual servers
Building and deploying systems for metrics, monitoring, and logging
Operations for Kafka, Kubernetes, Nginx, Memcache, and more
CI/CD Build Systems to ensure our teams can deploy frequently and safely
Hardening servers, and building security into the platform
Developing automation so we can focus on the hard problems
Developing glue code to extend or integrate systems
To achieve this, we’re looking for someone that:
Is passionate about technology, keeping up to date with the industry, always learning
Is a team player, an active listener, and is able to communicate well
Shows solid reasoning and decision making, with the ability to work under pressure
Has experience managing production systems
Has either a degree in computer science, or industry experience
Has a reasonable understanding of Networking (TCP, UDP, IP)
Has experience with Linux administration (Processes, Networking, Disks, Security)
Has experience with one configuration management system (Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
We would also like to see at least one of the following in the candidate:
Can write code (we use Python)
Have experience with Google Cloud, or another cloud provider (architecture, operations)
Have experience managing Kubernetes Clusters (certificates, users, kubeadm, etc)
Understand networking deeply (tcp/ip, calico/weave, vlans, tcpdump, etc)
Understand Linux deeply (kernel tuning, proc filesystem, cgroups, os scheduling, etc)
Have experience with Build Systems (Jenkins, Gitlab, Spinnaker)
3 year computer science degree (or equivalent experience)
At least 2 years of professional experience 
An understanding of computer science fundamentals, including linux and operating systems, networking
Solid grasp of development fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms 

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