DevOps Engineer

IT – Software Development ~ IT – Infrastructure
Cape Town – Western Cape

A fast-paced Specialist in End-to-end IT Management and Consultative IT Services seeks the technical expertise of a DevOps Engineer to develop & support commercial grade web applications and solutions. You will also be expected to participate in Automation, Scripting and new client requirements. The successful incumbent will require Grade 12/Matric, a Software Development Certification/Tertiary Qualification with 3-5 years’ work experience including technical experience in an IT Infrastructure Management environment, Linux Server / Windows Server Experience / Networking & Virtualization Experience (VMware) and 1-2 years’ Development experience. Proficiency in any of the following technologies will be beneficial: NodeJS, Perl, Bash, VueJS/React/Angular, HTML, CSS, PHP, Mikrotik, Cisco (CCNA), Huawei, VMware, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, Jira, GIT, RT, SNOW, 4Me, CA Unicenter, BMC Remedy, etc.
  • Develop and support commercial grade web applications and solutions.
  • Deliver work to agreed quality, standards and complexity.
  • Provide creative and analytical solutions in a problem-solving environment.
  • Strong ability to take ownership of assigned tasks.
  • Be part of a team that focuses on the following –
    • New client requirements
    • Concepts
    • Innovation requests
    • Automation
    • Scripting
    • Solutions
Qualifications –
  • Grade 12 / Matric.
  • Software Development Qualification/Certificate.
Experience/Skills –
3 – 5 Years –
    • Technical experience in an IT Infrastructure Management environment.
    • Linux Server / Windows Server Experience / Networking.
    • Virtualization Experience (VMware).
1 – 2 Years –
    • Development experience.
  • Valid Code B Drivers Licence.
  • Own transport.
Advantageous Skills –
Scripting – NodeJS, Perl, Bash
Frontend – VueJS/React/Angular experience, HTML, CSS, PHP
Operating Systems – Linux (RHCE), Windows (MCSE), Android, iOS
Networking Technology – Mikrotik, Cisco (CCNA), Huawei
Operational Services – Networking (Network+), Security (Security+), Hardware (A+)
Virtualization and Cloud – VMware, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
Data Mining – SQL, NoSQL (ES, Mongo, Influx)
Version Control and Incident Management – Jira, GIT, RT, SNOW, 4Me, CA Unicenter, BMC Remedy
Containers and Automation – Ansible, Docker
Office and Open-source Technologies – Office (all aspects), Open-source Technologies
Markup and API’s – REST API, XML, JSON, Yml
3rd Party Tools – ExtraHop, Catchpoint, Tapping, Thousand Eyes, AFN
  • High degree of aptitude in the IT environment.
  • Entrepreneurial initiative (self-starter).
  • Excellent client relationship building skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good analytical, problem solving and report writing skills.
  • Strong team orientation.
  • Passion for technology and learning.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Strong influencing skills as well as relationship and network building skills.
  • Team orientated as well as ability to work independently.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of customer service.
  • Willingness to learn. 
  • Show good judgement in all decisions to ensure sustainability.