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Site Reliability Engineer

IT – Infrastructure
Pretoria/Centurion – Gauteng

Our esteemed client, operating as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) aggregator (MVNE), is recognized as a trailblazer in innovative practices, adeptly integrating with host networks across charging and provisioning tiers. At present, they are in search of a proficient Site Reliability Engineer with a specialized focus on Kubernetes to augment their team. The ideal candidate will bear the responsibility of ensuring the robustness, scalability, and efficiency of their infrastructure and applications. Key duties encompass Kubernetes CI/CD implementation, monitoring, log analysis, application issue resolution, Linux and Active Directory management, DNS administration, end-user assistance, and PostgreSQL database oversight. The desired candidate should possess a minimum of 3+ years of experience in a Site Reliability Engineer role or analogous position.
Kubernetes CI/CD:
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining CI/CD pipelines for Kubernetes-based applications.
  • Automating deployment processes and ensuring continuous integration and delivery of software.
Monitoring and Reporting:
  • Implementing monitoring solutions for infrastructure and applications using tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, and Kubernetes-native monitoring.
  • Generating reports on system performance, availability, and reliability.
Log Analysis:
  • Analysing logs and metrics to identify trends, anomalies, and performance issues.
  • Implementing log aggregation and analysis solutions like ELK Stack or Splunk.
Application Troubleshooting:
  • Investigating and resolving issues related to application performance, availability, and reliability in Kubernetes environments.
  • Collaborating with development teams to diagnose and debug complex issues.
Alerting and Escalation:
  • Setting up alerting mechanisms to proactively detect and respond to incidents.
  • Escalating critical issues to appropriate teams and stakeholders.
Linux Administration and Maintenance:
  • Managing and maintaining Linux servers, including installation, configuration, and patch management.
  • Implementing security measures and best practices for Linux-based systems.
Active Directory Admin and Maintenance:
  • Managing user accounts, groups, and permissions in Active Directory.
  • Performing routine maintenance tasks and ensuring the security of AD infrastructure.
DNS Admin and Maintenance:
  • Configuring and managing DNS servers and zones.
  • Troubleshooting DNS-related issues and ensuring DNS resolution reliability.
End-User Support:
  • Providing technical support and assistance to end-users for infrastructure-related issues.
  • Resolving hardware, software, and connectivity problems promptly.
Database Administration (PostgreSQL):
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  •  anaging PostgreSQL databases, including installation, configuration, and performance tuning.
Performing routine maintenance tasks such as backups, restores, and upgrades.
  • 3+ years of experience in a Site Reliability Engineer role or similar position.
  • Proficiency in Kubernetes administration and experience with CI/CD pipelines.
  • Strong Linux administration skills, including shell scripting and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, ELK Stack, or Splunk.
  • Familiarity with Active Directory administration and DNS management.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL database administration is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

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