Senior DevOps Engineer – Sandton / Hybrid – R850 PH

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Background and Experience required

  • Minimum 3 years of DevOps/Automation experience
  • Relevant B-Degree in Computer Science preferred but not essential if minimum requirements of experience & practical application in the following is evident: – Automation – Integration – Solutions – CI/CD etc.
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Excellent communication, analytical skills and decision-making ability in collaborative environments
  • Understanding of specific coding/scripting languages e.g.: Python, JavaScript, Yaml, Json, Terraform, Ansible
  • Understanding of messaging protocols, API’s and SDK’s
  • Understanding of open-source databases
  • Experience with CI / CD tools (like Azure DevOps) and Artifact Management (preferably JFrog Artifactory)
  • Ability to create and maintain sophisticated CI/CD pipelines
  • Understanding of version control and related concepts and techniques, particularly Git
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Cloud platforms e.g., Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform

Mandatory Skills:

  • Good knowledge of at least one scripting language (PowerShell, Bash, Python)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (preferably Terraform or Ansible)
  • Knowledge of Web Services/Micro Services (RESTful)
  • Excellent understanding of CI/CD
  • Security-first mind-set
  • Fundamental understanding of TCP/IP. DNS, TLS and load balancing
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Helm
  • At least basic Docker exposure
  • Full stack application development experience is a strong advantage
  • Experience in the following technologies is beneficial: Azure DevOps, Service Fabric, Redis, Rancher, ASP.NET, .Net Core, RabbitMQ, AWS, Elastic stack, Git, API, Terraform
  • Self-starter and driven

Reference Number for this position is GZ57884 which is a 12-month contract role offering up to R850 per hour negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Garth on or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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