DevOps Engineer

  • Anywhere

Our client is a fast-growing South African company with international offices and is a leading provider of software solutions.

We are looking for a candidate with suitable qualifications and experience to join our dynamic and passionate team in an IT development environment.

The DNA encompasses the following core values and behaviours:

  • Own It!
  • Do the right thing
  • Embrace Ideas
  • Win together
  • Think Beyond

Main purpose of Job:
Manage infrastructure and deployment projects and processes by working closely with developers and the testing team to ensure there is robust infrastructure in place.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Work directly with the Development and Technical Support teams to design, implement and test solutions
  •  Design and implement build, deployment, and configuration management
  •  Test implemented designs
  •  Work with Technical Support teams to Setup Servers with for best performance and security
  •  Build and test automation tools for infrastructure provisioning
  •  Handle code deployments in all environments
  •  Monitor metrics and develop ways to improve
  •  Provide technical guidance and educate team members and co-workers on development and operations
  •  Brainstorm for new ideas and ways to improvement development delivery
  •  Consult with peers for feedback during testing stages
  •  Build, maintain, and monitor configuration standards
  •  Maintain day-to-day management and administration of projects
  • Implement and manage CI (Continual Integration) and CD (Continual Delivery) tools with team
  • Document and design various processes; update existing processes
  • Improve infrastructure development and application development
  • Follow all best practices and procedures as established by company Work with Technical Support teams to setup Servers for best performance and security

Desired experience and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, engineering, software engineering, or related field
  • Five years previous experience in development and operations, or related IT, computer, or operations field
  • Previous experience with software development (C#, Web development, JavaScript), infrastructure development, or development and operations
  • Experience with Windows Server infrastructures, IIS, MS SQL, CI/CD tools, scripting such as JavaScript, PowerShell and Agile workflow methodologies
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure infrastructure, Azure DevOps Projects, Monitoring, Application Insights and reporting
  • Up-to-date on latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Jenkins experience

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