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Dev Ops Engineer

Remuneration:R700000 - R774000 per year 
Location:Cape Town
Company:Recruit Digital

To help us achieve our strategic business goals, we are currently looking for a DevOps engineer to join our organisation.

With a global presence and a proven success rate of delivering technology solutions to support our client's business, we need to employ top talent to support our key business functions. Our expertise in networking and network-related technologies means that we employ only the best candidates to be a part of our dynamic team. They are the ones who make sure that we deliver technology services that support our client's business.

As a DevOps Engineer for the Research & Development team, your key function will be to bring a culture of automation first with what you do as well as a collaborative approach to working with development and operations teams. You will enable fast, reliable, repeatable cloud service deployments to our 26 data centers around the globe as well as AWS and Azure. Working closely with each of our product development teams you will ensure that our CI tools, processes and methods are enabling us to deliver world class cloud services and will ensure a smooth and transition from our development to our production environments. Working closely with our production operations team you will ensure a high level of automation and repeatability is achieved with our operational processes. In support of our production operations team you will also periodically provide out of hours level 5 support for major production incidents.

What we will expect you to do:
  • In this capacity we will need you to deliver on the following:
  • Be a strong advocate for a DevOps culture with our Development, Operations and Engineering teams
  • Have an automation first approach to application and infrastructure deployment, setup and configuration
  • Automate and regularly review/optimise our CI processes and tools
  • Continue to deepen your scripting, coding and system administration skills and apply them to reduce time to market for services
  • Be passionate about the quality of services that you are responsible for
  • Assist with the identification and investigation of emerging technologies and associated migration paths to provide cost effective and scalable solutions
  • And so much more.....
Here's what we are looking for in candidates for this job:

Key requirements:
  • At least five+ years of experience with automating build, deployment and configuration of complex applications 
  • Experience with automated deployment of highly scalable and available cloud based services
  • Good working knowledge of infrastructure design, including network, storage and compute layers
  • Knowledge and experience across the SDLC
  • Experience working in a multi-team environment across multiple geographies
  • Demonstrated testing and quality assurance experience
  • An IT related or engineering tertiary qualification will be highly regarded
  • Relevant certifications
Technical capabilities:
  • In-depth experience with at least one automated deployment tool, Chef, Ansible and Octopus Deploy experience highly regarded
  • Scripting experience and development experience (Powershell with .Net, bash, ruby, golang and python highly regarded)
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft and/or Linux server plaforms
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (terraform highly regarded)
  • Proven design and architecture experience with virtualisation technologies including Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware vSphere. An understanding of network and storage virtualisation concepts.
  • Cisco UCS server infrastructure. Understanding of UCS Fabric Interconnect concepts with experience in design and architecture.
  • Design and deployment of industry leading storage infrastructure from NetApp and EMC. A strong understanding on SAN / NAS technologies and how these are integrated into cloud services.
  • Cisco LAN / WAN networking infrastructure. An understanding of Cisco ACI, Nexus switching.System Centre experience highly regarded
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and NoSql databases
  • Experience with source control and build systems, GIT, Jenkins and TFS experience highly regarded
  • Experience with containerisation and container management
  • Experience evaluating and integrating new technologies and products
Key abilities required:

You will display strategic thinking ability and excellent co

Posted on 06 Jun 14:52

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