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BizOpsDev Engineer

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Education level:Degree
Job level:Senior
Type: 6 to 12 mo
Company:Recruit U

A technology consulting company situated in central Johannesburg are recruiting a BizDevOps Engineer to work within their financial services client on a 6 to 12 month contract.

Job Purpose:

As a BizDevOps Engineer, you will be a thought leader in both strategy and innovation with the evaluation of existing technologies, as well as the development of strategic solutions and blueprints to solve stated business challenges. You must have a strong background in development and/or operations along with strong business development, consulting and entrepreneurial skills. An integral part of this role is to perform architectural analysis, design and deliver based on collaboration with various business stakeholders.

Activities / Responsibilities:
  • Influences and collaborates within functional areas and across teams to create/maintain Software Deployment Pipelines
  • Liaises with vendors to assist in the procurement of BizDevOps enabling technologies and services.
  • Designs, builds-out, and administers full life-cycle of selected BizDevOps technologies.
  • Contribute to the design and/or development, testing and evaluation of systems and infrastructure (Infrastructure as Code preferably)
  • Participate in the creation of BizDevOps patterns and practices for the enterprise
  • Demonstrates knowledge of information management, data integrity, and security
  • Conducts on-boarding, training and coaching for BizDevOps full stack teams
  • Assesses teams’ maturity in the enterprise and assists them with steps to improve their software delivery over a pre-determined period
  • Manages multiple concurrent objectives, projects, groups, or activities, making effective judgments as to prioritizing and time allocation.
  • Maintains and facilitates compliance with company, security and regulatory standards
  • Foster innovation within the BizDevOps team to assist the team to continuously improve
  • Supports the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values
  • Stays abreast of developments in field of expertise
  • Ensures personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities
  • Contributes to the Company Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc.).
  • Participates and supports corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy
  • Seeks opportunities to improve business processes, models and systems though agile thinking.
  • Stays abreast of development in field of expertise and shares with team  

Role Experience:

Exposure to the following practices and technologies is key:
  • Have helped in architecting, designing and the implementation of an enterprise wide DevOps tool chain.
  • Expert in continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous deployment with an emphasis on quality
  • A strong DevOps background with a security and automation mind-set
  • Expert in the management and integration of DevOps related cloud and SaaS tools and technologies, along with experience in open source tools and technologies.
  • Have experience with distributed version control systems like Git and Mercurial, as well as older VCS's like Subversion, TFS.
  • Must be able to branch, merge, write, test, commit and deploy code
  • Experience in an agile development environment

Role Prior Knowledge:
  • Good understanding of what a Deployment Pipeline is
  • Good understanding of release strategies
  • Good understanding of monitoring techniques
  • Needs to understand feature toggling for driving business value


Essential Qualifications:                                  "
  • Degree in computer science, math or software engineering or equivalent technical experience                                                        

Preferred Qualifications                                  
  • B.Sc Computer Science                                                                               


One of the following certification would be advantageous:
  • DevOps Certification, LPI, RHCE, RHCA, MCSE, MCSD,CSM,OCAJP,SCJA,OCPJP or any other technical certification      

Posted on 22 Feb 14:21

Diane Robertson

+27 11 463 3478
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