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Senior DevOps Engineer

Remuneration:R900000 - R1000000 per year Cost to company 
Location:Johannesburg, Rosebank
Company:E-Merge IT Recruitment

Job description

Are you familiar with modern software engineering practices and technologies? Have a passion for building quality software? If yes, we are looking for you.

A leading African banking group seeks a senior DevOps engineer to join their team – this applicant will be responsible for designing, developing, implementing, integrating and maintaining systems – which include the state of the art trading platforms. In this role, you will be a member and leader in an excellent software engineering team in the global markets technology area within the business.

This role offers corporate growth; a rare opportunity to work on global scale systems but also long term work within one of the fastest-growing investment banks in the world.

Reference number for this position is GZ48108 which is a permanent position based in Rosebank offering a cost to company salary of R1m per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Garth on or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

Are you ready for a change of scenery? E-Merge IT Recruitment is a specialist niche recruitment agency. We offer our candidates options so that we can successfully place the right developers with the right companies in the right roles. Check out the E-Merge website for more great positions.

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  • Relevant tertiary qualification in engineering or computer science
  • A minimum of five years' relevant experience, specifically in DevOps and automated testing frameworks
  • Real time systems knowledge
  • Real time trading system knowledge
  • Knowledge of the Agile software development methodology
  • Mentoring of team members in technical skills and agile approach
Technical Knowledge required:
  • Java SE 6 to 8
  • TDD/BDD principles
  • Build automation (Maven and Gradle)
  • Continuous Integration (Jenkins and other build systems)
  • Automated testing frameworks (WebDriver, Geb, Serenity, Cucumber, Jasmine, JBehave Protractor)
  • Automated provisioning (Chef/Puppet)
  • Containerization (Docker and Kubernetes)
  • Cloud (Azure and AWS)
  • IOC, DI, Mocking frameworks
  • J2EE application servers, Web servers
  • UNIX/Linux, BASH shell scripting
  • Design Patterns, Architectural Patterns
  • Version control systems (Git and other)
  • Responsible for software configuration management and the strategy thereof
  • Responsible for the coordination and communication of build failures with the broader team
  • Responsible for centralised source code branch management that enables the release delivery objectives
  • Responsible for build artefact management in the repository, and appropriate housekeeping thereof
  • Implementing best practice release engineering disciplines
  • Identify and promote opportunities for continuous improvement and innovation
  • Collaborate with the feature teams & the delivery team in order to enable an efficient effective release pipeline
  • Responsible for the centralised management and maintenance of the database configuration management tool
  • Responsible for implementing a strategy that will achieve the end goal of continuous integration, continuous delivery through automation, infrastructure as a service and service virtualisation

Posted on 23 Mar 11:39

Garth Zoutendyk

011 463 3633
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