Senior Specialist Aws Devops Engineer
Vodafone
Midrand, ZA
4d ago

Full Time

Joining Vodacom is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data we carry people’s lives.

And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work.

We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best.

We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.

The ideal candidate will have :

  • AWS DevOps Associate Certification required.
  • Successful candidates should have a minimum of 6+ years of industry related experience of which 3 years must be within a complex hosting environment.
  • Certifications in DevOps, system architecture or cloud technologies.
  • Should be able to write and execute cloud formation templates and integrate that with CI / CD pipelines.
  • Fluent in AWS CLI.
  • Strong scripting (e.g. Python) and automation skills.
  • Extensive experience with configuration tools like Puppet, Chef, or Ansible.
  • Knowledge of cloud networking architecture, cloud operations, security, automation and orchestration.
  • Excellent teamwork, time-management and organizational skills.
  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary and assigned by the customer and management
  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent documentation, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Production experience developing, configuring and supporting monitoring systems, alerting and analytics.
  • Define and deploy monitoring, metrics, and logging systems on AWS.
  • Should be able to understand how to use EC2 and Container services like ECS and EKS.
  • Experience in working on more than one repository hosting service including ECR.
  • Experience with Agile software development, project management methodologies.
  • Closing date for applications : Monday, 13 April 2020

    The base location for this role is Vodacom World, Midrand

    The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

    Vodacom is committed to an organisational culture that recognises, appreciates and values diversity & inclusion.

    Your responsibilities will include :

  • Work closely with the Development and Operations teams to guide the design and deployment of cloud infrastructure code and applications ensuring that best practices are followed.
  • Work with Development and Operations teams to automate solutions and integrate with other services / products / solutions.
  • To develop state of the art solutions which are technically sound.
  • Assists others on own team, or other teams where applicable, DevOps code deployment projects or operational tasks on development projects.
  • Define deveopment frameworks for complex deployments in the Amazon Cloud.
  • To provide a high-quality service to the Enterprise Cloud Services clients i.t.o. consultancy, solutions and delivery.
  • Commitment to team success and positive team dynamics including mentoring of other team members.
  • Passion for growing and applying technical skills in service to customers.
  • Be a trusted DevOps advisor by providing objective, practical and relevant ideas, insights and advice.
  • Work collaboratively with consulting partners and technology teams to ensure high quality of solution delivery.
  • Encourage best practice and knowledge sharing with partners and cross-functional groups
  • Ability to make recommendations as they pertain to improvements in support / development initiatives and facilitate implementation with partners and cross-functional groups within the Business.
  • Participate in high level technical solution definition and design during the implementation phase with the goal of providing reliable, stable and operationally sound applications that meet the Business requirements.
  • Ability to understand and translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Provide 3rd Tier escalation support to other developers and assess technology and code periodically.
  • Proven experience in performing a mentorship function to junior engineers.
  • Role Purpose

    The G Band AWS DevOps Engineer position is based within the Technology Business Unit.

    The AWS DevOps Engineer will be responsible for implementing and managing continuous delivery systems and methodologies on AWS.

    Implement and automate security controls, governance processes, and compliance validation. Implement systems that are highly available, scalable, and self-healing on the AWS platform.

    Commitment from Vodacom

    Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded.

    We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too.

    At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.

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