Senior Devops Engineer
Johannesburg, Gauteng
3d ago
source : findojobs-za

Mukuru is on the lookout for aSenior DevOps Engineerto join our IT Engineering team. This role is open to Johannesburg applicants, with remote work possible.

This position forms part of the team that owns the strategic direction of Infrastructure development and DevOps processes.

The role will oversee, build, iterate, secure & monitor our internal infrastructure and applications as well as our external integrations, to ensure efficient operations and systems recovery in the event of disaster.

The Senior DevOps Engineer reports directly to the Head of Development & Technology Solutions. The successful candidate will be responsible for helping reach and maintain standards required to run an enterprise cloud deployment, for example ensuring infrastructure maintenance and processes adhere to ISO .

They are also responsible for researching new technologies and identifying ways to improve and optimize the current infrastructure.

Internal Liaison takes place within the IT team. External liaison takes place with 3rd parties. Duties and Responsibilities (include but is not limited to) : Collaboratively manage all cloud infrastructure environments as part of the DevOps teamMonitor the environments to ensure they are working effectively at all timesImplement intrusion prevention & detection toolsEnsure operating system and software installation and configuration are correctProactively enhance & refine monitoring & alerting systemsIdentify ways to enhance the performanceEnsure redundancy, failover and recovery of systemsCollaborate and communicate effectivelyEnsure high-level design documentation & system diagrams are producedAttend & actively contribute in all relevant meetings in line with agile methodologyIdentify ways to resolve issues and to make the business more efficient and productiveKnowledge and skill share and with DevOps engineers in the teamTake strategic ownership of our internal InfrastructureTo manage own professional and self-development Key Requirements : Grade 12 or equivalent (Essential)Related tertiary qualification (Desirable)7+ years' experience in the DevOps / IT / SysAdmin spaceSolid experience in Linux administration (Essential),Experience with building PCI / ISO systems (Desirable)Knowledge of agile and TDD methodologyKnowledge of Cloud Technologies (AWS required, Azure & GCP desired)Knowledge of configuration management puppet, chef, ansible, salt, VPNKnowledge of Scripting bash,php, ruby, pythonKnowledge of config and monitoring of core apps : web servers, databases, messaging queues (e.

g., apache, nginx, mysql, beanstalkd, rabbitmq)Knowledge of maintaining supporting applications issue tracking (JIRA), CI (jenkins), logging (ELK), deployments (Capistrano)Knowledge of network management : DNS, routing, firewall, load balancing and proxyKnowledge of database hosting : primary and read replica design Additional Skills : Verbal and written communication skillsMultitasking skillsAnalytical and problem solving skillsExcellent debugging and troubleshooting skillsAttention to detailTeamworking and collaborationShould you be appointed in a remote / work from home role at Mukuru, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have uninterrupted internet connectivity and a work-like' environment at your home location, in order to deliver your best in terms of performance, productivity and service to our customers.

If you do not receive any response after two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. NB : ALL STAFF APPOINTMENTS WILL BE MADE WITH DUE CONSIDERATION OF THE COMPANY'S EE TARGETS

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