We are committed to diversity and inclusion when recruiting internally and externally.
Investec Sandton is looking for a DevOps Engineer in the Digital Team who will support and innovate on application, platform delivery and availability across our global online platform.
This will include software lifecycle enablement via solid CI / CD principles; automate operational areas into a self-service approach for teams;
proactively review and identify areas of improvement with a strong focus on our cloud strategy; infrastructure and security design including implementation and management;
respond to platform support and events as well as recover systems and applications within agreed SLA's. This all within a DevOps mindset and SRE approach that is being matured and suited to the Digital landscape with a client centric vision.
The role functions in a great team dynamic, driven by people, learning and collective ownership.
Responsibilities include :
Assisting and learning to work with a fully automated CI / CD environment to increase the pace of delivering software. This guided by DevOps principles and relative toolsets.
Respond to events and monitoring alerts to recover systems and applications within agreed timeframes and performing platform standby functions.
Assisting our Application Support team in this process to maintain system and application availability
Ensure infrastructure requirements are built to design specifications, working together with the DevOps team to achieve an infrastructure as code mindset and drive
Work closely with development teams as part of the SDLC to enable and ensure project delivery right to production environments
Provide strong troubleshooting abilities across the platform and channel
Familiarizing oneself with the dependencies which influence system integration and availability
Good grasp of DevOps methodologies and practices
Good understanding of Linux or Windows OS (Basic containerization knowledge)
An understanding of Cloud technologies such as Azure or AWS
Basic use and understanding of scripting (e.g. Powershell, Bash, Python)
Basic knowledge of source control
Basic understanding and use of monitoring and event management concepts
Good infrastructure knowledge around networks, load balancers, DNS, firewalls and certificate management
Basic understanding of web protocols (e.g. Http, headers)
The Investec Culture
At Investec we look for dynamic, energetic people filled with tenacity, integrity and out of the ordinary thinking. We value individuals who in turn value our culture that is, a can-do attitude while challenging convention.
Diversity, competency, and flexible leadership are respected in pursuit of the growth of our business.