DevOps Engineer
IQbusiness South Africa
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
3d ago
source : Careers24

1. Introduction (Is this for you?)* We are looking for DevOps Engineers who can complement the capabilities of our agile solution development teams.

With your cloud management and sysadmin skills, you build and maintain environments. You enrich the solution architecture from an operations point of view and support the flow of work by provisioning automated build and deploy pipelines.

You are passionate about (newer) technology and methodologies to craft solutions. You openly share your knowledge with your team members to amplify their adoption of best practices.

You enjoy problem-solving, based on your unique skills, experience, insights, learning, and experiments.You ask Why. You design.

You tinker. You troubleshoot. You promote. You solve. You amplify. You care. You deliver. You learn. You share. *2. Responsibilities (The awesome things you will do)* When you join our organisation, we will entrust and rely on you to

  • Design and promote operational practices and procedures, working closely with the Solution Development Lead
  • Promote best practices in all facets of the Solution Delivery LifeCycle (Plan, Code, Build, Test, Deploy, Operate, Monitor) with the team and stakeholders
  • Architect, provision, monitor and manage various environments (cloud and datacentre)
  • Implement and configure health telemetry (along with thresholds) to monitor solution and environment performance and behaviour
  • Design, implement and maintain automated build pipelines and automated deployment pipelines
  • Manage internal and external stakeholder expectations by providing frequent progress and seeking feedback
  • Monitor maturity of the DevOps practices and any blockers that either impedes the flow or the quality of the solution
  • Drive DevOps automation and containerization strategies that align with DevOps principles and standards
  • Identify and deploy cybersecurity measures by continuously performing vulnerability assessment and risk management
  • Conduct incident management and root cause analysis
  • Mentor and guide fellow team members *3. Skills (Your capabilities that we value)* We will expect you to demonstrate
  • Excellent communication ability
  • Notes : Articulate, vocabulary, punctuation, structure, conflict resolution
  • Ability to explain the CALMS model to either a business or technical audience
  • Notes : Definition, benefits, examples, implementation, maturity
  • Skilled in troubleshooting and root cause analysis
  • Notes : Structured approach, decomposition
  • Skilled in documenting case studies and lessons learned
  • Notes : Problem statement, approach, success criteria, gains, business benefit.
  • A sound understanding of best practices (backlog management, source control management, automated builds, automated testing, automated release management, monitoring)
  • Notes : Problem statement, approach, success criteria, gains, business benefit
  • Proficient in a development language (Python, Perl, Java, Javascript, C#, NodeJS, Angular)
  • Proficient in language-independent data format files (YAML, JSON, XML)
  • Ability to face complex issues by collaborating with different technical and nontechnical stakeholders to drive towards resolution
  • Notes : Problem statement, approach, success criteria, gains, business benefit.
  • Articulating and describing when a work item will be regarded as Done / Complete *4. Experience (Awesome things you have done previously)* This is your journey so far, your story
  • Provision and developed infrastructure using configuration management and containerization technologies (Chef, Ansible, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, CloudFormation, Azure Resource Manager)
  • Define and promote version control and continuous code integration activities (Git (or any derivative), TFVC, SVN)
  • Design, build, maintain and optimize automated build pipeline (TFS, GitHub Actions, Azure DevOps, Bamboo, Jenkins, AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy)
  • Experience working on open source platforms (Apache, Tomcat, Nginx, Node.js, etc)
  • Knowledge of virtualization environments (VMWare, OpenStack, KVM)
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, PowerShell scripting, Git, Linux, Shell, Azure Resource Management (ARM) templates, AWS ECS
  • Experience in performance / stress testing is good to have
  • Experience in Agile is a must
  • Minimum years experience in 80% of above Junior 1 Intermediate 3 Senior 5 *5. Certification (The formal learnings we prefer)* This is your journey so far, your storyBSc Computer Science OR MCDP
  • Intermediate Level : Azure Associate Level OR AWS Associate Level
  • Senior Level : Azure Expert Level OR AWS Professional Level Please note : As all IQbusiness roles require honesty in the handling of or access to cash, finances, financial systems, or confidential information;
  • our recruitment process requires that the following background checks be completed : credit, criminal, ID, and qualification verification.

    IQbusiness is committed to sustainable growth and transformation, we embrace diversity and employ previously disadvantaged individuals.

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