DevOps Engineer
Cape Town, South Africa
2d ago
DevOps Engineer-1900142B

Preferred Qualifications

Position Overview

We are looking for a highly self-motivated and experienced devopsengineer to join our development team to work on our Oracle Cloudofferings.We offer a chance to takepart in the development of leading-edge products, in a skill-enhancingenvironment working with a diverse and distributed team of motivated members, ahigh level of impact on the product, recognition of achievements, competitivesalary and benefits.


  • Design and develop cloud based OS management tools.

  • Enable and enhance Oracle Linux cloud integrations.

  • Integrate with existing cloud systems to create a fully featured OS management service.

  • Develop automated tests for all features.

  • Participate in frequent design and code reviews.

  • Proactively suggest and implement service improvements.

  • Participate in the active and direct support of the service.

  • Qualifications

    Although not definitive, the ideal candidate will typically have thefollowing:

  • BS/MS degree in CS, EE, or equivalent

  • 4+ years of software development/system programming experience

  • Strong experience with the following:

  • ◦Kubernetesand container orchestration technologies

    ◦Linuxand Virtualization (systemd, package management, kvm, etc)

    ◦CI/CDbest practices (Jenkins, Teamcity, Git)

    ◦Configurationmanagement and systems orchestration (any of Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform)

    ◦Monitoringand logging (Grafana, ELK, fluentd, etc)

    ◦Operationalexcellence (customer centric mindset, high availability, troubleshooting,canary deploys, etc)

  • Experience with micro-services based software architecture

  • Experience with cloud environments a plus (AWS, Azure, OpenStack)

  • Solid scripting background (Python, Bash, or similar)

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations

  • Comfortable with Agile Software Development practices (e.g. Scrum, CI/CD, Slack, etc.)

  • Personal Abilities

  • Ability to solve complex problems, providing hands-on resolution

  • Critical thinking and decision making skills

  • Excellent communication in English (both written and spoken)

  • Results orientated, an ability to manage multiple priorities is also expected

  • Highly organized and detail oriented

  • Detailed Description and Job Requirements

    Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

    As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

    Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

    As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).


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