DevOps Engineer
Networkers International (UK) Limited
Cape Town, South Africa
15d ago


Our client, are a Leading Payments solutions provider operating internationally, based in Cape Town are seeking a DevOps Engineer,

The Job

You will need to hit the ground running, ideally crossed skilled, dealing daily with issues concerning datacenter hardware, network operations, operating systems, monitoring, automation, deployment, distributed systems, virtualisation and containerisation.

It is an Agile environment.

DevOps Engineer

Southern Suburbs, South Africa

Main Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Deploying, automating, maintaining and managing AWS Cloud based production system, to ensure the availability, performance, scalability and security of productions systems.
  • Building, releasing and handling configuration management of production systems.
  • Doing pre-production environmental testing to help assure the quality of our products / services.
  • System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains.
  • Suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements.
  • Evaluating new technology options and vendor products.
  • Ensuring critical system security through the use of best in class cloud security solutions.
  • Supporting installation and maintenance of layered software, and infrastructure.
  • Identifying where applications or hardware is having performance / reliability issues; analyzes and formulates a proposed method to correct issues.
  • Delivering long-term support and management; troubleshoots and resolves issues daily
  • Working in accordance with corporate and organizational security policies and procedures.
  • Understanding personal role in safeguarding corporate and client assets.
  • Taking appropriate action to prevent and report any compromises of security within scope of role.
  • Providing Incident management
  • Working on and maintain continuous integration systems
  • Working on deploying web applications on various environments
  • Debugging and analyzing production load
  • Remediating vulnerabilities on various environments
  • Executing load testing on pre-production or production environments
  • Maintaining a system for running automated tests, optimizing and speeding up the execution of test sets
  • Requirements :

  • Extensive experience with AWS services
  • Experience programming with PHP or scripting with Python
  • A good understanding of web app environments and server security
  • Solid experience in building highly scalable server architectures
  • Solid experience as a DevOps Engineer in a 24x7 uptime Amazon AWS environment
  • Automation experience with configuration management tools (ansible, chef, puppet, terraform etc)
  • Know how to use advanced options of tcpdump and strace without looking at the manual
  • Well versed in server security, setting up backup and stability systems
  • Write bash / powershell scripts
  • Set up automated deployment of different projects on different environments
  • Understand complex software and system architecture
  • Set up multi-tier architectures.
  • Good communications skills, comfortable with communicating technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audience
  • To apply, please send your CV to donavan.bethanie or +27 (0)21 670 0629

    Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

    Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application.

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