DevOps Engineer

at Work-Force
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Nov 5, 2020
Category IT Jobs
Job Type Full-time



Key performance areas:

    Reproducing and locating the source of reported bugs and issues, fix bugs, and issues and communicate errors and solutions to product owners.
    Guide and implement software and product design, produce code in line with project requirements and implement and maintain appropriate security standards. Perform and request code reviews and write and maintain unit and functional tests.
    Evaluating existing applications and platforms and to give recommendations for enhancing performance via gap analysis, identifying the most practical alternative solutions, and assisting with modifications.
    Routine application maintenance tasks, create requirements and procedures for implementing routine maintenance and troubleshooting existing information systems for errors and resolving errors.
    Build automated deployments through the use of configuration management technology and be responsible for making modules ready for production, which entails moving them according to specific procedures and documenting knowledge transfer.
    Developing and building IT solutions and installing and configure solutions, implement reusable components, translate technical requirements, assist with all stages of test data, develop interface stubs and simulators, and perform script maintenance and updates.
    Participate in the processes of strategic project-planning meetings, providing guidance and expertise on system options, risk, impact, and costs vs. benefits. You will create and share operational requirements and development forecasts to allow timely and accurate planning of projects.

The successful candidate must have:

    Matric with a Technology Degree/Diploma and a AWS DevOps Professional Certification
    3 – 4 Years’ experience working as a DevOps Engineer.
    Good understanding of Agile processes, practical experience working with automated deployments, and source control, and ability to code and script.
    Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
    Must be process-oriented with great documentation skills.
    Knowledge of best practices and IT operations
    Experience administering and deploying development CI/CD tools such as Git, Jira, GitLab, or Jenkins
    Must be familiar with container orchestration services - Docker, Kubernetes, Elastic Beanstalk
    Must be familiar with Infrastructure As Code technologies - Terraform, Ansible.
    Must be familiar with Agile software development in Python, Go, Java, JavaScript, Typescript.
    Must have significant experience with open-source operating system environments.

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