DevOps Support Engineer – Somerset West Cape Town

Posted 5 months ago

Purpose of the Position:
Our developers at the client release new code multiple times a day. We are looking for someone to join the DevOps team to help automate and support the tools and processes relating to continuous delivery / integration / development, test-driven development, and agile best-practices.

This role places a heavy emphasis on both maintaining and improving a complex continuous integration and release solution and providing support to a large team of developers and testers involved in our complex, multi-project, Java-based product suite and projects.

Responsibilities / Tasks:

  • Build and release Maintenance and optimization of software build & release process
  • Support the adoption of Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Test-driven Development, and Agile best practices, processes, and tools.
  • Scripting and automation of manual tasks
  • Support, maintenance and monitoring of DevOps related environments
  • Occasional after hours support
  • Research new tools, technologies and best practice
  • Pilot new technology implementations

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant IT Degree or Diploma
  • Prior experience in an enterprise IT or development environment
  • 2+ years of experience in Linux based operating systems
  • 2+ years of enterprise software development experience or 2+ years of DevOps experience
  • 2+ years of scripting experience
  • Experience with revision control systems such as Git / SVN
  • Proficient in any modern, object oriented programming language

Beneficial Skills

  • Jenking / Hudson / Bamboo / Travis CI or similar
  • Maven / Ant / Make or similar
  • Code analysis and reporting tools such as Sonar
  • Docker / Vagrant / Virtualbox
  • Sound understanding of Agile Methods
  • Jython / Groovy / Java / Ruby
  • Chef / Puppet / Ansible or similar configuration management tools
  • Exposure to cloud computing
  • Networking
  • Opsview, Nagios, Zennos, Zabbix or similar monitoring tools
  • Websphere /DB2
  • Relational database

Personal Profile

  • Self-starter and self motivated
  • Successful track record as a technical professional who is resourceful and innovative
  • Flexible and good teamwork
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Results-orientated

Job Features

Job CategoryDevOps Support Engineer

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