DevOps Engineer

at GoldenRule  

in Not specified, Gauteng
created 3 days ago
Expires 10 Nov
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The Role:

Role Purpose
As an Intermediate DevOps Engineer you will be required to be Proactive and highly analytical with the ability to dig into business requirements to provide hardware and software solutions. Your primary responsibility will be to implement and manage the companys strategy regarding application infrastructure. You will require experience in working with containerization Docker, Jenkins, Git, OpenShift, Ansible with a
strong understanding of DevOps fundamentals and Agile methods and a background in continuous integration(CI) in a distributed(CD) architecture.

Responsibilities and work outputs
In order to integrate internal systems.
Ensure code quality, test and distribute code updates.
Monitor the health and stability of the servers.
As an automation expert, use tools that automate the development, testing, and integration of software releases/fixes.
As a release manager, responsible for releasing new features across the organization and making sure those releases are stable.
As a security officer, continually monitors the products (systems) health and security once the updates are deployed.
Analyzing production errors to define and create tools that help mitigate problems in the system design stage and applying user-defined integrations, improving the user experience.
Identifies changes that are necessary to maintain optimal system performance while liaising with management to successfully target and deploy solutions.
Build and maintain development and production environments to support continued product growth.
Make use of source control systems (Jenkins, Git).
Make use of Docker for containerization.
Work on a majority of different DevOps toolsets (API gateway, Nexus, Ansible, Jenkins, VMWare, Kibana, Python etc).
Work with Databases (Hadoop, Spark, Postgres).
Participate in the processes of strategic project-planning meetings.
Provide guidance and expertise on system options, risk, impact, and costs vs. benefits.
Create and share operational requirements and development forecasts to allow for timely and accurate planning of projects.
Developing and building IT solutions.
Install 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.
Use and extend environment and product automation technologies and to support the local development teams work ; in production and development environments.
Build automated deployments through the use of configuration management technology.
Deploy new modules and upgrades and complete fixes within the production environment.
Make modules ready for production, which entails moving them according to specific procedures and documenting knowledge transfer.
Be part of the escalation path for incidents to ensure the fastest possible recoveries.
Routine application maintenance tasks are an ongoing responsibility that is accomplished via strategy-building techniques.
Help create requirements and procedures for implementing routine maintenance.
Troubleshooting existing information systems for errors and resolving those errors.
Keep a constant eye on changing industry ideas, practices, and monitoring emerging technologies.

Skills and Experience:

IT-related tertiary qualification / Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field.
Minimum of 3 years working experience as a DevOps Engineer or equivalent software-engineering role.
Expert in code deployment.
Experience in maintaining Java web applications.
Experience in network, server and application-status monitoring.
Possesses a strong command of software-automation production systems.
Exhibit expertise in software development methodologies.
Working knowledge of Ruby or Python and known DevOps tools like Git and GitHub.
Working knowledge of databases and SQL.
Possesses a problem-solving attitude.
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Competencies required:
Business Acumen
Client/Stakeholder Commitment
Drive for Results
Leads Change and Innovation
Strategic Thinking
Impact and Influence
Self-Awareness and Insight
Diversity and Inclusiveness
Growing Talent

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