DevOps Engineer LW2037 – Pretoria (Menlyn)

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Not specified


A company based in Pretoria is looking for an DevOps Engineer to join their team on a long term contracting basis.


Run and maintain Codebeamer platform.
Conduct with the feature team members, system analysis, design, development and testing for their assigned technical products or applications within the context of an agile/DevOps delivery model. Focusing of the automation of environments, infrastructure, build and deployment pipelines.
Maintain, build, and setup new development tools and infrastructure for both on premise and cloud platforms.
Automate the management of infrastructure patches and maintenance.
Work on ways to automate and improve development and release processes.
Work with QA Engineers to build disposable test environment and automated testing.
Work with QA Engineers to ensure that systems are safe and secure against Cybersecurity threats.
Work with Software Developers and Software Engineers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended.
Improve integration of code between teams.
Provide middleware support and configuration management for application dependant software i.e., Webservers, Java, Docker.
Build tools to reduce occurrences of errors and improve Developer and customer experience.
Develop scripts/monitoring to analyse and visualise important metrics about development processes.
Develop scripts/monitoring to analyse and visualise important metrics about reliability and availability.
Support operational excellence goals through strong operations knowledge. Resolve escalated support topics as part of tier-3 DevOps role to ensure the highest availability of critical applications.
Plan and execute upgrade of existing applications, tools, and features. Create solutions and solve problems using a cloud-native toolchain, to ensure world-class uptime and business agility.

Minimum Requirements

Relevant IT Degree
3 Plus years in DevOps Engineering Experience with at least 6 years in IT Industry

Role-specific knowledge:

Operating Systems: Strong skills in Linux and Database (Oracle, PostgreSQL, mySQL)
Languages: Scripting in Batch and Shell
CI/CD: Version Control, Build and Deployment Pipeline Automation (e.g., GitHub Actions)
Infrastructure: Familiar with AZURE
Infrastructure as Code: Terraform
Security: Management of Keys, Certificates and Secrets
Monitoring and log Management: InfluxDB and Dynatrace

Advantageous skills requirements:

Appserver: Payara, Tomcat
Webserver: Apache
Containers: Docker, Kubernetes
Incident-Problem management: ITSM Suite / BMC Remedy
Java Frameworks/Development

Experience:Between 3 – 5 Years
Closing Date:2023-08-25