DevOps Engineer

Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
Salary: R400 - 450 per hour
Recruiter: HR Genie
Job Ref: PDG896416
Date posted: Friday, November 15, 2019
Summary: DevOps Engineer



Job Description

Be part of a team that formulates, defines and executes DevOps principles in order to accelerate application deployment velocity without affecting stability, across the departments.


This is a 6 month renewable contract 

Rate R400 to R450 per hour



  • Provide Technical leadership for Application owners and teams in order to support the execution of the CIO Strategy and target
  • Provide strategic assistance on DevOps technologies.
  • Development of automation solutions.
  • Business Analysis and technology consultancy.
  • Engaging stakeholders and helping them to solve difficult business and technical problems is our ultimate purpose.
  • Ability to interact with senior internal and external parties independently and cooperatively.


Minimum requirements

●             BSc-degree in Computer Science / Engineering or an NQF Level 7 equivalent qualification

●             Experience and exposure to the Banking/ ICT Industry

●             Experience in DevOps practices

●             Experience in working with teams in a complex IT environment

●             Continuous development of knowledge within DevOps

●             Customer above all else attitude


Knowledge and Skills

●             Mid Level experience in scripting languages such as Bash / Python / Ruby

●             Ability to triage and resolve defects in any programming language

●             Ability to triage and resolve defects in any IT system (Networking / Firewalls / JVMs)

●             Never stop improving attitude with a focus on automating everything throughout the value chain from developing code to production monitoring

●             Must understand and believe in the principles of Agile and Devops in order to lead other teams with  passion and energy

●             Persuasion, diplomacy and presentation skills

●             Strong advocate for open source tools and software (WildFly, GitLab, Openshift, Ansible, Grafana, ELK, Prometheus)

●             Ability to formulate and drive new ideas through to production




  • Excellent English and communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows and/or Linux systems administration.
  • Flexible and creative pro-active problem solver.
  • Coding and/or scripting exposure.
  • Willingness to learn and work with the latest innovative technologies available on the market.



  • University degree, preferably in a numerate subject (i.e. Computer Science, Math, Engineering, etc.)
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience of AWS, Azure and on-premise computing.
  • Strong knowledge of networking, security, firewalls and infrastructure required for scalable services.
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools such as Chef / Puppet, Atlassian Stack, GIT, Nexus, Octopus Deploy, New Relic, Team City, VSTS/TFS,
  • Kafka / Elastic stack, Redis, RabbitMQ, skills advantageous
  • IaaS, PaaS, SaaS, (Azure Services Fabric for Windows and Openshift for Linux), Docker.
  • DevSecOps skills & tools such as Nessus, 3rd party dependency checker and general Cyber Security skills advantageous for Cloud or on perimeter technologies.



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