DevOps Engineer - Financial Services

Location: Cape Town/ Johannesburg/ Pretoria


Responsibilities:

*Manage all environments as part of the DevOps team
*Operating system and software installation and configuration
*Monitoring Linux systems for availability and performance
*Collaborate with developers to bring new functionality to production effectively
*Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and tools
*Troubleshoot and diagnose root causes of problems
*Researching, propose and implement technologies to the enhance infrastructure
*Develop and improve operational practices and procedures
*Produce high-level design documentation
*Ensure redundancy, failover and recovery of systems

Prerequisite Experience:

*5+ years in development and/or operations; including:
*2+ years administration of Linux environments
*Solid expert level Linux experience
*Good understanding and experience in AWS Cloud Technologies
*Configuration management - puppet, chef, ansible, salt
*Scripting - bash, php, ruby, python
*Configuration and monitoring of core applications - web servers, databases, messaging queues - apache, nginx, mysql, beanstalkd, rabbitmq
*Maintaining supporting applications - issue tracking (JIRA), CI (jenkins), logging (ELK), deployments (Capistrano)
*Network management - DNS, routing, firewall, load balancing and proxy knowledge

Desired Personal Traits:

*Strong problem solving and diagnostic skills
*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
*Keen technologist, desire to work with the latest technologies and eager to learn
*Interest in understanding the internals of software (what makes the tick)

Bonus/Beneficial:

*Agile and TDD knowledge
*VPN configuration
*DBA knowledge - point-in-time backups, replication, performance tuning
*Experience with building PCI systems
*Auto-scaling

Tags:

*AWS
*Puppet
*Cloudformation
*Capistrano
*Ubuntu
*Git
*Travis
*Jenkins
*R10k
*VPC
*IAM
*CLI
*ELK
*Kibana
*MySQL
*RDS
*Aurora
*Auto-scaling
*SSL
*Cloudfront CDN
*DNS
*Vagrant
*Monitoring,
*Metrics,
*Apache
*PH
*FastCGI

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ADDRESS

12th Floor
2 Long Street
Cape Town
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CONTACT

T: +27 (0)21 201 2484
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E: nicole@humanvalue.co.za
C: +27 72 470 9243
Skype: stonenicole1