Junior DevOps Engineer (PDG8965855)



ZAR30,000 - ZAR35,000/month + Benefits

- South Africa -- City of Cape Town Metro -- Somerset West

Job Type

17 March 2020

Closing date
03 Apr 2020 23:59

Our Client a leading customs and boarder software solutions company is seeking a Junior DevOps Engineer to join their team in Somerset West.


Purpose of the Position:

Our Clients developers 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/deployment, 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.


  • WAS installation, configuration and administration
  • 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 deployment and integration tasks
  • Support, maintenance and monitoring of DevOps related environments
  • Occasional after hours support
  • Research new tools, technologies and best practice
  • Pilot new technology implementations
  • Close collaboration with development, testing, system engineering and ICT resources
  • Keep abreast with the latest features and compatibilities of the IBM WAS product suit
  • Administration of the Atlassian product suit
  • Keep abreast with latest DevOps trends and technology

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant IT Degree or Diploma
  • Prior experience in an enterprise IT or development environment
  • Experience in Linux based operating systems
  • Knowledge of DevOps processes and methodologies
  • Experience in scripting (BASH / KSH)
  • Understanding of revision control systems such as Git/SVN
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of an orchestration tool like Jenkins
  • Familiar with container technology like Docker
  • Familiar with the workings of an application server like WebSphere
  • Familiar with the workings of relational databases like DB2

Beneficial Skills

  • Hudson / Bamboo / Travis CI or similar
  • Maven / Ant / Make or similar
  • Virtualbox
  • Sound understanding of Agile Methods
  • Jython / Groovy / Python
  • Configuration management tools
  • Exposure to cloud computing
  • Understanding of networking and security
  • Opsview or similar monitoring tools

Personal Profile

  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Flexible and good teamwork
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Results-oriented

Contact information

Ashley Singh

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