DEVOPS ENGINEER – Python Dev Exp. Gain AWS & AZURE Experience – R900k/a CTC, Cape Town

DEVOPS ENGINEER – Python Dev Exp. Gain AWS & AZURE Experience – R900k/a CTC, Cape Town

Job Title: DEVOPS ENGINEER – Python Dev Exp. Gain AWS & AZURE Experience – R900k/a CTC, Cape Town
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cape Town
Salary: Up to R900k/a
Start Date: As soon as possible
Contact Name: Tristan Ewing
Job Published: June 12, 2018 14:51

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a DEVOPS ENGINEER to increase their Python Development experience by utilizing the LATEST CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES (AWS, Google, Azure) in order to deliver a World Class retail platform in a Linux environment. You will need to have strong scripting (Python, Ruby) & configuration management skills (CHEF, PUPPET) in order to optimize the operation of this CLOUD BASED retail platform.
This DEVOPS ENGINEER position is based in Cape Town and is paying R900k/annum CTC (neg. depending on experience).

As a DEVOPS ENGINEER, you will be responsible for developing, managing and troubleshooting production in a Linux environment. You will be responsible for identifying and implementing tools to support the development team and production environment, while developing, automating, optimizing and refining processes to deliver a highly successful cloud-based platform which operates across DESKTOP, MOBILE & WEB PLATFORMS.


• Computer Science Degree – BSc or relevant tertiary education
• 3+ years DevOps experience
• Linux experience (Ubuntu/Debian) & OS fundamentals
• Shell scripting, Python, Ruby or similar language
• Debugging tools – TCPDUMP, vmstat, strace
• Configuration management tools (chef, puppet)
• Web Application experience (Nginx, Apache, Varnish, HAProxy, Memcache)
• Metrics, monitoring (Nagios, Zabbix, Sensu, Graphite)
• Security (iptables, SELinux, SSH)
• Cloud infrastructure (AWS, Google, Azure)
• Virtualization Technologies (Xen, KVM)
• Hadoop

Join a leading E-Commerce business who are revolutionising the retail industry in South Africa. They are focused on providing an innovative retail platform by designing & building solutions which improve customer experience. This ever-growing company is always looking for highly skilled Tech Savvy individuals to join their team!
If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:
Tristan Ewing or tristan [at]
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