DevOps Engineer

SUMMIT Africa Recruitment

DevOps Engineer

Location Cape Town, South Africa
Employment Type Full Time
Seniority Level Mid Senior
Experience 3 to 5 years
Remuneration Type Cost to company
Remuneration Frequency Monthly
Benefits -
13/10/2020 Reference Number: SUM326728799


  • AWS
  • Cloud Computing
  • DevOps
  • Docker
  • Elasticsearch
  • Git
  • Java
  • Jira
  • Open Source Software
  • Python

Job Description


You will need to have 3-4 years of experience working as a DevOps Engineer. You will also require a 3-year degree/diploma in the technology field and an AWS DevOps Professional Certification. Good understanding of Agile processes, practical experience working with automated deployments, and source control, and ability to code and script. The individual needs to have excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills and process-oriented with great documentation skills. Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service, and experience administering and deploying development CI/CD tools such as Git, Jira, GitLab, or Jenkins.


  • Container orchestration services - Docker, Kubernetes, Elastic Beanstalk
  • Infrastructure as Code technologies - Terraform, Ansible.
  • Agile software development in Python, Go, Java, JavaScript, Typescript.
  • Significant experience with open-source operating system environments.


You will be responsible for reproducing and locating the source of reported bugs and issues, fix bugs, and issues and communicate errors and solutions to product owners.


It is your responsibility to guide and implement software and product design, produce code in line with project requirements and implement and maintain appropriate security standards. Perform and request code reviews and write and maintain unit and functional tests.



Key responsibilities include evaluating existing applications and platforms and to give recommendations for enhancing performance via gap analysis, identifying the most practical alternative solutions, and assisting with modifications.



You will be responsible for routine application maintenance tasks, create requirements and procedures for implementing routine maintenance and troubleshooting existing information systems for errors and resolving errors.





Build automated deployments through the use of configuration management technology and be responsible for making modules ready for production, which entails moving them according to specific procedures and documenting knowledge transfer.



You will be responsible for developing and building IT solutions and installing and configure solutions, implement reusable components, translate technical requirements, assist with all stages of test data, develop interface stubs and simulators, and perform script maintenance and updates.



Participate in the processes of strategic project-planning meetings, providing guidance and expertise on system options, risk, impact, and costs vs. benefits. You will create and share operational requirements and development forecasts to allow timely and accurate planning of projects.

Company Description

With over 15 years of thinking outside the box, and multiple successful products under their belt, our client aims to continue disrupting established markets and capture opportunities in exponential technology fields!

Using tested methodologies (design thinking, agile and lean), they are discovering, designing, developing and delivering exceptional products and product strategies – with speed, and efficiency.

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