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Cloud DevOps Engineer – Johannesburg needed at Affirmative Portfolios

Job title : Cloud DevOps Engineer – Johannesburg

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : May 19, 2024

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YOUR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 

The key focus areas of this role are:

  • Be hands-on with the tools and collaborate with multiple product squads to deliver collective
  • outcomes, covering the following:
  • Implement platform provisioning and maintenance solutions, e.g., setting up cloud platform
  • resources, middleware configuration, databases, etc with IaC.
  • Implement release engineering solutions, e.g., setting up release pipeline, release notes,
  • application deployment, etc.
  • Implement operational workflow and orchestration solutions, e.g., job scheduling, file
  • transfer, etc.
  • Implement business continuity solutions, e.g., monitoring, backup, recovery, etc.
  • Implement workforce computing solutions, e.g., provisioning end-user computing
  • resourcing, identity & access management, etc.
  • Implement operations automation using configuration and orchestration toolsets, as well as
  • scripting frameworks.
  • Promote adherence to engineering standards and best practices.
  • Develop CICD pipeline using various tools such as Azure Bicep, ARM template and Powershell
  • Promote timely feedback to drive continuous improvement, automation, and focus on value
  • delivery.
  • Assume technical accountability for the successful implementation of changes.
  • Assess and manage technical risks, ensuring the non-functional requirements are being captured and
  • met.
  • Assist root-cause analysis of support incidents and issues.
  • Assist your team in tracking application issues and provide clear feedback on potential changes or
  • improvements where applicable.
  • Identify, analyse, and support the resolution of application issues with internal and external parties.
  • Support team leads and members on all technical matters to achieve team outcomes.
  • Contribute the realization of the technical vision of the IT products that are being built, ensuring
  • alignment to enterprise quality assurance and governance practices, be an advocate of DevSecOps
  • practices.

YOUR KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES

Knowledge acquired awareness and/or experience

  • Minimum 1 year or more with Azure cloud infrastructure setup and Infrastructure as Code (IAC).
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Azure Cloud DevOps engineer role with Bicep.
  • Experience with various DevOps concepts, tools, and technologies.
  • Experience with CI/CD and related toolsets, good understanding with Azure DevOps.
  • Experience with operations integrations (e.g., system integrations via API, file transfer, etc.).
  • Experience in Agile framework supporting CI/CD processes.
  • Experience with infrastructure and network management (e.g., system patching, middleware
  • upgrade, monitoring, etc.)
  • Experience with local data centre resource management and setup.
  • Basic understanding of security and vulnerability management (e.g., firewall configuration, endpoint
  • upgrade, security patching, etc).
  • Industry / business knowledge of the Australian Insurance market (preferably with experience of
  • General Insurance) is highly desirable. 

Skills acquired awareness and/or experience

  • Skills in infrastructure/network fundamentals, administrative toolsets, and scripting.
  • Ability to perform technical work breakdown and estimation.
  • Ability to configure and to deploy network and cloud infrastructure resources.
  • Ability to configure CI/CD toolsets such as Azure DevOps or equivalent.
  • Ability to implement modern configuration and orchestration management toolsets (e.g., Puppet,
  • Ansible, Chef, etc)
  • Ability to configure and to leverage modern work tracking toolset (e.g., Azure Boards, Jira).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to articulate, advocate and
  • influence team culture and bring people on the journey.

Qualifications (Formal study undertaken and completed) 

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science or related Technology discipline preferred.
  • Azure and/or DevOps related certifications are highly desirable.

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