DevOps Specialist

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General Details
, KensingtonJohannesburg
Advertised By: Agency
Job Type: Full-Time

DevOps Specialist – Remote Working Opportunity


R540 – R660K CTC pa

Leading geographic information systems (GIS) service provider are looking to appoint an experienced DevOps Specialist to join their team.


  • A remote-first company – you will be able to work remotely, with flexible hours.
  • They are an agile business which means decisions are made quickly.
  • Being a small team, your contributions is valued, and you can have a significant impact on your peers and clients.
  • Their Open-Source software development culture allows you to build your own credentials globally.

Responsibilities: In this role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing SOPs for all devops and sysadmin related tasks, and automating these as far as possible.

You will be expected to keep yourself abreast of the latest trends and to continuously embrace learning. Your input will be valued in guiding technology choices and developing devops strategy. You will be a critical element of several projects at the same time, interacting with the client, with the project team and with management. You will need to understand system architectures and designs and provide input into new ones and to improve existing ones.


  • Linux system administration
  • Git version control
  • Security (database, filesystem, network, encryption, etc.)
  • Performance profiling, troubleshooting and optimisation
  • System monitoring and alerts (such as Grafana, Prometheus)
  • CI and CD
  • SDLC management
  • Automated testing
  • Rancher and Kubernetes (or equivalent)
  • Docker (or equivalent)
  • Web server configuration and optimisation (Nginx or Apache)
  • DBA experience
  • Scaling strategies
  • Backup and recovery
  • Service-based architectures / microservices
  • Provisioning tools like ansible / chef / terraform or similar
  • Experience minimum two years
  • A fast and reliable internet connection
  • A good command of English, both written and spoken
  • A good communicator
  • A noise free environment for online meetings
  • Positive “can-do” attitude
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • Finger on the pulse of the latest trends online
  • Working with multiple projects and teams
  • Communication with clients, team members and management

To your advantages:

  • Python Programming
  • Django Web Framework
  • PostgreSQL RDBMS
  • REST Service Architecture Style
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • A good sense of humour is always nice :-)

If this role is in line with your career aspirations, Contact Karen Schmoor - SET Co...

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