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Observability (Monitoring) Engineer – Information Technology job – Competitive market related salary + generous benefits – Johannesburg, South Africa

We have a great job opportunity for a Observability (Monitoring) Engineer to join a leading Dev house in Johannesburg. You will be an influential participant in a technical team that provides high quality proactive and reactive technical support with observability expertise on desktop, datacenter and cloud solutions. If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with this team!

Your key job responsibilities as the Observability (Monitoring) Engineer in Johannesburg will include:

  • System Administration of Observability solutions
  • Building dashboards with Observability tools (Logging, Metrics, Tracing)
  • Maintain Observability of Infrastructure and Applications in Dev and Production
  • Maintenance, continuous improvement and automation of alerting tools and pipelines
  • Enhance our technology optimisation through regular evaluation and research
  • Coaching and Mentoring of team members
  • Observability evangelist
  • Maintaining and updating documentation
  • Administration and development of user Guides

Requirements for this Observability (Monitoring) Engineer job in Johannesburg:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Programming/Systems or Computer Science or another related field. Or equivalent work experience
  • 2 years’ experience with Enterprise and Open Source applications such as: Elastic Search, InfluxDB, Prometheus, SCOM, Graphite, Azure Monitor
  • Experience in some of the following languages: Powershell, Python, Ruby, Java, Painless
  • Have utilised or supported enterprise logging solutions: Splunk/Splunk Cloud, Elastic, Loki
  • Have worked with Grafana V 8, ELK and Prometheus would be an advantage
  • Strong troubleshooting ability
  • A solid background in IT support and monitoring that will command the respect of the team
  • Good technical judgement and decision making
  • Experience launching and supporting complex production systems at large scale
  • Excellent problem solving and strong communication skills
  • A passion for and experience with automation

If you meet the above requirements for this Observability (Monitoring) Engineer job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist.

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