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DevOps Specialist – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Cape Town, South Africa

We have an exciting career opportunity for a DevOps Specialist in Cape Town to join a team of passionate thought leaders in a dynamic and collaborative technology environment! You will encompass work on cutting edge technologies and work on cloud based platforms for solution design, implementation, and support to ensure their product delivery is optimised to any user, on any device in any geographic location. Does this job seem like the perfect challenge for you? Keep reading!

Your key job responsibilities as the DevOps Specialist in Cape Town will include:

  • Engaging with technical teams across the business to orchestrate and automate important business workflows and processes
  • Python is key here as these automation playbooks will be coded using python
  • Understanding of the ELK stack and open source tooling
  • Ability to integrate with web API’s (rest)
  • Ensuring their global content delivery system is running optimally and ensuring we have adequate alerting and insight into how these systems are delivering content
  • Produce high-quality technical design, build and procedure documentation
  • Support project engagements, work collaboratively with other technical teams in a boundaryless manner to communicate effectively, and foster team success
  • Commitment to continuous learning and development to stay abreast of technological advancement

Requirements for this DevOps Specialist job in Cape Town:

  • 5 years + technical experience
  • Experience in automation/orchestration and configuration management products such as Puppet/ Chef/ Ansible
  • Strong experience writing tools to automate tasks and integrate systems (RESTAPI etc)
  • Working knowledge of the full Elastic Stack and/or Splunk platform
  • Understanding of Global Content Delivery and Cloud platforms
  • Well versed in web server technologies (IIS, DNS, SSL, etc.)

Technical Requirements:

  • Content Delivery Networks (CloudFlare, Akamai, CloudFront, Fastly etc)
  • Python
  • Scripting (PowerShell/bash)
  • Elastic Stack
  • Any of Azure/AWS/Google cloud
  • Linux experience
  • Terraform and Containerization (Advantageous)

If you meet the above requirements for this DevOps Specialist job in Cape Town, we would like to hear from you! Please send your CV through to contact@initiateinternational.com today! 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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