Our developers at Interfront release new code multiple times a day. We are looking for someone to join the DevOps team to help automate and support the tools and processes relating to continuous delivery/integration/deployment, test-driven development, and agile best‑practices.
This role places a heavy emphasis on both maintaining and improving a complex continuous integration and release solution and providing support to a large team of developers and testers involved in our complex, multi‑project, Java‑based product suite and projects.
Build and release Maintenance and optimization of software build & release process
Support the adoption of Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Test-Driven Development, and Agile best practices, processes, and tools.
Scripting and automation of manual tasks
Support, maintenance and monitoring of DevOps related environments
Occasional after hours support
Research new tools, technologies and best practice
Pilot new technology implementations
Relevant IT Degree or Diploma
Prior experience in an enterprise IT or development environment
2+ years of experience in Linux based operating systems
2+ years of enterprise software development experience or 2+ years of DevOps experience
2+ years of scripting experience in BASH / KSH
Experience with revision control systems such as Git/SVN
Solid understanding of object oriented programming language (Java)
Experience and skills with the following technologies is advantageous:
Jenkins / Hudson / Bamboo / Travis CI or similar
Maven / Ant / Make or similar
Docker / Virtualbox
Sound understanding of Agile Methods
Jython / Groovy / Java
Ansible or similar configuration management tools
Exposure to cloud computing
Understanding of networking and security
Opsview or similar monitoring tools
Self-starter and self-motivated
Successful track record as a technical professional who is resourceful and innovative
Flexible and good teamwork
Strong attention to detail
Interfront offers competitive remuneration packages commensurate with the positions available and a pleasant working environment. The Employment Equity policy of Interfront will be considered as part of the recruitment selection. Therefore, preference will be given to employment equity candidates. For statistical purposes, please indicate your Employment Equity status. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an oath of secrecy, declaration of private interest and a pre-employment screening and/or vetting which includes background, criminal and tax clearance checks as well as a psychometric assessment (if required for the position). The appointment will be subject to appropriate references.
Included in package:
Total cost to company package including
Group life and income protection
24 days annual leave
Closure between Christmas and New Years day
Other leave benefits as per basic conditions of employment
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