Intermediate DevOps Engineer - DevOps duties while specializing in DB2 database administration
12 October 2021
31 October 2021
Vacancy status: Closed
Reports to :
Gleneagles – Somerset West
The purpose of the
Intermediate DevOps Engineer - DevOps duties while specializing in DB2 database administration:
Our development engineers 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
Design, development, implementation, migration and support of a comprehensive build and release management process and technical solution to support the development processes, using existing tools as a starting point, but building on the same or other open source, and possibly commercial tools, moving forward.
Support the adoption of Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Test-Driven Development, and Agile best practices, processes, and tools.
Design and develop features for build and test and deployment systems (from development stage to production).
Perform support and maintenance and troubleshooting of the various development tools / systems.
Ensure the uptime and availability and performance of all components of the solution.
Support program and project specific requirements that may arise.
Perform system build and release when assistance is required – this is key to identifying areas of improvement.
Scan, monitor and alert all security vulnerabilities in our developed code
Mitigate security vulnerabilities tin the Development environment
Perform Database related task i.e. Installation , monitoring, tuning, Data migration etc.
Some afterhours work will be required from time to time.
B.Sc or B.Eng in Computer Science, or ND:IT or relevant work experience
3+ years of experience in an enterprise IT development environment
2+ years of experience in DevOps – Automation, Scripting, building CI/CD pipelines
2+ years of experience in Linux based operating systems
2+ years of experience in bash scripting
1+ year of experience with a provisioning tool like ansible, puppet or chef
Solid understanding of networking
Experience and skills with the following technologies is advantageous:
Experience in working with Jenkins
Experience in working with Git
Experience in working with Jira/bitbucket/confluence
Experience in working with Docker
Experience in working with Cloud platforms (AWS or Azure)
Experience in working with XL-deploy
Experience in working with Graphing/logging (Kibana, grafana, logstash)
3+ years of experience using IBM WebSphere and WSADMIN scripting
3+ years of experience in the role of a DB2 DBA
Experience in the role of DevSecOps
1+ year of experience in cybercrime countermeasures and cyber security assessments
1+ years of experience in firewalling/security
1+ years of experience in code scanning for security vulnerabilities
1+ years of experience in software security tools like Sonar, Fisheye, Nexus Lifecycle
2+ years of experience working with an artifact repository like Nexus or Artifactory
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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