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DevOps Engineer

Are you a team player with passion and drive, adding a solution-orientated and positive mindset – then consider Metacom as an employer of choice.

Want to join our team? Send through a well thought out motivational letter along with your summary CV and we will take your submission into account when looking for suitable candidates, who will make an impact in delivering “The Metacom Way”.

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JOB DETAILS
Job Title
DevOps Engineer
Department
Software Engineering
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DevOps Engineer

We are seeking a candidate as a DevOps Engineer to work within the Software Engineering Team to deploy, update, maintain, troubleshoot, and ensure a healthy state of the various applications within the company.

Duties would include, but not be limited to:
  • Monitoring and pro-active maintenance of the applications and servers
  • Designing and deployment of changes to existing and/or new applications
  • Assist with, and provide input during project planning
  • Automation of repeat functions to reduce resource overheads and reduce human error
  • Building or enhancing and maintaining scripts used as part of applications or automation
  • Troubleshooting issues and working with colleagues to identify and resolve problems
  • Documenting and updating the current landscape

Minimum technical requirements:
  • A Degree or Diploma in Information Systems or Computer Science
  • 7 or more years’ hands on experience with 24/7 online systems
  • Solid understanding of networking (WAN/LAN/GAN/Wi-Fi/VoIP) and related technologies
  • Good development background and knowledge of different compilers and languages
  • Maintenance, management and administration of Ubuntu Linux
  • B2B / System / Web / Micro-services integrations
  • Proven experience in the following:
  • BASH
  • Python and / or NodeJS
  • PHP
  • MySQL

Personal Attributes:
  • Remain flexible, function under pressure and maintain a positive attitude and work performance in a variety of circumstances
  • Have the ability to work within a team, but also independently
  • Take responsibility for staying up to date with the latest trends and developments
  • Be willing and keen to share information
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have a natural tendency to be self-driven and highly self-motivated with a sense of pride in their work
  • Show initiative
  • Have an ability to grasp ‘big picture requirements’ and work with changing requirements
  • Have a strong sense of integrity
  • Be able to learn and apply new development tools quickly and efficiently
  • Be able to accept constructive criticism

Should you meet the above requirements, forward a detailed CV with contactable references to careers@metacom.net
Metacom offers a highly rewarding role with substantial growth opportunities, as well as exciting benefits - Pension, Group Life Cover, Medical Aid and more.

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