DevOps Engineer - #305482

Exigent Limited


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time
Are you a DevOps virtuoso driven by innovation and eager to shape the future of software delivery? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where your expertise can make a significant impact? Look no further – an exciting opportunity awaits you at Exigent, where cutting-edge technology meets your passion for efficiency and collaboration.

Overview:

At Exigent, we are not just another company – we are a forward-thinking force committed to pushing the boundaries of possibility. As a DevOps Engineer with us, you will step into a pivotal role that combines your exceptional skills with our relentless pursuit of excellence. We're on a mission to revolutionize software delivery, and you will play an integral part in orchestrating seamless processes and optimizing our cloud infrastructure.

Responsibilities:

Infrastructure Automation: Craft, design, and perpetuate automation pipelines, meticulously provisioning, configuring, and managing infrastructure across the cloud landscapes of AWS and Azure.

CI/CD Implementation: Be the driving force behind the creation and orchestration of robust CI/CD pipelines, harnessing the power of GitHub Actions to ensure the swift and seamless delivery of software across cross-functional teams.

Containerization and Orchestration: Demonstrate your Docker mastery and Kubernetes expertise to create environments for the deployment of applications that are both scalable and resilient.

Cloud Management: Channel your expertise into the administration and optimization of cloud resources on AWS and Azure, ensuring optimal performance, cost-efficiency, and security.

Monitoring and Logging: Forge real-time visibility and proactively tackle challenges with advanced monitoring solutions that integrate Prometheus, Grafana, and the ELK stack.

Security and Compliance: Establish a fortress of security and compliance, implementing best practices for both access control and compliance within the cloud environment and application deployments.

Collaboration and Tooling: Cultivate a collaborative ecosystem by seamlessly integrating tools such as Teams, Postman, Git, Jira, and Zenhub, fostering streamlined communication and project management with our development teams.

Scalability and Automation: Architect the future by integrating Terraform into our infrastructure provisioning and automation, ensuring that scalability requirements are met with ease.

Networking: Develop a robust grasp of network architecture to fine-tune application performance, especially within the dynamic world of Kubernetes clusters.

Documentation: Become the advocate of clarity by contributing to comprehensive documentation using Vuepress, Vitepress, API Documentation, and other relevant tools, ensuring that knowledge flows seamlessly across teams.

Automated Testing: Elevate our testing strategies with expertly curated automated testing approaches, including unit, integration, and end-to-end testing, utilizing tools like Cypress, Vitest, Thunder, Postman, and Storybook.

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
A proven track record of 5+ years in a DevOps Engineer or similar role, showcasing substantial experience in software development and infrastructure.
Certifications as an AWS DevOps Engineer or Azure DevOps Engineer, substantiating your cloud expertise.
Proficiency in containerization techniques, with a knack for building PHP Laravel, Vue, and Django/Flask web API applications within docker/containers.
Hands-on experience with Azure DevOps, AWS DevOps pipelines, or similar YAML-based CI/CD tools.
Scripting mastery in languages such as Bash, PowerShell, or Python.
A solid grasp of networking fundamentals and basic hosting concepts.
Demonstrated aptitude in crafting and sustaining cloud environments.
The ability to breathe life into existing operational and deployment processes through automation.

Skills:

Docker virtuosity, including the ability to create intricate docker containers from scratch.
Proficiency in building Azure/AWS DevOps YAML pipelines, as well as classic Release pipelines.
Proven experience maintaining both Linux and/or Windows servers.
Skillful setup and management of API Gateways, combined with the automation of API testing.
The capability to weave magic with telemetry tools and Github actions.
A knack for crafting Terraform scripts from the ground up.
A nuanced understanding of CI/CD processes for enterprise applications.
Working knowledge of an Application Performance Management (APM) tool.
Familiarity with Rust is a plus, showcasing your willingness to explore the cutting edge.
Experience with technologies like FastAPI, Flask, or Django, amplifying your versatility.
A deep comprehension of data science pipelines and their harmonious integration with DevOps practices.
Knowledge of Flutter for mobile application deployment is an added bonus.
Familiarity with advanced databases such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, QDrant, and Weaviate is a distinct advantage.

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