SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER – Move into a DevOps role -Rondebosch (R55k-R65k pm)

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Location: Rondebosch Salary:ZARR660k-R780k pm Category: Consultant: Philip Boltt


This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled Systems Engineer to move into a DevOps Engineer role and gain exposure to some of the latest technologies and DevOps tools.

This software solutions company provides the country’s most advanced and extensively utilized, proprietary wagering software that caters to the BI, Risk Management, Big Data Processing and online needs of their clients. This fully integrated, multi-tier solution is deployed on Web, Mobile and point of sale terminals in South Africa, Europe and South America.

You will be responsible for the IT Infrastructure management, software release management, assisting developers and testers during each sprint with the preparation of their environments and ensuring that release processes can be fully automated (with the assistance of the dev teams).


  • Provisioning of Windows and Linux servers (physical and virtual)
  • Infrastructure monitoring configuration
  • Assist with the configuration of the Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) services
  • Configuration and monitoring of networks (physical and virtual)
  • Scripting and automation tasks on Windows and Linux based infrastructure
  • Database maintenance and backup scripting (PostgreSQL and MS SQL Server)
  • Management of the Cloud Tenant (AWS and MS Azure)
  • Integration into the agile SDLC
  • Planning, implementing and testing of high availability and disaster recovery
  • Release planning, management, communication and execution
  • Infrastructure Asset Management
  • Systems monitoring and resolution of problems
  • Monitoring of the cloud billing and consumption data


  • Profit share
  • Financial and operational support for ongoing studies
  • Company saving scheme with a guaranteed 6% net interest
  • Flexible working hours


  • 5 years’ experience in a IT Infrastructure operations role
  • 3 years’ experience in managing Microsoft and Linux server environments (respectively)
  • 3 years networking experience
  • 3 years database experience (PostgreSQL and/or MS SQL Server)
  • Windows Server 2008+, including OS hardening and security configuration
  • CentOS and Ubuntu OS, including OS hardening and security configuration
  • PowerShell, Python or Bash Scripting
  • Amazon Cloud Services – Infrastructure management, including EC2, S3, VPC, Route 53, ELB, Glacier, RDS, Lambda as well as the numerous tools required to manage a tenant
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Microsoft SQL Server & PostgreSQL server (set-up, configuration management, backup and restore)
  • TCP/IP Networking, Routing and DNS
  • Beneficial – Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, Nagios and/or Puppet


If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to Philip Boltt – or call me on 021 801 5001

Should you not receive a response within 14 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

If you qualify for this position please use the apply form below or call Philip Boltt on 021 801 5001

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