Senior DevOps Engineer

Our client in a financial services space is looking an outstanding Senior DevOps Engineer to join their IT Team



  • Work with developers and IT staff to maintain and improve the infrastructure
  • Rapidly diagnose and resolve faults with organization-wide servers and software services
  • Automation of development and deployment tasks relating to infrastructure and software systems
  • Co-management of software build and configuration management infrastructure
  • Comfort with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Cisco UCS, Cisco routers and Switches, Cisco Wireless Arista Switches Tipping Point EMC VNX/Unity Solid Fire Storage VoIP
  • Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 Ubuntu Linux 16.04 VMWare ESX operating systems
  • Cloud infrastructure platform: VMWare vCloud Director Openstack
  • Software: Microsoft Enterprise Applications SQL Server Exchange ISA IIS SCCM Terminal Services
  • Open source technologies and software Postgresql
  • Elastic Search Logstash Kibana Grafana Rundeck Consul Prometheus
  • Domain Security: Anti-virus IDS



  • Matric
  • BSc Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, a B. Comm Business Information Systems (BIS) Degree, or a very high quality Technikon Diploma
  • 7+ years working experience in Information Technology in the same or a similar role
  • Bash or PowerShell scripting and general automation of tasks is essential
  • Experience with Python / JavaScript / Nodejs a plus
  • The ability to do basic SQL queries and SQL administration
  • Experience with VMWare / Openstack / KVM and virtualisation is preferable
  • Experience in system administration is essential
  • Experience with configuration management software (Ansible/Rundeck/Puppet/Chef)
  • Knowledge of the ELK stack Experience with Nginx web servers Experience with Octopus Deploy deployment software is preferable
  • Use of distributed source control tools like GIT

Please note that, if your skills and experience do not match the requirements of this job, we will place your CV on our database and contact you as soon as a suitable position becomes available. It is not necessary for you to apply for more than one position as your CV will automatically be loaded onto our database where it will be available to all our consultants for future opportunities.

Bazil Mdaka - Recruitment Lead

Additional Info

  • Company Name: MDK Appointments
  • Area Of Employment: Information Technology
  • Contact Number: +27 87 1600 234
  • Email Address:
  • Job Title: Senior DevOps Engineer
  • Salary / Wage: R600 000 to R800 000 CTC per annum