Jnr DevOps Engineer

Responsibilities

Pepkor IT is a dynamic IT company that delivers value-driven IT solutions to the Pepkor group.  Our work lives revolve around our DNA. We take pride in our work, treat our colleagues, partners and our country with respect. We exercise collaborative decision-making and believe in having a balance in life. We do this all whilst being fun to be with and enjoying what we do. 

The primary focus of this position is to administrate, configure, monitor and maintain our continuous integration and source control areas. You will need to be helpful and supportive to your team and fellow developers.  You join an energetic, focused and dynamic team.

  1. Develop Jenkins jobs to do the following:
    1. ADF Deployments
    2. Jasper Report Deployments
    3. Oracle Forms & Reports Deployments
    4. Oracle Stored Object Compilations
    5. Spring App Deployments via maven
  2. Source Control Management using:
    1. Subversion Edge
      1. Manage user access
      2. Develop hook rules
      3. Backup & Recovery
    2. GitLab (New)
      1. Maintain on latest version
      2. Backup & Recovery
  3. Application Server Administration using:
    1. Weblogic, Tomcat and Apache httpd
      1. Install & configure
      2. Monitor & Maintain
      3. Troubleshoot & problem solve
  4. Continuous Delivery Pipelines using Jenkins:
    1. ADF Deployments
    2. Java Spring Deployments
    3. Html / javascript Deployments
  5. Monitoring:
    1. Troubleshooting potential issues (Reactive / Proactive)
    2. Monitoring tools used
      1. Oracle Enterprise Manager 12C
      2. Nagios
      3. App Dynamics
  6. Documentation:
    1. Document all processes and procedures
    2. Document all installation / configuration / upgrade processes
  7. Research & Development:
    1. Investigate and access new Tools to be used in DevOps Environment and their viability as well as their fit
    2. Think on an enterprise scale. I.E reuse, flexibility, fit for purpose, cultural fit within Pepkor IT
    3. Ongoing process re-engineering to adapt continuous integration environment to technological changes
  8. Support Development teams with build processes and release management of new changes to production

You will be working with the following technologies:

  • Jenkins
  • Java
  • Ant
  • Python
  • Shell
  • Artifactory
  • Git
  • SVN
  • Weblogic
  • Tomcat
  • Apache httpd
  • Nagios
  • App Dynamics
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Maven
  • Jasper Reports
  • Oracle & MySQL Database
  • Linux

Key Competencies and Qualifications

  • Matric
  • Tertiary qualification in IT
  • The natural tendency to take ownership and responsibility
  • Strong problem solving, effective planning and organisational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You have a can do attitude
  • Can cope under pressure
  • Positive outlook on life
  • Above all, be passionate about what you do
  • Take responsibility for team failures
  • Strives for continuous improvement
  • Works smart, not hard (DevOps has 3 team members supporting hundreds of servers across +- 20 technology types, and it is expanding quickly)
  • Needs to have adopted DevOps as a culture
  • Needs to embrace change rather than fear it
  • +- 3 Years’ experience in linux, continuous integration (Jenkins), scripting in Python, Ant, Shell

Strengths

  • The natural tendency to take ownership and responsibility 
  • Strong problem solving, effective planning and organisational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You have a can do attitude 
  • Can cope under pressure
  • Positive outlook on life
  • Above all, be passionate about what you do 

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