Purpose of the Position: Our development engineers at the company release new code multiple times a day. We are looking for someone to join the DevOps team to help automate and support the tools and processes relating to continuous delivery/integration/deployment, test-driven development, and agile best‑practices. This role places a heavy emphasis on both maintaining and improving a complex continuous integration and release solution and providing support to a large team of developers and testers involved in our complex, multi‑project, Java‑based product suite and projects.
Design, development, implementation, migration and support of a comprehensive build and release management process and technical solution to support the development processes, using existing tools as a starting point, but building on the same or other open source, and possibly commercial tools, moving forward.
Support the adoption of Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Test-Driven Development, and Agile best practices, processes, and tools.
Design and develop features for build and test and deployment systems (from development stage to production).
Perform support and maintenance and troubleshooting of the various development tools / systems.
Ensure the uptime and availability and performance of all components of the solution.
Support program and project specific requirements that may arise.
Perform system build and release when assistance is required – this is key to identifying areas of improvement.
Scan, monitor and alert all security vulnerabilities in our developed code
Mitigate security vulnerabilities tin the Development environment
Perform Database related task ie Installation , monitoring, tuning, Data migration etc
Some afterhours work will be required from time to time.
Essential Minimum Requirements
Sc or B.Eng in Computer Science, or ND:IT or relevant work experience
3+ years of experience in an enterprise IT development environment
Understanding of DevOps – Automation, Scripting, building CI/CD pipelines
2+ years of experience in Linux based operating systems
2+ years of experience in bash scripting
Advantageous skills and experience
Experience with a provisioning tool like ansible, puppet or chef
Solid understanding of networking
Experience using IBM WebSphere and WSADMIN scripting
Experience in the role of a DB2 DBA
Experience in the role of DevSecOps
Experience in cybercrime countermeasures and cyber security assessments
Experience in firewalling/security
Experience in code scanning for security vulnerabilities
Experience in software security tools like Sonar, Fisheye, Nexus Lifecycle
Experience working with an artifact repository like Nexus or Artifactory
Experience in working with Jenkins
Experience in working with Git
Experience in working with Jira/bitbucket/confluence
Experience in working with Docker
Experience in working with Cloud platforms (AWS or Azure)
Experience in working with XL-deploy
Experience in working with Graphing/logging (Kibana, grafana, logstash)
Self-starter and self-motivated
Successful track record as a technical professional who is resourceful and innovative