>= NQF6 or Undergraduate Degree in Information Technology Information Systems
Assist with implementation and configuration of application deployments to multiple target environments
Manage and maintain application platforms to ensure stability and continued high performance of said platforms and applications deployed thereon.
Assist in implementing, managing and configuration of environment, platform and application monitoring.
Assisting in the constant investigation and configuration of the monitoring solution products to obtain best value for Business.
Continual investigation into best practices, methodologies and tooling for deployment, DevOps, monitoring, release and configuration management and all other relevant disciplines. Documentation of the aforementioned investigation is compulsory.
Assist Change, Incident, Project and Release Management resources with reporting and provide consultation around runtime and deployment operations.
Build, manage and maintain application platforms and ensure that best practices and governance is adhered to in current and future environments.
Ensure that tooling and platform obsolesce is avoided and managed in the form of roadmaps and upgrades.
Support of the currently employed toolsets and process.
Facilitate the automation of deployment workflows and processes, as well as platform/infrastructure provision and maintenance.
Knowledge Following would assist a successful candidate:
DevOps tooling including the following (or similar):
Application platform, maintenance, implementation and configuration of the following (or similar):
Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
RedHat JBoss EAP (or Wildfly)
Infrastructure/Application configuration management tooling including the following (or similar):
Understand the concept of integration of web-based services and practical use of APIs, REST and SOAP services.
Understand conceptual makeup of the SDLC and in particular, with regards to the implementation phase, the change in responsibilities based on level of agility.
Understanding and practical exposure to the generally accepted CI/CD principles and makeup of the pipeline.
Understanding of relationships and integration between host, operating system, platform and application layers. Knowledge of integration between application touch-points such as directory services (ie LDAP), databases, load balancers and reverse-proxies are also beneficial.
Exposure to containerization concepts and technology such as the following: