DISCOVERY Is Recruiting : Internship: DevOps Engineer – South Africa

Key Purpose

Responsible to collaborate with software developers, system operators and other IT staff members to manage system and code releases. Cross and merge the barriers that exist between software development, testing and operations teams and keep existing platforms and applications t 99.99% available.

Areas of responsibility may include but not limited to

Implement automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines)
Build scalable, efficient cloud infrastructure solutions
Build, Manage and Support environments in Azure and AWS cloud
Deploy updates and fixes via automated pipelines
Troubleshoot production issues and coordinate with the development team to streamline code deployment.
Evaluate existing applications and platforms, recommendation and implement alternative solutions for enhancing performance
Conduct systems tests and manage security, performance, and availability
Design, develop, and implement software integrations
Analyse code and communicate detailed reviews to development teams to ensure a marked improvement in applications and the timely completion of projects.
Develop and maintain design and troubleshooting documentation
Monitor, debug and troubleshoot operational issues, upgrade infrastructure

Personal Attributes and Skills

Behavioural Competencies:

Drives Results
Values Driven
Learns on the Fly
Instils Trust
People Savvy
Problem Solver
Manages complexity
Balances Stakeholders
Organizational skills

Additional attributes

Strong Ownership qualities
Ability to assess and prioritize
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Accuracy and attention to detail

A strong passion for customers and technology
Self-motivated, self-thinker and have the ability to adapt quickly
Excellent communications skills and good team player
Strong interpersonal skills specifically with the ability to establish and grow relationships with diverse stakeholders
Well-developed conflict handling skills
Willing to learn and develop oneself

Education and Experience


B.Sc. Degree in Computer Science or a related IT field


UNIX/Linux operating system knowledge
IP networking

Employment Equity

The Company’s approved Employment Equity Plan and Targets will be considered as part of the recruitment process. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage and welcome people with various disabilities to apply.

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