Job Openings Snr DevOps Engineer/ Tech Lead

About the job Snr DevOps Engineer/ Tech Lead

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: 

  • 6 months contract

 

LOCATION: 

Cape Town 

DESCRIPTION OF THE POSITION: 

Support the development and maintenance of scalable data stores that supply data in forms needed for business analysis. Apply expertise in consulting and technical work as well as industry knowledge. Develop innovative solutions to complex problems. Work without considerable direction and mentor or supervise team members, if needed. 

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: 

 

  • Ensure data pipelines to operations analysis environments are stable, controlled, and accurate 

  • Quickly deliver new application data to the data warehouse for data analysts 

  • Understand data flow from application to data warehouse so you can guarantee data delivery at the requisite velocity for near-real time dashboards 

  • Collaborate with the operations analysts to source and make available data that drives business value 

  • Familiarity with Big Data systems (Relational Databases, Hadoop, HIVE, Apache Spark) 

  • Strong demonstrated skills in ETL tools like SSIS/Talend/SAP BODS/Informatica etc 

  • Develop/maintain ETL code in an evolving data warehouse environment to supply our business with rich data for analytics and compliance reporting. 

  • Continuous Integration flows (strong knowledge of GitHub/Bitbucket) - should be adept with various deployment scenarios of complex projects 

  • Strong demonstrated skills in SQL 

  • Strong release management experience through the SDLC  

  • Strong demonstrated skills in Scripting (e.g., python) 

  • Work within agile teams to deliver value to the stakeholders. 

  • Solid knowledge working with containers and containerized development / deployment (Docker, Kubernetes) 

 

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or relevant experience or certifications  

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 

  • 5+ years' experience in maintaining scalable data solutions and/or you are passionate about it  

  • You have strong critical thinking skills and are able to develop solutions to complex problems. 

  • You want to be part of a culture of continuous improvement. 

  • You can work independently and execute individual judgement when delivering data solutions. 

 

ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS: 

  • Relevant DataOps/DevOps certification