Takealot DevOps Engineer - Jobs in South Africa
Takealot DevOps Engineer - Jobs in South AfricaTakealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for highly talented DevOps Engineer to join our team in Cape Town.
We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us.
We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won’t be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.
At Takealot, our DevOps Engineers are responsible for building, operating, and securing the platform that supports takealot.com.
We enable and support a culture of DevOps so that the development teams get more for free, and are enabled to move faster, safer.
Takealot is a fast growing company, which means that there is a lot of opportunity to shape the tools, technologies, process, and culture of DevOps in the company.
The position reports to the DevOps Team Lead
Your daily work will involve
Terraform to manage Cloud Infrastructure, Chef to manage virtual servers
Building and deploying systems for metrics, monitoring, and logging
Operations for Kafka, Kubernetes, Nginx, Memcache, and more
CI/CD Build Systems to ensure our teams can deploy frequently and safely
Hardening servers, and building security into the platform
Developing automation so we can focus on the hard problems
Developing glue code to extend or integrate systems
To achieve this, we’re looking for someone that
Is passionate about technology, keeping up to date with the industry, always learning
Is a team player, an active listener, and is able to communicate well
Shows solid reasoning and decision making, with the ability to work under pressure
Has experience managing production systems
Has either a degree in computer science, or industry experience
Has a reasonable understanding of Networking (TCP, UDP, IP)
Has experience with Linux administration (Processes, Networking, Disks, Security)
Has experience with one configuration management system (Chef, Puppet, Ansible)
We would also like to see at least one of the following in the candidate
Can write code (we use Python)
Have experience with Google Cloud, or another cloud provider (architecture, operations)
Have experience managing Kubernetes Clusters (certificates, users, kubeadm, etc)
Understand networking deeply (tcp/ip, calico/weave, vlans, tcpdump, etc)
Understand Linux deeply (kernel tuning, proc filesystem, cgroups, os scheduling, etc)
Have experience with Build Systems (Jenkins, Gitlab, Spinnaker)
3 year computer science degree (or equivalent experience)
At least 2 years of professional experience
An understanding of computer science fundamentals, including linux and operating systems, networking
Solid grasp of development fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms
takealot.com employees are entrepreneurial and dynamic, smart, customer-centric, fun and have the shared ambition of takealot.com being the leading e-commerce company in Africa.
We have fun, work hard, take ownership, work in teams to create solutions and are always open to direct feedback/new ideas on where we can improve.
We are short on ego and high on output.
We are doers and not only thinkers, its all in the execution after all.
We love what we do and what we are creating.
We seek to Employ an Extra Ordinary Mind who
is forthright but respectful
is an expert at doing, who can not only design but also execute
is analytical, able to use data to make decisions
is competitive, self-directed and strive to be the BEST (GREAT requires a lot of work and does not only happen during business hours
is passionate about the potential of e-commerce and delivering a world-class customer experience
is entrepreneurial, thrives under change and accepts it is a constant and always looks for solutions to do something better and faster
is able to think about problems from a business perspective using technical and product input
is curious and challenge the status quo
is innovative and enjoys iteration
will be at the cutting edge of developing new concepts for takealot.com.
thinks like an owner of the business.
is SMART, has INTEGRITY and is HARDWORKING
How to Apply
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