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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2020
    Deadline: Apr 8, 2020
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates 2,653 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and reported turnover of R71.297 billion for the six months ended December 2016. The Company's headquarters are situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Shoprite Holdings Ltd is a public company li...
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    DevOps Engineer

    Closing Date: 2020/03/27
    Reference Number: SHO191113-5

    Job Objectives    

    • You have already moved from a full stack developer or seniors ops engineer into a devops engineer role in a linux based environment. Maybe you are working at a smaller organisation where you are a bit of a jack of all trades but you yearn for something more challenging? You want to work at scale with large diverse team of specialist supporting a 24X7 operation. You will be used to taking responsibility for deploying applications into production and, with the assistance of appropriate monitoring, proactively troubleshooting any issues that arise. You have an understanding of at least one develops tools chain. You have experience with at least one of the following architectural patterns:
    • Scalable multi-tier applications deployed on VMs
    • Complex serverless applications
    • Container based application with at least some exposure to kubernetes

    Key performance outputs:

    • Work with specialist in operations to ensure applications are secure and available in production
    • Work with the development teams to deploy and ensure the deployability of infrastructure, packaged applications and custom applications
    • Work with application owners to manage the cost of infrastructure deployed to support applications both in development and production
    • Qualifications    
    • 3 year degree / diploma in technology field or in exceptional cases 6 years equivalent experience
    • AWS DevOps Professional Certification


    • Certified Kubernetes Administrator
    • Experience    
    • 1-year work experience as a DevOps engineer responsible for the deployment and availability of applications
    • 3-5 years of work experience in the technology-related field either as full stack developer or operations engineer for Linux hosted application managed through scripted automated deployment
    • Experience working in a retail and/or Ecommerce environment would be advantageous.

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • 2 years knowledge deploying and managing applications in the cloud
    • 2 years knowledge or digital application patterns
    • 1 year knowledge of devops
    • 2 years knowledge of agile
    • 2 years knowledge of application troubleshooting and root cause of failure analysis


    • Knowledge of SQL and No SQL databases
    • Knowledge of Legislation relevant to IT
    • 1 year ability to implement SDLC automation and Testing using git based repositories, code build and pipeline or equivalent open source technologies
    • 1 year ability to configure and deploy infrastructure using cloudformation, ECS and lambda
    • 1 year ability to implement login and monitor application using cloud trial, cloud watch and application specific logging
    • 1 year ability to automate management of polices and standards using trusted advisor, Secrets manager and certificates manager
    • 1 year ability to implement mechanisms to detect and respond to incidents
    • 1 year ability to implement high availability, and disaster recovery using cloudfront, Route53, and RDS

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply
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