Kazang Connect – DevOps Engineer

A vacancy exists for an DevOps Engineer within the VAS and Card division, Kazang Connect, in Cape Town.  

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • To develop an intimate knowledge of the software architecture and overall systems understanding.
  • Streamline and improve software integration, release, and deployment processes.
  • Enhance systems monitoring and metrics reporting. 
  • Work closely with developers to improve quality and efficiency of the software.
  • Maintain end-to-end security using industry best practices.
  • Investigate and adopt new technologies as needs arise.
  • Troubleshoot production issues and perform maintenance on infrastructure, build pipeline and applications. 
  • Perform preventative maintenance on servers to keep them in good health. 
  • Liaise with customers, solutions architects & other developers in aligning requirement specifications where applicable. 
  • Working as part of a project team to develop & deliver solutions. 
  • Setup and maintain related documentation.

In order to be considered for this position, the following requirements must be met:

  • Matric / Grade 12 qualification
  • Bachelor of Science/ any related tertiary qualification 
  • 3-4 years’ experience in a similar role 
  • Python 
  • Comfortable with databases and a good understanding of SQL 
  • Linux production environment experience 
  • Hands on experience with containerization (Docker) 
  • Great interpersonal skills

Behavioural Competencies: 

  • Good communication skills. 
  • A keen interest in understanding our business. 
  • The ability to build collaborative relationships. 
  • Be proactive, initiate action and be results orientated. 
  • Follow procedure accurately with high attention to detail.

To apply for this position, include a 2–3-page CV, specifying the position you are applying for, for the attention of Megan Lombard at megan.lombard@kazang.com