TechOps Engineer

Remuneration:Basic salary 
Location:Cape Town
Company:Black Pen Recruitment

Our client, in Cape Town, needs a dynamic tech ops engineer who will have a unique opportunity in developing, managing, and troubleshooting the client's production environments hosted in AWS, building and maintaining secure communication infrastructure to the client's partners.

Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor of science or advanced degree in computer science, engineering, or another technical discipline
  • Experience with software release management process is a plus 
  • Three+ years' experience with major cloud environments such as Amazon or Azure (Amazon preferred)
  • Five+ years' Unix systems administration experience
  • Three+ years' experience with IP networking and network equipment
  • Two+ years' experience in scripting
Main duties will include:
  • First line of support for operational issues
  • Monitoring of computational, storage, and network storage devices inside client's AWS production environment
  • Respond to alarms by either resolving the issue or escalating within client management of internal-to-client communications during system incidents
  • Monitoring of remote resources (e.g. MNO owned VPN endpoints) for failure
  • Escalate to MNO via MNO technical resources
  • Communicate internally to client coordination and communication of release or other operationally impacting activities operation of systems (for example, pausing queues during partner maintenance)
  • To the extent possible, execution of current daily on-call tasks In conjunction with software engineering teams develop and maintain runbooks for operational systems
  • Uptime reporting for internal and third party systems In conjunction with DevOps team, addition of alarms and monitoring
  • Management of capacity and expenses resulting from capacity consumption
Suitable applicants are welcomed and encouraged to submit their CV to .

We look forward to speaking to you then.

Posted on 19 Jun 11:21

Get job alerts for Software Engineer jobs

For any job-related queries please contact our partner site
on 021 404 1460 or email