Senior DevOps Manager

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  • Post Date : November 12, 2020
  • Apply Before : December 12, 2020
  • Salary: R1.00 - R2.00 / Market Related
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Job Detail

  • Level of Experience Experience required
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Desired Status EE/AA
  • Job Category IT & Telecommunications
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

POSITION: Senior DevOps Manager

LOCATION: Anywhere, Remote position with virtual presence

TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent position

SALARY: Market-related, depending on skills, qualifications & experience



Our client is a force to reckon with in the digital tech space and they are looking for a talented, hip, vibrant, energetic & dynamic Senior DevOps Manager, who is a strong leader with exceptional management & organizational skills, passionate about managing large scale and high volume cloud-based infrastructure on AWS, proficient in Linux based systems & familiar with Chef.


As the DevOps Manager, you will define, implement, and drive best practices in DevOps technologies, and philosophies. Your team will build and operate large-scale systems to ensure security, high availability, and scalability within their platform. You will develop tools and processes that enable their teams to deliver continuously, deploying dozens of times a day in a seamless and coordinated effort. Additionally, you will promote a strong reliability culture by partnering with software engineering, security, and architecture to solve operational problems.


  • Highly organized with excellent time & project management skills
  • Passionate about managing large scale and high volume cloud-based infrastructure on AWS
  • Leadership experience as a technical lead, team lead, or manager
  • Experienced working closely with full Product Teams (Product Managers, Tech Leads, Engineering Managers, & Operations roles) to deliver an experience to customers
  • Have analyzed business requirements with technical solution costs to provide win-win scenarios
  • 5-7+ years of progressive DevOps engineering or related experience with gradually increasing responsibilities
  • A demonstrated understanding of DevOps and technical quality control processes, artifacts and tools
  • 2-3+ years of DevOps leadership or management experience
  • Knowledge of compliance frameworks and the ability to apply their requirements and concepts to a complex environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication and diplomacy skills, as well as a passion for leading
  • BS or MS in related industry/field or equivalent experience (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems)
  • Strong hands-on technical experience, knowledge, and understanding of:
    • Delivering web applications on public clouds such as AWS
    • Configuration Management, automation, & Infrastructure as Code
    • CICD practices and tools
    • Proficient in Linux based systems
    • Familiar with Chef
    • Experience with Relational Databases
    • Experience with NoSQL databases a plus.
  • An ability to drive to big picture goals and milestones while valuing and maintaining strong attention to detail
  • An ability to quickly identify and drive to the optimal solution when presented with a series of constraints
  • Excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Full understanding of software development lifecycle best practices
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, relationship-building skills, and ability to achieve results without
  • Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high-quality work, both personally and at a team level
  • Demonstrated ability in people management, strategic planning, risk management, change management, and project management


  • To apply suitable candidates are requested to send the following qualifying items to
    1. Updated CV with your current contact details (Contact number & Email Address)
    2. A cover letter (your cover letter should tell us about your experience & knowledge, what you can offer/bring to the company, and why you believe you are the best-suited candidate for the position?)
    3. Head & Shoulders Photo of yourself (no sunglasses or inappropriate photo’s please)
    4. Copy of ID
    5. Copy of qualifications & certificates
  • Only applicants that comply with the above-mentioned and matching the requirements of the job will be contacted.
  • If you have not heard from us after 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful for this position.

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