DevOps Engineer

Oracle - Cape Town, Province of the Western Cape

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DevOps Engineer


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Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).


Position Overview

We are looking for a highly self-motivated and experienced devops

engineer to join our development team to work on our Oracle Cloud

offerings. We offer a chance to take

part in the development of leading-edge products, in a skill-enhancing

environment working with a diverse and distributed team of motivated members, a

high level of impact on the product, recognition of achievements, competitive

salary and benefits.


  • Design and develop cloud based OS

    management tools.

  • Enable and enhance Oracle Linux cloud


  • Integrate with existing cloud systems to

    create a fully featured OS management service.

  • Develop automated tests for all features.

  • Participate in frequent design and code


  • Proactively suggest and implement service


  • Participate in the active and direct

    support of the service.


Although not definitive, the ideal candidate will typically have the


  • BS/MS degree in CS, EE, or equivalent

  • 4+ years of software development/system

    programming experience

  • Strong experience with the following:

◦ Kubernetes

and container orchestration technologies

◦ Linux

and Virtualization (systemd, package management, kvm, etc)


best practices (Jenkins, Teamcity, Git)

◦ Configuration

management and systems orchestration (any of Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Terraform)

◦ Monitoring

and logging (Grafana, ELK, fluentd, etc)

◦ Operational

excellence (customer centric mindset, high availability, troubleshooting,

canary deploys, etc)

  • Experience with micro-services

    based software architecture

  • Experience with cloud environments

    a plus (AWS, Azure, OpenStack)

  • Solid scripting background (Python, Bash,

    or similar)

  • Knowledge of professional software

    engineering practices & best practices for full software development

    life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control

    management, build processes, testing and operations

  • Comfortable with Agile Software

    Development practices (e.g. Scrum, CI/CD, Slack, etc.)

Personal Abilities

  • Ability

    to solve complex problems, providing hands-on resolution

  • Critical thinking and

    decision making skills

  • Excellent

    communication in English (both written and spoken)

  • Results orientated, an

    ability to manage multiple priorities is also expected

  • Highly

    organized and detail oriented



Min education
University attendance
Required experience
7 Years
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