Devops Engineer - Focus, Umhlanga

  • Umhlanga
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT, Technology
  • Posted by Focus on Monday, March 30, 2020
  • Reference: 12800
  • Apply before Monday, August 24, 2020 - 44 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Focus

Betting Entertainment Technologies (Pty) Ltd has an exciting opportunity available for a DevOps Engineer to be based in Umhlanga, Durban. To turn business requirements into robust IT solutions that can be utilized for the improvement of business processes. This must be done by producing software that is both reliable and using experience gained through the industry to ensure that the business risk is minimized. To provide high quality technical support, and automation expertise on IT solutions. The primary objective is to influence the design and implementation of applications. Build, release, deployment and configuration activities.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 2-3 years’ experience working as a developer and/or DevOps -engineer.

  • Intermediate technical experience with SQL, C#, .NET, Windows Server, PowerShell and web-based systems.

  • Practical experience with CI/CD technologies, automated deployments and source control.

  • Strong understanding of setting up and managing Production and UAT environments.

  • Good understanding of Agile and scrum processes.

  • Good understanding of any of the following Build Servers (TFS, Jenkins, Team City).

  • Solid understanding of IIS.

  • Knowledge of Windows Servers, SQL Server and Docker.


  • Completed or studying towards a relevant Degree or Diploma.


  • Manage code releases and improve the performance of applications (both functional and deployment).

  • Builds automated deployments using configuration management technology.

  • Deploys new modules, upgrades and fixes to environments across the SDLC.

  • Documents and completes knowledge transfer to support.

  • Validates deployments.

  • Take responsibility of tasks and projects assigned and make the necessary corrections to bring these projects into alignment with business expectation.

  • Report on Software project deliverables to ensure all stakeholders/ team leaders are kept up to date on progress and ensure that deadlines are met.

  • Demonstrate strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Willingness to work overtime to ensure the delivery of projects assigned and communicate effectively when timelines are in danger of not being met.

  • Produce high-level design documentation.

  • Open to working with new methodologies and technologies.

  • Develop and improve current or new operational practices and procedures.

  • Any other related duties. 

Skills and competencies:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrates exceptional attention to detail and enthusiasm.

  • Ability to take accountability and impressive problem-solving skills.

  • Demonstrates an exceptional level of customer service and high-quality standards.  

Please note that only applicants who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered.

Please be advised that should you not be contacted within 30 days, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful. 

Apply before Monday, August 24, 2020 - 44 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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Hollywood is South Africa’s premier betting brand, offering the public an upmarket ‘casino inspired’ environment where punters can bet in comfort and style, where they can enjoy quality food and a cold beer, and where attention to detail and top-class service is the order of the day.