Junior DevOps & Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

What we do

Blue Bean Software is a premier custom software and product development IT company, delivering custom-made solutions for large enterprises as well as dynamic start-ups.

We pride ourselves in taking on and solving complex problems as well as high-stakes projects through the use of a balanced combination between tech savvy and a deep understanding of a client’s needs.

We have a prominent presence in the financial services industry and have started to branch out into other industries such as agritech and healthtech.

Who we are

At Blue Bean Software, we believe in creating an environment where like-minded software engineers are able to express themselves freely and pursue their individual and professional growth. We further encourage individuals to master their respective skill sets whilst effectively working within teams to overcome challenges and accomplish set goals.

At Blue Bean Software, we firmly believe in maintaining a culture of self-motivation, integrity and trust to drive productivity.

How we work

We have a flat organisational structure and value collaboration between our teams. We further believe in empowering individual team members to ensure agile decision-making and streamlined communication across all teams to deliver efficient and effective customer service at all times.

We are looking for a Junior DevOps & Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) to join our team of professionals delivering a client project at a financial services company.

As a Junior DevOps Engineer / Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Blue Bean Software, you will be an integral part of our technology team. This role is ideal for someone with a strong foundation in software engineering who is keen to expand their skills in DevOps and site reliability engineering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the administration and management of Linux servers, ensuring optimal performance and reliability.
  • Support the administration of JBoss, including configuration, deployment, and troubleshooting.
  • Manage and maintain the Atlassian stack, including Bamboo, Bitbucket, JIRA, and Confluence.
  • Collaborate with client development teams to automate and streamline deployment processes.
  • Monitor system performance and implement proactive measures to ensure high availability and scalability.
  • Contribute to the development and improvement of CI/CD pipelines.
  • Participate in on-call rotations and respond to incidents, ensuring swift resolution and minimal downtime.
  • Document processes, configurations, and best practices to maintain a comprehensive knowledge base.

Your Skills and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Linux server administration.
  • Familiarity with JBoss administration.
  • Experience with the Atlassian stack (Bamboo, Bitbucket, JIRA, Confluence).
  • Understanding of CI/CD concepts and tools.

Additional Information:

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Bash, Python).
  • Familiarity with containerisation technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Understanding of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud).
  • Basic networking knowledge.
  • Experience with monitoring tools (e.g., Nagios, Prometheus, Grafana).

Competencies:

  • Eagerness to learn and grow in the DevOps/SRE domain
  • Ability to give input into innovative solutions
  • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and a self-starter
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Work Model: In-office 

Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Centurion Johannesburg

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