The purpose of the DevOps Support Engineer - DB2 DBA:
Our developers at Interfront release new code multiple times a day. We are looking for someone to join the DevOps team to help automate and support the tools and processes relating to continuous delivery/integration/deployment, test-driven development, and agile best-practices.
This role places specific emphasis on supporting and maintaining DB2 databases in the development environment.
Build, maintain and support DB2 Databases in the development environment.
Monitor, tune, automate all DB2 Database task as far as possible.
Coordinate the transfer of data between environments.
Build and release Maintenance and optimization of software build & release process
Support the adoption of Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Test-Driven Development, and Agile best practices, processes, and tools.
Scripting and automation of manual tasks
Support, maintenance and monitoring of DevOps related environments
Occasional after hours support
Research new tools, technologies and best practice
Pilot new technology implementations
Experience in Jenkins / Hudson / Bamboo / Travis CI or similar
Experience in Maven / Ant / Make or similar
Experience in Git or SVN
Experience in Docker / Vagrant / Virtualbox
Sound understanding of Agile Methods
Experience in Jython / Python / Groovy / Java / Ruby
Experience in Ansible / Chef / Puppet / or similar configuration management tools
Exposure to cloud computing
Understanding of Networks and security
Experience in Opsview, Nagios, Zennos, Zabbix or similar monitoring tools
Experience in IBM Websphere
Experience in Oracle databases
Relevant IT Degree or Diploma
Prior experience in an enterprise IT or development environment
3 to 5 years of experience in DB2 as a DBA on Linux
3+ years of scripting experience
2+ years of enterprise software development experience or 2+ years of DevOps experience
Self-starter and self-motivated
Successful track record as a technical professional who is resourceful and innovative
Flexible and good teamwork
Strong attention to detail
The Employment Equity policy of Interfront will be considered as part of the recruitment and selection process. For statistical purposes, please indicate your Equity status. Successful candidates will be required to undertake an oath of secrecy, pre-employment screening and or vetting, and a declaration of private interest. The appointment is also subject to appropriate reference(s) and security clearance if applicable.
Included in package:
Retirement annuity, Group life and income protection, Medical aid
24 days annual leave
Office shut down in December between Christmas and New Years day
Closing Date: 31 August 2019
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