DevOps Tech Lead (DBN)

We Want You:

Join our dynamic team in Durban as a DevOps Tech Lead at BET Software. Lead the End-To-End DevOps product lifecycle: strategy, roadmap, backlog, and support, ensuring technical excellence, reliability, and usability with a clear and strong orientation to delight our users, ensuring technical excellence and user satisfaction. You will be an expert of DevOps and you will be able to lead and coach on development, code QA, security, and CI/CD best practices. If you’re an expert in DevOps and ready to make an impact, apply now.

You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science; Software Engineer; or similar field advantageous.
  • Previous software development skills advantageous.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Detailed knowledge of the SLDC and management of software projects.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

hat You’ll Do:

Technical Outputs:

Technical Management

  • Responsible for each phase of the product or project life cycle. Where applicable this includes inception, requirement, analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, infrastructure, capacity, performance, support, monitoring and decommissioning as required.
  • Managing issues with appropriate urgency which includes resolution and communication with stakeholders in conjunction with the support/post deployment process.
  • Maintains technical understanding and in-depth product as well as general group product and system knowledge.
  • Manage the DevOps capabilities products lifecycle: strategy, roadmap, and backlog.
  • Ensure technical excellence and reduce technical debt of the products you own.
  • Continual review of DevOps technology trends and research new tools and practices.

Strategic Mindset

  • Aligns objectives and activities to the broader strategic needs of the team and organisation.
  • Customer orientation – responsible for creating a customer-oriented attitude within the team while identifying and understanding the needs of all customers and managing their expectation.
  • Facilitates an understanding of competitor analysis and market research to identify areas of opportunity and risk.
  • Aligns with other teams as required to achieve objectives.
  • Consistent, clear, and regular communication with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Integrates the team and department processes and procedures effectively with companywide process and procedures.

Behavioural Outputs:

Adaptably Resilient

  • Adapts to change and is open to innovative ideas and willing to take on new responsibilities.
  • Able to manage pressure and can effectively adjust plans to meet changing needs/demands.
  • Changes his/her interpersonal style and approach based on the circumstances.
  • Adapts behaviour to maintain cooperative relationships with others.
  • Accepts changes to task, plans and procedures in alignment with strategic direction of the organisation and appropriately adjusts behaviour and activities to changing conditions.
  • Maintains a positive attitude in the face of change.

Decision Making Quality

  • Makes confident, timely, fact-based decisions drawing on a broad range of resources through collaboration with others.
  • Ensures others understand the decision before moving forward.
  • Considers short- and long-term implications of the decision.
  • Able to logically defend and explain judgements and decisions.
  • Takes steps to accurately define the problem before seeking a solution.
  • Bases decisions and evaluations on a careful and systematic review of relevant facts and information.

Resourceful and improving

  • Generates innovative ideas and challenges the status quo, takes risk, supports change, and encourages innovation.
  • Searches for opportunity to create new ideas and innovate or improve efficiencies wherever possible.
  • Solves problems through questioning the status quo.

Living our Spirit:

  • Facilitate collaboration between cross functional teams and other stakeholders such as testers, developers, and project managers.
  • Assist the DevOps team with improving their technical skills and their ability to work effectively as a team by sharing insights and knowledge via workshops, or training to promote ongoing upskilling.
  • Flexibility to the constantly evolving technical landscape with enthusiasm and ability to pivot and adapt to new technologies and challenges is essential.
  • Encourage diversity within the team and embrace different perspectives can lead to more creative and effective solutions.
  • Providing clear direction to the team by aligning the team to the objectives of the project and company.
  • Emphasises the importance of teamwork through your actions and behaviours by leading as an example.
  • Ensuring that the deployments are error -free as possible by prioritising the quality of work and promoting a culture of quality assurance within the DevOps process.

The Company We Keep:

At BET Software, we don’t just recruit talent, we cultivate it. Our learning and development programmes, our various opportunities for growth, and our well-deserved incentives are what keep our All-Star Team the best amongst the rest.

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

If you have not been contacted within 30 days, kindly consider your application to be unsuccessful

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