Junior DevOps Engineer (CPT)

We Want You:

Join our vibrant team at BET Software in Cape Town as a Junior DevOps Engineer. Dive into the heart of seamless integration between development and operations, where you’ll assist in implementing and maintaining tools for continuous delivery and deployment of software. Your role involves optimising infrastructures, databases, and middleware capabilities to ensure our solutions meet objectives. You will also be responsible for reviewing solution designs, understanding their impact on application/infrastructure, building, and implementing infrastructure and applications as well as monitoring, maintaining, and supporting the operational environments. If you’re ready to drive innovation and efficiency, apply today!


You Bring:

  • Diploma / Degree in IT or working experience in an IT related field.
  • Minimum of 2 years in an IT related field.
  • Detailed knowledge of the SLDC and management of software projects.
  • Basic understanding of software development concepts and programming language like .NET, C#, and JavaScript frameworks such as Angular and React.
  • Familiarity with version control systems like Git.
  • Knowledge of basic networking and server administration.
  • Eagernessto learn and adapt to new technologies and tools.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Problem-solving mindset and attention to detail.


  • Knowledge and understanding of ArgoCD.
  • Knowledge and understanding of RedHat OpenShift.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Microservices.
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE).
  • Certified Kubernetes Administrator(CKA).
  • Certified Docker Associate (DCA).
  • Microsoft Certified: Azure DevOps Engineer.


What You’ll Do:

Deployments and responsibilities:

  • Design and implement CI/CD solutions using most appropriate approved patterns.
  • Design and implement CI/CD solutions for single and multi-tier architectures.
  • Track monitoring and alerting of downstream operations to identify issues with CI/CD.
  • Share successful patterns for building applications/services and deployments acrossteams and/or products.
  • Be actively involved with roll-back/forward decision making.
  • Planning Preparation – Gather and analyse User/Business System Requirements.
  • Identify all dependencies, including those which may not be immediately apparent.
  • Act based on your understanding/findings to reduce the possibility of failure.
  • Understand the CI/CD requirements for all projects by attending project planning meetings when required or taking all other reasonable steps to:
  • Explain and help teams visualise the end-to-end flow of software, through DevOps.
  • Help teams get a better understanding of the steps involved to get CI/CD done which in turns brings value to the customer.
  • Share operational needs and development forecasts to allow for accurate planning of projects in a timely manner.
  • Working with project managers and developers to get software and systems up and running in a timely manner and ensuring long-term scalability for the business.

Implementation of Solution

  • Deliver a solution which performs efficiently and can co-exist with other solutions and does not have a detrimental impact on other solutions.
  • Ensure the solution is functionally complete, compatible with existing/other technology/frameworks.
  • Ensure solution has a high usability factor, is reliable and maintainable.
  • Understand and implement containerisation where the concept of virtualisation not only mimics the digital configuration of the hardware but also mimics the OS and libraries that encompass the entire runtime environment.
  • Implement testing strategy as part of CI/CD to ensure quality of deployments and security.

Perform Monitoring and Configuration

  • Ensure accelerated CI/CD with the use of continuous monitoring and configuration management tools.
  • Deploy all new applications/solutions/modules.
  • Perform upgrades and complete fixes within the production environment.
  • Ensure that all modules are ready for production based on specific procedures.
  • Ensure that the documenting of knowledge transfer happens.
  • Perform ongoing evaluation of existing applications and platforms.
  • Recommend solutions to enhance performance by gap analysis.
  • Perform monitoring, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of the implemented solution(s).

Use Tools and Technologies

  • Display a thorough understanding of DevOps key concepts.
  • Display knowledge of various DevOps tools and technologies.
  • Identify new tools which would improve the overall effectiveness of DevOps.
  • Use tools to increase the overall development velocity and code quality.


Behavioural Outputs:

  • Collaboration: A DevOps Engineer should actively engage with cross-functional teams, including developers, system administrators, and QA professionals, to foster a collaborative environment. They should openly communicate, share knowledge, and work together to achieve common goals.
  • Continuous Learning: DevOps Engineers should demonstrate a strong commitment to learning and selfimprovement. The field of DevOps is continually evolving, so staying up to date with new technologies and best practices is crucial.
  • Adaptability: Being able to adapt to changing requirements, tools, and technologies is a key trait. DevOps environments often require quick adjustments to address evolving project needs.
  • Attention to Detail: DevOps tasks often involve complex configurations and automation scripts. A DevOps Engineer should show meticulous attention to detail to ensure accuracy and reliability.
  • Problem-Solving: The ability to identify and solve technical issues efficiently is fundamental. DevOps Engineers should approach problems methodically, using analytical skills to diagnose and resolve issues.
  • Communication: Effective communication is vital for sharing information, presenting ideas, and discussing solutions. DevOps Engineers should be able to articulate technical concepts to both technical and nontechnical team members.
  • Ownership and Accountability: Taking ownership of tasks and being accountable for their outcomes is crucial. This includes seeing projects through to completion and learning from any mistakes or challenges encountered and documenting them.
  • Time Management: DevOps Engineers should manage their time effectively to meet project deadlines and balance multiple tasks. Prioritisation and time management skills are important for success.
  • Documentation: Maintaining accurate and comprehensive documentation of processes, configurations, and procedures is essential for knowledge sharing and troubleshooting.
  • Resourcefulness: DevOps Engineers should exhibit resourcefulness when faced with unfamiliar challenges. They should be proactive in seeking solutions and leveraging available resources, including online documentation and colleagues.
  • Ethical Conduct: Maintaining ethical standards in handling sensitive data, adhering to security policies, and respecting the privacy of users and customers is of utmost importance. DevOps Engineer should adhere to DevOps ISO-27001 standards within the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Resilience: DevOps work can be demanding, especially during critical incidents or high-pressure situations. A DevOps Engineer should display resilience, staying calm and focused when addressing urgent issues and remaining professional at all times.
  • Team Player: Collaborating effectively within the team and contributing positively to team dynamics is essential. A DevOps Engineer should be supportive of team goals and willing to assist team members when needed.


Living our Spirit:

  • Encourage the spirit of teamwork and collaboration and working together achieving common goals for the DevOps Team.
  • Embracing others, respecting their authenticity, and fostering an environment where Team members feel encouraged to express their ideas, opinions, and skills.
  • Remaining agile and driving continuous improvement within the DevOps space by embracing each day as an opportunity for learning, innovation and fearless problem-solving.
  • Being accountable and committed to stepping up and been involved in working towards a high-performance culture at BET.


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 Team members who meet the stipulated minimum requirements will be considered.

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