6 Apr '20
DevOps Engineer

Insurance, Banking, Financial, Gauteng JHB - Central

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DevOps Engineer (Java) To provide Business and IT support to the Trading and Risk management platforms, as well as associated applications used by the trading desks. Alchemy is the organisation?s trading and risk management system that provides functionality for traders and operations Teams and is built on Java. Delivery of high quality software systems with a focus on automation and performance

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the Developers to write code for the trading platforms
  • Improve the stack of tools and systems for managing, monitoring and configuring the infrastructure
  • Improving systems admin practices and tooling for systems and operations
  • Setting up and improving CI/CD processes
  • Developing new features and enhancing any existing features while ensuring all software is coded according to outlined specifications and standards
  • Back-end development using latest Java Frameworks
  • Work with the Architecture team to provide a migration road map to the Cloud if necessary 

Key Requirements

  • Knowledge of any of DevOps tools (GIT, Jenkins, CHEF, Control-M, Junit, Selenium, etc)
  • Programming experience in Java - Dev knowledge (Ability to understand the logic flow of programming through reading Java, C#, T-SQL or XSLT content.)
  • Technical knowledge (Server, Database, Networking, Application)
  • Experience/Knowledge of Derivatives - Experience supporting trading desks in a financial institution
  • Comfortable with Technology Infrastructure – Hardware and Operating systems, primarily windows based
  • Practical exposure and experience of using ITIL, Agile, and SAFe Principles
  • BSc/BCom Degree ideally Computer Science / Information Systems or Equivalent of Bachelor’s degree or higher

Please do not apply if you do not meet ALL the key requirements above

Ad Visible Until: 6 August 2020
Ref: CON001095/LD

Vacancy Type: Permanent