DevOps Engineer Weblogic Administrator / Developer: Continuous Integration

Competencies & Qualifications:

  • Matric
  • Tertiary qualification in IT
  • The natural tendency to take ownership and responsibility
  • Strong problem solving, effective planning and organisational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You have a can do attitude
  • Can cope under pressure
  • Positive outlook on life
  • Above all, be passionate about what you do
  • Take responsibility for team failures
  • Strives for continuous improvement
  • Works smart, not hard (DevOps has 3 team members supporting hundreds of servers across +- 20 technology types, and it is expanding quickly)
  • Needs to have adopted DevOps as a culture
  • Needs to embrace change rather than fear it
  • +- 3 Years’ experience in linux, continuous integration (Jenkins), scripting in Python, Ant, Shell

Responsibilities:

Develop Jenkins jobs to do the following:

  • ADF Deployments
  • Jasper Report Deployments
  • Oracle Forms & Reports Deployments
  • Oracle Stored Object Compilations
  • Spring App Deployments via maven

 Source Control Management using:

 Subversion Edge

  • Manage user access
  • Develop hook rules
  • Backup & Recovery
  1. GitLab (New)
  • Maintain on latest version
  • Backup & Recovery

 Application Server Administration using:

 

  1. Weblogic, Tomcat and Apache httpd
  • Install & configure
  • Monitor & Maintain
  • Troubleshoot & problem solve

  Continuous Delivery Pipelines using Jenkins:

  • ADF Deployments
  • Java Spring Deployments
  • Html / javascript Deployments

  Monitoring:

  1. Troubleshooting potential issues (Reactive / Proactive)
  2. Monitoring tools used
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager 12C
  • Nagios
  • App Dynamics

 Documentation:

  • Document all processes and procedures
  • Document all installation / configuration / upgrade processes

 Research & Development:

  • Investigate and access new Tools to be used in DevOps Environment and their viability as well as their fit
  • Think on an enterprise scale. I.E reuse, flexibility, fit for purpose, cultural fit within Pepkor IT
  • Ongoing process re-engineering to adapt continuous integration environment to technological changes

Support Development teams with build processes and release management of new changes to production

You will be working with the following technologies:

  • Jenkins
  • Java
  • Ant
  • Python
  • Shell
  • Artifactory
  • Git
  • SVN
  • Weblogic
  • Tomcat
  • Apache httpd
  • Nagios
  • App Dynamics
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager
  • Maven
  • Jasper Reports
  • Oracle & MySQL Database
  • Linux

Strengths

  • The natural tendency to take ownership and responsibility
  • Strong problem solving, effective planning and organisational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • You have a can do attitude
  • Can cope under pressure
  • Positive outlook on life
  • Above all, be passionate about what you do
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