Linux Platform Engineer Manager Rx

*Reference: CPT-JB-1*This role is for a natural leader ! If your Linux Platform Engineer , Management experience with strong Google managed Kubernetes (GKE) needs to be showcased... this is your stage and we hope you will apply. This is a hybrid WFH / In office role based in Cape Town .The ideal candidate would be required to administer Online Gaming Platforms, ensure optimum performance and availability of these platforms, provide 3rd and 4th level troubleshooting support, Liaise with all applicable service providers and third parties including the NOC, 1st and 2nd line support, provide technical support to all roles and managing a team of Platform Engineers. *Key Responsibilities of the role* People - Line management of an Agile team of Engineers. Perform the duties of a scrum master: Gather requirements regarding the infrastructure needs of the team Continuously keep up-to-date with the latest technology trends and engage in research and development activities to ensure that the team is using the most recent and relevant tools for the job. Attend to admin duties relating to the proper functioning of the team. Update project tickets in Jira and ensure that confluence pages are regularly revised. Process Continuous improvement of the team processes, quality of deliverables and technical standards. Delivery, Ensure the team is delivering excellent quality solutions, reporting progress and improving delivery if necessary. Hands on delivery, A proportion of your time will be spent contributing to the team's workload Partake in the design and implementation of new setups Assist in process improvement and automation. Test and design new systems/services and their suitability for possible use in production environments Proactive monitoring and support of the live and staging infrastructure Investigate and react to any live or staging issues that might arise Prepare and take part in the periodic release of new software Act as an escalation point for issues flagged by customer support Handle service requests, incidents, problems and change requests, using ITIL best practice. Assist in process improvement and automation. Assist in intensive investigations into problems that would included detailed log and metrics analysis to provide detailed analysis, resolution and future prevention of such issues.*Key to the person for the role* Great team player Passionate about technology Pro-active and flexible Sound fault finding skills Able to handle pressure Able to be available on call for some 3rd and 4th line support in problem situationsA natural Leader Handle day to day admin and team with priority and urgency *Desirable skills* Management and experience with a small team of Technical individuals Strong leadership skill with respect among peers 10 Years experience in a Linux based environment Excellent IT knowledge especially Linux Excellent communicator, being able to delivery information to both technical and non-technical staff Able to work independently and in a team Excellent knowledge of monitoring tools Excellent problem solving ability Detect and analyse alarms to provide fault isolation and remote troubleshooting Taking accountability for complete resolution of problems Act as a Senior Technical resource for outages until restoration Ability to analyse logs for troubleshooting issues, including malicious activity or cybersecurity threats Understands how to direct support and guide other team members and keep them motivated Production support or implementation of Kubernetes (Preference to Google managed Kubernetes (GKE) for at least 18 months *Technology Required* Linux Google GKE Amazon EKS Azure AKS Openshift/OKD Networking skills (including packet capture and analysis Splunk/EFK Grafana, Graphite, Prometheus, Zabbix or similar Ansible, Infrastructure orchestration system Terraform/Chef/Puppet/Saltstack Code Repositories Github/Gitlab MongoDB CI/CD Pipelines DNS/HTTPS certificates Should the above sound exciting and attractive to you, DO NOT DELAY send a copy of your latest updated CV to Aneska van Zyl via email - (******)(mailto:******) for this or possibly other exciting opportunities that we are currently working on.R R 70 - 80 - Monthly plus Medical and annual bonus
Cape Town, WC, ZA