Deloitte Consulting - DevOps Engineer

  • Deloitte
  • Midrand, South Africa
  • 17/11/2021
Full time


Main Purpose of Job

Hands-on DevOps Engineer who will lead the way for the DevOps environment. Delivery experiences, best practices, and a collaborative attitude are key to driving DevOps initiatives for clients and the DevOps practice. Effective communicate with development and operations team to orchestrate the creation of solutions that can scale is key to be successful in this role.

Strategic Impact

  • Support the Engagement Manager in delivery of engagement / project, in specific area of competency

Client Impact: External / Internal

  • Communicate regularly with both Engagement Manager and client to meet deliverable expectations in specific area of expertise
  • Develop productive working relationships with client staff

Operational Effectiveness:

  • Proactively identify client needs and problem technical issues that arise and propose resolutions to address these

Development/Growth of Team

  • Share expertise and knowledge with team members and assist where possible to ensure quality and timeous delivery of work
  • Mentor junior members of the team


  • Maintain quality and timeous delivery as per SLA

Differentiators for this Role

  • Building sophisticated CI/CD pipelines using best practices and best-of-breed toolsets to augment continuous software delivery and improvement across industries for varying business needs.
  • Developing intelligent processes for automating CI/CD pipelines and monitoring systems proactively.

Leadership capabilities

  • Living our Purpose - Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life
  • Influence - Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders
  • Performance drive - Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results
  • Strategic direction - Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities
  • Talent development - Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador

Professional Capabilities

  • Delivery Excellence - Ability to produce a high quality work product and collaborate with others to deliver a superior client experience
  • Knows the Business and Sector - Ability to understand how business functions operate and how sector trends impact a client’s business
  • Analytical Thinking & Problem Solving - Ability to select appropriate methods for collecting and analyzing data, and develop informed recommendations that shape or support the client’s business strategy
  • Financial Acumen - Ability to incorporate financial information when evaluating strategic options
  • Executive Presence - Ability to deliver key messages with clarity, confidence and poise to instill confidence in clients
  • Logical Structuring - Ability to organize insights and define a logical flow to tell a story when presenting recommendations
  • Global Mindset - Ability to apply a global and diverse perspective to problem solving
  • Business-Technology Acumen - Ability to address client business challenges in the intersection of process and technology

Strategy Specialized / Technical Capabilities

  •  Defines the Market  - Ability to analyse the external environment and appreciate its importance in the formulation of an organization’s strategy
  • Shapes the Strategy - Ability to help shape a client’s strategy by providing insights to help them create an advantaged position in the market
  • Support the execution – Ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team in the execution of large transformation programmes
  • Develops Sector and Offering Knowledge - Ability to build sector and market offering knowledge and apply it to influence a client’s strategic direction

Technical Competencies

  • Technical expert in specific area and/or industry
  • Demonstrated project management skill
  • Understanding of system administration in Linux environments
  • Good understanding of source code control techniques
  • Familiarity with continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, Travis CI, Circle CI or Azure DevOps
  • Can show the ability to setup intelligent CI/CD pipelines to automate development, build or deployment tasks
  • Experience deploying microservice architecture, applications, and supporting services
  • Strong experience working with IaC automation tooling (Terraform, Resource Template Manager, AWS CloudFormation)
  • Strong experience working with configuration management tooling such as Ansible, Chef or Puppet
  • Understanding of monitoring tools such as AppDynamics, Splunk, or AWS CloudWatch
  • Proficiency in scripting languages including Bash, Python, Powershell or JavaScript
  • Familiar with software security best practices

Behavioural Competencies

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Sound mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others
  • Strong client delivery focus
  • Highly adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease
  • Focus on quality and risk
  • Sound problem solving ability


Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Relevant Degree in Computer Science
  • 3 years of experience as a DevOps engineer working across development teams and operations teams, having a full understanding of SDLC and operations requirements. 
  • 1+ years’ experience with Cloud platforms e.g. Azure, AWS & Google Cloud Platform

Additional Information

*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.

We do not ask for any fees (refundable or non-refundable) at any stage of the job application and or recruitment process. We, therefore, appeal to job seekers not to respond to any such requests.