Job Description
Are you a DevOps Engineer that wants to be an essential cog in a small but highly effective development team?

We host high performance, high traffic applications in a combination of self-managed cloud-hosted servers, and AWS managed services.

Fully automated deployment, management and monitoring of our ecosystem is our goal. We strive to find a balance between using the latest tech but keeping things simple and manageable.

Lots of room to expand and build on the work we have done already. Our full-stack developers have invested several years into the automation of deployment and hardware setup.
We would love to work with a self-starter that is keen to learn and progress beyond the basics.

  • 2 - 3 years of hands-on experience working in a DevOps related role
  • Experience in working with production critical systems
  • AWS experience.
  • Broad knowledge in operating system administration, programming languages, cloud platform deployment and networking protocols
  • Database configuration and management: PostgreSQL or MySQL. Data lifecycle management
  • Good knowledge of networking
Will be an advantage:
  • Previous experience with Ansible and or Terraform
  • Familiarity with Kubernetes
  • Learning about and gathering new technologies and related tools to introduce to the company to grow the agile development environment
Soft Skills:
  • Efficient and effective in a fast-paced, complex and demanding environment
  • Ability to work self-sufficiently and remotely
  • High sense of responsibility
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
Renumeration: negotiable

Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 201839 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Cape Town Western Cape

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