Develop & implement SOPs for all DevOps and Sysadmin related tasks, automating these as far as possible as the next DevOps Engineer sought by a dynamic GIS Software Specialist. You will be expected to be available outside office hours to respond to critical situations (critical situations will be few and far between because you will have set up such reliable systems!). Applicants must have at least 2 years’ work experience in a similar role, Linux, GitHub, GitLab or equivalent, CI/CD, Rancher, Kubernetes, Docker, Nginx, Traekif, Apache, Grafana, Prometheus, Ansible, Chef/Terraform and DBA and Security experience, Performance profiling, troubleshooting and optimisation.

If you are passionate about automation and measurement, then apply NOW to become part of an exciting niche software team!


  • You will be responsible for developing and implementing SOPs for all devops and sysadmin related tasks and automating these as far as possible.
  • We will expect you to keep yourself abreast of the latest trends and to continuously learn. Your input will be valued in guiding technology choices and developing devops strategy.
  • You will be a critical element of several projects at the same time, interacting with the client, with the project team and with management.
  • You will need to understand system architecture and design, provide input into new ones and improve existing ones.


  • Linux system administration
  • GCP, AWS or Azure experience
  • Git version control and GitHub, GitLab or equivalent workflows
  • Security (database, filesystem, network, encryption, etc.)
  • Performance profiling, troubleshooting and optimisation
  • System monitoring and alerts (such as Grafana, Prometheus)
  • CI and CD
  • SDLC management
  • Automated testing
  • Rancher and Kubernetes (or equivalent)
  • Docker (or equivalent)
  • Web server configuration and optimisation (Nginx, Traefik, Apache)
  • DBA experience
  • Scaling strategies
  • Backup and recovery
  • Service-based architectures and microservices
  • Provisioning tools like Ansible, Chef or Terraform or similar
  • Experience minimum two years
  • A fast and reliable internet connection

To your advantage

  • Python Programming
  • Django Web Framework
  • PostgreSQL RDBMS
  • REST Service Architecture Style
  • Geographic Information Systems


  • A good command of English, both written and spoken
  • A good communicator
  • A noise free environment for online meetings
  • Positive “can-do” attitude
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • Finger on the pulse of the latest trends online
  • Working with multiple projects and teams
  • Communication with clients, team members and management
  • A good sense of humour is always nice 🙂

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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Desired Skills:

  • DevOps
  • Engineer
  • Remote

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