Junior Linux Engineer (Upper Highway) (HLR6480)

Location: Durban – Upper Highway

Remuneration: Market related

HLR Reference #: HLR6480

Environment: Looking for an opportunity to learn and grow? Then this is the role for you. Our client, based in the Upper Highway area, is looking for a Junior Linux Engineer wanting to move into a DevOps role within a dynamic, agile team.


Purpose of the role:

  • Involved in the deployment strategies and automation for cloud native applications
  • Support automated build pipeline, continuous integration and deployment and test automation frameworks
  • Building and maintaining infrastructure on AWS and Azure
  • Managing local Hyper-V environment
  • Troubleshooting application integration issues with the development team
  • Load balancing
  • Scripting and automation of manual tasks
  • Researching new tools, technologies and best practices


Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • IT related Degree
  • 2-3 years’ Linux experience
  • Cloud Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience
  • Scripting experience using SQL
  • PowerShell automation experience


Skills Required:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Ability to see the bigger picture


Our Client is an employment equity employer; therefore preference for this position will be given to candidates whose appointment will enhance representivity.  If you do not hear from us within 1 month of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. All qualifications and certificates will be verified. Our Client reserves the right not to fill the position. Candidates may be expected to undergo psychometric testing. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide the evaluation results.


Consultant: Philisiwe Luthuli