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Wednesday, 22 June 2022 10:51

DevOps Azure Engineer / South Africa

Endeavour Recruitment has a not to be missed permanent opportunity for an experience DevOps Engineer.

Excellent career and financial prospects!

Hybrid role

Cape Town or Johannesburg based

As the DevOps Engineer you will be working in an agile environment alongside a dynamic, multi-skilled team of developers and operational staff. 

You will take full responsibility for the uptime, performance, security and deployment of the entire web and development environment.

Fast- paced environment where efficiency is a priority and multi-tasking is a requirement.

You will be instrumental in being part of the transition from a traditional hosted environment to a fully cloud hosted environment with containerisation and serverless on the horizon.

This position is demanding yet very rewarding. If you can visualise the future and drive progress to move towards it, this position is made for you!

  • Focus will be on delivering solutions in Azure, AWS and GCP while automating deployment, system maintenance, and keeping the platforms monitored and stable.
  • Working in collaboration with the operations team.
  • Architect and manage Azure infrastructure.
  • Manage AWS and GCP infrastructure.
  • Manage security.
  • Manage CDN services.
  • Implement and oversee secure practices in hosting and the SDLC process.
  • Manage backup and disaster recovery.
  • Manage infrastructure and licencing budgets.
  • Automate deployment, monitoring, response, backup, and recovery procedures.
  • Modernize legacy infrastructure to take advantage of Azure capability.
  • Collaborate with architects to deliver solutions that are both cost efficient and highly scalable.
  • Continuous scalability and cost optimisation.
  • Documentation of all infrastructure and procedures.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of IIS, nGinx, ElasticSearch, Redis, MySQL, MS SQL.
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues.
  • Be available after hours to attend to critical outages and planned changes.

Skills and competence:

 

  • Proven track record of designing, implementing, and supporting high scale services.
  • Ability to match business needs with smart solutions to meet scalability and costing needs.
  • Ability to constructively lead others and by so doing raise team performance.
  • An excellent communicator both verbally and written.
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to absorb pressure in stressful situations.
  • Broad cloud knowledge, staying abreast of all tech trends.
  • Flexible about working with a wide range of technologies.

 

Qualifications and experience:

  • 5+ years’ experience in managing and building scalable infrastructure.
  • 5+ years’ hands-on DevOps experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in working in agile teams.
  • Software related degree/diploma
  • Preferred certifications: Microsoft Azure Architect Design / Technologies, Microsoft Azure DevOps Solutions and Security Technologies
  • Hands on experience with the following:
  • Architectural and strategic input
  • Cost calculations and budgeting for forecasts and planning
  • Documentation for both knowledge sharing and auditing needs
  • Azure
  • Virtual Networking
  • Secure practices
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • IIS
  • MS SQL
  • PowerShell
  • Bash
  • Infrastructure as code

Desirable skills:

 

  • Redis
  • ElasticSearch
  • AWS
  • nGinx
  • MySQL
  • GCP
  • Containerisation
  • Serverless architecture

Does the above match your experience and expectations? If so, please get in touch asap. We look forward to receiving your cv!

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Thursday, 09 June 2022 15:18

Cloud and Tooling Support Administrator

Excellent long term contract opportunity for an Amazon AWS Cloud solutions engineer to help maintain, troubleshoot the infrastructure and provide support to internal cloud-based tools.
You will be part of a talented and multilingual team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security for a Leading European Organisation.

Service4Developers is the entry point of autonomous Cloud sandbox development environment.
PublicCloud will be a highly automated Cloud Hosting solution based on WildFly/PostgreSQL.
Qualified engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.

Profiles
At least 3 year professional experience within large-scale Data Centre environments
At least 6 months of professional experience on cloud environments

Responsibilities
Create and maintain AWS stacks.
Monitoring tooling performance and production jobs
Troubleshoot end-user incidents on infrastructure level only
On-call interventions
Receiving, logging and managing requests from customers via ticketing
Log analysis
Maintain and amend procedures
Reporting
Participate in meetings and training related to the position
Liaise with other technical teams for problem resolution

Requirements
BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
AWS Cloud experience, certification is appreciated
Proven working experience with UNIX /Linux based environments
A knowledge in the following domain would be considered as an asset (level 1):
Basic to advanced networking principles (e.g: NACL, routing)
ORACLE Database and SQL knowledge
Scripting skills (e.g., powershell, Python)
ITIL knowledge
ITSM Tools knowledge (SMT, BMC Atrium, Patrol, Proactive Net …)
Experience with a monitoring system
Kubernetes and tools around k8s ecosystem
AWS CDK
DevOps, GitOps principles
A knowledge in the following domain would be considered as nice to have
Artefact store knowledge (Nexus)
Sonatype products
Workflow automation
Monitoring Dynatrace, Pandora

Knowledge/experience:
IT degree
English fluent is mandatory (speaking & writing), French is an asset
First IT Service Desk/IT Support experience
You are able to work in shifts (8 AM – 8 PM)

Please get in touch for further details.

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Tuesday, 25 May 2021 11:32

Azure Infrastructure Architect

Azure Infrastructure Architect

Endeavour Recruitment currently has a need for a skilled Azure Infrastructure Architect to join our Client in Antwerp, Belgium. Our client is a Global Market Leading in the Technology and Energy sector.

We are looking for someone that is passionate about architecture and infrastructure. Someone that investigates new technologies. Communicatee’s and negotiates with people on different levels in the (customer) organization.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Make architectural designs, including infrastructure solution design, business continuity & disaster recovery designs, in close collaboration with the customer and colleagues
  • Calculate the necessary size of environments (sandbox, production) and determine and provision the necessary hardware
  • Closely collaborate with the project manager in sprint planning, license usage, cost management, setup of Azure devops project & templates, …
  • Collaborate, coach and follow-up on colleagues executing installations, updates, impact assessments, releases … on an end-to-end basis
  • Analyze performance (issues), create Azure resources and maintain software versions of Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)

Experience

  • At least 5 years of experience in architecture, infrastructure and/or Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of Dynamics 365 & related Microsoft-technologies is a plus
  • A non-stop drive to go out of own comfort zone, to investigate new technologies & to guarantee an end-to-end solution

You are

  • A strong communicator who can negotiate and build consensus on different levels (developers, business, C-level stakeholders, …)
  • A multitasker with good time management skills
  • A coach and motivator who can show confidence and easily builds up trust

We offer

  • The possibility to work with the latest technologies and stay up to date with the latest changes
  • A team culture that is based on trust and where continuous growth is naturally encouraged
  • Real career opportunities: do you want to become an expert or rather grow towards a functional role, that’s up to you!
  • Training and Support
  • A very attractive salary package: company car, insurance, portable pc, iPhone, internet connection, etc. that you can adapt to your needs (you can exchange part of your 13th month for a lease-bike, iPad, extra vacation.
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Thursday, 20 May 2021 11:52

3rd Line Support Engineer

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent permanent opportunity for one of our clients based in Hampshire.

Objective:

To provide technical support for server infrastructure and LAN WAN networks for external customers, assisting them through onsite support and consultancy.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain a high degree of customer service for all support queries and adhere to all service management principles

Consult on infrastructure problems and provide suitable networking solutions

Take ownership of user problems and be proactive when dealing with user issues

Log all calls on the call logging system and maintain full documentation. Maintain a log of any software or hardware problems detected

Respond to enquiries from clients and help them resolve hardware or software problems

Resolve all IT issues with a professional manner and allocate more complex service issues to the relevant IT Support member

Skills / Attributes Required:

Strong knowledge of Microsoft based operating systems with emphasis on Windows 2003 / 2008 server and Exchange Server 2003 / 2007 /2010

Excellent telephone manner and client facing experience

A Microsoft certification such as an MCSE or MCITP is desirable

Other industry standard qualifications and advantageous

Please get in touch. Looking forward to receiving your cv!

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Friday, 20 March 2020 13:23

Infrastructure Support Engineer

Are you an experienced Infrastructure Support Engineer looking for a long term contract?

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent, long term contract opportunity to work in Cape Town.

Vibrant, great weather and excellent surroundings!

Daily tasks and responsibilities:

•             Responsible for handling Network/Datacenter related tickets and incidents.

•             Monitor the network/Datacenter environment.

•             Troubleshoot the incidents and find the right solution.

•             Work together with your team members to adapt the environment to the needs of the business.

•             Implement new change requests.

Requirements:

•             2-5 years’ experience as a Support Engineer or a relevant degree/certificate.

•             Broad knowledge of IT infrastructure and especially Networking.

•             Passionate about Networking, team player and willing to learn and develop your skills.

•             Fluent in English, knowledge of a second language would be advantageous.

•             Technology certifications are a plus.

•             Knowledge of Standard IT processes and methodologies are a plus (ITIL).

If you are you flexible, enthusiastic, responsive with a global mindset? If so,  please apply for further details on this not to be missed contract opportunity.

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Friday, 20 March 2020 13:14

Infrastructure Support Engineer

Are you an experienced Infrastructure Support Engineer looking for a long term contract?

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent, long term contract opportunity to work in Cape Town.

Vibrant, great weather and excellent surroundings!

 

Daily tasks and responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for handling Network/Datacenter related tickets and incidents.
  • Monitor the network/Datacenter environment.
  • Troubleshoot the incidents and find the right solution.
  • Work together with your team members to adapt the environment to the needs of the business.
  • Implement new change requests.

 

Requirements:

 

  • 2-5 years’ experience as a Support Engineer or a relevant degree/certificate.
  • Broad knowledge of IT infrastructure and especially Networking.
  • Passionate about Networking, team player and willing to learn and develop your skills.
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of a second language would be advantageous.
  • Technology certifications are a plus.
  • Knowledge of Standard IT processes and methodologies are a plus (ITIL).

 

If you are you flexible, enthusiastic, responsive with a global mindset? If so,  please apply for further details on this not to be missed contract opportunity.

 

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Friday, 20 March 2020 12:35

Infrastructure Support Engineer

Are you an experienced Infrastructure Support Engineer looking for a long term contract?

Endeavour Recruitment has an excellent, long term contract opportunity to work in Cape Town.

Vibrant, great weather and excellent surroundings!

 ly tasks and responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for handling Network/Datacenter related tickets and incidents.
  • Monitor the network/Datacenter environment.
  • Troubleshoot the incidents and find the right solution.
  • Work together with your team members to adapt the environment to the needs of the business.
  • Implement new change requests.

 

Requirements:

 

  • 2-5 years’ experience as a Support Engineer or a relevant degree/certificate.
  • Broad knowledge of IT infrastructure and especially Networking.
  • Passionate about Networking, team player and willing to learn and develop your skills.
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of a second language would be advantageous.
  • Technology certifications are a plus.
  • Knowledge of Standard IT processes and methodologies are a plus (ITIL).

 f you are you flexible, enthusiastic, responsive with a global mindset? If so,  please apply for further details on this not to be missed contract opportunity.

 

 

 

Published in Jobs
Thursday, 05 September 2019 15:08

Junior Security Engineer

Excellent contract opportunity for a Junior Security Engineer analyst to join large organisation in role for on an initial 3 month contract.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Security information and event management, providing security expertise and support to the analysis, correlation and alerts management of monitoring tools.
  • Day to day IT security: infrastructure/application security devices management; end-point security monitoring, threat management and security incident response and reporting.
  • Conduct security assessments of corporate and production infrastructure and applications.
  • Design and implement security measures based on analytical indicators to prevent IT products and services vulnerabilities.

Please get in touch for further details on this exciting contract opportunity.

Published in Jobs
Wednesday, 19 June 2019 11:09

Windows Build and Deployment Engineer

Are you a looking for an excellent permanent role? We are recruiting for a Windows Build and Deployment Engineer to join a client in Southampton, Hampshire. This role is a permanent position.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Windows build and update deployment in accordance with industry best practices for secure systems.
  • Updates and patches are to be reviewed and tested whilst liaising with the security team to ensure any vulnerabilities are remediated effectively.
  • Optimise and improve the system build and imaging processes for customer systems.
  • Working with the security team to maintain system hardening standards (CIS).
  • Maintaining anti-virus and anti-malware configuration.
  • Testing software patches in line with regression test scripts.
  • Maintain the security patching process for OS system images, ensuring systems receive then action appropriate updates on time and with minimal system impact.
  • Deploying and managing application deployment into system images.
  • Work with all stakeholders to ensure ongoing compliance and governance is maintained.
  • Support third party vulnerability testing and audit of system builds.
  • Working with the security council and raising security incidents relating to system builds.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Must have Desktop, EPOS build and configuration experience
  • Experience of deployment tools, Ghost, Windows MDT and WDS
  • You must have Product Activation Techniques (MAK/KMS)
  • Proven experience of creating and deploying custom OS images
  • You should have Windows 7, Windows 10 build and MS troubleshooting experience
  • Intermediate network skills
  • Technical Knowledge of Intel based hardware systems
  • You must have commercial experience in basic IT infrastructure

Desirable Skills and Knowledge:

  • Scripting (PowerShell/Python)
  • Understanding of windows licencing models.
  • Windows or InfoSec industry Certifications

 

Please, get in touch for further details on this exciting career opportunity as a Windows Build and Deployment Engineer!

Published in Jobs
Wednesday, 03 April 2019 14:52

Infrastructure Project Manager

Endeavour Recruitment has an exciting new contract opportunity for an experienced Infrastructure Project Manager to work for an internationally renowned client in The Hague, Netherlands.

The selected Infrastructure Project Manager is expected to have experience working with cloud technologies such as AWS or Azure.

The Infrastructure Project Manager chosen for this role must have relevant experience working in the Oil and Gas industry to fulfil their duties as an Infrastructure Project Manager.

The duration of this role is initially for 3 months and the all-inclusive daily rate is €620 euros.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • The client requires the selected Project Manager to manage Infrastructure projects.
  • Infrastructure Projects often are migrations from Cloud and Infrastructure rationalisation projects.

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience with Cloud technologies such as Azure or AWS
  • Extensive migration skills are essential
  • English speaking with Agile experience
  • Must have experience working with Global (e.g. India) teams
  • PMI certified
  • Relevant experience in Multinational companies
  • Experience in the Oil & Gas sector

If you believe you are the right candidate for this role as an Infrastructure Project Manager, then please do not hesitate to apply with a copy of your most recent CV.

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