Role purpose: This role’s main focus is deployment and maintenance of servers and or services in the billing environment. This includes but not limited to; virtual machine lifecycle management, patching, version and vulnerability management, performance and capacity management, resilience and recoverability maintenance. As a result, our end users should enjoy robust, scalable, secure and stable products and services.
Key accountabilities and decision ownership
- Deploy and maintain Linux servers within the billing and charging environment
- Capacity management and usage forecasting.
- Service optimization for better performance and resource utilization
- Vulnerability remediation and system hardening within agreed SLA
- Trouble ticket management with vendors and other partners
- Update and upgrade all systems within portfolio
- Spearhead cloud migration initiatives
Core competencies, knowledge, and experience
- Intermediate working experience with Linux system administration.
- Intermediate level of working experience with scripting languages (Python, bash, PowerShell, C++, Java, etc.) is an advantage
- Excellent documentation skills
- Intermediate level of working experience with IaaC such as Ansible and Terraform.
- Autonomous, highly analytical and experienced with troubleshooting and problem solving
Must have technical / professional qualifications
- Degree in Computer Science or similar
- VMware and Linux certifications are highly desirable.
Key performance indicators
- Agreed Projects and initiatives delivered within the defined timeframes and standards
- Security, availability, and compliance levels
- Business value from processes that have been identified and automated.
Commitment from Vodacom
Vodacom is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences – we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodacom you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.
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