DevOps Engineer job vacancy at Mercedes-Benz South Africa

Job Summary

Mercedes-Benz South Africa Ltd is recruiting for the job vacancy: DevOps Engineer.

Closing Date: 01 February 2024

Location: 7 Settlers Way, Gately Industrial Township, 5200, East London

We are looking for a DevOps Engineer to support within our DevOps Capability. The DevOps Engineer will support with the implementation of DevOps CI/CD templates, processes, support and operation.

General Job Requirements

Essential Experience in the following Technologies and Practices

  • Experience with continuous integration implementation (Azure DevOps Pipelines)
  • Experience with continuous deployment/delivery (Azure DevOps Pipelines)
  • Solid coding experience with YAML, Bash, Powershell Scripting languages
  • Proven experience in monitoring cloud infrastructure and developing IaC (Infrastructure as Code) scripts
  • Understanding of CI/CD Pipeline management process 
  • Experience with GitHub Source Code Management tool 
  • Experience with version control
  • Experience with minimum 1 development language
  • Understanding of the Software Delivery Lifecycle

 Not essential but would be viable

  • Experience with infrastructure automation and configuration tools
  • Experience with programming languages would be advantageous, 
  • Knowledge of unit, integration and functionality testing of software applications.
  • Knowledge in public cloud networking
  • Experience with artefact repository (Azure Artifacts/JFrog)
  • Experience in Cloud technology: IaaS,PaaS
  • Experience with agile methodologies
  • Public cloud deployment models
  • Experience with Linux OS
  • Experience with Github, Azure DevOps, Confluence
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 Key Outputs

  • Collaborate with Architects, QA, Security and Developers to design and implement DevOps practices across product delivery.
  • Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines for product components.
  • Implement and design automated product builds
  • Implement and design automated deployments of product releases to various environments stages
  • Integrate various tools in the DevOps toolchain to accelerate development teams’ velocity while maintaining high standards for quality and consistency

  • Attend to support tickets, which may arise due to product components not functioning as expected.
  • Develop and maintain technical support documentation of the product.
  • Manage and attain customer expectations and ensure delivery to fulfil expectations.
  • Manage ideas from design stage through implementation.
  • Promote innovations to support business requirements through activities that test, pilot and implement innovative concepts
  • Responsible for support and troubleshooting DevOps tools and processes for stakeholders


  • Minimum NQF 7 – BSC/BCom/BTech in Information Technology, Information Systems Engineering or Computer Science or relevant equivalent.
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Knowledge and Experience

  • 2+ years’ experience in IT
  • At least 6 months participation on our MBSA Graduate Development Programme

How to Apply

Enquiries: Email: EMAIL ADDRESS PROVIDED IS FOR QUERY PURPOSES ONLY. Applications sent by email will not be considered. Use link button below to apply.

 Late and incomplete applications will not be considered.  IMPORTANT: For an optimal selection process, please attach all relevant documents.

About Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz Group.The Mercedes-Benz Group AG (former Daimler AG) is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies.

With Mercedes-Benz AG, we are one of the leading global suppliers of premium and luxury cars and vans. Mercedes-Benz Mobility AG offers financing, leasing, car subscription and car rental, fleet management, digital services for charging and payment, insurance brokerage, as well as innovative mobility services.


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