DevOps Engineer

The Ignition Group is a proudly South African investment company focusing on Technology, Media, Telecommunications and Financial services.  

Our employees are always at the forefront of business technology and we count on them to use their knowledge and skills, to move our company from strength to strength. 

As a DevOps Engineer you will have the exciting opportunity to design and build cloud infrastructure platforms using infrastructure as code methods. 

Show us what you know and we’ll return the favour. Work with some of the best minds in the industry.  

Embark on a knowledge adventure with us! 

The detail: 

Technical Thought Leadership and Collaboration

  • Collaborate with stakeholders in project planning processes. 
  • Define and implement efficient end-to-end provisioning of automation solutions. 
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to understand project objectives, gather automation requirements, design automated tests, troubleshoot issues, and implement scalable automation solutions. 
  • Design and implement cloud solutions. 
  • Write Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Industry standard tools and services. 
  • Design and implement continuous delivery pipelines. 
  • Integrate solutions with other applications and platforms outside the framework. 


  • Responsible for cloud solutions design and delivery, cloud migrations and infrastructure automation across multiple platforms. 
  • Develop blueprints for a secure and adoptable cloud framework including custom governance, security, identity management and operational controls. 
  • Develop automation templates and other Infrastructure-As-Code(IaC) solutions to automate the provisioning and maintenance of large-scale environments and configuration management. 
  • Customise IaC solutions for different environments e.g. development, testing, UAT, staging, production. 


  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management. 

Are you this person?  


  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management. 
  • Do you have DevOps experience? 
  • Do you have experience with Terraform, Docker & Kubernetes? 
  • Have you worked in cloud-based environments like Azure and AWS? 

Software Development

  • Do you have a minimum of 5 years software development experience? 
  • Do you have experience with integration-based web technologies (Web API, Rest API, Soap API) for integrating large web-based software solutions and products? 
  • Have you worked with standard programming languages like C# and Java? 
  • Do you know software development methodologies (Agile, SCRUM) and design techniques (Entity Relationship Diagramming, Data Flow Diagramming? 
  • Can you master new technology quickly and to work in a constantly evolving environment? 
  • Have you done any product development? 
  • Do you have a working knowledge of Microsoft technology (.NET, WCF, ASP.NET/AJAX, WPF, XAML)? 
Ignition Group was founded in 2002, by brothers Sean and Donovan Bergsma. We are a globally recognised Acquisition, Sales, Performance Marketing and Distribution company, focused on our People and our Partners. With the help of our People, we provide our Partners with highly skilled in-house teams in the following: - Complete Customer Life-cycle Management - Business Applications and Process Enablement - Product Development - Product Ownership - Traditional and Digital marketing - Lead Generation - Sales WE ARE PEOPLE FOCUSED We know our most valued asset is our People. That’s why we recognise them, reward them and give them the opportunity to work in an environment that helps maintain a great work-life balance. We strive to develop our People’s potential, offering key benefits that assist in helping them achieve, as well as continually providing them with opportunities to develop: personally and professionally. Our People have helped us attain Silver Status in the Deloitte Best Company To Work For Survey, since 2016 which is testament to the true nature of our business and the people working here. We have a “Yes” culture” initiative at Ignition Group which aims to recognise great work coupled with a great attitude throughout the organization. Our People create positivity wherever they are, by approaching everything with a “can-do” attitude and through, saying “yes” to any opportunity or challenge. Ignition Group is a proud Partner of the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation South Africa. Together, we seek to harness the power of sport in our communities to promote social change. WE BUILD PARTNERSHIPS Not only do we employ the best in the business, we also work with the best in the business. We create Partnerships with both local and international Telecommunications, Home Services, and Financial Services brands and provide them with our solution-based services.