DevOps Engineer

Altair South Africa is based in Stellenbosch, Western Cape with the HQ located in Troy, MI, USA. Altair is focused on the development and broad application of simulation technology to synthesize and optimize designs, processes and decisions for improved business performance. Privately held with more than 2000 employees worldwide, Altair has more than 45 offices in 22 countries, throughout North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Southern Africa.


Mid Level

Troy, MI, USA

Not defined

04 Aug → 03 Sep

Job Description

Do you like a challenge, are you a complex thinker who likes to solve problems? If so, then you might be the new Altairian DevOps Engineer that we are searching for. At Altair, your curiosity matters. We pride ourselves on a business culture that enables open, creative thinking, and we deeply value our employees and their contributions towards our clients' success, as well as our own.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develop new skills outside of the comfort zone. Continuously learn and improve existing technical skills, and acquire new skills that will be useful for future work
  • Be accountable and responsible for the accuracy and completeness of assigned work and results
  • Research new technology and solution alternatives to find the best solutions to problems
  • Ensure services have 24/7 availability and operational readiness
  • Strong experience in building highly scalable, secure, efficient, and resilient systems
  • Analyse Requirements and proactively estimate and project the requirements for infrastructure, security and DevOps initiatives


  • Experience in DevOps/SRE, systems engineering, build/release/deployment automation, Public/Private/Hybrid cloud deployment, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience in Azure or AWS or GCP or OCI is a must
  • Strong Docker and Kubernetes skills are required
  • Familiarity with working on an Agile/Iterative development framework
  • Experience with modern deployment mechanisms like Canary and Blue-Green
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code Tooling – Terraform or AWS CloudFormation or Azure ARM, Configuration Management (Salt Stack or Ansible or Chef or Puppet are good to have)
  • Experience with Application Observability/Metrics – Grafana stack, Honeycomb, Prometheus, Loki, etc.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment Pipelines - Jenkins CI, GitLab CI/CD, Flux or ArgoCD

What We offer

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
  • 401(k) with matching contributions
  • Unlimited vacation and Unlimited sick days
  • On-site Medical Clinic for employees and their families
  • Outstanding Work/Life Balance

How To Apply

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