Senior Automation Engineer in Western Cape - e-Merge IT Recruitment

e-Merge IT Recruitment

We live by our slogan: “For the approach with a difference” e-Merge is a dynamic, niche recruitment company, specializing in sector specific recruitment within the IT industry with both a national and international presence. We only recruit within our specialised fields in order to remain focused and knowledgeable of our industries. We believe in quality over quantity – we target each candidate sent to our clients ensuring a match both for skills and company fit. This means that YOU don’t have to sift through dozens of C.V.s – we select the very best candidates available and present them to you, simplifying your process and saving you time. We specialise in: eCommerce - Java, J2EE, J2ME, C#, .NET, integration, including web development, front-end and back-end architecture. Software development in C, C++, Windows, including OO methodologies and embedded applications. Mobile and Telecommunications “e-Merge provides a seamless transition with top professionals ensuring our client’s productivity is maintained at an optimum level throughout the recruiting process” Recruiter from sector Advertising / PR, located in Gauteng, From 1 to 10 workers

    About this job ad 7 December


  • Cape Town, City of Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Description

  • We are currently looking for a Senior Automation Engineer to support one of the largest IT Company in achieving its strategic objectives.
    The Senior Automation Engineer should have strong development experience and a proven track of experience implementing automation solutions on proprietary / open source automation platforms. In this position, you will be responsible for identifying possible automation candidates, designing, developing the automation solutions using workflow based and other open source automation platforms. The role will also involve troubleshooting problems in existing automation solutions. As a Senior Automation Engineer – you will be helping our Operations out of their routine manual admin chores and helping them focus on solving real Technical problems.
    Readiness to work on automating routine Ops tasks on various technologies.
    Solid understanding of Shell/bash scripting, good knowledge on JavaScript, text parsing, Use of Regular Expressions, HTTP methods, SQL.
    Strong ability to prepare and maintain documentation
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    Efficient and pragmatic problem-solving skills Ability to multi-task, and clearly communicate the status updates to your peers and your management Ability to work in a team with clearly defined (and often tight) deadlines
    5+ years of strong programming experience.
    Outstanding scripting abilities, ideally with more than one language: bash, ksh, TCL, Microsoft PowerShell, Perl
    Basic knowledge of networking, good understanding of basic Internet services: DNS, DHCP, TFTP
    Good knowledge of any server OS and its internals: system layout, filesystem, location of configurations, services, logging, user-space binaries, package management model etc.
    Good knowledge of JavaScript or its derivative (Rhino, Node.js) is a big plus.
    Optional knowledge of basic Java constructs is a plus.
    Excellent verbal and written communication
    Strong client handling skills
    Basic user level experience with any relational database
    Comfort using any CLI or menu-driven text interfaces
    General sense of urgency, multitasking; ability to provide one line and extended reporting on the status of the tasks in progress / completed
    Strong documentation skills
    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Computer science.
    5+ years of programming experience (in any programming language), Basic knowledge of UNIX operating system. Any distribution will work.
    If you are ready to take your career to the next level, then this may be the right opportunity for you!
    Reference Number
    for this position is
    which is a permanent position based in Johannesburg offering a salary negotiable on experience.
    The time for change is NOW! e-Merge IT recruitment are specialist niche recruiters with a wide range of positions available. We offer researched positions with top companies to strong technical candidates. Email Liza on
    or call him on ************ to discuss this and other opportunities.
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    Do you have a friend who is a technology specialist? We pay BIG CASH to you if we place a friend that you sent us!
    “If you haven’t heard from e-Merge IT within 2 weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful for this position”
    Posted on 14 Jul 14:33

  • Requirements

  • Language(s): English
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No


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