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DevOps Engineer


Cape Town, ZA
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Industry: Cloud Business Apps
  • Post Date: 05/13/2024
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 223 E. De La Guerra St, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101

About Impact, the world’s leading partnership management platform, is transforming the way businesses manage and optimize all types of partnerships—including traditional rewards affiliates, influencers, commerce content publishers, B2B, and more.

Job Description

Our Company:

If you are looking to join a team where your opinion is valued, your contributions are noticed, and enjoy working with fun and talented people from all over the world then this is the place for you.

If you have a desire to work in an organisation that is:

  • Passionate about its people
  • Focused on delivering the very best tech to our customers
  • Offering the flexibility to work how and where you are most successful
  • Obsessed with our customer’s success
  • The leading SaaS platform to automate partnerships - affiliate, influencer, technology partners, and more!
  • Entrepreneurial in spirit with a culture that rewards collaboration and curiosity
  • Obsessed with making a difference in business and to the wider community is the global leader in Partnership Automation, working with innovative brands like Ticketmaster, Levi’s, Microsoft, Airbnb, and Uber to help them manage their online affiliate, influencer, brand to brand, and content partnerships. The Impact Partnership Cloud covers the full life partnership lifecycle including onboarding, tracking ads and paying partners, recruiting for new partners, data and marketing intelligence, and protection from fraud. Founded in 2008, Impact has grown to over 1000 employees and twenty offices across Europe, the United States, Africa, and Asia so there is plenty of opportunity for growth and advancement.

Your Role at Impact:

The DevOps Engineer is responsible for working hands-on to create and develop automated, containerised cloud application platforms, and design and implement DevOps processes that use those platforms. To act as a subject matter expert for troubleshooting and resolving complex, multi-tier architecture problems that span a number of different platforms. Plans and conducts technical tasks associated with the implementation and maintenance of internal cloud enterprise-shared virtualisation infrastructure. Develops and executes cloud solution roadmaps as they relate to business and executes company strategy to drive the achievement of business objective. Maintains consistent version control across platforms, and monitoring of continuous deployment. Implements proactive monitoring practices, derive actionable insights from telemetry data, ensure the reliability and security of IT operations, and optimise performance. Documents system specifications for internal use and end user, highlighting bug fixes, new features and potential issues.

What You'll Do:

  • Become familiar with technologies used on the squad
  • Perform triage functionality through verification and fixing of bugs
  • Collaborate with a distributed team to fulfill the department's quarterly objectives
  • Automate recurring manual tasks & optimize repetitive
  • Develop code both independently and while pair programming
  • Perform code reviews
  • Research and prototype new technologies
  • Write and maintain design, user and test documentation
  • Support software testing and quality assurance processes to ensure high-quality deliverables
  • Develop, test and maintain software for the Platform
  • Build meaningful unit, functional and integration level tests for the software built
  • Respond to alerts, review error messages, and fix bugs in a timely manner
  • Ability to assess, debug and resolve technical issues
  • Maintain build- and stage stability
  • Review business needs, requirements, technical specifications

What You Have:

  • A solid background in administrating Linux operating systems, preferably CentOS, RedHat and Ubuntu
  • A good understanding of IaC ( infrastructure of code ) principles and adopting these methods to drive automation and self service.
  • A comprehensive grasp of coding and scripting in common languages, including Python, Perl, PHP, and Ruby.
  • Familiarity with at least one primary coding language, like C++ or Java.
  • The ability to identify, evaluate, and integrate diverse open-source technologies and cloud services.
  • Proven experience with business and CI/CD tools like Prometheus, GitHub, Atlassian Jira, Confluence, and Jenkins.
  • Proven experience with public cloud resources and services, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google
  • Familiarity with various IT monitoring and management tools like Cloudflare and Elastic
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues across staging, uat and production
  • A strong focus on security and adhere to NIST and CIS

Nice to have:


  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Take the time off that you need. We are truly committed to a positive work-life balance, recognising that it is important to be happy and fulfilled in both
  • Training & Development
  • Learning the advanced partnership automation products
  • Medical Aid and Provident Fund
  • Group schemes with Discovery & Bonitas for medical aid
  • Group scheme with Momentum for provident fund
  • Stock Options
  • 3-year vesting schedule pending Board approval
  • Internet Allowance
  • Flexible work hours
  • Casual work environment

Impact is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All employees and applicants for employment shall be given fair treatment and equal employment opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity or ancestry, color or caste, religion or belief, age, sex (including gender identity, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy/maternity), national origin, weight, neurodivergence, disability, marital and civil partnership status, caregiving status, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or other prohibited non-merit factors.