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Travelstart Vacancies 2022 Apply for Senior SRE Engineer Jobs in Cape Town

Travelstart has released a Senior SRE Engineer job notification at Careers website. Travelstart has displayed vacant seats for the post of Senior SRE Engineer vacancies. Candidates satisfying the desired eligibility conditions as mentioned in the Travelstart official notification can submit their application in the prescribed format on before last date with the help of details given below-
NOTE:- Candidates are suggested to read the original Travelstart job notification before applying for desired post.

Name of Available Job Post ⇒ Senior SRE Engineer
Name of Vacancies ⇒ Travelstart Vacancies 2022
Job Location ⇒ Jobs in Cape Town
Salary ⇒ R 432,200.00 Yearly
Last Date ⇒ Untill Fill

Travelstart Job Description

Travelstart is a market-leading Online Travel Agency. We operate globally, with a focus on the Middle East and Africa. Online Travel is a fast-moving, complex domain; one that is unlikely to bore the brightest of minds. ​We’re a driven, enthusiastic team looking to disrupt the norm wherever we can.

Travelstart is seeking a highly skilled and passionate Senior SRE Engineer to join our dynamic corporate travel tech team. Travelstart is continually expanding and developing product ranges, technologies and systems in the travel industry.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Systems Engineers and IT Support Engineers on projects and tasks
  • Manage end-to-end availability and performance of mission critical services and build automation to prevent problem recurrence.
  • Design, build and maintain core infrastructure pieces that allow scaling to support thousands of concurrent users.
  • Debug production issues across services and all levels of the stack
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Maintain a secure and solid IT Infrastructure for all ecommerce applications.
  • Delegate maintenance tasks and new project implementation to the IT or SRE team
  • Mentoring and Training to both SRE and IT teams
  • Drive education of DevOps practise to the group as a whole
  • Work closely with the security officer, managers,system architects and other teams to ensure that PCI and other compliance or security requirements are implemented and maintained.
  • Overall ensure that SLA and other service delivery metrics have been met.
  • Manage and oversee on-call rotation
  • Root cause identification
  • Transfer knowledge and mentor developers about DevOps and ensure that the right tooling is in place.


  • Excellent understanding of DNS, CDN and WAF
  • Experience with AWS and cloud services is essential.
  • Very good understanding of PCI and other security standards or practises
  • Automation first mindset
  • Experience with Terraform,Chef and other infrastructure as code tools
  • Experience with Jenkins and Spinnaker or other CI/CD tools
  • Logging infrastructure (ELK)
  • A working understanding of code and scripts (Ruby,Java,Go,Bash)
  • Experience with Configuration Management (Chef)
  • Experience with DevOps, ITIL, Cloud Services, IT Infrastructure and Operations, including environment standup, server builds, firewalls, security and regulatory compliance.
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes, Docker and container tooling
  • Strong background in Linux and Windows Server administration.
  • MySQL and Postgres Knowledge


  • The opportunity to play a key role in the growth and management of one of the African continent’s most exciting travel companies, with opportunities for career growth and direct support from senior members and team leaders.
  • Flexible hours.
  • The opportunity to rapidly grow within the company.
  • In-house coffee and snack shop.
  • Fun team outings and team building activities.
  • Incredible personal growth experience.

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Travelstart Vacancies 2022 Apply for Legal & HR Manager Jobs in Cape Town

Travelstart has released a Legal & HR Manager job notification at Careers website. Travelstart has displayed vacant seats for the post of Legal & HR Manager vacancies. Candidates satisfying the desired eligibility conditions as mentioned in the Travelstart official notification can submit their application in the prescribed format on before last date with the help of details given below-
NOTE:- Candidates are suggested to read the original Travelstart job notification before applying for desired post.

Name of Available Job Post ⇒ Legal & HR Manager
Name of Vacancies ⇒ Travelstart Vacancies 2022
Job Location ⇒ Jobs in Cape Town
Salary ⇒ R 580,552.00 Yearly
Last Date ⇒ 15 January 2022

Travelstart Job Description

Purpose of Role

(Legal) The purpose of this role will be to objectively and independently support the Travelstart Group Management Team, specifically the Chief of Staff, with all industry legislation and compliance related functions

  • Responsible for ensuring that the respective local industry (IATA) regulations and requirements are met and complied with across all Travelstart markets, including those defined and required internally
  • Responsible for managing external legal counsel relationships
  • Responsible for all internal legal document management and company secretarial functions

(HR) As the HR Manager you are responsible for the day-to-day management of assigned People Team operations functions. Including alignment of business objectives, the administration of policies, procedures and programmes relating to the organisation’s employees, staff welfare, creation and enforcement of policies and so forth. You will work closely with the Travelstart Global HR teams in ensuring the execution of high quality and error free handling regarding people related tasks as well as fostering a positive culture for the Travelstart Group of Companies.

Oversee and manage compliance with IATA regulations and requirements across all Travelstart IATA markets, covering:
Optimising cash needs/Compliance
Payments and recons
Assist the Travelstart IATA markets’ Country Managers in a consultative role with IATA regulations and compliance, covering:
Negotiation/Commercial Partner
Other technical support
Maintain a listing of all Travelstart IATA Accreditation codes (Head Office and Branch (SSA))
Ensure that the only Branch codes are Specific Sales Activity (SSA) codes
IATA Customer Portal
Act as the Portal Administrator for all Travelstart IATA portals
Maintain the IATA Portal Admin listing for all Travelstart IATA’s
Financial contact per market
Recipient of the various IATA communications
Extra services available on the portal
Other users on the portal
Log all queries related to the South African IATA codes and act as the central point of contact for South Africa IATA code queries
Maintain a listing of the BSP Link access for each of Travelstart’s IATA codes
Including a listing of recipients of various BSP Link communications
BSP Payments
Maintain a listing of the Remittance cycles for each Travelstart IATA code
Collaborate with CPT Finance team to implement and oversee Financial controls to ensure validity, accuracy and completeness of all BSP payments for all Travelstart IATA codes
Specific Sales Activity (SSA) Codes for South Africa
Maintain a project workflow for the creation of any new SSAs for South Africa
As requested, perform the application for SSA Accreditation, in line with the workflow above
Assist with the application process for any new IATA Head Office Accreditations, or Voluntary Relinquishments
Maintain a listing of IATA contact information
Local market IATA offices
General IATA head office
Direct IATA staff contacts
Manage the relationship with the direct contacts, including visiting the Madrid office as needed, and ensuring regular visits by CEO, COO and Country Managers as needed
Assist Country Managers with any IATA communications as requested
Knowledge of the IATA Passenger Sales Agency Agreement and IATA Resolutions to ensure continual compliance
Maintain up to date knowledge of new IATA regulations, products and changes in regulations and products
Recommend IATA training within the Travelstart offices as needed
Financial Security
Maintain a listing of financial securities held for IATA per market
Monitor expiry and renewal dates of above financial securities
Ensure renewal of financial securities within deadlines provided by IATA, in collaboration with local Country Manager and CPT Finance team
Ensure Notice of Change forms are completed for all IATA markets as needed for:
Change in office location
Change in directors
Change in shareholding
Any other changes as required by IATA
Monitor any irregularities issued against any IATA codes
Company secretary function
Maintain the Travelstart group Shareholding structure diagram
Maintain the TravelLab Global cap table
Maintain the TravelLab Global Share Registry and share certificates
For all group companies, maintain a listing of:
Registered address
Physical and postal address
Tax & VAT numbers
Assist with any third-party KYC or AML requirements for any of the Travelstart group companies
Internal data room for legal documents
Maintain a repository (internal data room) for all legal and company documents for Travelstart Online, Travelstart Services and TravelLab Global
Constituting documents (Certificates of Registration/Incorporation, AoA, MoA)
Share certificate and Share Registries
Registries of Directors
Tax registration documents
Local regulatory/approval documents
Minutes and resolutions of board and shareholder meetings
Legal contracts, NDAs, MOUs etc.
Dividend distributions
Signed audited financial statements
Any corporate governance documentation
Legal contracts
Ensure that appointed officials are recorded with the authorities in the various jurisdictions as being company officers. Specifically company secretary, directors, auditors and any other requirement.
Ensure that all annual returns are done on time, are accurate, and are filed with the relevant authorities in the various jurisdictions.
Assist with all administrative issues with the board: – meetings, appointments, orientation, minutes, communications, etc.
Assist will all administrative functions with the shareholders: – notice of AGM, conduct of AGM, minutes, resolutions, voting, communications.
Maintain a repository (internal data room) of significant legal and company documents for other group companies
Ensure that Contracts are only signed by authorised individuals
Effectively manage and maintain the CLM process, including management of the e-signing processes and procedures
Ensure that contracts are written to secure obligations from the other party as intended, that the company is protected, and that they are enforceable and properly executed.
Summarise material contracts when requested to do so.
Maintain a listing of all Trademarks registered for all Travelstart group companies
Mange the renewal of the Trademarks according to the respective renewal dates
Manage the registration process for any new Trademarks
Mange the relationship with our Trademark lawyers (Zacco)
Corporate legal work and external lawyers
Assist Travelstarters with corporate legal work, inter alia – contracts, MOUs, NDAs and legal advice
Reading the legal document and raising concerns/risks
Ensuring the document is signed by the correct person with the relevant authority
Identifying circumstances where external legal assistance/advice is required
Manage the relationship with Travelstart’s external legal counsel
Provide advice where needed regarding POPI and PCI (Travelstart ZA)
Risk Management Oversight Committee
Act as Deputy Chair of the Travelstart Risk Management Oversight Committee
Assist the Chief of Staff in role as Chairperson of the Travelstart Risk Management Oversight Committee
Ensure that Travelstart South Africa is compliant with any other applicable laws/regulations, inter alia
Consumer Protection Act
Electronic Communications and Transaction Act
Create plans to manage a crisis or compliance violation
Maintain the complete “compliance universe” being all the material legislation that the company needs to comply with.
Other adhoc legal/ industry related assistance to various teams as requested
Educate and train Travelstarters on various legal/regulatory/industry matters and practices
Collaborate with external auditors and People Team when needed
Address employee concerns or questions on legal compliance
Keep abreast of internal standards and business goals

Employee Lifecycle Management
Work with the HR team to build Travelstart’s employer brand by publicising the culture, benefits, and other unique facets on various platforms such as our website, LinkedIn etc.
Headhunt or otherwise actively recruit high quality candidates for Travelstart open positions.
Effectively manage Travelstart applicant pool, and develop a candidate pool that can be recruited from over time.
Training delivery to all hiring managers on how to Select, Vett and Interview candidates endeavouring to impart skills in line with best practice both in accordance with company policy and the groups staffing objectives.
Reinvent and reintroduce the Company’s onboarding program, starting with Company Orientation, and working closely with Travelstart HR Team members and Business Unit leaders to provide a clear road map for new and existing
hires to reach their personal and professional goals.
Working alongside the Travelstart HR (People) Team and to role out and monitor the development plans.
Providing training to the Business Unit Leaders in how to manage their people as well as various HR guidelines training.
Monitoring the Application of these processes to ensure a longer retention of top performing staff members and effectively ascertain the Business Unit Leaders performance in this regard.
Being available to perform exit interviews.
Working closely with Travelstart’s HR (People) team members to optimize the questions asked within the said interviews in order to ascertain the most objective and rich feedback.
Monthly Payroll
Ensure that payroll is processed timeously for all employees: including reviewing
Implement and maintain payroll best practices to improve efficiency and consult with the full HR team to improve payroll and HRIS processes.
Evaluate and implement payroll/HRIS systems upgrades and changes.
Oversee preparation of relevant statutory reports and submit accordingly.
Respond to all pension claims in a timely manner.
Maintain employee records in payroll/HRIS systems.
Administer the time and attendance policy and paid leave policy for all employees.
Any other assigned tasks.
HR Team Management
Management of the Global HR Team
Guide Strategy for the HR Department
Preparation of quarterly Business Updates to be presented to the team
Conduct quarterly performance reviews of HR team staff
Employee Engagement
Continuous engagement with staff across all markets to ensure people strategies are being carried out consistently.
Providing Managerial support to the global management team.
Ensure HR disputes are resolved in a timely manner/ within the required timeframe.
Representing the HR team in quarterly board meetings

Minimum 5 years’ experience as a lawyer with HR experience
Experience in risk management
Proven experience as a Compliance Officer or Compliance Manager will be advantageous
Experience within an Audit Firm will be advantageous
Experience within the Travel industry will be advantageous
Bachelor’s degree, LLB
Admitted attorney
CGISA qualification and/ or LLM advantageous

Software: MS Word, MS Excel, Ms Outlook, MS PowerPoint;
Strong risk assessment/audit capabilities with hands on experience
Business acumen
Ability to feedback on governance, risk and compliance issues in a structured manner
Proven ability to assess risks and controls and to identify solutions to reduce risk
Team player and the ability to collaborate
Adherence to Principles and Values
Integrity and professional ethics
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrates initiative and commitment
Ability to adjust to changing priorities while multitasking effectively
Time management and ability to work under pressure
Quality and detail orientation
Pro-active and practices sense of urgency
Highly organised effectively prioritises
Solution driven
Self-motivated and passionate

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Travelstart Vacancies 2022 Apply for Site Reliability Engineer Jobs in Cape Town

Travelstart has released a Site Reliability Engineer job notification at Careers website. Travelstart has displayed vacant seats for the post of Site Reliability Engineer vacancies. Candidates satisfying the desired eligibility conditions as mentioned in the Travelstart official notification can submit their application in the prescribed format on before last date with the help of details given below-
NOTE:- Candidates are suggested to read the original Travelstart job notification before applying for desired post.

Name of Available Job Post ⇒ Site Reliability Engineer
Name of Vacancies ⇒ Travelstart Vacancies 2022
Job Location ⇒ Jobs in Cape Town
Salary ⇒ R 629,638.00 Yearly
Last Date ⇒ 15 December 2021

Travelstart Job Description

Purpose of Role

The Site Reliability Engineer is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This is to ensure optimum systems service and performance delivery.


Key deliverables for the role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Build software and systems to manage platform infrastructure and applications
  • Run the production environment by monitoring availability and taking a holistic view of system health
  • Measure and optimize system performance, with an eye toward pushing our capabilities forward, getting ahead of customer needs, and innovating to continually improve
  • Provide primary operational support and engineering for multiple large, distributed software applications
  • Use Linux/Unix skills to manage AWS and group server environment
  • Managing Azure, AWS & Google Cloud Platforms
  • Managing Github and AzureDevops repos and pipelines
  • Maintain a secure and solid IT Infrastructure for all ecommerce applications.
  • Systems administration of all day-to-day tasks and responsibilities and ensuring the continual uptime of all production servers.
  • Support developers’ infrastructure, deployment, and operational requirement
  • Maintain Windows Server stack and IIS 7
  • MS SQL management and maintenance

Skills Requirements

  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration
  • Experience with Virtualization services
  • Experience with maintaining production Linux environments
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef, Octopus Deploy, Terraform or similar
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open-source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS and Azure is required)
  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL and NoSQL (Mongo Db and Redis), Postgres
  • A working understanding of code and script (PHP, Python, Perl and/or Ruby)
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available environment

Personal Competency Requirements

  • Will need to display initiative and total ownership of role
  • Excellent fault finding and analytical skills
  • Good communication skills in a team
  • Able to self-manage
  • Driven to solve problems
  • Passionate about technology
  • Love for the travel industry
  • Solution oriented
  • Idea’s generator

To apply for this awesome opportunity please send us your CV to: [email protected] The reference for this opportunity is “Site Reliability Engineer”. Please insert this into the subject line of your email application. Any applicants not meeting the minimum requirements will not receive a response.

Please note that we reserve to right to amend, freeze the role or not hire. The final appointment will be at the discretion of Travelstart. Travelstart is committed to transformation and redressing of past inequalities. Our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our selection process.
Good luck!

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