DevOps Engineer (CPT Hybrid)

IT – Software Development ~ IT – Infrastructure
Cape Town – Western Cape

A highly curious and competent DevOps Engineer who doesn’t back down from a challenge is sought by a fast-paced FinTech company to join its Agile Dev team responsible for AWS Cloud Platform and infrastructure, adhering to platform standards. The platform encompasses a dynamic customer-centric front-end, full cycle bank proven transactional backend and a fully integrated Administration portal. It has a fully autonomous customizable process and rules-based engine. The ideal candidate must have 5+ years suitable work experience including strong Linux, Bash/Python Scripting, Docker/Containerization, PostgreSQL & Networking. You must also have a solid understanding of AWS Cloud Infrastructure including EC2, SQS, SNS, SWF, Lambda, ECS, RDS, S3, IAM, CloudFront, CI/CD, MongoDB, Jenkins, Bitbuckets, Terraform/Pulumi, Node.js and JavaScript.
  • 5+ Years relevant work experience.
  • Strong Linux background.
  • Strong Network skills (Network+ or equivalent qualification a bonus).
  • Strong Scripting (Bash / Python).
  • Strong Docker / Containerization skills.
  • Strong PostgreSQL.
  • Good understanding of AWS Cloud Infrastructure:
    • EC2
    • SQS
    • SNS
    • SWF
    • Lambda
    • ECS
    • RDS (PostgreSQL)
    • S3
    • IAM Roles & Policies
    • CloudFront
  • Good Understanding of CI/CD.
  • Good understanding of MongoDB.
  • Jenkins, Bitbucket Pipeline, AWS Code Deploy or any similar CI/CD tools.
  • Infrastructure as Code (Terraform / Pulumi).
  • Basic understanding of Node.js.
  • Basic JavaScript.
  • Security Orientated.
Advantageous –
  • Golang.
  • GitOps.
  • SecOps.
  • Benchmarking.
  • Integration / Functional Testing.
  • Lambda.
  • Machine Learning (SageMaker).
  • Team Player.
  • Sense of humour.
  • Learner.
  • Creative.
  • Intuitive.
  • Problem Solver.
  • Confident.
  • Passionate. 
  • Mentor.