Platform Engineer – Hybrid – R850k per annum  

Are you an experienced platform engineer with a knack for crafting cutting-edge solutions in the cloud? Look no further!

Apply now to join an international software firm that is on the hunt for a Senior Platform Engineer to join their dynamic team.


  • 3+ years of experience in a platform engineering capacity
  • 4+ years of experience as a software engineer with experience in popular languages such as Java / JavaScript / Golang / Python
  • 4+ years of experience in public cloud (AWS / Azure / GCP)
  • 4+ years of experience with containerisation and container platforms
  • Experience with Kubernetes GitOps practices, and using tools such as ArgoCD / Flux and Helm / Kustomize
  • Experience with the implementation of monitoring and observability solutions (logging, metrics, and distributed tracing) using tools such as Loki, CloudWatch, Prometheus, Grafana, and Xray
  • Familiar with DevOps practices and CI/CD tools (AWS DevOps Tools, Jenkins, GitHub actions, etc.)
  • Proven experience building complex, production-grade platforms and making these available for self-service consumption by engineering teams

Expert knowledge of:

  • Infrastructure as Code tooling (Terraform / CDK / Pulumi / Crossplane) and practices
  • Container orchestration principles and Kubernetes, CKA certification preferable
  • Public cloud providers (AWS / Azure / GCP) and best practices (Well Architected Frameworks), certification preferable
  • Distributed systems, service architectures, cloud native systems, the problems they attempt to solve as well as the related trade-offs to contribute to feature and service design
  • Building of platform APIs, automation, system-level tooling and/ or internal developer platforms

Reference Number for this position is GZ57682 which is a permanent position in Johannesburg offering up to R850k per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Garth on or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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