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.

Requirements:

  • 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 garthz@e-merge.co.za or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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