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  • Posted: Jun 14, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Capitec Bank is a South African commercial bank. As of February 2017 the bank was the third largest in South Africa with 120,000 customer opening new accounts per month. To simplify banking, we’ve developed an all-inclusive banking solution. Global One is the one solution that enables you to transact, save and access credit in realtime. We also believe...
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    Platform Engineer (Cloud)

    Purpose Statement

    • We’re looking for a Platform Engineer with great AWS and IaC skills to embed in our Developer Platform group with a focus on Capitec’s Cloud Infrastructure, which powers our digital and data solutions. You will build out and maintain resilient, scalable, cost effective and high performing Cloud developer solutions that will assist Capitec to become the best bank in the world.


    • 3+ years’ experience in Infrastructure, Software Development, DevOps or Security
    • 3+ years design and implementation of highly available, enterprise-scale Cloud infrastructure.
    • 2+ years in AWS


    • 2+ years in AWS, Engineering or Infrastructure
    • 2+years’ previous experience with managing a CI system (Jenkins, Gitlab CI, Automic)

    Qualifications (Minimum)

    • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational in Grade 12 National Certificate
    • A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology

    Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

    • A relevant degree in Information Technology - IT Engineering


    • Design and deployment of highly available, enterprise-scale Cloud infrastructure.
    • Advance knowledge of infrastructure concepts, technologies and patterns. (SDLC, IaC)
    • Experience developing and delivering systems on AWS Platforms (Azure or GCP will be advantageous).
    • Strong design and hands on troubleshooting background on AWS Platform (Azure or GCP will be advantageous).
    • Experience in supporting and enhancing build and release processes through automation using a combination of processes and existing tools.
    • Experience working in an Agile\DevOps environment
    • Experience developing and supporting infrastructure and Cloud capabilities for microservices-based architectures.
    • Experience working with CI/CD tools.
    • Experience with authentication and Authorization technologies and protocols (LDAP, Kerberos, AD, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML).
    • Experience working with scripting and provisioning tools like Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation or equivalent.
    • Understanding of Cloud Security technologies and best practices.
    • Understanding of Networking in Cloud environments.

    Ideal / Optional:

    • Understanding of modern software engineering patterns, including those used in highly scalable, distributed, and resilient systems.
    • Experience in engineering data pipelines using Big Data technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Storm, etc.
    • Ability to deliver long-term, repeatable IaC solutions that incorporate directly into an overall CI/CD process.
    • Experience with ELK, New Relic or similar on Public Cloud Platforms.
    • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
    • Knowledge of JSON templates, PowerShell, CLI’s, Shell, Python.
    • Experience working in a fast paced Agile/Scrum environment (Atlassian Stack).


    • Communications Skills
    • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
    • Researching skills
    • Analytical Skills
    • Problem solving skills
    • Presentation Skills
    • Facilitation Skills
    • Planning, organising and coordination skills
    • Attention to Detail
    • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)


    • Analysing
    • Planning and Organising
    • Presenting and Communicating Information
    • Achieving Personal Work Goals and Objectives
    • Adapting and Responding to Change
    • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
    • Working with People
    • Writing and Reporting
    • Learning and Researching

    Additional Information

    • Willingness to work or be available overtime and / or weekends if required
    • A valid driver's license and own vehicle is required
    • Clear criminal and credit record

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Capitec Bank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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