DevOps Engineer

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Be one of the custodians of the Indie Platform which utilises AWS and will be responsible for ensuring a secure, highly available, operationally stable and DR enabled environment
  • Scripting of environment and DevOps processes 
  • Spearhead performance and availability incidents
  • Support the product engineering team with CI/CD automation
  • Assist the engineering team to identify opportunities for increasing application performance and ultimately client experience 
  • Introduce innovation by staying abreast of DevOps industry trends as well as cloud platform innovation
  • Partner with the engineering team and provide input on engineering design and architecture based on your knowledge of platform capability
  • Implement comprehensive real-time monitoring across the entire platform and running applications. Identify leading and lagging metrics to provide insight into Security incidentsPerformanceCosts Utilisation
  • Security incidents
  • Performance
  • Costs 
  • Utilisation
  • Assist in establishing best practices 

Our Ideal Candidate

  • You have the ability to work on your own, sometimes spearheading a new direction with minimal guidance
  • You are a DevOps specialist with demonstrable experience in automation, CI/CD, Unix based systems
  • Experienced in architecting, securing and managing AWS, or other major cloud platforms
  • You have implemented monitoring, incident, alerting and escalation systems
  • You know how to optimise an application to improve responsiveness
  • Have implemented DR/BCP practises and procedures
  • Experienced in managing socket, RESTful, containerised, serverless, workflow and messaging based architectures
  • You have experience with Node.JS/Python/Bash
  • You are experienced in managing SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Cloud and DevOps certifications are a bonus
  • You work well with a wide variety of people of different skills levels and experience
Financial services redesigned. For too long, the best financial services have been inaccessible to most people. We're here to level the playing field. Sanlam Indie is on a mission to transform the industry by building financial products that actually work for you. By combining our expertise with technology, we're creating world-class products that are simple to use, easy to understand, and incredibly rewarding - allowing more ways for you to create and protect wealth.