Principal Software Engineer
DigiCert
Cape Town
3d ago

WHO WE ARE :

DigiCert is the world’s premier provider of high-assurance digital certificates.

We are driven by the idea of finding a better way :

  • A better way to provide authentication on the internet.
  • A better way to tailor solutions to our customers’ needs.
  • A better way to enrich our employees’ lives with opportunities to create the unexpected.
  • Join us in finding better ways to help people believe in their digital interactions, and transform yourself and the connected world we live in.

    POSITION SUMMARY :

    We are in the market for a Principal Software Engineer to join a new agile cross functional team as a technical leader.

    This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about building, maintaining and evolving software, as well as partnering with engineering leaders to implement industry best practices, and providing timely solutions to customer issues.

    WHAT YOU WILL DO :

  • Build, maintain, and evolve RESTful web services in Java
  • Collaborate with and mentor the team in the design, development, deployment and evolution of high-quality code
  • Engage with engineering leaders to implement industry best practices
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and debug product defects
  • Provide timely solutions to customer issues
  • Develop a deep understanding of PKI products, architecture, and system
  • Investigating software-related complaints and making necessary adjustments to ensure optimal software performance
  • WHAT YOU HAVE :

  • 7+ years of professional experience developing in an object-oriented language (Java preferred)
  • Expertise developing and consuming RESTful Web Services
  • Strong knowledge of both relational and non-relational (NoSQL) database
  • Experience with service-based architectures and CI / CD practices
  • Strong knowledge of design patterns, data structures, and algorithms
  • Strong knowledge of software engineering best-practices, design, and architecture
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Technology Stack : Java 8+, Kotlin, Cassandra, MariaDB, Kafka, Docker and Apache Solr
  • WHAT's IN IT FOR YOU :

  • Opportunity to join a newly constructed agile cross functional team as a technical leader.
  • Provident Fund
  • Medical Aid + Gap Cover
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Education Support Program
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Sabbatical
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