Computer Science: Platform Engineer
Johannesburg, South Africa
6d ago

Main Purpose :

We are recruiting an experienced platform DevOps engineer to support the ongoing design, development and management of an advanced data and analytics platform on AWS.

The platform will support the data and analytics requirements of front office traders, research analysts and data scientists using the latest machine learning methods and both structured and unstructured data.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities, Key Responsibilities :

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience working on enterprise scale data / analytics platforms

  • Infrastructure as code using software such as CDK, Terraform, Cloud formation or Ansible
  • AWS architectural principles and best practices
  • AWS core components and Data & Analytics stack
  • Ability to code in Python
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related subjects
  • AWS certifications are a plus
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Platform DevOps
  • Incident management
  • Competencies :

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse set of stakeholders across business lines and technology
  • Understanding and experience implementing software engineering best practices
  • Ability to work as part of a global team utilising agile management methods
  • Key Relationships and Department Overview :

    Key Relationships

  • Report to Data Science and Engineering Technical Lead
  • Work closely with data engineers and data scientists
  • Key Competencies

  • Ability to communicate technical issues effectively with a diverse set of stakeholders across business lines and technology
  • Ability to think at a systems level and work closely with the Platform Lead to deliver highly scalable, robust data and analytics products and services
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