DevSecOps Engineer

Permanent

Cape Town

Posted 2 months ago

Seniority level

Senior

Experience

5 Years

Remuneration

R55 000 to R75 000

Remuneration type

Salary

Remuneration frequency

Monthly

Benefits

Hybrid Work Model | Flexible Hours

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The Company 

An innovative product development company and execution partner. They specialize in building and launching exceptional products for clients in the retail and fintech sectors. For those seeking a company that values their expertise, encourages growth, and treats them like valued individuals, this is the perfect fit. They are committed to fostering a fun environment where employees find purpose and enjoy days filled with innovation and opportunities to expand their skill set.

The Role 

  • Integration of Security Tools & Practices: Implement and maintain security tools within the CI/CD pipeline ensuring timely detection and correction of vulnerabilities.
  • Automated Security Testing: Set up and manage tools that perform automated security testing of applications and infrastructure, such as SAST, DAST, IAST, and RASP.
  • Cloud Security: Ensure the secure configuration and deployment of cloud resources. Provide expertise on cloud-native security solutions.
  • Container Security: Secure containerized applications throughout their lifecycle, from build to deployment.
  • Security Awareness & Training: Collaborate with development teams to enhance their security knowledge and integrate security practices into their workflows.
  • Incident Response: Collaborate with the security team on incident response plans and participate in incident handling when needed.
  • Security Metrics & Reporting: Monitor and report on security metrics, providing insights and recommendations.
  • Vulnerability Management: Work on patch management processes and engage in the timely resolution of identified vulnerabilities.
  • Continuous Improvement: Stay updated on new security technologies, threats, and best practices. Recommend and implement improvements to enhance security without compromising the velocity of development.

Experience 

  • 5 years in IT, with 3 years focused on DevSecOps roles.
  • Demonstrated experience working in cloud environments, with a deep understanding of cloud architectures, services, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in conducting penetration tests and thorough security analyses to identify vulnerabilities and suggest remediation measures.
  • Strong coding capabilities, with experience in languages such as Python, Go, Java, JavaScript, and TypeScript, to develop and integrate security solutions.
  • Possessing industry-specific certifications, such as AWS DevOps or Security, will be considered an advantage.
  • Prior experience leading teams complemented by excellent communication and leadership abilities.
  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills, with a knack for addressing complex technical issues.
  • Demonstrated ability in IT Incident Response and handling security breaches.
  • A foundational grasp of networking principles and experience with firewalls from brands like Fortigate, Palo Alto, and Mikrotik.
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