Cloud Security Engineer needed at Capitec Bank

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Job title : Cloud Security Engineer

Job Location : Western Cape, Stellenbosch

Deadline : August 08, 2024

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Purpose Statement

  • To provide cloud security expertise to build out and maintain resilient, scalable, cost effective and high performing Cloud solutions that will assist Capitec to become the best bank in the world.



  • 7+ years’ experience in Infrastructure, Software Development, DevOps or Security
  • 4+ years design and implementation of highly available, enterprise-scale public Cloud infrastructure.
  • 3+ years in AWS with focus on Security & IAM
  • Of introducing cloud security technology (start-up) in an environment – processes, principles etc.
  • Design and hands on troubleshooting background on AWS Platform (Azure or GCP will be advantageous).
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment.
  • Experience developing and supporting infrastructure and cloud security capabilities for micro services-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.


  • 2+ years in AWS with focus on Networking 
  • Experience in a financial services or banking organisation
  • Infrastructure security
  • Experience in engineering data pipelines using Big Data technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Storm, etc.
  • Experience with ELK, New Relic or similar on Public Cloud Platforms.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience working in a fast paced Agile/Scrum environment (Atlassian Stack).

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in AWS Foundation or Cloud Computing

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Engineering – Other



  • Basic understanding of at least one high-level programming language (GoLang / .net / Java)
  • Advanced scripting skills in at least one interpreted language (Bash/PowerShell)
  • Design and deployment of highly available, enterprise-scale Cloud infrastructure.
  • Advance knowledge of infrastructure concepts, technologies and patterns. (SDLC, IaC)
  • Practical, working knowledge of:
  • Developing and delivering systems on AWS Platforms (Azure or GCP will be advantageous).
  • Supporting and enhancing build and release processes through automation using a combination of processes and existing tools.
  • Understanding of Cloud Security technologies and best practices.
  • Understanding of Networking in Cloud environments.


  • Previous experience in a Devops role and incorporating security controls in the build process.
  • Experience in engineering data and/or security log pipelines using Big Data technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Storm, etc.
  • Understanding of modern software engineering patterns, including those used in highly scalable, distributed, and resilient systems.
  • Ability to deliver long-term, repeatable IaC solutions that incorporate directly into an overall CI/CD process.
  • Knowledge of JSON templates, PowerShell, CLI’s, Shell, Python.


  • Communications Skills

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required

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