Thursday , April 18 2024

Old Mutual Careers Graduate Programme – Platform Engineer

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

The Platform Engineer envisions, designs, implement, tests and delivers on AWS cloud infrastructure on which Digital & Data applications are run. This role contributes to the definition of requirements, product, design specification. Defines innovative approaches to systems development and integration of security aspects. Contributes to the definition of requirements, product, design specifications and collaborates with team throughout the development cycle. Develops prototypes

Job Responsibilities:

  • Respond (1st line) to and resolve support tickets in the Platform Engineering support queue
  • Develop boilerplate infrastructure-as-code to provision build and deployment environments for software teams
  • Create technical artefacts (code, templates and documentation) generated by Associate Platform Engineers and software development teams
  • Optimise codes for implementation in various AWS platforms
  • Craft and maintain Platform Engineering documentation, templates and style guides and assist software development teams to adopt standards during delivery
  • Facilitate and lead cadence calls with the development teams to understand demand in software configuration management and deployment, in order maintain the Platform Engineering product backlog
  • Evaluate software resilience against reverse engineering
  • Determine user requirements based on business needs and ensure software configuration management tooling adheres to the Old Mutual Cloud Security Controls Standard
  • Participate in crafting public-facing artefacts (blog posts, whitepapers, or open-source projects) which can be used by the engineering community outside the organization
  • Define best design practices for development and testing

Job Requirements:

  • Innovation (Perspective)
  • Personal Mastery (Learning)
  • Execution
  • Customer First
  • Collaboration (Relating)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Programming diploma/on the job training, with 3+ years of programming experience
  • Knowledge of coding design patterns and standards e.g. Model-View-Controller, Microservices pattern
  • Experience working with information architecture and design interfaces

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pinelands, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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