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Senior DevOps Engineer

Seniority Level Senior
Industry Fintech
Employment Type Full Time
Job Functions Development, Project Management
Location Johannesburg

The Role

As our Senior DevOps Engineer, you’ll contribute to our infrastructure and ops functions at Payflex reporting to the CTO. The role includes the following:


  • Assisting merchants with custom integrations into the Payflex API.
  • Improving and maintaining the Payflex e-commerce plugins for various e-commerce platforms, including Magento, Woocommerce and Shopify.
  • Maintain the performance and availability of the platforms you support
  • Develop escalation strategies for always-on support
  • Lead development of high-quality monitoring solutions across multiple tech stacks
  • Help support the diagnosis of production issues when they happen
  • Perform effective code reviews
  • Develop strategies for HA, DR, canary deployments and rollbacks
  • Manage a backlog of features, bugs and technical debt and effectively manage priority
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation
  • Work in a team with a “team-first” mentality
  • Design and build deployment pipelines in collaboration with development teams
  • Deliver reusable service/infrastructure templates
  • Educate developers about tools and practices
  • Identify and remediate pain points in the application lifecycle
  • Recommend and assist with architectural changes to improve performance and reliability

To help us level up, you’ll ideally have:

  • A Computer Science degree from a leading University (ideally with Honours or Masters)
  • 5+ years of DevOps experience (ideally in the Fintech space)
  • Expert knowledge of Software Development with at least one language
  • Expert knowledge of AWS and Azure
  • Experience with EventStore and Azure Message/Service bus (bonus!)
  • Experience with CI/CD tooling (e.g. Gitlab CI, GitHub Actions, TeamCity, etc)
  • Understanding of serverless technologies
  • Collaborative team player
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analysis skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively


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