takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a Security Engineer to join our Takealot Engineering team in Cape Town. We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hardworking people to join us. We offer market related benefits, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.This position reports to the Software Engineering Team Lead (DevOps)At Takealot, our Security Engineers are responsible for securing building and operating security controls, and building out a security platform to support takealot.com. The security engineers work closely with the platform and development teams to build a strong defence, as well as enable and support a culture of DevSecOps in the development teams. Takealot is growing quickly, which brings a number of unique and interesting challenges. Security is growing rapidly in the organization and there is a lot of opportunity to shape the tools, technologies, and culture of security in the company.
Responsibilities + Skills
Has a solid understanding of Networking (TCP, UDP, IP, nmap, wireshark, etc)Has experience with Linux administration (Processes, Networking, Disks, Security)
Experience with Kafka, Apache Beam, Apache Metron, Apache SparkExperience with Google Cloud, or another cloud providerExperience with Kubernetes, Docker (or containers in general)Experience with Build Systems (Jenkins, Gitlab, Spinnaker)