Software Systems engineer

Ref No. CLGFH001
Salary zar45,000 - zar55,000/month
Location Gauteng, South Africa
Job type Permanent
Job Status


Software Development, Systems engineering applied to Application programming, DevOps and



Software Systems engineer, Fourways Gauteng

The Job

Key Performance Area: Software Application Development and Automation

Core Tasks:

  • Be able to develop lightweight software applications to support network automation, application deployment, business efficiency, customer service delivery and IT operations.
  • Have a grasp and understanding of various other programming languages such as PHP, C# .Net, NodeJS, HTML, Javascript, Jquery and CSS in order to provide advisory and management of information systems project delivery.
  • Integrate software development activities with a focus on the dev-ops framework based on CI/CD lifecycle.
  • Software systems and automate the operations and interfaces between these systems.

Continuous Integration - Continuous delivery -Core Tasks:

  • Be involved in the first 4 stages of the 7element dev-ops lifecycle, which entail: build, test, package and provision of software applications and platforms.
  • Implement automated deployment of software and development environments using the following technologies:
  • Python & Django
  • Ubuntu
  • Jenkins
  • Ansible
  • Unix/Linux
  • Git
  • IPaaS
  • JIRA
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes

Key Performance Area: Systems Engineering

Core Tasks:

  • Be technical lead for information systems Portals and BSS stacks.
  • Manage the project delivery process, which entails:
  • Be system owner for specific systems and overseeing the full-stack operations of those systems.
  • Translating business requirements to technical requirements.
  • Maintaining and developing enterprise architecture.
  • Managing project delivery and consultant/vendor outputs.

Implement governance and compliance standards within the DevOps environment (ITIL, eTOM, TMForum).

Ensure data synchronization & stability between all DevOps environment.

Key Performance Area: Documentation

Core Tasks:

  • Be able to maintain, compile and translate technical documentation such as functional requirement specifications, business requirement specifications, interface control documents, architecture definitions, acceptance testing specifications and requests for proposals.
  • Understanding of general IT documentation best practices such as ITIL.


  • Preferably University Bachelor's degree.
  • BTech, MTech, IT, Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering

Professional Competencies:

  • Software development
  • Object Oriented programming
  • Dev Ops
  • UML
  • Basic IP MPLS knowledge
  • Engineering Documentation
  • Git Version Control
  • Agile, SCRUM

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