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DevOps (Platform) Engineer, Cape Town, SA

About the company

VOSS develops a range of products that are used by the world’s largest communications service providers and enterprises. These market-leading tools are paired with professional services to help our customers achieve the most from their digital workplace platform. We operate in a very dynamic industry and leverage the latest technologies to keep our software at the forefront of the market.

VOSS is a global team with offices in Cape Town, Dallas, London, and Sydney. Our engineers are encouraged to travel and work directly with our customers to gain real-world experience. Read more about VOSS and what we do, on our website.

Purpose of the position

The VOSS Engineering team is predominantly based in Cape Town and is responsible for the design, development and go-to-market of the VOSS product suite. We use an agile process to deliver quality software to our customers. We are faced with challenging problems regularly, so problem solving skills are a must. Automation forms a key part of VOSS’s strategy to deliver high quality software in a fast paced market.

The DevOps (Platform) Engineer role supports product development and quality software delivery by implementing and maintaining automation using modern continuous integration tools and methodologies.

As a DevOps (Platform) Engineer, you will be responsible for developing code that reliably deploys the applications in the VOSS product suite to on-premise or cloud platforms. There would also be an expectation to maintain existing or implement new product features.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Participating in an agile development process as projects require.
  • Collaborating in the team to continually improve the product and delivery processes.
  • Quality focus throughout the delivery cycle.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure the effective operation of the CI/CD environment.
  • Responsible for the development and evolution of the platforms for all software products.
  • Level 3 support for the VOSS product suite.

Technical skills and experience

  • At least 4 years of experience with modern CI/CD tools and methodologies.
  • At least 4 years of development experience.

Required skills

  • Linux admin and bash scripting
  • Python
  • Jenkins
  • Ansible
  • Nginx
  • MongoDB
  • Docker / Kubernetes
  • VMWare
  • Networking

Preferred skills

  • Maven/Ant/MsBuild/Gradle/Make
  • Cloud Computing
  • JavaScript
  • NodeJS
  • REST API Integration
  • Powershell scripting


  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Motivated, self-starter.
  • Fast learner.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work across technology stacks.

Minimum qualifications

  • Completed relevant degrees or certifications.

Driving/Travel requirements

  • Must hold current valid driver’s license and passport.
  • Must be able to travel from time to time.
  • You must have the legal right to work in South Africa.