Job title: Systems Development Engineer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Cape Town, WC
Job published: 2023-08-29
Job ID: 32168

Job Description


Redherd is a bespoke, boutique information security and technology recruiting partner. Our clients and us tackle some of the most complex security requirements of the modern-day cyber security industry. We obsess about the details and the subtle intricacies of a given position, therefore only run surgical searches and only approach those who possess the skills required, to excel in specific positions. Our candidates come first, and that will always stay at the forefront. Afterall, you know what is best for you.

Our client is a South African based security vendor with a global reach and customers in the highest spheres of technology and innovation. They provide real-time reporting on adversaries interacting with your networks or snooping around your infrastructure, allowing you to identify and defend against attacks. They are extremely vested in the global security community and contribute to the open-source community extensively. 

The client is looking for a seasoned Software Engineer with the proficiency to craft tools and automation that empower both individuals with technical expertise and those without, enabling them to achieve their tasks effectively.

Skills and Experience

  • Proficiency in working with a blend of widely used open-source tools and internally developed solutions within an AWS environment.

  • Strong inclination towards a No Ops/Zero-Ops philosophy coupled with an iterative/continuous improvement mindset.

  • Adeptness in conducting comprehensive investigations, delving into uncharted territory to troubleshoot and resolve previously unencountered challenges.

  • Skilled in fostering efficient collaboration between technical and non-technical stakeholders to ensure seamless system operations.

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify potential areas for system enhancement and automation.


  • Flexible working hours.

  • Remote work.

  • Investment in your education.

  • Research Time.

  • Extended maternity/paternity leave.

  • Full Medical Aid coverage including gap cover.

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