Cloud Engineer (JHB)

Johannesburg – Gauteng

BUILD out and maintain resilient, scalable, cost effective and high performing Cloud solutions as your technical expertise as a Cloud Engineer is sought by the Joburg division of a fast-paced & innovative Financial Institution. Your role will entail the design and deployment of highly available, enterprise-scale Cloud infrastructure including developing and delivering systems on AWS Platforms. The successful candidate must have a relevant tertiary qualification in IT/Systems Engineering/IT Engineering, have 5+ years’ experience in Infrastructure, Software Development & DevOps, 3+ years designing and implementing enterprise-scale Cloud infrastructure & 2+ years’ AWS. You must also have worked with CI/CD tools, LDAP, Kerberos, AD, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML, Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, SDDLC and IaC.
Qualifications –
  • A relevant post-graduate qualification in Information Technology – Systems Engineering or Information Technology – IT Engineering.
Experience/Skills –
  • 5+ Years’ experience in Infrastructure, Software Development, DevOps.
  • 3+ Years design and implementation of highly available, enterprise-scale Cloud infrastructure.
  • 2+ Years in AWS.
  • Introducing Cloud Technology (start-up) in an environment – processes, principles etc.
  • Design and hands-on troubleshooting background on AWS Platform (Azure or GCP will be advantageous).
  • Working in a DevOps environment.
  • Developing and supporting infrastructure and Cloud capabilities for micro services-based architectures.
  • Experience working with CI/CD tools.
  • With authentication and Authorization technologies and protocols (LDAP, Kerberos, AD, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML).
  • Experience working with scripting and provisioning tools like Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation or equivalent.
  • Advanced knowledge of infrastructure concepts, technologies and patterns. (SDLC, IaC).
  • Practical, working knowledge of:
    • Supporting and enhancing build and release processes through automation using a combination of processes and existing tools.
    • Understanding of Cloud Security technologies and best practices.
    • Understanding of Networking in Cloud environments.
  • Clear criminal and credit record.
  • A valid driver’s license and own vehicle is required.
Ideal to have –
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology – Systems Engineering or Information Technology – IT Engineering.
  • Experience in a Financial Services or a Banking organisation.
  • Infrastructure Security.
  • Experience in engineering data pipelines using Big Data technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Storm, etc.
  • ELK, New Relic or similar on Public Cloud Platforms.
  • Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience working in a fast paced Agile/Scrum environment (Atlassian Stack).
  • Understanding of modern software engineering patterns, including those used in highly scalable, distributed, and resilient systems.
  • Knowledge of JSON templates, PowerShell, CLI’s, Shell, Python.
  • Deciding and initiating action.
  • Relating and networking.
  • Presenting and communicating information.
  • Learning and research.
  • Creating and innovating.
  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectations.
  • Applying expertise and technology.
  • Adapting and responding to change.