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Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

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Position Description

As a Cloud Infrastructure Engineer, your primary responsibility is architecting, deploying, and overseeing cloud-based infrastructure solutions. You will optimise system performance, ensure high availability, and implement security best practices. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you’ll contribute to automating processes, monitoring system health, and troubleshooting issues. Your expertise in cloud platforms, networking, and infrastructure management will be crucial in delivering efficient and reliable cloud services. It’s important to clarify that this role does not involve development tasks, and we seek Cloud Infrastructure Engineers specifically.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Work with stakeholders to understand the modifications they wish to apply to their current systems 
  • Analyse current systems to find flaws that can jeopardise cloud security 
  • Upload business information to a cloud computing platform and set up simple retrieval mechanisms for data 
  • Stay updated on advancements in the field of cloud computing to advise businesses and clients on industry best practices 
  • Increase cloud storage capacity to store more files and crucial data 
  • Ensure the protection of data in computer systems by working with cybersecurity and Managed IT team 
  • Troubleshoot issues pertaining to cloud application failure or security flaws 
  • Create and install cloud computing solutions in accordance with client or employer requirements
  • Automate specific system operations to enhance efficiency and speed 
  • Test designs to find and fix mistakes and make system improvements 
  • Evaluate and identify the best cloud solutions in collaboration with engineering and development teams 
  • Develop, establish and implement microservices and serverless environments such as containers, AWS Lambda and Kubernetes 
  • Locate, evaluate and fix infrastructure risks and deployment problems 
  • Periodically evaluate computer systems and offering suggestions for performance enhancements 
  • Offer support and guidance to meet client requirements

Qualifications and skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or a related field required. 
  • Knowledge of Windows Server and Linux hosting environments. 
  • Certified in cloud computing such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform 
  • Experience in managing firewalls and networks such as WAF, Security Groups, TCP/IP, virtual networks, application routing and DNS domain administration. 
  • Experience implementing monitoring tools and practices with a strong focus on early detection of potential system bottlenecks and anomalies. 
  • Proficiency in scripting, including bash and PowerShell. 
  • Working with server images and volume snapshots for disaster recovery. 
  • Knowledge of DevSecOps and basic SDLC processes. 
  • Experience and knowledge in setting up Containers in a Cloud environment, which includes being knowledgeable in Docker and other container tools. 
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills to identify and resolve complex technical issues methodically and under pressure. 
  • Strong relationship skills with effective communication, attention to detail, and results-oriented mindset.

Experience or certifications in the following would be an advantage:

  • Cloud certifications with IBM, AWS or Azure.
  • Docker and Orchestration Tools (Kubernetes, AWS Fargate)
  • Virtualization (AWS, Azure and Openstack)

Opportunities for Job Growth

  • DevOps Engineer
  • Cloud Support and Service Manager

Joining our dynamic team, you’ll experience a vibrant workplace culture that fosters teamwork and innovation. We take pride in maintaining a healthy hybrid working model, promoting flexibility and work-life balance. Our collaborative environment encourages open communication, creativity, and a supportive atmosphere. We value contributions and strive to create a positive, inclusive space for professional growth.

We are a growing team of 100+ individuals, read more about us here.

Candidates required for our Pretoria or Somerset West office.