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Cloud Engineer

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|   Posted 2 months ago

Reference Number: 202105006

Job details

Job Category: Information Technology

Key Purpose:

  • The candidate will work within the DevOps team designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud systems.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Work with various stakeholders to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company
  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance
  • Design and Implement strategies for gathering metrics and monitoring systems that will allow teams to proactively resolve issues before there is an impact on the Business
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to development teams to build cloud knowledge
  • Coach and train developers on best practices that help them become more efficient
  • Find opportunities to remove repetitive and/or error prone tasks via automation
  • Ensure critical systems have a redundancy plan in place
  • Ensure that the provisioned systems are being utilised efficiently to maximise the efficiency and capacity of the systems and meet business requirements
  • Assist development teams taking their code through the DevOps Lifecycle via multiple development environments to Production
  • Continuous optimization and improvement to existing processes, systems and infrastructure.
  • Exercise technical consistency within the IT environment.
  • Demonstrate culture of individual leadership and development and exhibit progressive attitude to technology and career

Minimum Requirements:



  • Matric
  • A BSc Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, a BComm Business Information Systems (BIS) Degree, or a very high quality Technikon Diploma.



  • 3+ years of work experience with cloud technologies
  • Strong AWS experience + SysOps or DevOps certification
  • Experience in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Experience with Application Lifecycle Management tools (ALM)
  • Experience with various development & scripting languages:
  • JavaScript, Python, PowerShell, Bash
  • Experience with administration of Linux and associated technologies
  • Experience with deploying and managing applications in the cloud
  • Experience implementing SDLC automation and testing using Git based repositories
  • Experience with collaboration & development tools such as:
  • SCM - Git distributed source control, Subversion
  • Build – GitLab, Jenkins, Huddson
  • Deploy – Octopus, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt, Terraform, Rundeck
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