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Cloud Engineer

[Cape Town] - Permanent

Ref: iS00296D

Our client requires the services of a Cloud Engineer to:
  • Work in tandem with the engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company.
  • Plan, design and develop cloud-based applications.
  • Manage cloud environments in accordance with the client security guidelines.
  • Deploy and debug cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Educate teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required.
  • Employ exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they snowball into problems.
  • Using your extensive knowledge of APIs to design RESTful services, and integrate them with existing data providers.
  • Lead and develop best practices for larger Cloud Engineer team.
  • Build and design web services in the cloud, along with implementing the set-up of geographically redundant services.
  • Orchestrate and automate cloud-based platforms throughout the client.
  • Stay current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the clients excel.
The ideal candidate should have:
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Masters degree a plus.
  • Certification as an AWS Solutions Architect, Cloud Security Certification, and/or OpenStack Administrator Certification a plus. (Other cloud-related certification also a plus.).
  • 5-10 years experience in developing software using languages such as Java, Python, C++ or Ruby.
  • Experience with SOA applications and cloud-based services, preferably AWS.
  • Experience working with OpenStack, Linux/UNIX, Rackspace, Docker and Microsoft Azure.
  • 5 years experience in a Cloud Engineer role or related position.
  • Knowledge of web services, API, REST and RPC.
  • Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP and distributed networks.
  • Database experience, including knowledge of SQL and NoSQL, and related data stores such as Postgres.
  • Extensive experience with open-source technology, software development and system engineering.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace.
  • Interest in Cloud Engineering and its impact on greater business practices.
  • Skilled at working in tandem with a team of engineers, or alone as required.
POSITION: Permanent.
    COMMENCEMENT: Immediately.
    • Please send your comprehensive resume, 2 recent payslips and supporting documentation.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
    N.B: If you have not received a response from us within 14 days please consider your application for this role as not successful.
    • iSanqa offers a R2000-00 finder\'s fee for any candidates referred and successfully placed in a permanent role. A R1000-00 finder\'s fee for any candidates referred and successfully placed in a contract role with a duration of three months or more