Cloud Engineer

R70 000 – R80 000

Remote SA


Top national Financial Services Company is looking for a Cloud (AWS) Engineer to join their growing team.


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


Aligned to values and self-development

  1. Align personal values to the company’s culture and values.
  2. Take responsibility for your personal development and career path
  3. Subscribe to the company’s code of ethics
  4. Manage your behavior to enhance the reputation and brand of your department and the company at all times
  5. Comply with all legislation governing the organisation
  6. Support and encourage the Amazing service culture


The candidate will need to meet these minimum requirements and may also be expected to write and pass a .net Development test to be considered for the position.


REF. KJ0573


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