Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

R60 000 – R70 000



UK IT Services Company is looking to employ a Senior Remote Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to work on UK based projects.


Roles and Responsibilities:

The Senior Infrastructure Engineer (SIE) will be a member of My clients professional Services team that is responsible for consulting, designing and implementing technical solutions for customers, remotely.


The SIE must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Experience designing/implementing cloud and hybrid infrastructure solutions.
  • Design Technology roadmaps.
  • Perform IT Audits to identify key weakness or new opportunities on clients IT infrastructure.
  • Work as part of a team to deliver innovation and fitting solutions.
  • Work as part of a geographically split team (with presence in both the UK and South Africa) to deliver innovation and fitting solutions.
  • Operate an effective service-transition methodology to ensure the migration to BAU/support of all implemented cloud-based projects & solutions.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Infrastructure design, implementation and maintenance.
  • Able to consult and act as Technical Manager for key customers.
  • Building, configuration and administration of physical and virtual servers.
  • Implementing Cloud based solutions such as Office 365, G Suite, Egnyte, Microsoft Azure. AWS.
  • Configuration of enterprise networking devices such as switches, routers, firewalls.
  • Prompt and accurate updating of project management system and related documentation.
  • Communication internally and with customers as required: keeping the necessary stakeholders and project managers updated on project progress and activity
  • Out of hours work (paid overtime).



  • At least two of the following qualifications: MCSA/MCSE, CCNA/CCNP, VCP.
  • Experience designing/implementing both Azure IaaS and PaaS solutions
  • A track record of having led large-scale, mission critical migrations to Azure.
  • Consultant-level knowledge of Windows Server Operating Systems and management platforms including SSCM.
  • In depth understanding of the capabilities of MS Office 365.
  • Expertise must include architectural design, migration, management and supporting O365 implementation including Exchange Online, SharePoint online, Skype for Business, OneDrive for Business and Azure AD
  • Well versed in cloud-based file/content management applications and Collaboration ecosystems.
  • VMware ESXi or MS Hyper V.
  • Exchange Server, G Suite.
  • Public and Private cloud computing platforms.
  • Great understanding of Network design and configuration at all layers (Switches, routers, firewalls).
  • Cyber-security awareness highly beneficial.
  • Knowledge of server and network hardware.
  • Demonstrable experience of the above.


Key Qualities:

  • Outstanding communication, client facing skills and be able to build relationships with key staff at our customer sites.
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the team’s needs.
  • Understanding of current technologies and how technology is used to provide IT services that align with the business needs.
  • Understanding of project management frameworks and the advantages to using them.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • High level of initiative, proactive approach.
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to changes and work in a fast-moving environment.
  • Ability to mentor junior staff and encourage them to progress
  • Growth Mindset.


REF. KJ0612


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