Cloud Solutions Architect ( Jb1792)
Recruitment
Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, USA
3d ago

Cloud Solutions Architect (JB1792)

Parktown, Johannesburg

R90 000.00 to R 100 000.00 per month

Benefits Included : Medical Aid and Pension Fund

Overview

This key role will help drive the Always On / Always Available strategy through Cloud Adoption and App Modernisation. The incumbent will be hands-on building Modern Cloud Applications, Automated CI / CD Pipelines, Facilitating Test Automation, keeping the company’s Digital applications on latest PaaS cloud platforms (Azure and AWS).

IT & Change is a collaborative agile environment where skills, attitude, and cultural fit are all extremely important.

As the Cloud Solutions Architect, you will have a great understanding of Windows Operating Systems, Cloud Platforms, continuous deployment to Azure and AWS cloud platforms, as well as On-Priem.

Minimum Requirements :

  • Degree qualified Information Systems / Computer Science
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Technologies including Server 2012 / 2019, AD, AAD, DFS, DHCP, DNS, SAML
  • Solid understand of cloud networking
  • Experience with Automation, CI / CD pipelines, Blue / Green Deployments
  • Demonstrated experience with DevOps toolsets Team City, Octopus Deploy, Chef, Jenkins, Azure DevOps.
  • Knowledge and experience in building and managing cloud solutions in Azure, AWS, and O365.
  • Ability to create and debug PowerShell scripts
  • Experience in Agile delivery (Scrum or variation) using tools such as JIRA, Confluence, and Kanban
  • Proven knowledge and experience of ITIL service management concepts and practices
  • Understanding of APRA CPS234, PCI, ISO27001 and ASD Security Essentials
  • Degree qualified Information Systems / Computer Science
  • Expert knowledge of Cloud Hosting Platforms, App Modernization, Automation across Web, APIs, Databases and operating systems.
  • Thorough understanding of enterprise IT Strategies and Concepts
  • Knowledge of the latest industry trends and developments, including emerging technologies.
  • Solid working knowledge of current IT technologies, across a wide variety of technical disciplines.
  • Strong team-orientation with highly developed collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Adept at reading, writing, and interpreting technical documentation and procedure manuals.
  • Adept at conducting research into technical products and issues as required.
  • Exceptional customer focus and service ethic.
  • Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Good written and oral communication skills with the ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with the ability to develop, mentor, and motivate others.
  • Working knowledge of applicable data privacy and security practices and laws.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Great problem solver and ability to think outside the box
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Technologies including Server 2012 / 2019, AD, AAD, DFS, DHCP, DNS, SAML
  • Solid understand of cloud networking
  • Experience with Automation, CI / CD pipelines, Blue / Green Deployments
  • Demonstrated experience with DevOps toolsets Team City, Octopus Deploy, Chef, Jenkins, Azure DevOps.
  • Knowledge and experience in building and managing cloud solutions in Azure, AWS, and O365.
  • Ability to create and debug PowerShell scripts
  • Experience in Agile delivery (Scrum or variation) using tools such as JIRA, Confluence, and Kanban
  • Proven knowledge and experience of ITIL service management concepts and practices
  • Understanding of APRA CPS234, PCI, ISO27001 and ASD Security Essentials
  • Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Support the continuous improvement of Customer Experience by understanding and ensuring our existing and new customers’ expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in building Cloud VMs and migrating application workloads from Old VMs to New VMs, as well as modernize the application hosting by adopting PaaS over IaaS infrastructure.
  • Manage cloud-based infrastructure, such as, AWS, API Gateways, Lambda Functions, Elastic BeanStack, Azure Web Apps, Azure SQL, IaaS VMs and others.
  • Provide technical high-level system and process documentation as required.
  • Work unsupervised towards tasks agreed with your line manager.
  • Drive the development of a mature and robust cloud hosting architecture.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate and regulatory policies and standards, including documentation, configuration, security, and change management.
  • Design and build Automated CI / CD Pipeline for Digital applications using Team City, GIT, Octopus Deploy, Azure DevOps, etc.
  • Digital Platform Availability
  • Time to ship updated / newer capabilities
  • Incident management
  • o Aged Incidents

    o Resolution in lines with compliance requirements

    o Preventative measures

  • Project Deliverables
  • Automated, Repeatable and Robust Application Deployment process and technology
  • Comply company Change Management Governance models while managing change
  • Deliver continuous improvements and drive efficiency, in turn lowering operating costs
  • Enable effective communication and decision making.
  • Present and articulate changes in Architecture Review Board (ARB) and Change Approval Board (CAB)
  • Drive favorable outcomes by actively participating in forums and workshops with peers, leaders, and business stakeholders
  • Maintain and meet current SLA’s for major incidents and time to resolution
  • Protect the company’s brand by limiting unplanned outages and creating resilient solutions
  • Maintain standards and procedures that support business productivity and continuity goals throughout the environment.
  • Drive efficiency and provide innovative cost-effective solutions and designs
  • Consistently deliver an outstanding level of service to the organization through successfully participating in quality assurance and service delivery improvement programs.
  • Excellent experience of finding root causes for issues, resolving incidents, and acting on service requests.
  • Effective management of key vendors to ensure the company obtains maximum value from the relationship
  • Build strong relationships and work collaboratively to strengthen Digital Platform’s reputation across all business units and to our external partners.
  • Work in a small, dynamic agile team on new projects and enhancements to existing systems in concert with business priorities.
  • This includes working in sprints, helping define / estimate stories, and creating light-weight documentation.

  • Mentor, guide and support other team members particularly those in junior IT support positions and help develop shared knowledge in related technologies
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