Head of Cloud Delivery
Initiate International
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
2d ago

We have an amazing career opportunity for a Head of Cloud Delivery to join a leading telecoms company in Johannesburg. You will be focused on delivering all aspects of Cloud from private and public infrastructure to application modernization leveraging cloud native technologies group wide across our operating markets. You will lead the implementation of the Cloud Delivery strategy in line with overarching Group Technology goals. Does this job sound perfect for you? Keep reading!

Your key job responsibilities as the Head of Cloud Delivery in Johannesburg will include:

  • Apply and maintain standards, principles, and processes for overall management of Cloud Delivery
  • Provide technical leadership on projects involving Cloud Delivery and provide input into the review of all projects initiated
  • Review key risks, issues, and dependencies relating to Cloud Delivery, and set mitigation actions as required
  • Report on a monthly basis to management relating to progress made within Cloud Delivery and in accordance with the measurement metrics set by Group Technology and the Business

Requirements for this Head of Cloud Delivery job in Johannesburg:

  • Minimum 4-year Academic Degree with Honours (B Eng / BSc Degree Preferred)
  • MBA / Masters advantageous
  • Minimum 5 years’ Senior Management experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant sector/industry/area of specialisation
  • Work across diverse cultures and geographies
  • Proven track record of business improvement and strategy development
  • 5+ years architecting and implementing of any public cloud infrastructure and topologies
  • 5+ years’ experience migrating applications from the enterprise to public cloud providers
  • 10+ years of the overall experience, including a minimum of 5 years of enterprise, full lifecycle in Architecture in the professional IT/Software Development services industry
  • Experience helping development teams build and deploy microservices-based applications in the public cloud with Continuous Integration & Continuous
  • Deployment (CI/CD) tools and processes such as Jenkins
  • Experience with Docker, Kubernetes, and other Container Orchestration and API exposure platforms
  • API experience with APIgee or other API exposure platforms
  • Understanding of Identity and Access Management, user and system authentication methods and certificates, tokens and certificate management
  • Associate or higher-level certification of public cloud providers
  • Proficiency in Infrastructure as a Service, Infrastructure as Code and related concepts on the public cloud
  • Understanding of digital advertising, analytics and the impact of the combination of cloud and analytics
  • 5+ years’ experience with at least one of the following hyperscaler platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure, Oracle, Alibaba)
  • 8+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience and large scale, enterprise-class consulting or systems integration experience
  • 8+ years of experience managing project delivery, client outcomes, and stakeholder relationship

If you meet the above requirements for this Head of Cloud Delivery job in Johannesburg, we would like to hear from you! 


 

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