Cloud Engineer Networking

Date: 17 May 2024

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

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We're on the lookout for energetic, self-motivated individuals who share our passion for service in the banking industry. To be part of the journey, follow the steps below:

1. To see what life at Capitec is all about and complete a short assessment, please click here!

2.  Once you have completed the above finalize your application by clicking apply below.

Who we are

We're a bank, but we're more than that too. We believe that banking is about people and that there's a simpler way to bank, and that by helping our clients manage their financial lives better, we enable them to live better.

Why Choose Us

At Capitec, we offer our best by being a CEO in every situation - we always put the Client first, act with Energy and take Ownership.  We make it priority to ensure that each Capitec person feels known, valued, focused and has the opportunity to grow. Picture yourself in the heart of a dynamic, fast-paced environment, where you can harness the power of your experience to make a real impact. The successful candidate will join the Technology Platforms department which oversees all infrastructure and systems within AWS and Azure. The successful candidate will be responsible for the well-being and road map for all networking in the Cloud. Additionally, the Cloud Engineer will play a pivotal role in architecting and optimizing the AWS cloud network infrastructure, ensuring seamless connectivity and top-notch performance across global operations. With access to the latest tools and resources, and the chance to collaborate with some of the brightest minds in the industry, you'll help shape the future of our cloud strategy. If you're passionate about innovative cloud solutions and eager to make a tangible impact, this is the perfect role for you.

Join Us in Becoming the Best Bank in the World

We appoint people for their potential and continuously look for talented, driven individuals to help us innovate and evolve the banking industry. That's why we focus on finding the right people for the right jobs. We love what we do - it takes a great team, commitment and dedication to build a brand that we are proud of and that our clients trust. If you are looking for a rewarding role, you should apply today!

Purpose Statement

  • To design, deploy and maintain resilient, scalable, cost effective and high performing cloud native solutions that will assist Capitec to become the best bank in the world.

Education (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational
  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology - Computer Science

Education (Ideal or Preferred)

    Knowledge and Experience


    Deep understanding of cloud computing concepts and technologies

    Practical and deep working knowledge of:

    • Designing, deploying and managing cloud solutions on AWS Platforms (Azure or GCP will be advantageous).
    • Supporting and enhancing build and release processes through automation using a combination of processes and existing tools.

    In depth understanding of:

    • Cloud technologies and best practices.
    • Networking in Public and Hybrid Cloud environments
    • Network protocols, network architecture and security.
    • Understanding of virtualization technologies, such as VMWare, Docker, and Kubernetes.


    • 3+ years of experience in cloud computing
    • Experience with a variety of cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP)
    • Experience with DevOps practices
    • Cloud native solution design and development using APIs, containers, Kubernetes, service mesh 
    • Introducing Cloud technology (start-up) in an environment – processes, principles etc.
    • Design and hands on troubleshooting background on AWS Platform (Ideally Azure or GCP).
    • Developing and supporting infrastructure and Cloud capabilities for micro services-based architectures.
    • Working with CI/CD tools.
    • Authentication and Authorization technologies and protocols (LDAP, Kerberos, AD, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML).
    • Working with scripting and provisioning tools like Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation or equivalent.


    • Analytical Skills
    • Communications Skills
    • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
    • Planning, organising and coordination skills
    • Problem solving skills

    Additional Information

    • Clear criminal and credit record

    Capitec is committed to diversity, applications to this position will strictly be considered in support of our employment equity goals.