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Cloud Engineer

Date: 25-Nov-2021

Location: Stellenbosch, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd

Purpose Statement

  • To act as a Cloud Engineer in a senior position to build out and maintain resilient, scalable, cost effective and high performing Cloud solutions that will assist Capitec to become the best bank in the world.

Experience

Minimum:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Infrastructure, Software Development, DevOps 
  • 3+ years design and implementation of highly available, enterprise-scale Cloud infrastructure.
  • 2+ years in AWS
  • Of introducing Cloud technology (start-up) in an environment – processes, principles etc.
  • Design and hands on troubleshooting background on AWS Platform (Azure or GCP will be advantageous).
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment.
  • Experience developing and supporting infrastructure and Cloud capabilities for micro services-based architectures.
  • Experience working with CI/CD tools.
  • Experience with authentication and Authorization technologies and protocols (LDAP, Kerberos, AD, OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, SAML).
  • Experience working with scripting and provisioning tools like Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation or equivalent.

Ideal:

  • Experience in a financial services or banking organisation
  • Infrastructure security
  • Experience in engineering data pipelines using Big Data technologies such as Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Storm, etc.
  • Experience with ELK, New Relic or similar on Public Cloud Platforms.
  • Experience with Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Experience working in a fast paced Agile/Scrum environment (Atlassian Stack).

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • A relevant post-graduate qualification in Information Technology - Systems Engineering or Information Technology - IT Engineering

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology - Systems Engineering or Information Technology - IT Engineering

Knowledge

Minimum:

  • Design and deployment of highly available, enterprise-scale Cloud infrastructure.
  • Advance knowledge of infrastructure concepts, technologies and patterns. (SDLC, IaC)
  • Practical, working knowledge of:
  • Developing and delivering systems 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.
  • Understanding of Cloud Security technologies and best practices.
  • Understanding of Networking in Cloud environments.

 
Ideal / Optional

  • Understanding of modern software engineering patterns, including those used in highly scalable, distributed, and resilient systems.
  • Ability to deliver long-term, repeatable IaC solutions that incorporate directly into an overall CI/CD process.
  • Knowledge of JSON templates, PowerShell, CLI’s, Shell, Python.

Skills

  • Facilitation Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Project Management Skills (Methodolgy Specific)
  • Problem solving skills
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills
  • Communications Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)

Competencies

  • Creating and Innovating
  • Relating and Networking_Establishing Relationships
  • Deciding and Initiating Action
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Presenting and Communicating Information
  • Learning and Researching

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record
  • A valid driver's license and own vehicle is required