Senior Cloud Engineer

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  • Post Date : September 9, 2020
  • Apply Before : September 24, 2020
  • Salary: R 1.00 - R 2.00 / Monthly
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Job Detail

  • Level of Experience Experience required
  • Experience 8 Years +
  • Desired Status Non EE/AA
  • Job Category IT & Telecommunications
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

POSITION: Senior Cloud Engineer

LOCATION: Umhlanga (KwaZulu-Natal)

TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: Market-related, depending on experience (CTC package will include Medical Aid contribution)

STARTING DATE: Immediately or ASAP depending on notice to be worked

 ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES:

  • More than 10 years of experience in a technical role with the last 3-4 years focused on Microsoft cloud solutions, having deployed projects, architecture, design, implementation, and/or support.
  • Related Degree in Information Technology – Computer Engineering/Computer Science etc.
  • A professional who understands that best results are achieved through collaborating with others, and not just in working alone.
  • A natural-born teacher who will do what it takes to up-skill the people around you, and has an opinion on what constitutes great work.
  • Career-focused with the motivation to forge one’s own path to success within a high-performing team.
  • The diligence and discipline to get things done, no matter the level or perceived cachet of the task.
  • Proven track record of building deep technical relationships with clients.
  • Experience in managing various stakeholder relationships to get a consensus on solutions/projects.
  • Ability to solve customer problems through cloud technologies.
  • Acknowledged for driving decisions collaboratively, resolving conflicts and ensuring follow through with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to orchestrate, lead, and influence virtual teams, ensuring successful implementation of customer projects.
  • Experience with deploying and training users on Microsoft Teams, InTune and Sharepoint
  • Technical experience with cloud and hybrid infrastructures, virtualisation, architecture designs, database migrations, and technology management.
  • Microsoft certifications, including MCSA-O365 and MS900/MD101/MS101/MS500
  • Microsoft Azure certifications in AZ103/AZ300/AZ500
  • Valid driver’s license

 ADVANTAGEOUS SKILLS

  • Technical experience and knowledge, in two or more data platform cloud solutions – such as AWS or Google Cloud
  • Advanced analytics including Azure Data Bricks and visualization tools such as PowerBI
  • The technical aptitude and experience to learn new technologies and understand relevant cloud trend
  • Understanding of partner ecosystems and the ability to leverage partner solutions to solve customer needs
  • Prior work experience in an architectural position, within a technology and solutions-driven environment.
  • Linux operating systems
  • Advanced networking skills with Firewalls (Mikrotik, Cisco, Juniper, Fortinet)

 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understanding customers’ overall data centre, IT and business processes, to design implementation and roll-out cloud-focused solutions.
  • Application of technical knowledge to architect solutions that meet business and IT needs, creating a data platform and ensuring long term technical viability of Microsoft 365 deployments
  • Ensuring solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, appropriate reusability and reliability upon deployment
  • Develop deep relationships with the customer’s IT team and provide guidance to enable them to be cloud advocates
  • To share insights and best practices, as well as connecting with the engineering team to identify and resolve network security matters
  • Assess the customers’ knowledge of the Microsoft 365 platform and overall cloud readiness, to support customers through a structured learning plan and ensuring its delivery through partners.
  • Collaborate with other engineers in developing complex end-to-end enterprise solutions on Microsoft 365.
  • Maintain technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, collaborate and share with the technical community while educating customers on the Microsoft 365 platform.
  • Be a Microsoft 365 evangelist with customers, partners and external communities

APPLICATION

  • Only applicants that match the minimum requirements of the job specification will be contacted.
  • If you have not heard from us after 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful for this position.

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