South Africa

Cloud Engineer

Company EDUCOR
Reference # #CE
Published 31/07/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Educor is the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa., managing 10 educational brands across its more than 60 campuses and sites in South Africa and internationally. As a Group we possess a rich heritage with brands that have been in existence for many years. Since our inception in 2008, Educor has evolved into an education giant offering face-to-face, distance and online learning. Our face to face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, ICESA and Central Technical College. Distance brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and our higher-education distance brand, Lyceum.

Job Functions Software Development,Support,Systems Administrator,Systems Analyst,Technical
Industries Digital,Engineering,ICT - Information & Communications Technology,Infrastructure,IT - Information Technology,Software Development,Technical
We are working towards being flexible engineers that put the technology and software design approach at the forefront of our skills but understand the value in making it simple enough that end user’s and our customers don’t know the software exists.

The Cloud Engineer will form an extended part of the development / DevOps teams and will play a central role in forging the strategic direction of cloud and supporting services in the organisation. This is a hands-on role that will include:

•Supporting both the Infrastructure and Development teams in configuration and administration of cloud-based services, process and capacity.
•Architecture of private, public and hybrid cloud solutions.
•Remediation and migration of Active Directory into Azure AD and the ongoing architecting and support of Azure AD services.
•Architecting and delivery of Office 365 solutions to enable business process and better support both internal and external clients.
•Research, recommend, deploy, and maintain cloud server/systems infrastructure based on user requirements.
•Work with Development and Infrastructure Services to define and implement policies/governance for physical and cloud-based systems.
•Participate in defining and implementing the overall structure and standards for systems.
•Research and resolve identified security issues
•Support daily activities for Server Infrastructure such as log monitoring, asset inventory, utilization reports and other related activities.
•Research and implementation of new tools to improve efficiency, performance and cost-effectiveness.
•Configuration Management


•Bachelor’s degree in IT discipline or equivalent job experience
•Relevant Microsoft training and certifications including Azure
•Strong technical knowledge of and practical experience with cloud concepts (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS)
•Excellent knowledge of Active Directory, Office 365, Azure, Azure AD and authentication technologies
•5 years job experience as a Server Administrator or similar capacity.
•Experience with AD and Azure AD migrations

Job Closing Date 14/08/2020
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