South Africa

Cloud Engineer

Company Blue Label Distribution
Reference # B009
Published 01/06/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa
We are a JSE-listed company that sells innovative technology for mobile commerce to emerging markets in South Africa and abroad. Our users are rich, poor, urban and rural, and we allow them all to interact and transact on an equal footing. We target many of our services at people who do not have easy access to bank accounts, and we allow them the convenience of being able to transact where and when they want to. At Blue Label Telecoms, we’re looking for outliers. People who have a drive to better themselves, their teams and the business with every decision and interaction. We have built an organisation that recognizes achievements and celebrates successes. We thrive on collaboration and offer our team members excellent work environments where enjoyment is a part of the experience.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Telecommunications
The Cloud Engineer must be a technical expert proficient in configuring, managing and using a wide range of complex IT infrastructures and
technologies. Independent judgment is required to carry out assignments that have significant impact on business services or programs. Guidelines may be available, but require insight and a keen understanding to determine appropriate courses of action. A high level of professionalism will be required for this position

Key Responsibility Areas
Work with specialists in operations to ensure applications are secure and available in production
Implement appropriate monitoring and logging to ensure potential failure can be detected, diagnosed and remediate before services are impacted
Be able to deploy highly available as appropriate for server, serverless and container based applications
Where possible work with the development team leads to ensure security is built into their development effort
Where appropriate deploy additional security measures
Work with the development teams to deploy and ensure infrastructure are deployed, packaged applications and custom applications
Use existing SDLC tool chains to deploy server, server-less and container-based applications
Maintain and upgrading existing SDLC tool chains
Work with the development managers to support them in SDLC automation and developing code to deploy infrastructure using our existing SDLC tool chains
Work with application owners to manage the cost infrastructure deployed for applications both in development and production
Tag resources appropriately so that their cost can be monitored by system
Implement cost saving where possible while maintaining the required performance
Support system owners in monitoring, predicting and optimising the cost of operating their infrastructure relative to the required performance


Manages Complexity
Ensures Accountability
Optimizes Work Processes
Tech Savvy
Manages Ambiguity
Nimble Learning
Business Insight
Action Oriented
Plans and Aligns
Cultivates Innovation

University (First degree)

4 – 6 years’ development experience
2 – 4 years’ DevOps on-premises and in the Cloud at an enterprise level Code - Familiarity, Terraform, Python, Atlassian stack
Knowledge and practical experience in one or more of AWS, Azure or other cloud solutions
Good knowledge of Linux or Windows systems administration.
Knowledge of fault tolerant applications, infrastructure and application security, networks
Knowledge or desire to learn about technologies such as , Data science, Decisioning, Containers
Job Closing Date 15/06/2021
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