Cloud Engineer needed at Discovery Limited

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Job title : Cloud Engineer

Job Location : Gauteng, Johannesburg

Deadline : July 13, 2024

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Job Purpose

The Cloud Engineer will optimize the company’s VMware network as well as Cloud Services. The incumbent will deploy Virtual applications on prem & on cloud environments and providing VMware/Cloud services support. They should exhibit sound knowledge of VMware ESX, Cloud Services (Azure) and related technologies. An accomplished Cloud engineer will be someone whose expertise results in the successful integration of Virtual/Cloud products across multiple data canters.

Areas of responsibility may include but are not limited to:

  • Determining business needs and evaluating existing network infrastructure and systems.
  • Optimizing network hardware and software to enable VMware integration.
  • Developing and deploying customized VMware solutions.
  • Defining multiple virtual servers on a single host machine.
  • Virtualizing Windows servers and connecting them to networks and clouds.
  • Installing operating systems and service packs, as well as security patches and bug fixes.
  • Troubleshooting and resolving VMware environment issues.
  • Providing technical support and documenting VMware processes.
  • Keeping informed of developments in VMware technologies and products.

Cloud Services

  • Collaborating with engineering and development teams to evaluate and identify optimal cloud solutions.
  • Modifying and improving existing systems.
  • Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud technologies and initiatives.
  • Designing, developing and deploying modular cloud-based systems.
  • Developing and maintaining cloud solutions in accordance with best practices.
  • Ensuring efficient functioning of data storage and processing functions in accordance with company security policies and best practices in cloud security.
  • Identifying, analysing, and resolving infrastructure vulnerabilities and application deployment issues.
  • Regularly reviewing existing systems and making recommendations for improvements.
  • Interacting with clients, providing cloud support, and making recommendations based on client needs.

Technical Skills:

  • Technical support strategies and approaches.
  • Technical documentation creation and maintenance.
  • Virtual Management systems.
  • Incident Management and Problem Management procedures
  • Change Management Procedures
  • Troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Proficiency in VMware associated programs and coding languages, such as Windows Server, MS IIS, SAN architecture, WebSphere, Citrix, Python, and C++.
  • Extensive knowledge of the fundamentals of VMware ESX and related cloud technologies.
  • Exceptional analytical and technical aptitude.
  • Great organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/Information Technology/ Computer Programming, or similar.
  • VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) preferred.
  • Azure, AWS, and GCP certifications preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience as a VMware Administrator at enterprise level.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of cloud computing.
  • Experience with CI/CD systems.
  • Experience with Sys-Ops.

Special Requirement

  • Availability to resolve urgent VMware/Cloud environment problems outside of business hours.

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