Cloud Systems Administrator

Western Cape - Century City Permanent

Responsibilities

  • Assist with management of instances of cloud infrastructure services and multiple cloud servers
  • Provide technical assistance on Windows & Linux, cloud-based systems, and resolve operational problems
  • Help build & improve monitoring solutions that keeps our systems health in check and page when necessary
  • Assist with implementation of security configurations & patching in line with organisational requirements
  • Help troubleshoot and optimize our backend services
  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues
  • Share your knowledge and ensure the security, operability, quality, and scalability of your work
  • Form part of an after-hours on call rotation to address critical downtime after hours

Skills

  • Minimum 3 years hands on experience with cloud infrastructure (Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud) – we use Azure
  • Experience building and administering alerting and monitoring systems for API services
  • High degree of understanding of networking concepts like VPNs, NAT, IP routing, ACLs
  • Strong Windows & Linux system administration and Networking background
  • Strong skills in network services such as DNS, TLS/SSL, HTTP
  • Experience with Identity management / federated identity solutions / Access control
  • In depth knowledge of web application firewalls and related concepts
  • Experience in relational, non-relational, and time-series data stores (MS-SQL/PostgreSQL/MySQL) implementation and Administration
  • Advanced ability to craft clear and concise documentation
  • Ability to construct and execute network, server, and application status monitoring.
  • Experience with Source Code Management / Git an advantage
  • Knowledge in Network security an advantage
  • Experience utilising configuration management tools like puppet, ansible or chef an advantage
  • Experience with security operations & remediation an advantage
  • Experience with infrastructure as code & utilising Terraform an advantage
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills
  • Team player
  • Good time-management skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
Skill Level Required:
Industry Sector:
Information Technology