Senior Cloud Engineer

Ref No. CLGTV002
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Job type Permanent
Job Status


An employee well-being and service excellence focused company in South Africa, seeks the services of an experienced Cloud Engineer.


Senior Cloud Engineer

The Job

To join a team that specialises in the development and maintenance of high performance Linux and Cloud hosting solutions for a magnitude of SA's biggest brands.

What you'll do:

  • Build and maintain reliable, fast, secure and scalable hosting infrastructure.
  • Translate customer requirements into robust innovative solutions.
  • Collaborate with diverse tech teams.
  • Be part of ensuring xneelo's hosting platform provides fantastic long term value to the market
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement within the team, being part of building a high performing team.

The right candidate will have the following:

  • 5+ years with a successful track record in Linux HTTP and database server engineering
  • 2+ years backend/API software development experience in a *nix environment
  • Solid virtualization and cloud infrastructure experience (Openstack, Docker, Proxmox, Ceph)
  • Passionate about at least one automation tool (eg. Puppet, Ansible, Salt, Terraform)
  • Experience as the last point of call for escalations.
  • Is passionate about quality and high standards
  • Gets the false economy of interim solutions
  • Knows how to iterate towards the right solution
  • Is able to say the words "I don't know" and "I messed up" and have said both at least once
  • Knows how not to lose data to solar flares and bit rot
  • Demonstrates passion for technology to serve operational and client requirements
  • Has a strong sense of ownership and getting on with the job
  • Demonstrates a passion for optimal systems and simple procedures
  • Gets the devops mindset
  • Is tenacious in troubleshooting problems
  • Understands and contributes to the power of a cohesive team

Key skills:

  • Linux HTTP
  • Database server engineering
  • Database
  • Backend API
  • Openstack
  • Open source technology
  • Open source
  • Docker
  • Proxmox
  • Puppet
  • Ansible
  • Salt
  • Terraform
  • Devops

Networkers acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Networkers and may assist with processing your application.


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