Cloud Platform Engineering Lead - Centurion, South Africa - Group IT Operations

Group IT Operations
Group IT Operations
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Centurion, South Africa

1 month ago

Thabo Mthembu

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Through our client-facing brands Metropolitan and Momentum, with Multiply (wellness and rewards programme), and our other specialist brands, including Guardrisk and Eris Property Group, the group enables business and people from all walks of life to achieve their financial goals and life aspirations.

Role Purpose


  • Bachelor's degree in a related IT field.
  • Certified Cloud Solutions Architect and/or Cloud Certified SysOps. Administrator (Professional certifications preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years' handon experience with Cloud architecture and automation.
  • Expertise in continuous integration and delivery practices.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a handson technology engineering role
  • Strong experience in software development with a variety of languages (such as Java, JavaScript, Python, Go)
  • Expert in scripting technologies (Bash, Perl, etc)
  • Solid experience with Source Code Management tools such as Git.
  • Experience with microservices and container technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Experience in logging and monitoring tools (Splunk, ELK, Prometheus, Grafana)
  • Solid experience with DevOPS philosophies, practises and tools including software.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, automate, and manage enterpriselevel cloud workloads across the organization's multiple business units.
  • Using the approved Engineering Operating Model, design, develop, and operate multitenant, global, scalable, and highly available Cloud Platform Products.
  • Continually improve and add new features to the automated Landing Zone.
  • Accelerate cloud adoption and awareness throughout the Momentum Metropolitan Group.
  • Develop a modular architecture that is decomposable into consumable platform products and services, allowing for cost recovery at each of them separately.
  • Across all Products, implement DevOps practices and build Site Reliability Engineering capabilities.
  • Ensure that all development efforts adhere to highquality procedures, capabilities, and tools.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for platform services, integration procedures, and deployment methodology, as well as operational run and playbooks.
  • Collaborate with enterprise, solution, and development stakeholders to create and maintain standards, guidelines, and pattern catalogues.
  • Accountable for continuously increasing the economies and prices of Cloud platforms through technical drag reduction and pattern standardisation.
  • Collaborate with the SRE team to ensure that CI/CD tools and automation are efficient.
  • Assist representatives from various business units with technical guidance and experience.
  • Establish and implement performance objectives for the area and individual employees that are linked with deliverables.
  • Provide individuals with training, development, and career opportunities.
  • Process Improvement, Workplace Culture.
  • Ascertain that daily standup are efficient.
  • Ascertain that the offer is supported by an adequate operational workflow.
  • Ascertain that teams complete assigned tasks.
  • Developing good relationships with employees and leadership.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to employees, resulting in a passionate and motivated workforce.
  • Capable of communicating complicated architectural principles to executive and business management in layman's terms.
  • Demonstrate experience in documenting processes, presentations, frameworks, best practices, and solutions.
  • Think critically about technological architecture and solutions.

Meeting Timescales

Managing Tasks

Examining Information

Documenting Facts

Providing Insights

Developing Strategies

Interacting with People

Articulating Information

Examining Information

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