Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Senior Cloud Engineer
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:6 to 12 years
Salary:R60000 to R65000
Job published:15 April 2021
Job reference no:1051854450

Job Description



  • An in-depth understanding of Public/Private/Hybrid Cloud solutions and experience in integrating public cloud into traditional hosting/delivery models with a specific focus on AWS
  • Extensive experience in conducting Cloud Readiness Assessments observing business and technical perspectives
  • Strong knowledge of the AWS Well-Architected Framework(s) with accompanying cost analysis and forecasts
  • Strong knowledge of AWS technologies like S3, Cognito, SNS, API Gateway, SES, SQS
  • Assist with cloud development efforts and crisis management where needed while identifying the root cause and identifying preventative measures
  • Establish yourself as a cloud digital specialist and critical resource across multiple disciplines
  • Research and maintain a high awareness of cloud industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to emerging technologies
  • Ability to use a CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications on AWS using CodeBuild and Travis CI
  • Ability to write code using AWS security best practices and Secrets Manager
  • Proficiency in writing code for microservices architecture applications using Serverless Framework, AWS Lambda using Node.js runtime, Typescript and DynamoDB
  • Proficient in architectures supporting applications built on SPA frameworks like React and Angular using AWS S3, EC2 and CloudFront
  • Contributing to the company development standards working closely with the CTO and VPE
  • Partners with business analysts, systems analysts and engineers in requirements gathering and reviews
  • Excitement about emerging web technologies


Quality Assurance

  • Coordinates with Central QA for Load Testing / Code Profiling to meet Quality Performance Metrics
  • On a projects' inception assess and recommend software architecture design in the most proficient and cost-effective manner
  • Review and validate Scope of Work & Memorandum of Understanding documents to ensure they are accurate, feasible, and correct in their technological approach as per the documented processes and standards
  • Ensuring that all tasks that are to be briefed are accurate and contain all relevant information to allow for timely and efficient delivery of thereof


  • Full remote work options available if necessary
  • All necessary hardware and software provided
  • Annual performance-based increases
  • Company-sponsored learning opportunities and attaining qualifications
  • Flexible work hours outside of core hours