Cellulant – Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer.

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About the job

As we organize ourselves to be a world class Business, Our Cloud Infrastructure sits at our core and has been given extreme focus as a pillar for growth as a pan-African payment business. We are in the business of helping people and businesses properly and we will do this only if we care more about their success. We have hence organised ourselves to continually build successful products and change the African market by providing products that cater to our customer demands ensuring we stay at the top of our market maintaining consistent quality in our delivery.

The Role

Do you care about building highly available and scalable computing infrastructure?

The Technology team is looking for an Infrastructure Engineer to join a team-oriented staff and share in the responsibility of building and maintaining Cellulant’s rapidly expanding IT Infrastructure.

The role sits at the core of the organisation’s platforms. It requires being an innovative engineer able to translate business requirements into technical solutions.

You possess vast experience working in an IT environment dealing with cloud technologies.

A background in I.T. Computer Science, or Computer Systems Engineering is required for this role. Deep Knowledge of Virtualization, Linux, Windows, Network/IP based systems is required. The main focus is on deployment and operations of business user solutions.

Excellent verbal, written communication skills are a must. Ability to articulate concepts and operate in a team oriented environment. It is important to be customer oriented.

About the Team:

You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency in delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.

Qualifications for the role

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in an IT related discipline
  • Minimum 5 years Experience as a Systems Engineer
  • Experience in Enterprise Systems and Network Administration (UNIX/Linux, FreeBSD, Windows, e.t.c.)
  • Proven Experience with Virtualization platforms (KVM, Citrix, VMware or HyperV)
  • Experience with programming/scripting languages
  • Solid Experience deploying infrastructure on public cloud infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure, Rackspace)
  • Solid Experience building high availability infrastructure
  • A solid understanding of Internet based technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, Security, HTTP/HTTPS)
  • Experience managing container based environments (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with Relational Databases (MS SQL, Mysql) is desirable
  • Experience with automated systems, scripting, software development disciplines
  • Public cloud automation tooling and scripting experience (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet)
  • A degree of knowledge of security approaches within cloud and data center infrastructure

Nice to have

  • Being interested and able to grow in developing architectural designs, scripting, automated IT infrastructure systems. Learning platform area elements, enhanced configuration management systems, such as Terraform, Chef, Puppet or Ansible
  • Strong interest to learn the latest automation tools
  • The perfect candidate has a desire to be part of an advanced team and is willing to mentor others
  • Interest and motivation to document key points of design and operational practices, working within existing within the team approaches

What do we offer you?

When working at Cellulant, you can expect to work on a diverse range of problems across the African continent, with inspiring and creative colleagues, as you work to solve the payment challenges in Africa. You will have ample opportunities for growth and career development as we highly value and invest in your continuous learning. We offer you a challenging position in which you will have the opportunity to do the best work of your life, to distinctly stand-out among your peers and be rewarded for performance.

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