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Job: Cloud and Infrastructure Engineer

Active since 05-05-2017 Job category IT - Services & support
Location Cape Town Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 40 - 0 Salary Market Related
RSAWEB is an established and rapidly expanding Internet Service Provider, specialising in Internet Access & Cloud Hosting Solutions.

We are pushing the boundaries of technology and we are looking for a fast-learning, agile team player and are seeking a skilled Senior Cloud Infrastructure Engineer to assist our current support administrators and to perform advanced tasks related to our expansion.

The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with strong work habits and have senior level career experience in maintaining large numbers of Linux servers. This experience should be rolling out new systems, maintaining, upgrading, replacing, and improving the long-term performance of the systems.

The primary role will be to assist in developing and managing our Cloud infrastructure environments in our Datacentres in Cape Town and Johannesburg. In addition you will be assisting the team in monitoring, managing and supporting our Cloud infrastructure services.

You will be a part of our Cloud team and will report to our Cloud Engineering Manager. You will collaborate internally with our Service Desk, Development and Network teams, and externally with third party vendors and customers.


The successful candidate will need to perform as a senior member of the Cloud team to support the installation, optimization, integration, troubleshooting, backup, recovery, modification, security, and upgrading of IT systems and components to provide services that enable customers to effectively apply IT to business requirements. A key requirement will be to work with other senior staff to recommend and design systems architecture and topology .

Minimum requirements

  • BS Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent 5 years of work experience
  • 5 years + experience with Linux and Web Hosting platforms (e.g. LAMP)
  • Redhat RHCE certification
  • LPIC 2 or higher
  • Proficient Python/Perl proficiency
  • Significant experience with SAN storage, Virtualisation and Orchestration technologies
  • VMware certified professional working experience required
  • Significant experience with VMware , vSphere, vCloud Director, NetApp, Solidfire and Veeam
  • Strong understanding of network and server security.


  • Proactive infrastructure, platform and system monitoring, maintenance and management
  • Troubleshooting and resolving support issues on our Cloud and for customer systems
  • Research, design and testing of potential new Cloud technologies
  • Installation, configuration and integration of our Cloud products
  • Managing and provisioning our Cloud infrastructure products
  • Working directly with major clients in support of their RSAWEB supported cloud infrastructure

Personal Attributes

  • Dynamic, logical person
  • Team leadership experience would be preferred
  • Team player, friendly and reliable
  • Customer centric and good communication
  • Eager to learn, technically inquisitive
  • Open to work flexibility when priorities demand
If you haven't heard from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.
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This listing is a full-time job

Job category IT - Services & support
Industry / Industries IT
Region South Africa

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Name Bianca Myburgh