• Cloud Infrastructure Architect
  • • Gauteng
  • R66 667.00 - R91 667.00 Per Month
  • Permanent position in the IT, Technology, Internet sector
  • Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Reference 1691786
  • Apply before: Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 4 Days left

Reporting to the Senior IT Infrastructure Manager, the Cloud Infrastructure Architect will be a member of the Business Services Group IT organization. The incumbent will provide expertise on architecting and designing interfaces between internal and external systems. The person will also be responsible to design environment strategies tools being implemented in the company.


The role requires the individual to manage all aspects of the technologies within the Microsoft cloud environment from conceptual designs to implementation with a focus on the security or networking aspects of each service.  Candidates should have a broad understanding of the various IaaS, PaaS and SaaS components that make up the Microsoft Cloud Services with a deeper understanding of the following key areas:

  • Office 365 Security Center
  • Azure Security Center
  • Log Analytics
  • Azure Networking
  • Azure Virtual WAN
  • Advanced Threat Protection
  • Azure Active Directory

Candidates should also be very familiar with other technologies in use within the environment.  Some of the key technology platforms include:

  • Windows Server
  • SQL Server
  • Network Firewalls
  • Network Routers

The role would be predominantly focused on solution development within the Service Delivery Team producing sustainable designs and implementation plans.  From time to time, technical implementations would be required in the event of skills / capacity constraints being prevalent within existing managed services providers; or timelines do not allow for the engagement of vendors to complete the execution phase. 


  • Minimum 5 years of experience architecting complete IT service solutions
  • Previous Industry experience in IT infrastructure design and deployment
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and understanding customer technical/business needs and translating them into viable solutions
  • Experience working in a fast paced, dynamic, rapidly growing environment
  • Excellent communications skills and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to deal effectively with a wide range of individuals.
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to work after hours “If needed” to support incident resolution
  • Ability to foster partnerships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Articulate solutions at both a technical level and business level
  • Have an agile mindset towards delivery
  • Quickly adopt new technologies with an “out of the box” thought pattern


  • Degree from recognized University or College, in Computer Science, Information Systems or a discipline relevant to the position or equivalent experience
  • Bilingual (French and English) considered an asset
  • Microsoft Cloud Certifications or relevant experience
  • Candidates should have at minim 5 years’ experience in large dynamic IT environments with at least 2 years’ experience using Microsoft Cloud Technologies.

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