Cloud Engineer (JB303)
Kontak Recruitment
Westville, KwaZulu-Natal
Posted 05 October 2020

Job Details

Job Description


Cloud Engineer (JB303)


R30 000 – R35 000 Per Month


Cloud Engineer– Cloud, Active Directory, Office 365 


Intro to the Team

Kontak Recruitment is currently recruiting and hiring for a Cloud Engineer vacancy based in Durban , the Cloud Engineer will join a team who are working towards being flexible engineers that put the technology and software design approach at the forefront of our skills but understand the value in making it simple enough that end user’s and our customers don’t know the software exists.


Our Technology Vision:

Technology agnostic, polyglot engineers - always seeking to use the right tools for the right job.

We have a large estate on Azure, where we are implementing ground breaking cloud solutions.

Continuously solving complex programming problems in clean and testable solutions

Working as part of growing multi-functional, Agile teams, supporting the greater development initiatives.

Actively involved in growing the Engineering team by finding and attracting like-minded talent.



Bachelor’s degree in IT discipline or equivalent job experience

Relevant Microsoft training and certifications including Azure



5 years job experience as a Server Administrator or similar capacity.

Experience with AD and Azure AD migrations


The Cloud Engineer will form an extended part of the development / DevOps teams and will play a central role in forging the strategic direction of cloud and supporting services in the organization.

This is a hands-on role that will include:

Supporting both the Infrastructure and Development teams in configuration and administration of cloud-based services, process and capacity.

Architecture of private, public and hybrid cloud solutions.

Remediation and migration of Active Directory into Azure AD and the ongoing architecting and support of Azure AD services.

Architecting and delivery of Office 365 solutions to enable business process and better support both internal and external clients.

Research, recommend, deploy, and maintain cloud server/systems infrastructure based on user requirements.

Work with Development and Infrastructure Services to define and implement policies/governance for physical and cloud-based systems.

Participate in defining and implementing the overall structure and standards for systems.

Research and resolve identified security issues

Support daily activities for Server Infrastructure such as log monitoring, asset inventory, utilization reports and other related activities.

Research and implementation of new tools to improve efficiency, performance and cost-effectiveness.

Configuration Management



Strong technical knowledge of and practical experience with cloud concepts (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS)

Excellent knowledge of Active Directory, Office 365, Azure, Azure AD and authentication technologies


Desired Skills:

PowerShell Scripting

ARM Templates

Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills; ability to work well independently and as part of a team

Ability to multitask and prioritize in a dynamic environment

Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills

Detail oriented