Wednesday , March 29 2023

GEMS Vacancies 2023 – Senior Cloud Engineer

Website Government Employees Medical Scheme - GEMS

Job Description:

The position of Senior Cloud Engineer is vacant. The Senior Cloud Engineer will report directly to the Senior Manager: Infrastructure and Operations and forms part of the ICT division. The position is based at GEMS Head Office, Pretoria.
The total remuneration package will be will be based on qualifications and experience.
The Senior Cloud Engineer required to provision, manage, monitor, and decommission cloud services, the Senior Cloud Engineer role requires additional knowledge and experience around technologies and techniques for automating provision and management of infrastructure in a distributed environment through scripting and advance cloud technologies and provide support to the SM: Infrastructure and Operations through the following KPA’s:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and provide Cloud and Office 365 configuration documentation
  • Develop, implement and maintain policies, procedures, continuity plan and associated training plans for Cloud and Office 365 administration, services and usage.
  • Interact and negotiate with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure cloud and office 365 products and services through the approval of
  • Senior Manager Infrastructure Services and Operations or Chief Information Officer
  • Collaborate with executive management and department leaders to assess near- and long-term cloud capacity needs.
  • Provide monthly and quarterly Cloud and Office 365 performance reports.
  • Create and maintain documentation as it relates to cloud and office 365 configuration, processes, and service.
  • Provide Cloud and Office 365 technical security inputs to combat any ICT security threats.
  • Cloud and Office 365 environment.
  • Conduct research on cloud technologies, products, services, protocols, and standards to remain abreast of developments in the cloud trends industry.
  • Oversee new and existing cloud and office 365 upgrades.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Certifications in: Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365, Cloud security, MCSE,ITIL will be advantageous, Other Cloud certificates will be added as advantageous.
  • National Diploma/ Advanced Certificates (NQF Level 6) in computer science or Information Technology with 3 years Managerial and 5 years functional work experience.
  • Willing to work outside normal business hours when required and to travel where required to perform work duties.
  • At least minimum of 5 years equivalent work experience.
  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure.
  • Have an understanding of medical schemes industry.

Job Details:

Company: Government Employees Medical Scheme – GEMS

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria

Application Deadline: N/A

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