Technical Lead – Cloud & Automation (DBN) (HLR6603)

Location: Durban

Remuneration: Market related

HLR Reference #: HLR6603

Environment: Leading IT Solutions company offering development and cloud solutions and automation to a global client base


Purpose of the role:

  • To assist with design, development, automation and execution of the company cloud strategy and subsequent service offering to both internal and external
  • Building and developing automation and tooling solutions which includes scripting and automation of production deployments and tools
  • Identify technical debt and operational challenges and drive solutions to resolve them
  • Drive solutions into production that are IAAS, PAAS and SAAS


Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • 7 – 12 years’ experience in similar role
  • Cloud Certification
  • Skilled in Microsoft, Linux, VMware/Hyper-V, Azure and AWS product and solutions
  • Scripting: PowerShell, Bash essential
  • Automation technologies: Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Octopus
  • Containers (Docker, Swam, Open shift, kubernetes)
  • Good Hardware knowledge is advantages
  • Any coding languages is an advantage e.g. Python or Ruby

Skills required:

  • Good documentation and communication
  • Team player
  • Ability to see the bigger picture
  • Strategic thinker


If you do not hear from us within 1 month of the closing date, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful. All qualifications and certificates will be verified. Our Client reserves the right not to fill the position. Candidates may be expected to undergo psychometric testing. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide the evaluation results.


Consultant: Debbie Wilke