Job title: Cloud Operations Lead
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: ZAR 1,600,000.00
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Job published: 09/01/2020
Job ID: 38415

Job Description

CLOUD OPERATIONS MANAGER – lead Cloud Operations for International MEDICAL SOFTWARE SPECIALISTS – CAPE TOWN, R1.2Mil – R1.6Mil/annum


This is an excellent and very meaningful opportunity for a CLOUD OPERATIONS specialist to take on a LEAD POSITION with an international MEDICAL SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS business.


This company is literally saving people’s lives and improving public safety; therefore, your role will have a direct impact on medical technology advancements which will be wonderfully satisfying and rewarding. This is an opportunity to shape Medical Emergency communications by building high availability and secure systems for Medics.


Based in CAPE TOWN, this CLOUD OPERATIONS LEAD/MANAGER role offers a salary of R1.2Mil – R1.6Mil/annum.



Recognised as an innovator in the MEDICAL SOFTWARE market, this International SOFTWARE COMPANY

operates in South Africa and the USA. They’ve made an enormous impact in the MEDICAL SECTOR and are literally responsible for saving lives. Their Cloud-based Software solutions are aimed at improving emergency response rates and accuracy for Medical Emergency Teams. This is achieved through a cloud-based dispatch system, which provides first respondents to medical emergencies accurate information, location, and situational awareness when they are being dispatched to emergency situations.


The company has market-dominance in the USA, where 9-1-1 calls are linked to their software thereby enabling rapid emergency responses. Their influence is growing across South Africa, and the rest of Africa.
Culturally this is a fantastic business – what they do has an immediate and crucial impact on Medical Response and Emergency scenarios and therefore affect the lives of all of us. The passion and pride for what they do is obvious and translates into an awesome culture of collaboration, excitement and professional satisfaction.



As CLOUD OPERATIONS LEAD you will architect and work with the Developer and Engineering Teams to design and deploy automated infrastructure provisioning mechanisms through modern configuration management processes and procedures. This role will help shape emergency communications by working to build high-availability and secure systems for dispatch and first responders. You’ll report directly to the CISO and work closely with a team of other exceptional and dedicated DevOps engineers. This senior role is intended for a creative, precise, and motivated individual with a strong background in cloud-native solutions and modern software tooling and processes.


Responsibilities include;

Work closely with product and platform teams to engineer and implement controls supporting security, reliability, and performance engineering;

Harden Azure implementation to meet CIS Benchmarks and other best practices with automation tools;

Design and deploy configuration automation services in Terraform, Puppet, and/or Ansible;

Design and deploy automated vulnerability discovery and automated patch management services;

Implement Network Security Groups and other isolation methods;

Harden and secure microservices (Kubernetes) and configure best practices.



Ability to work in a modern software company using agile processes.

Excellence in problem solving and quantitative risk management skills.

Experience working with cloud solutions such as Azure.

Experience in DevOps environments, maintaining secure CI/CD processes and SDLC processes.

Experience with the development, deployment, and automation of secure solutions in an enterprise cloud-based environment.

Have or ability to obtain Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate.

Experience working in Kubernetes deployments is a significant benefit.