AWS Cloud Engineer – Fourways – Fixed-Term Contract – R50k per month

Our client are a dynamic, full-service retail and brand execution company dedicated to delivering maximum in-store impact for their clients at the shelf. Their mission is to drive brand choice and growth by ensuring optimum brand availability, visibility, and promotional activity in-store. They are seeking a Cloud Engineer, who will play a pivotal role in the innovative team, helping them harness the power of cloud technology to enhance their service delivery. You’ll be instrumental in designing, developing, and managing scalable, secure, and robust cloud infrastructure that supports their mission.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and manage scalable, secure, and robust cloud infrastructure on AWS.
  • Implement and manage CI/CD pipelines to streamline and automate the deployment process.
  • Collaborate with development teams to ensure smooth integration and delivery of software.
  • Monitor system performance and troubleshoot issues to ensure high availability and reliability.
  • Develop and maintain infrastructure as code using tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation, or similar.
  • Ensure security best practices are implemented and maintained across all cloud environments.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).


  • 3-5 years of experience in cloud engineering, with a strong focus on AWS.
  • Proven experience in DevOps practices, including CI/CD, automation, and monitoring.
  • Solid understanding and experience in platform engineering.
  • Proficiency with Kubernetes for container orchestration and management.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.


The Reference Number for this position is MM59330 which is a contract position based in Fourways offering a salary of up to R50k per month negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Mpho at or call him at 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.


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