Cloud Engineer – Permanent – Johannesburg – Hybrid – Up to R1.4mil per annum.

A dynamic and innovative company in Johannesburg is seeking a skilled and experienced Cloud Engineer with a strong background in AWS and Docker to join their team. This is a permanent position offering a hybrid work model, providing flexibility and the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, implement, and maintain scalable cloud infrastructure using AWS.
  • Develop and manage infrastructure as code with Terraform.
  • Manage and optimize Kubernetes clusters with EKS.
  • Implement and maintain CI/CD pipelines to ensure smooth deployment processes.
  • Develop automation scripts and tools using Bash, Python, and PowerShell.
  • Collaborate with the DevOps team to enhance system reliability, performance, and security.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to cloud infrastructure and applications.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in cloud technologies and DevOps.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Cloud Engineer, with a focus on AWS.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with Docker.
  • Proficiency in Terraform for infrastructure as code.
  • Expertise in managing Kubernetes clusters using EKS.
  • Solid understanding of DevOps principles and practices.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and practices.
  • Proficient in scripting languages such as Bash, Python, and PowerShell.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with a talented and diverse team.
  • Flexible hybrid work model.
  • Continuous learning and professional development opportunities.
  • Engaging and inclusive company culture.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Cloud Engineer to take the next step in their career. If you are excited about working with the latest cloud technologies and have the required skills and experience, we encourage you to apply and join our team in Johannesburg.

Reference Number for this position is DB59378 which is a Permanent position based in Johannesburg (Hybrid) offering a cost to company salary negotiable between R1.0mil to R1.4mil per annum negotiable on experience and ability. Contact Dewald on  or call him on 011 463 3633 to discuss this and other opportunities.

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