Infrastructure Team Lead – Permanent – Hybrid – Durban – Up to R1.32mil per annum

Are you an experienced IT professional with a passion for infrastructure management? An international company, currently expanding rapidly, is seeking a skilled Infrastructure Team Lead to join their dynamic team. This permanent position is based in Durban, offering a hybrid work model that combines the best of remote and in-office work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage a high-performing infrastructure team to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the company’s IT infrastructure.
  • Oversee the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, storage, and networking hardware.
  • Ensure the availability, performance, and security of on-premises and cloud-based systems, primarily using Kubernetes, Azure, AWS, Red Hat, VMware, and Windows Server.
  • Collaborate with other departments to understand their needs and provide tailored infrastructure solutions.
  • Develop and implement policies, procedures, and standards to ensure the highest level of system and data security.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging technologies and industry trends, advising on strategic enhancements and improvements.


  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in managing IT infrastructure, with a focus on Kubernetes, Azure, AWS, Red Hat, VMware, Storage, and Windows Server.
  • Proven experience in leading and developing technical teams.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to troubleshoot complex systems issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of IT infrastructure and operations best practices.
  • Relevant certifications in cloud platforms, virtualization technologies, or other related fields are highly desirable.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and be part of a fast-growing, international company.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Hybrid work model offering flexibility and work-life balance.
  • Career development opportunities and support for professional growth.

If you are a motivated and experienced IT professional looking to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you. Join a company that values innovation, growth, and teamwork.

Reference Number for this position is DB59375 which is a Permanent position based in Durban offering a cost to company salary negotiable between R1.0m to R1.32m 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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