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Cloud Engineer

Cape Town, South Africa

Job Type


About the Company

ASAP Resources is a specialised recruitment agency with a speciality in headhunting and high-calibre recruitment strategies. We secure resources for a variety of clients in many industries on a global scale with a focus on building lasting relationships with all candidates and clients.

They are currently looking for a Cloud Engineer

Main Purpose of the Job:
Design, implement, and manage robust applications along with their underlying infrastructure on the Amazon
Web Services platform, ensuring scalability, security, and optimal performance.

About the Role

• Deliver well architected and scalable microservices.
• Create and maintain Infrastructure as Code templates.
• Create and maintain CI/CD pipelines.
• Implement operational metrics and logging.
• Ensure all microservices and infrastructure adhere to security best practices.
• Review AWS costs related to microservices to ensure efficient resource utilization.
• Product documentation detailing the design, deployment, and operation of microservices.
• Implement and test backup and disaster recovery


Skills and Competencies:

• AWS proficiency.

• Understanding of microservice architecture and design patterns.

• Strong Python programming abilities

• Understanding of RESTful web services.

• Git Source Control.

• Attention to detail.

• Good problem-solving skills.

• Ability to work with a team of developers.



Diploma or degree in Information Technology /

Computer Science or relevant AWS certifications


At least 3 years hands on experience working with core AWS services including but not limited to Lambda, S3, RDS, EC2 and VPCs.

At least 2 years of Python programming

At least 3 years’ experience automating infrastructure provisioning and management.

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