IT Infrastructure Engineer

Job Description

IT Infrastructure Engineer (Parvana)About the Client:Our client is a professional services company; specialising in advisory and consulting services in South Africa (currently Cape Town and Johannesburg only).Advisory Services: They assist their customers with their Sales and Marketing strategy and function on how to improve their visibility, building their brand and creating a Marketing plan that supports their Business and Commercial Strategy of the Company.Consulting Services: They assist their customers by deploying skilled and experienced professional contractors at their premises for periods ranging from 6 to 24 months.Responsibilities:Assisting with the design and deployment of systems run-time environments for installing secure, highly available software at scale.Working within a team of Support Engineers, sharing knowledge and mentoring junior engineers.Automate common functionality to empower various departments to manage their run-time environments needs independently.Implementing, monitoring and scaling systems that support large amounts of data and requests with a very high percentage of availability.Deploying, updating, networking, computing, storage, and virtualization run-time environments for services and 3rd party tools.Working cross-functionally to understand the requirements for architecting run-time environments according to the scale and volume of data.Maintaining and improving CI/CD infrastructure.Establishing best practices for security, monitoring, migration and expansion of business systems infrastructure.Owning the troubleshooting and debugging of performance problems and architecture bottlenecks.Developing reusable Infrastructure code and testing frameworks for Infrastructure.Developing tools and frameworks to allow engineers to provision infrastructure and manage access controls.Designing and developing solutions for cloud security, secrets management and key rotations.Designing a centralized logging and metrics platform that can handle the scale.Taking on new infrastructure requirements and developing infrastructure code.Working with IT Development and Architecture team to help them onboard container platform.Scaling the platform to handle millions of requests concurrently.Driving solutions to reduce Mean Time to Recovery (MTTR), enable high availability and disaster recovery. 

Responsibilities + Skills

Have knowledge and understanding of batch processing and streaming architecture for data integration platforms.Expert in debugging issues, identifying faults and enhancing logging of software.


Relevant formal qualification (i.e. Degree or Diploma) / experience in Enterprise IT operations and infrastructure environment.


Relevant formal qualification (i.e. Degree or Diploma) / experience in Enterprise IT operations and infrastructure environment.

Job Summary

  • Published on: Tuesday, 9th June 2020
  • Designation: IT Infrastructure Engineer
  • industry: Miscellaneous
  • Vacancy: 1
  • Employment Status: Full-time
  • Job Location: Alice
  • Salary: 0
  • Gender:
  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, 9th June 2020

About the Company

  • Company Name: Parvana.
  • Address:
  • Website: Parvana
  • Company Profile:
  • About the Client:Our client is an international highly successful software development house with a niche focus on the telecommunications and payment gateway sector.With almost 20 years of track record, this company is well recognised as a discerning employer. Their training and mentorship program is unsurpassed. Most staff will be highly qualified academically however all will be collaborative, have an Agile mind-set and all enjoying learning new things.Continuous improvement is a way of life which is reflected in a flat organisational organogram where each employee is encouraged to come up with new solutions.Each person is encouraged to work on their strengths and for those that are ambitious, this is the best organisation to fast track your way up the career ladder. Equally those that enjoy routine are encouraged and supported to be subject matter experts within their chosen skill set.

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