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Be part of our team of Data Specialists and embark on a career of the future!

Job Title
Senior AWS Cloud Data Engineer
Employment Type
Full Time
6 to 25 years
Job Published
30 June 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

PBT Group has an opportunity for an AWS Cloud Data Engineer to implement and maintain the private and hybrid cloud environments in line with the Cloud Strategy to optimise IT expenditure and deliver efficiencies through automation.



  • Engage and collaborate with Infrastructure Designers and Platform Owners to review and approve cloud template and patterns
  • Conduct logical deployments of cloud configuration/s
  • Automate cloud services
  • Collaborate with Public Cloud Providers specifically around the integration and consumption of services
  • Maintain and enhance cloud service offerings including portal and catalogue items
  • Ensure all service offerings integrate into ITSM processes (includes infrastructure recoveries, management and delivery according to SLA)
  • Responsible for capacity planning to ensure capacity exists at the right time with the right infrastructure
  • Ensure that enterprise standards and IT governance standards are applied to the cloud infrastructure
  • Report on the performance of the cloud infrastructure and recommend actions where required
  • Act as a third level support to the cloud infrastructure operations team
  • Advise and consult to project workgroups on all cloud related matters
  • Ensure and maintain the stability and reliably of the cloud services
  • Right-size the infrastructure as and when required
  • Execute deliverables in line with cloud strategy within agreed timeframes
  • Keep certifications valid and up to date
  • Keep up to date with current industry trends



  • AWS Cloud Specialist
  • IaC (Terraform, CloudFormation)
  • Kubernetes / Containers
  • Development (Java / Python)
  • Full Stack Development
  • 10 Years IT Infrastructure and Operations experience
  • Practical IT operational experience
  • General understanding of end-end IT infrastructure
  • Exposure to Containerisation
  • Exposure to Open-Source Technologies (familiarisation with multiple design, construction, version control and testing tools)
  • Experience working with teams across geographic boundaries and organisational levels
  • Project Methodology (Agile, Kanban, Waterfall etc) (Advantageous)
  • Microsoft Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Exposure (Advantageous)
  • Exposure to XML scripting (Advantageous)
  • Advanced Knowledge of:
    • Virtualisation
    • ITIL
    • Storage, Networking Operating Systems
    • SDDC (Software Defined Data Centre)
  • Intermediate Knowledge of:
    • DevOps Tools and Integration
    • IT Security
    • Private/Hybrid Cloud Integration
    • Scripting
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills
  • Managing Work
  • Innovation
  • Initiating Action
  • Influencing
  • Collaborating
  • Customer Orientation
  • Leveraging Feedback
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Emotional Intelligence Essentials


Qualifications/ Certification:

  • Essential: Matric
  • Preferred: Relevant IT related Degree or Diploma
  • Microsoft AZURE / AWS Certification
  • Certifications: Public Cloud Certification and Virtualisation certification (VMware preferable)