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Cloud Platform Architect – Information Technology job – Market related salary – Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Permanent
  • Johannesburg
  • Sep 3, 2018

Would you like to work for a leading multinational telecoms company in Johannesburg? This team has an exciting job opportunity for a Cloud Platform Architect to join their team. The Cloud Platform Architect will be responsible for the design, development, delivery and support of ICT consulting projects / programmes and solutions in their cloud space, helping customers and partners to develop their applications and services on the Cloud platform

Your key job responsibilities as the Cloud Platform Architect in Johannesburg will include:

  • Apply a structured ICT architecture approach and methodology for capturing the unique requirements of the business to ensure that all solutions meet the business needs with the agreed quality of service
  • Participate in scope of work determination, determination of outsourcing, product pricing and RFP/RFI responses and influence and guide members of the Sales team and to ensure that they are equipped to close deals
  • Manage client proof of concept (POC) initiatives, which will require the involvement of the appropriate resources, and setup and delivery of the POC
  • Participate in negotiating contracts, working alongside legal and procurement departments to ensure that service-level agreement requirements are met
  • Lead the overall technical design and build of solutions, applications and services on the Cloud Platform, working closely with cross functional teams at a detailed level throughout the project lifecycle
  • Develop and implement cloud adoption plans, overseeing deployment in Cloud environments and the migration on existing ICT systems onto the Cloud Platform
  • Guide the successful implementation of Cloud architecture and system solutions and the transition of new products and services into production, ensuring deployment and service objectives are met whilst maintaining a high level or customer/prospect satisfaction
  • Support multiple project delivery teams across the life-cycle of delivering implementable customer-centric Cloud Platform solutions by and the transition of projects from presales to delivery, and sales support

Requirements for this Cloud Platform Architect job in Johannesburg:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics
  • Relevant cloud computing certification
  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of French and Arabic would be advantage
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in network administration and various cloud computing disciplines (e.g. virtualisation, network infrastructures, virtual storage, software-defined networks, physical data storage and disaster recovery technologies)
  • A strong understanding of cloud computing technology and infrastructure as well as experience designing and migrating applications to the Cloud
  • Knowledge of telecommunication network
  • Worked across diverse cultures and geographies advantageous
  • Experience working in a small to medium organization
  • Experience in global/multinational enterprise, coupled with working in emerging markets
  • Excellent communication skills across verbal, written, and presentation and experience of presenting to senior customers

If you meet the above requirements for this Cloud Platform Architect job in Johannesburg, please send your CV through to If you do not receive any feedback within 7 days of your application, please be advised that you were not successful in making the shortlist

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