Role details

Executive, Cloud and Infrastructure Manager

Johannesburg   •   R700,000 - R1,000,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Incumbant will be responsible for Public, Private Cloud and Server environment
  • VMWare and MCSE qualifications required

About Our Client

Our client has been in operation for nearly a 100 years and is one of the most well known brands in South Africa with head office based in Johannesburg

Job Description

The Executive, Cloud and Infrastructure Manager will be required to:

1. Provide input into the Group's IT strategy specifically from a cloud and infrastructure perspective;

2. Stay abreast of trends in public/private cloud, management of public/private cloud services, infrastructure technologies, sourcing of the respective cloud and infrastructure services, definition of policies related to the operations of cloud and infrastructure technologies, procedures and other external changes that could have an impact on cloud and infrastructure services;

3. Develop, manage, measure and report on key processes to manage virtual machine sprawl, resource over and under utilisation, hardware outages in the environment,

4. Align cloud and infrastructure requirements to business requirements as scoped or specified;

5. Develop a strong customer service culture that is actively encouraged and monitored;

6. Build and maintain relationships with all IT units to ensure that IT-delivered services and end-user productivity goals are understood and exceeded;

7. Actively review existing expenditure to ensure adherence to budget guidelines;

8. Operate within approved budgets to achieve the performance requirements of the business for support;

The Successful Applicant

The Executive, Cloud and Infrastructure Manager will have the following experience


 Minimum 10+ years' experience in IT with at least 5 of those in the operational management role of a cloud and infrastructure environment;

 Experience in managing a private cloud environment running primarily Windows workloads. Experience in running a hybrid private cloud including Linux, Mainframe and Unix workloads is preferable;

 Knowledge of cloud system architecture, integration and deployment in a fast growing integrated retail or other B2C environment;

 Demonstrated attention to quality of processes;

 Knowledge of all similar application systems and infrastructure in use within business to facilitate gathering of information needed by second and third-level support to diagnose and resolve problems;

 Knowledge of the retails business and the critically of the processes supported by the IT systems to facilitate the assignment of priorities for problems.

What's on Offer

Market related salary is on offer

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