Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia P.L.C Manager, Cloud Infrastructure and Applications Jobs

Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia P.L.C Manager, Cloud Infrastructure and Applications Jobs

About Us

  • Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia Plc is a company supporting Ethiopia’s digital transformation. As a member of the Vodacom family, we have a wealth of experience connecting over 334 million people globally and over 180 million people in Africa across our network. We look forward to partnering with Ethiopians as we build a new network in Ethiopia.

  • We are setting the groundwork in readiness for the launch of our services next year and are looking to work with purpose-led teams that put the community at the heart of service.

  • Safaricom Ethiopia is offering a wide range of careers, whether you’re looking to join our technology, commercial or corporate teams. If you would like a challenge and the promise of a digital future for the people of Ethiopia, we are looking for you.

  • We are pleased to announce the following vacancy for Cloud Infrastructure Engineer within the Technology Function in Ethiopia. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Detailed Description

  • Reporting to the Manager, Cloud Infrastructure and Applications, the position holder will design, build, deliver and support IT Private Cloud and Data Center Core Infrastructure which will serve all Company’s needs.

  • The role holder will also manage Vendors who provide system planning, support, monitoring and administration of Company Private Cloud Infrastructure based on VMWare Virtualization. windows and Unix/Linux environments running varying servers, storage, and SAN systems as well as Container Platforms.

    Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for building, maintaining and supporting high-performance, fault-tolerant, scalable and distributed cloud and infrastructure solutions.

  • Responsible for interfacing with application support teams to ensure applications fit within the infrastructure with scalability, reliability and security designed and implemented from the onset and also in defining road maps for the solutions.

  • Responsible for establishing and improving team processes and workflows to maximize efficiency and productivity of people and systems.

  • Responsible for reviewing cloud technologies and defining digital transformation models and roadmaps.

  • Vendor management and SLA enforcement to ensure they deliver world class Cloud Infrastructure services to the business.

  • Lead in automation of infrastructure at massive scale to support scaling of digital services and as well as adoption of new technologies
    within Infrastructure and cloud support team.

  • Role includes implementation of tactical service improvements, upgrades and system patching.

  • Analysis of server hardware and operating system software and Active Directory.

  • Planning, designing, implementation and support of Container Platforms with Micro-services technologies.

  • Liaise with users, hardware and software vendors and internal systems owners to fine tune systems hardware and software for all systems.

  • Support Backup Operations and provide road maps for the capacity growth as per business needs.

  • Technical support for assigned company initiatives and projects. Participation in feasibility studies and testing for new IT infrastructure components.

  • Maintenance of systems documentation and procedures.

  • Build tools for yourself and others to increase efficiency and to make hard or Provide team management to the Cloud and infrastructure support team

  • Administering, configuring and troubleshooting private or cloud-based servers running on Microsoft Windows and Unix/Linux in physical, virtualized or containerized environment.

    Job Requirements

  • BSc Degree in Computer science, Computer Technology, or engineering.

  • 3+ years’ experience in infrastructure support and/or planning in an environment with mixed VMware, Red hat virtualization.

  • 3-year experience in Virtualization and Cloud platforms

  • Experience in Open stack and centralization platforms.

  • Experience with Container/PaaS orchestration/ management platforms such as Kubernetes, OpenShift, Cloud Foundry and Tanzu.

  • Extensive knowledge of enterprise Linux and windows Operating Systems.

  • Extensive experience on Cloud and Infrastructure Operations Activities.

  • Extensive experience on Cloud Applications operations and Managements.

  • Experience in backup Strategies and BCP policies.

  • Experience in Database Operations and Management

  • Good Knowledge on Vendor Management and SLA enforcement.

  • Experience with Configuration Management e.g. Chef, Ansible.

  • Good understanding of build tools, CI/CD, Dev-ops and Agile principles

  • Cloud knowledge and integration models.

  • Strong oral, written, interpersonal communication and leadership skills.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia P.L.C Manager, Cloud Infrastructure and Applications Jobs

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