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  • Posted: Aug 30, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Shoprite Group of Companies, Africa's largest food retailer, operates 2,653 outlets in 15 countries across Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands and reported turnover of R71.297 billion for the six months ended December 2016. The Company's headquarters are situated in the Western Cape province of South Africa. Shoprite Holdings Ltd is a public company li...
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    Senior AWS Systems Engineer

    Purpose of the Job    

    • To assist the Team Lead in the Cloud Engineering Team with rolling out new AWS systems as well as maintaining, upgrading, replacing and improving the long-term performance of the existing systems.?The candidate will be responsible for the monitoring, maintenance and operation of AWS based systems consisting of a multi account, multi-service landscape. The candidate will be part of a team of engineers and administrators, supporting assigned systems, applications, and associated technologies in the enterprise as well as responding to daily support incidents. The candidate will be responsible for upholding operational standards in all areas of work and documenting where necessary.

    Job Objectives    

    • Implementation, administration, optimisation and maintenance on the AWS platform
    • Troubleshooting of AWS outages and performance issues
    • Analysing and implementing of cost saving solutions, security remediation tools and monitoring.
    • Interact with other teams to implement systems and solutions following the AWS Well-Architected Framework and AWS best practices.
    • Scripting and automation
    • To implement and assist with Disaster Recovery management, procedures & documentation
    • Network configuration, subnetting, routing (intra / inter account and VPN)


    • Grade 12
    • 5-10 Years Industry Certification: MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer): Infrastructure Engineer
    • 3-5 Years Industry Certification: AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate


    • 3-4 Years Extensive experience with core AWS Services including but not limited to: EC2, VPC, S3, RDS, CloudTrail, Cloudfront, Cloudwatch WAF, EFS, SQS, SNS, Lambda, IAM, Athena, Glacier, KMS, Organizations, API Gateway, Trusted Advisor, Guard Duty, Config, Systems Manager, Route 53, Certificate Manager
    • 3-4 Years Experience with other AWS Services including: Athena, EMR, Service Catalog, Control Tower, EKS, ECS, Cognito, Resource Access Manager, Directory Service
    • 1-2 Years Experience with AWS DevOps
    • 5-10 Years Extensive experience with Microsoft Windows Server
    • 5-10 Extensive experience with core Microsoft Windows roles and features
    • 3-5 Years Experience with Linux
    • 5-10 years Extensive experience with Microsoft Active Directory Domain
    • 3-5 Years Experience with Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services
    • 5-10 Proven history of incident response, diagnostic activities, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Corrective Action Plans, and advanced troubleshooting
    • 3-5 Years Experience in documenting environments and processes

    Knowledge and Skills    

    • 3-5 Years Understanding of the concepts of "cloud"
    • 3-5 Years Understanding of AWS Well Architected Framework
    • 3-5 Years Understanding of AWS Shared Responsibility Model
    • 5-10 Years Understanding of Microsoft Windows Server fundamentals and concepts
    • 5-10 Years Understanding of Microsoft Active Directory and its components (DNS, DHCP, Group Policy etc) fundamentals and concepts
    • 5-10 Years Understanding of virtualisation technologies fundamentals and concepts
    • 5-10 Years Understanding of network and storage principles?
    • 3-5 Years Understanding of Linux fundamentals and concepts


    • 5-10 Years In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server architecture design and implementation
    • 3-5 Years Strong knowledge in AWS Solutions Architecture and implementation
    • 1-2 Years Knowledge in AWS DevOps including pipelines, etc.
    • 3-5 Years Scripting experience, specifically with CloudFormation and JSON scripting
    • 5-10 Years Strong knowledge of TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS protocols, firewall, basic routing, load-balancing technologies and firewalls.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Shoprite Group of Companies on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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