Cloud Engineer | ISP | Durbanville

Our client, a multi award winning company based in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town, offers various hosting solutions to over 40,000 customers. Voted on more than one occasion as a Best Employer in South Africa, our clients is both customer and employee centric, priding themselves on operating with integrity and delivering on promises. Rapidly expanding they are looking for an experienced Linux Systems Engineer / Senior Cloud Engineer.

Job description

What you’ll do:

Build and maintain reliable, fast, secure and scalable hosting infrastructure

Translate customer requirements into robust innovative solutions

Collaborate with diverse tech teams

Be part of ensuring our client’s hosting platform provides fantastic long term value to the market

Actively participate in continuous improvement within the team, being part of building a high performing team

In return for your expertise they offer free web hosting, a fantastic office environment, 18 days paid leave, life insurance disability cover, funeral benefits, a retirement plan and medical aid. In addition you’ll enjoy flexible working hours, and 4 months maternity leave.


• 5+ years with a successful track record in Linux HTTP and database server engineering
• 2+ years backend/API software development experience in a *nix environment
• Solid virtualization and cloud infrastructure experience (Openstack, Docker, Proxmox, Ceph)
• Passionate about at least one automation tool (eg. Puppet, Ansible, Salt, Terraform)
• Experience as the last point of call for escalations


• Has contributed to an open source project
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
• Exposure to a variety of application frameworks/software languages
• Agile methodology



Durbanville, Cape Town


Interested in this position?

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, kindly send your CV to In your email, please feel free to tell us why you are an excellent fit for the role and also include your current earnings and notice period. We look forward to chatting with you.