Saturday , February 24 2024

Mr Price Jobs Durban – Cloud Infrastructure Manager

Website Mr Price Group

Job Description:

We’re looking for a new tech associate to take over the management of Cloud Infrastructure across the Mr Price Group by day-to-day management of the Cloud Infrastructure team to ensure the effective translation and implementation of IT strategy

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify areas of improvement and efficiencies of Cloud infrastructure to ensure overall capacity is utilised correctly and sufficient contingency space is maintained”
  • Highlight risks to the business and ensure compliance to legislation and company policy at all times throughout service lifetime.
  • Drive partnerships with existing vendors to ensure on time and in full delivery.
  • Translate Cloud strategies into tactical solutions to address key business requirements, drive capability and produce delivery roadmaps within the infrastructure space.
  • Operational responsibility to ensure that deployed services operate within the agreed SLA’s and remain fit for purpose.
  • Ensure vendors have sufficient stock and resources to deliver as per new store or Technology Roadmap.
  • Introduce sustainable processes and procedures that minimize risk and vulnerabilities within the environment.
  • Lead the team which includes: managing performance, driving the culture or the Group, development of the team and recognition.
  • Ensure that the workload within the team is distributed fairly and in line with the team’s priorities to deliver on departmental KPI’s / targets but also challenging to drive intellectual growth.
  • Keep abreast of talent pool to contribute to the recruitment of top talent. Drive succession, training and development within the team to ensure resource capability and business continuity.
  • Define and report on the Cloud infrastructure operational tracking metrics to provide insights & feedback to management on downtime (planned & unplanned), service levels, operational performance & overall delivery
  • Define & maintain Cloud infrastructure standards for both hyperscalers and on-premise, including installation standards, data backup and recovery strategy, security standards, and, “best-practice” standards to ensure effective delivery of services in line with mrpIT SLAs.
  • Negotiate contracts with suppliers of services or software.
  • Understand the current and future trends and knowledge share amongst the team.
  • Conduct on-on-one check in’s with the team to drive and cultivate the driving.
  • Address risks risks by auditing and security teams.

Job Requirements:

  • 2 + years in Cloud Team management
  • Relvent Diploma or Degree in IT (Preferred) or vendor certifications
  • Experience in AWS/Azure/GCP – Cloud ecommonics & billing
  • 5+ Cloud Infrastructure management

Job Details:

Company: Mr Price Group

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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