Specialist.Cloud Management at 9Mobile,Lagos-Nigeria

Job: IRC3489


Job Title Specialist.Cloud Management
Location Lagos,NG
Job Summary

” Responsible for designing, developing and delivering Cloud based solutions for EMTS through secure and lean practices using built-for-cloud strategies. Support teams, projects, and the business in the delivery and management of services on Cloud Infrastructure through architecture and design.
Principal Functions

” Act as an ambassador for Cloud Infrastructure platforms by assisting with the design and delivery of cloud-based services through automation and continuous improvement.
” Responsible for integrating new cloud services (applications and infrastructure) into the organization’s portfolio of internal systems and existing cloud services.
” Collaborates with technology brokers and external providers to understand new cloud services and integration technologies and their implications for the organization.
” Partner with technical teams and senior architects to analyse technical and non-technical requirements to build cloud-based solutions.
” Support the Cloud Operations by ensuring that services on Cloud Infrastructure are designed reliably, securely, whilst performing effectively and efficiently ” Responsible for the design and implementation of Cloud based services running on Cloud Infrastructure and ensuring that it meets the business objectives and adhere to service level agreements (SLA)
” Work closely with Strategy and Project teams to ensure Cloud solutions are aligned with EMTS strategic goals
” Execute knowledge transfer activities to ensure smooth project transition to the support organizations, and participate, in a consultative capacity, in problem management to ensure a stable environment.
” Collaborate with functional and technical team members to develop deployment strategies for existing and new Cloud solutions
” Provide visibility of performance, cost, and the security of Cloud Infrastructure and services.
” Coordinate Technical specifications (design), development, unit testing, deployment, support, coordination of tasks and resources related to integration service/product areas.
” Drive continuous improvement, continuous delivery, and lean practices within the Cloud Infrastructure team.
” Documenting standards and best practices for use across IT and the business.
” Identifying emerging technology solutions that reduce cost, increase efficiencies, enhance capabilities, reduce risk and improve security
” Ensure that all Cloud technology directions create a positive customer experience
” Be accountable for the reliability and security of Cloud Infrastructure and services
” Review and identify ways to improve performance and stability of services and applications running on Cloud Infrastructure through continuous improvement and automation.
Educational Requirements

” First degree or equivalent in Computer Science/Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or other numerate science.
” Up to Five (5) years relevant work experience, with Minimum 2 years experience with cloud-based architecture and implementation
” Strong working knowledge of cloud architectures; including AWS, Azure, or other cloud service providers
” Experience of Cloud pricing and commercial models; including Azure, AWS, or other cloud service providers
” Experience in leading discussions on business outcomes, requirements, and value
” Significant experience delivering and supporting Cloud Infrastructure and cloud-based applications
” Relevant experience with the creation and deployment of AWS cloud formation and/or Azure ARM templates through automation ” Communicates clearly and concisely, presents ideas in user-friendly language and has strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
” Experience with automating Cloud Security best practices and frameworks
” Well versed in cloud cost optimization techniques and strategies.
” Able to conduct workshops to develop and design solutions
” Understanding operational environments with respect to incident and problem management
” Experience working in an agile environment Skills
” High level of both written and verbal communications skills, ability to gain clear agreement and commitment from others
” Think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
” Effective influencing skills, with groups not directly working for you
” Automating infrastructure and application solutions on Cloud platforms through templating and code (e.g: cloud formation, Azure ARM templates)
” Ability to code/script in technologies required for the Cloud platforms (e.g: Powershell, Python, json/yaml)
” Ability to automate monitoring and notification solutions
” Ability to perform frequent, incremental code changes through testing and deployment
” Experience with continuous integration (“CI”), continuous deployment (“CD”) methodologies and version control toolsets
” Strong Linux and/or Windows System Administration Skills
” Familiarity with a broad range of enterprise infrastructure and application products
” Knowledge in Networking, Security, Storage and Container based technologies
” Ability to identify and change platforms where opportunities are identified
” High level of documentation and knowledge management.
” Conduct quick technical feasibility and proposal development for workloads on Cloud platforms.
Experience,Skills & Competencies

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