Standard Bank Vacancies – AWS Solution Architect

Website Standard Bank

Job Description:

To lead multiple products or work streams relating to the design and implementation of Cloud solutions, operating across a number of Service Teams across the Group, and proactively engaging with internal stakeholders. To guide and coach less-experienced peers to become more productive and effective team members, contribute to design and implements solutions based on Architectural best practices, provides guidance on most aspects of cloud infrastructure offerings as well as Lead, deliver and support Cloud solutions, based on defined standards for the (Engineering team), from an Application and Infrastructure perspective, and lead large and complex architecture initiatives across the Group that solve critical customer needs.  Design, develop and continuously optimise on Cloud solutions.  Re-design large existing applications on Cloud to preferred supplier. Lift and shift existing on-premises application and data to preferred supplier.  Lead analyses of application portfolios, identifying dependencies and common infrastructure platform components, and assessing migration feasibility.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have had a strong focus on instrumentation and observability with experience with monitoring and metrics collection tools such as AppDynamics, Prometheus, Nagios and Graphite.
  • Be familiar with systems and configuration management tools (e.g. Chef and Terraform).

Qualification & Experience:

  • 10+ Years experience gained in using large scale production systems and technologies, for example load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, microservices, and configuration management. Designing and executing small to medium scale systems automation projects with strong autonomy. Be familiar with and enthusiastic for software engineering best practices such as testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery.
  • 3 plus Years leadership experience in driving technical engineering and development teams in the delivery of cloud solutions
  • Degree in Information Technology or Bachelor’s degree with a major in either Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics and/or Statistics.
  • Have experience implementing Continuous Integration or Continuous Delivery processes in engineering teams and lastly, experience leading and integrating test automation into various points in a deployment pipeline and prior programming background in at least one or more languages: C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, Go, or scripting experience in Shell and Perl.

Job Details:

Company: Standard Bank

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location:  Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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