Infrastructure Solutions Architect (Ref: RUISA)

Position in the Information Technology sector in Johannesburg - Gauteng
Posted On Thursday 6 May 2021
Job Description:

Exciting opportunity in multi-national Renewable Energy company.

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Main job function

The Computing Infrastructure Solutions Architect will be responsible for providing computing infrastructure and software application design, implementation, and support to the businesses in Africa. He/she will also implement processes for all platforms and ensure compliance with computing and software requirements and company policies.




MUST have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Systems, Information Systems, Informatics, Information Technology, Electrical or Electronic Engineering or related field.



A minimum of 5 - 10 years’ experience in a medium/big-sized company, preferably with a System Integration focus.

2+ years of Cloud Computing Infrastructure (IaaS) experience using publicly available services.

AWS Cloud Certification an advantage.

CRISC, CISSO Certification an advantage.


Key skills required:

Business Analysis


Technical Leadership

Business Continuity

Maintenance & Support

Project Management


Technical Competencies Required

Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Active Directory and networking architectures, both from server and client perspectives.

In-depth knowledge of Server Virtualization using different platforms (e.g. Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare, etc.).

Good knowledge of ISO/OSI layered model.

In-depth knowledge of System Architecture & Design which includes the creation of highly detailed functional requirements which describe deep functional logic of a computing system.

In-depth knowledge of database administration, Microsoft, Unix/Linux OS systems administration, and Hardware and Storage administration.

Knowledge of AWS global infrastructure.

An understanding of network technologies as they relate to AWS.

Knowledge of Data Loss Prevention, Data Replication, and Disaster Recovery Systems.

Familiarity with high availability, business impact analysis, and business continuity concepts.

In-depth knowledge of IP protocols and their services at the application layer such as RIP, RDP, SFTP, HTTPS, BGP, and SSH.

Good knowledge of cybersecurity as it relates to computing infrastructure and networking environment.




A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks.  We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

Please contact Ruth Underwood