Solutions Architect (Cloud Services)

Midrand, South Africa

Jurumani offers an environment where creativity and the practice of building things is believed to be fundamentally useful to both the Client and Jurumani Solutions. Providing opportunity to focus on making products and business operating capabilities work, which means we often are more concerned with how systems align, orchestrate and integrate to achieve business outcomes than any single point solution,  essentially building systems that make fixed and mobile telecoms services work for the consumer and enterprise markets.

The environment encourages Agile and DevOps modes of operation, particularly for software we build and manage ourselves. 

The Primary focus of the role is to document systems / solutions which are implemented in the Customers Business space, be it how the internal systems are setup, to how a customer solution has been implemented in AWS. This is not an external customer facing role. Liaising with members of the following teams:

  • Virtual Hosting (on Premises , AWS, Azure)
  • ECS (Enterprise Cloud Services) Security
  • Hosted Applications

A good all round IT understanding is required to ensure that documentation is well written and presentable to a technical and non-technical audience.

The role includes running with the AWS CSP (Cloud Service Provider) project, this involved communicating with AWS, internal IT technicians and finding solutions in the portfolio which would match the CSP AWS requirements.

Microsoft Billing, SPLA Audits and Reporting. 

Understanding the Virtual Hosting Environment and ensuring that the Microsoft SPLA reports are generated very month. 

Role responsibilities and key focus areas:

  • Integrating AWS services into on premise data centres.
  • Annual physical audit of Data Centres, there are seven Data Centres across South Africa.
  • Documenting existing product platforms, on which Iaas, PaaS, IOT and SecaaS products and services, which host external and internal customers.
  • Architecting new solutions for internal use.
  • Monthly Reporting on VMWare, Virtual Machines, Hardware and Storage.
  • Regional Quarterly Reporting and Presentation to the Executive.
  • Creation of user manuals for online portals.
  • Licensing and Warranties, for HP, VMWare and Microsoft.
  • Documentation and Reporting on Data Centres and Data Centre expansion.
  • Miscellaneous reporting and documentation for the department.
  • Creation of network layout diagrams and maps based on firewalls supporting customer and product Virtual Domains as well as the routing between all the VDOMS.

Technical Skills and experience:

  • Matric is Non-negotiable
  • Relevant technical degree – essential
  • Exposure to working in an Agile environment
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • ITIL V3 Foundation
  • ISO 27001 Foundation
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in Solutions Architecture capacity 

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