Cloud Engineer Career Jobs – Stanbic Bank

 

Job Title:    Cloud Engineer

Organization:  Stanbic
Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Stanbic Bank Uganda
Limited is a subsidiary of Stanbic Africa Holdings Limited which is in turn
owned by Standard Bank Group Limited (“the Group”), Africa’s leading banking
and financial services group. The Standard Bank Group is the leading banking
group focused on emerging markets. It is the largest African banking group
ranked by assets and earnings. Stanbic Bank Uganda Limited is the largest bank
in Uganda by assets and market capitalization. It offers a full range of
banking services through two business units; Personal and Business Banking
(PBB), and Corporate and Investment Banking (CIB).

 

Job Summary:  Accordingly, the Bank intends to migrate more
than 80% of our technology estate to cloud services over the next 5 years. Going
forward the Bank has also defined a ‘cloud first’ engineering principle that
requires that for all technology solutions designed for customers, we must
consider first Public Cloud, then Private Cloud with On-premise as the last
resort, this also implies “Cloud first” application acquisition and “Cloud
first” application development

 

The role of the
Cloud Engineer is to anchor the cloud journey and support or contribute
significantly to a number of products or work streams relating to the design
and implementation of Cloud solutions, operating across a number of Service
Teams within the Bank, and proactively engaging with internal stakeholders in
the delivery of Cloud solutions.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Lead the
design and implementation solutions based on architectural best practices and
industry standards to ensure the effective implementation of Cloud solutions.

·       
Lead the
design and implementation of high availability, cost efficient, fault tolerant
and scalable distributed systems.

·       
Lead the
delivery and support of Cloud solutions, based on defined standards from the
Group Cloud Centre of Excellence (CCoE) for Applications and Infrastructure and
other applicable industry standards.

·       
Lead the
delivery of multiple Cloud architecture patterns, including connectivity
patterns and implementations to drive customer outcomes.

·       
Analysis
of application portfolios, to support in identifying dependencies and common
infrastructure platform components and assessing migration feasibility.

·       
Supports
in the design of applications and identifies the most appropriate and fit for
purpose method such as lift and shift for existing on-premises application and
data, rehosting, refracturing or designing and building a cloud data
application.

·       
Integrates
existing Cloud infrastructure or network environment with corporate
infrastructure or data centre environment to ensure effective implementation.

·       
Supports
in the design of reference architecture and provides input to the DevOps team
for implementation of codified stacks that meet the needs of the applications.

·       
Supports
a culture of continuous improvement and foster innovation within the function
and team.

·       
Collaborate
and influence stakeholders across the IT Business to ensure that services
offered are relevant and efficient.

·       
Support
in influencing various stakeholders on new and innovative ways of work.

·       
Collaboration
with the bank enterprise risk management teams to proactively manage risks
associated with migration of workloads to the cloud

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the Stanbic Bank Cloud Engineer employment opportunity must
hold a First Degree / Information Technology/ Electrical or Electronics
Engineering/

·       
Computer
Science/ Physics /Mathematics

·       
Post
Graduate Degree/ Information Technology

·       
Certification
in one or more languages: C, C++, Java, Perl, Python, Go, or scripting
experience in Shell and Perl

·       
Cloud
certifications for Azure or Amazon Web Services

·       
Application
Development and Support / 5-7 years

·       
Previous
experience gained in using production systems and technologies, for example
load balancing, monitoring, distributed systems, microservices, and
configuration management.

·       
Designing
and executing small 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.

·       
Must
have had a focus on instrumentation and observability with experience with
monitoring and metrics collection tools such as AppDynamics, Prometheus,
nNagios and Graphite.

·       
Be
familiar with systems and configuration management tools (e.g. Chef and
Terraform).

·       
Have
experience implementing Continuous Integration or Continuous Delivery processes
in engineering teams and lastly, experience 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

·       
Strategic
thinking

·       
Knowledge
of domestic and international banking industry

·       
knowledge
of the Bank’s business, products, key clients, business strategy and strategic
issues

·       
knowledge
of regulatory requirements of home markets

·       
Information
Security Management

·       
Risk
Identification

·       
Information
Security

 

How to Apply:

All candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply online at the link below.

 

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