Development, Technical
Cape Town
Posted 2 months ago

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Intermediate-Senior Cloud Engineer with expertise in Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Google services and products. As a Cloud Engineer,
you will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and maintaining cloud infrastructure and services for our organization. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop scalable and efficient cloud solutions while ensuring high availability and security.


Key Responsibilities

Design and implement cloud-based solutions:

  • Architect, plan, and deploy highly available and scalable cloud infrastructure on Google
    Cloud Platform (GCP) using best practices.
  • Develop and configure Google Cloud services and products, including compute, storage,
    networking, security, databases, and machine learning.
  • Collaborate with software engineers and application teams to ensure seamless
    integration of applications with cloud services.
  • Optimize performance and cost-efficiency of cloud infrastructure and services.


Manage and maintain cloud infrastructure:

  • Monitor and troubleshoot cloud infrastructure for performance, availability, and security.
  • Implement and maintain automation scripts, infrastructure as code, and configuration
    management tools for streamlined provisioning and management of resources.
  • Perform regular backups, disaster recovery planning, and ensure data integrity in cloud
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies related to cloud
    computing and Google services.


Security and compliance:

  • Implement security best practices and ensure compliance with industry standards and
  • Conduct security assessments, vulnerability scans, and implement necessary controls to
    protect cloud infrastructure and data.
  • Collaborate with the security team to develop and maintain incident response plans and
    conduct security incident investigations.


Collaboration and documentation:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including developers, architects, operations, and
    support, to understand requirements and provide technical expertise.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation, including architectural diagrams, standard
    operating procedures, and knowledge base articles.
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior cloud engineers, sharing knowledge and best



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. A
    master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience (5+ years) in designing, implementing, and managing cloud solutions,
    preferably with a focus on GCP and Google services.
  • Relevant certifications such as Google Cloud Certified – Professional Cloud Architect or
    similar certifications are highly desirable.


Technical Skills:

  • Strong understanding of GCP services and products, including Google Compute Engine,
    Google Kubernetes Engine, Google Cloud Storage, Google Cloud Functions, Google
    Cloud Pub/Sub, Google Cloud Datastore, etc.
  • Proficiency in scripting (e.g., Python, Bash) and automation tools (e.g., Terraform,
    Ansible) for infrastructure provisioning and configuration management.
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and container
    orchestration platforms like Kubernetes.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts, security best practices, and monitoring tools in cloud
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines, DevOps practices, and Agile methodologies.


Soft Skills:

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to troubleshoot complex
    issues in cloud environments.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey
    technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in cross-
    functional teams.
  • Proactive mindset and ability to adapt to evolving technologies and business needs.

Join our dynamic and innovative team as an Intermediate-Senior Cloud Engineer, and contribute to the
development and growth of our cloud infrastructure powered by Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and
Google services. Apply your expertise and make an impact on our organization’s

Qualities that are important to us

  • Deadline driven
  • Clear communicator
  • Team-player
  • Proactive
  • Solution-driven
  • Ready to be accountable
  • Have a keen eye for detail
  • Have a proven multi-tasking record
  • Stress-tolerant and great at shifting priorities as demands change


Perks and Benefits:

  • A dynamic and inclusive work culture that values creativity and collaboration.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and skill development.
  • Access to cutting-edge technology and resources to fuel your imagination.


Join us on this exhilarating journey where you can let your creativity run wild and make a lasting impact through the power of words. Apply now and become a key player in shaping our brand’s narrative!

Who we are:

Bastion & Flowe, a Google and Meta (Facebook) partner, is the exclusive digital command centre for Offernet, a global digital marketing technology (mar-tech) company that uses Machine Learning to optimise media placement.

Through real-time algorithmic optimisation, our proprietary software allows our digital strategists to focus exclusively on providing exceptional Returns on Adspend (ROAS). Called “TouchPoint”, this innovative platform blends data and media in real-time, making sure the right ad goes in front of the right person at the right time. It is the world’s first true end-to-end marketing platform, enabling marketers to create and execute campaigns across all media channels.

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