Global IT Infrastructure Operations Manager (Coding / Automation / Config Mang. / Python / Powershell / Ansible Networking / Nu
Cape Town, South Africa
We are recruiting for a highly motivated Technologist to build and lead our Cape Town, South Africa based Technology support team consisting of approximately 7 operations engineers.
Our client is a global merchant commodities firm specializing in energy and its associated industries. They focus on identifying value in the production, refinement, transportation and consumption of tradable commodities and anticipating opportunities in the supply chain where they may be under or over-valued.
The organisation has a global reach spanning 11 offices and approximately 360 employees (85 traders and originators).
Duties & Responsibilities, KPA:
Ideally with an engineering education, you’ll require approximately 9 years of experience, including senior or lead roles, to successfully manage and maintain Infrastructure Technology platforms supporting a Global Energy and Commodities Trading firm.
Primary responsibilities will be day to day operations and oversight of Windows Server, Global Network Infrastructure, MS-Exchange Environment.
Secondary responsibilities and/or growth opportunities will be the creation and operation of a Cyber Security Operations team with the goal of ensuring the ongoing protection of the firm against Cyber threats.
Above and beyond the skills and experience, you’ll need to be goal oriented, capable of understanding the big picture whilst dealing with any tactical emergencies in a structured and composed manner.
Critical for the role is to have the abilities, skills and experience as an independent self-starter to visualize and create the organization, Technology platforms, policies and procedures to deliver an excellent Infrastructure Technology Platform.
Clear and effective communications within a globally distributed team and customer base is also essential for the role.
In addition to the opportunity to design and build your own team supporting a rapidly growing Trading firm, you shall have the opportunity to develop engineering and operations experience on cutting edge technologies e.g. Cloud,Hyper-Converged Infrastructure , next generation data protection .