Cloud Data Engineer – Mindworx is hiring

Cloud Data Engineer

Cloud Data Engineer will work in collaboration with the Engineering team. The successful candidate will be tasked to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company. Other responsibilities include planning, designing and developing cloud-based applications. Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines. Deploying and debugging cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle.


Key responsibilities

  • Collaboration with Engineering team
  • Working in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company
  • Planning, designing, and developing cloud-based applications
  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines
  • Deploying and debugging cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle
  • Educating teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required
  • Employing exceptional problem-solving skills, with the ability to see and solve issues before they snowball into problems. Using your extensive knowledge of APIs to design RESTful services, and integrate them with existing data providers, using JSON or XML as needed
  • Lead and develop best practices for larger Cloud Engineer teambuilding and designing web services in the cloud, along with implementing the set-up of geographically redundant services
  • Orchestrating and automating cloud-based plan


Business Requirements Identification

  • Elicit complex business requirements using a variety of methods such as interviews, document analysis, workshops, and workflow analysis to express the requirements in terms of target user roles and goals


Data Management

  • Manage key aspects of the data management system. This includes being responsible for developing or operating key elements of the system


Database Specifications

  • Approve database specifications, ensuring all agreed standards and protocols are followed and data integrity is preserved


Analysis of “As Is” and “To Be”

  • Document complex “as is” and “to be” processes and describe the changes required to migrate to the “to be” capability to record accurately the change required


Information Security

  • Lead in detecting and analyzing security incidents including attacks, breaches, and identified vulnerabilities and remediate any security gaps in line with the security incident management procedure


Data Architecture

  • Implement all aspects of data architecture, turning event analytics, raw application data, and business systems into key business insights



  • University / Postgraduate (Master’s Degree)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering; Master’s degree a plus
  • Certification as an AWS Solutions Architect, Cloud Security Certification, and/or
  • OpenStack Administrator Certification a plus. (Other cloud-related certification also a plus)


General Experience

  • Five years’ experience in developing software using languages such as Java, Python, C++, or Ruby
  • Experience with SOA applications and cloud-based services, preferably AWS
  • Experience working with OpenStack, Linux/UNIX, Rackspace, Docker, and Microsoft Azure
  • Three to five years’ experience in a Cloud Engineer role or related position
  • Knowledge of web services, API, REST and RPC
  • Strong awareness of networking and internet protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, SMTP, HTTP, and distributed networks
  • Database experience, including knowledge of SQL and NoSQL, and related data stores such as Postgres
  • Extensive experience with open-source technology, software development and system engineering
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to stay focused on completing tasks and meeting goals within a busy workspace
  • Interest in Cloud Engineering and its impact on greater business practices
  • Skilled at working in tandem with a team of engineers, or alone as required


Managerial Experience
Experience of general supervision of more junior colleagues (7 to 12 months)


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