1 Grid

Technical Director

null, Western Cape, ZA

Company: 1 Grid

Category: Management Occupations

Published on 2021-11-18T19:58:37.000000Z

1-grid.com is a fast-growing web-hosting company in Cape Town with an established customer base, recently acquired by recognized leaders in the Internet services industry. We have the vision and resources to be the market leader in Southern Africa in the next 5 years, supported by an entrepreneurial culture that encourages innovation, collaboration, and performance. We seek leaders who take ownership for their Departments and who are proactive players within the organisational framework.

The purpose of this role:

To design and implement a best practice development and operations environment, leading a young development team and implementing robust and scalable systems. Craft a vision, provide strategic direction to executive management and take ownership of the technical platform of the company.

  • +10 years of experience working in a technology focused role – systems, network and development
  • +10 years management experience – team of 10 +
  • Good understanding of Agile software methodologies
  • Software architecture and tools to support this
  • Extensive experience of using open sourced-based software stacks – Linux/MySQL rather than windows SQL server
  • Experience with launching new online products and services
  • Open source hypervisors (KVM), virtual infrastructure management, monitoring and automation
  • Experience in windows server hosting environments (including Hyper-V) and migration to Linux based environment
  • Experience in working in a web hosting environment
  • Network experience and internet routing
  • Exposure to public cloud solution
  • Working knowledge of Information security and standard compliance
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