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Automation Engineer

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Sector: Technology
Posted: 9 May 2024

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Cloudbox > Automation Engineer


Cloudbox is a global IT managed service provider with a specific focus on the financial services industry.  We provide fully outsourced IT built around best of breed public cloud solutions, ensuring the security and uptime of our customer environments backed up by our fanatical 24×7 support.  This is a dynamic and fast paced environment that needs people with a strong desire to learn and a ‘can do’ attitude.

Role Description

The automation engineer role is aimed not only at Cloudbox internal requirements, but also at providing automation projects and efficiency improvements for Cloudbox customers which will be scoped individually as required. 

 Responsibilities include: 

  • Detailed design, scoping and development of projects on the Microsoft 365 and Azure platforms.
  • Platform integration projects involving REST and SOAP API integration scripting.
  • Ownership of all testing and development processes and environments.
  • Work closely with all business departments to ensure quality and fit for purpose solutions.
  • Assist with reproduction, troubleshooting and resolution of bugs and issues
  • Create new automated tests and tasks and convert existing manual tests and tasks where applicable.
  • Taking part in team activities such as stand-ups, planning sessions, demos, collaborative development, and code-reviews
  • Taking part in cross-team activities such as knowledge-sharing and documentation.

 Technical skills

  • Essential
    • 3+ years’ relevant experience.
    • MS Power BI
    • MS Power Apps
    • SQL scripting experience
    • REST API scripting experience
    • Git/repo/Azure experience
    • Database/SQL knowledge
  • Advantageous
    • Azure function and logic app experience
    • MS Power Automate
    • Powershell Scripting
    • Python / NodeJS experience
    • PostgreSQL experience
    • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics CRM and/or Salesforce CRM.
    • Experience with continuous integration (Agile/Scrum/kanban methodologies).
    • Experience working with DevOps

 Soft Skills

  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Eager to learn new skills.
  • Constantly improving current abilities.
  • Team player with a can-do attitude.
  • Organised and able to define and follow processes.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Capable of working individually and as a part of the team.
  • MUST have a passion for achieving excellence in solution quality and reliability.

  Technical Qualifications

  • Relevant development/language industry certifications
  • Microsoft certifications in the PL track


3+ years experience as a software/automation/development engineer.


South Africa


The Automation Engineer will be expected to work 8am to 5pm


Successful interview candidates will be subject to full background checks and vetting.