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Hiring Kenya » Senior Devops Engineer

Senior Devops Engineer

Nairobi, Kenya
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Industry: Information Technology and Services
Description: Businesses today are adopting the cloud for improved services to their customers. Our purpose is to guide companies on that journey to drive the adoption of DevSecOps so that our clients can remain ahead of the curve. We have an intense focus on engineering fundamentals, whether Developer and Security Operations, Cloud Native Transformation Strategy or Software Engineering & Architecture. This focus allows us to plan and build a solid foundation for companies, resulting in simplified workflows, stronger systems and true future-proofing. Our services help companies avoid costly mistakes to benefit from scalable, performant, and reliable systems that lie at the end of a cloud-native transformation. We have successfully helped many multinational businesses make their journey to the cloud. These companies now have easy access to their data from anywhere in the world, with security second to none.
Job Description

What you will be doing:

  • Design and build advanced cloud-native infrastructure
  • Guide technical discussions with clients and build technical roadmaps 
  • Collaborate with the Engineering Director(s) to (re)design architecture
  • Assist the Site Reliability Manager with resource planning
  • Mentor other engineers and share knowledge
  • Document processes and monitor performance metrics
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and ship new features.
  • Constantly improve the stability, scalability, security, cost-effectiveness, and operational excellence of our clients' systems.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies to maximize development efficiency and security.
  • Conduct infrastructure planning, testing, and development

What you must have:

  • At least five or more years experience working in a DevOps/SRE team 
  • Extensive experience in DevOps/SRE, team management and collaboration
  • Advanced knowledge of best practices related to data encryption and cybersecurity
  • Advanced knowledge of the general DevOps/SRE landscape, architectures, and emerging technologies
  • Cloud experience, preferably GCP, Azure and AWS
  • Experience in Observability Practices and Incident Management
  • Extensive experience with Prometheus, Grafana, the Elastic Stack and all versions of Beats, especially within Kubernetes
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code, preferably Terraform
  • Experience with general automation and config management, preferably Ansible
  • Extensive experience building and maintaining Kubernetes clusters and workloads
  • Strong foundation of basic network and security concepts
  • Ability to build robust CICD pipelines
  • Familiarity with relational and non-relational databases
  • Solid understanding of Linux operating systems

About you

For us to achieve our ambitious vision together as a team, It is important for our Martians to lead at all levels, be self starters who take initiative and put their hands up for challenging tasks. A growth mindset is important to us and we encourage all our Martians to openly share knowledge, support and help each other, ask questions, get creative with new technologies and learn from setbacks.

Becoming a Martian means:

  • Comfortably working and learning from a fully remote, culturally diverse team based predominantly in South Africa and Nigeria.
  • Being an open, honest and respectful communicator.
  • You enjoy asking questions, identifying areas of improvement and proposing solutions, no matter your job title or whether you have been with us for a day, a month or years!
  • You are comfortable taking initiative and operating independently.
  • You thrive in a fast paced environment, where change is constant.
  • You find it exciting to work with various clients, from different industries, each with a different problem for you and your team to solve.
  • Intentionally sharing tech and industry trends that excite you with your peers.
  • Seeking continuous feedback and actively taking steps to continuously grow personally and professionally.

Want to know what you get by joining us?

  • Become a member of a team where we value each individual's contribution from day 1 and empower you to make suggestions, get involved and do what you love most!
  • Flexibility and the freedom to work from anywhere you choose and feel you thrive best.
  • Work-life balance where you are not expected to work over weekends or after hours.
  • A forward thinking remote company that knows how important it is to stay connected as one team, by providing social platforms for employee engagement, virtually or in person. 
  • A monthly work from home allowance which you can use to set yourself up to work comfortably from home. Whether that is pens, notebooks, new headphones or work snacks!
  • A MacBook or Windows laptop for you to do your best work on.
  • Become part of  a team of exceptionally clever and talented people who like to share their knowledge and learnings.
  • We support your career growth and love setting you up for the future! We want you to succeed and will continue to support you, even after you leave.
Education: Degree, Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time
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Name: Hiring Kenya

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