Hiring Now: DevOps Engineer (On-site, Nairobi)

DevOps Engineer

Job Description

We are hiring for one of our clients in the banking sector, seeking an Intermediate DevOps Engineer with at least 4 years of experience to work on-site in Nairobi, Kenya.

The DevOps Engineer works with application developers to automate and accelerate the testing, release, and deployment of applications into a runtime environment quickly and reliably. The DevOps Engineer will have a background in development, operations, and full-stack implementations. The DevOps engineer acts as a fulcrum between development and operational teams, and basically forms the foundation of the entire DevOps environment.


  • Develop and maintain Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD) strategy that allows the organization to use DevOps at scale.
  • Envision, build, and execute automated testing plans for all the software developed in the organization and provide reporting templates for monitoring testing coverage. 
  • Contribute to developing best practices for infrastructure as code (such as Puppet, Shell scripting); software build tools (such as Maven, Gradle, etc.) and continuous integration tools (such as Jenkins, TeamCity, etc.)
  • Mentoring and coaching junior software developers in gaining experience and assuming DevOps responsibilities.
  • Design, build & maintain infrastructure to support a continuous software development process, including all phases of development, quality assurance and software deployment.
  • Provides direction into standards and procedures for monitoring, capacity planning, tuning, maintenance, performance optimization, backups, and recovery; ensures infrastructure will meet capacity requirements to deliver on time.
  • Setup/Configuration/Administration of code Repositories like Git, SVN etc.
  • Manage Image storage to ensure consistency and recoverability of the same as required. 
  • Development of process and procedures of code versions to ensure proper governance and security is always maintained within the enterprise. 
  • Acts as a thought leader for DevOps practice in the organization while working with stakeholders to select “fit for purpose tools” to be used in the DevOps orchestration/automation processes.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university. 
  • Certification in cloud technologies such as Kubernetes, OpenShift or related. 
  • Use of DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Ansible or similar and professional software development using JAVA, Python etc is required. 
  • 3 years’ experience in commercial software development with at least 2 years’ experience in developing release pipelines and GitOps frameworks. 
  • Proficient in scripting. 
  • Hands-on knowledge of configuration management and deployment tools like Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Terraform.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

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