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Simply Intuite.

Devops Team Lead

FullTime Kenya, Nairobi Posted 22/03/2022, 2 years ago

Industry: Computer and information technology

Role: Information technology

Salary Range: Confidential

Closing: 15/04/2022

Client: Confidential

Reports to:     Cloud/DevOps Team Manager

Our client is a young, agile, and dynamic B2B service provider for many large reputable companies within the technology, betting, and gaming industries. The company has a fast-paced multinational culture and a fantastic opportunity for stepping up in your career and becoming an instrumental part of the team.


  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices. Conduct research, tests, and execute new techniques which could be reused and applied to the software development cycle.
  • Responsible for building, testing and maintaining the infrastructure and tools to allow for the speedy development, release and support of software in production
  • Accountable for designing, building, and optimizing automation systems that help to execute business web and data infrastructure platforms.
  • Involved in creating technology infrastructure, automation tools, and maintaining configuration management.
  • Accountable for conducting training sessions to the juniors in the team, and other groups regarding how to build processes wherein the dependencies are showcased.
  • Understanding the needs of stakeholders and conveying this to developers
  • Working on ways to automate and improve development, release and support processes for software
  • Ensuring that systems are safe and secure against cybersecurity threats
  • Identifying technical problems and developing updates and ‘fixes’
  • Working with software developers to ensure that development follows established processes and works as intended
  • Continuously enhance monitoring and alerting and focus on symptoms and not on outages
  • Participate in post incident reviews, document findings and automate self-healing jobs to reduce MTTR


  • Should possess at least 5 years of work experience as a DevOps Engineer.
  • Knowledge and experience in system automation, deployment, and implementation.
  • Experience with agile planning, deployment, integration, test/validation, and configuration custom software across multiple DevOps tooling platforms
  • Experienced in using Linux, Jenkins, and ample experience in configuring and automating the monitoring tools.
  • Possess experience in the software development process and tools and languages like SaaS, Python, Java, Shell scripting, Python, Ruby, Go, MySQL and Git.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in handling distributed data systems ELK, Grafana, application performance monitoring and packet trace analysis tools (e.g. wireshark)
  • Familiar with the Linux Shell for administration and troubleshooting
  • Familiar with the usage of configuration management systems like Chef, Ansible, Puppet
  • Have experience with Nginx, HAProxy, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, or similar technologies
  • Hunting mentality for system uptime and performance - explore edge cases, failure modes, behaviors, specific implementations.
  • At least 8 years of experience in IT Infrastructure or software development
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related technology field


  • Strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking, excellent analytical ability, strong judgment and the ability to deliver high performance and high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Must be able to work under extreme pressure with strong operational background

Very high work ethics and personal integrity AND SKILLS