Aza Finance Operations Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Aza Finance Operations Engineer Jobs in Kenya


Job Summary

  • We are passionate technologists who believe in making a difference to the lives of those living in emerging markets.

  • We aim to change the landscape of finance and remittance.

  • The AZA development team is a group of engineers from around the world that have the ability to work together to solve complex problems and provide simple solutions for our customers.

  • We value collaboration during the development process and listen to input from conception of ideas all the way until they are finished.

  • We value people who are keen on learning new technologies through their career.

  • We are looking for an Operations Engineer who can help our ever-growing team in moving our infrastructure to a more automated environment and making sure it is performant and available to our customers.

  • We have offices in London, Nairobi, Dakar, Madrid and Lagos and will happily consider candidates in any of these locations.

  • The job holder will report to the Software Engineering Manager.

    Requirements

    What we are looking for

  • Good knowledge of software deployment tooling and orchestration.

  • Good knowledge of databases systems, especially PostgreSQL..

  • Good knowledge of cloud providers, especially AWS.

  • Familiarity with deploying and managing applications on the cloud in an automated way.

  • Familiarity with logging, monitoring and alerting tools.

  • Familiarity with the agile development methodology specifically Scrum.

  • General knowledge of Linux/Unix systems.

  • A strong and flexible work ethic.

  • Excellent communication skills.

    Desired

  • Some knowledge of working with Ruby, Ruby on Rails and React.JS based applications.

  • Good knowledge of source control using Git.

  • Familiarity with DevOps principles, especially the 12 Factor App
    and Infrastructure as Code.

  • Familiarity with container architecture, especially Docker.

  • Familiarity with provisioning and deployment tools like Chef, Ansible or Terraform.

  • Familiarity with ISO27001 requirements.

  • Preference to participate in pair-programming and using GitHub pull requests to review code of others.

  • Confidence in refactoring and working with both new and existing codebases.

    Benefits

    Compensation

  • A competitive salary and benefits package.
    Global / regional network / exposure in FinTech / Blockchain industry.

  • One of the hottest, fastest scaling startups in Africa.

  • Casual work environment.

  • Great work -life balance.

  • We value autonomy.

  • Opportunity for growth for all employees.

  • Opportunity to work hard and play hard. and more!!

    Responsibilities

  • Develop, deploy and maintain the AZA large Amazon AWS based cloud solution.

  • Deploy, automate, maintain, troubleshoot and improve the systems that keep the backend infrastructure running smoothly.

  • Use tools such as Terraform, Kubernetes and Ansible for container based continuous delivery and Infrastructure-as-code provisioning.

  • Maintain best practice cloud security principles in line with ISO27001 certification.

  • System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains.

  • Suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvement.

    How to Apply

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