Equity Bank Lead Site Reliability Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Equity Bank Lead Site Reliability Engineer Jobs in Kenya


As Systems Site Reliability Engineer Manager, you will lead and support a team of SRE engineers who are working to identify challenges, analyze causes and apply corrective action to ensure that our systems are reliable, scalable and performant as per agreed service level objectives.

Reporting to the Principal SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) Lead, you will be a part of the team responsible for helping to support 24x7 uptime and availability of production mission-critical services within the Bank. You will help to create more consistent, automated environments across all applications or services, proactively test and tune all aspects of the platforms, streamline CI/CD processes, monitor, and respond to system notifications and alerts and continually work to optimize and improve the performance, security, and reliability of our systems.


  • Lead SRE (Site Reliability Engineering) initiatives in your areas of focus

  • Mentor and support the members of the team to achieve high levels of performance

  • Lead the identification and establishment of the service level indicators to support SLOs (Service Level Objectives)

  • Take ownership of the availability, stability, resilience, and system / service health

  • Provide technical leadership in initiatives to improve availability, stability, resilience of our services

  • Take leadership in incident response activities to restore services

  • Collaborate with Dev teams to improve services through rigorous testing and release procedures

  • Participate in architecture design, platform management, and capacity planning exercises.

  • Create sustainable systems and services through automation and uplifts

    Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent

  • 5+ years’ experience
    as a SRE/DevOps Lead

  • Experience in managing SRE/DevOps/Software engineers

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and strong troubleshooting skills

  • Demonstrable experience in Containerization-Docker and orchestration (Kubernetes)

  • Demonstrable experience in CI/CD tools such as Azure DevOps, circle CI, Jenkins etc.

  • Good understanding of Infrastructure as Code (Terraform, Cloud Formation, Ansible)

  • Familiarity with Linux and UNIX systems and command line system administration such as Bash, VIM, SSH (secure shell).

  • Basic scripting skills (preferably Golang, bash, shell, etc.,)

  • Experience in monitoring and analyzing infrastructure performance using standard performance monitoring tools – Dynatrace, Azure Application insights, Prometheus, SolarWinds

  • Good understanding of networking concepts e.g., Network routing, Load balancing, and Networking protocols, a base knowledge of TCP/IP, with an understanding of HTTP and DNS

  • Experience in programming (structured and OOP) with one or more high level languages, such as Python, Java, .NET, and JavaScript

  • Knowledge and proven hands-on experience in large-scale databases and distributed technologies, such as Kafka and Redis will be an added advantage

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Equity Bank Lead Site Reliability Engineer Jobs in Kenya

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