Living Goods Senior DevOps Engineer Jobs in Kenya

Living Goods Senior DevOps Engineer Jobs in Kenya

  • Do you want your work to matter? Do you want to use your skills to make a difference, not just a living? Do you want to improve millions of lives, including your own?

  • Living Goods works to reinvent how we improve the lives of the under-served. We think big, relentlessly innovate to ensure both impact & health system strengthening. At Living Goods, you will have the opportunity to apply your ideas and creativity at work every day. If you work well in a dynamic collaborative environment, set high standards, and meet challenges with determination and a sense of humor, you’ll thrive here at Living Goods.

    Role Overview

  • Living Goods is looking for a DevOps Engineer to help us build functional systems that improve our core operations. As the DevOps Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and building IT infrastructure, install and configure solutions, implement reusable components, translate technical requirements, assist with all stages of testing, develop interface stubs and simulators and perform script maintenance and updates.

  • You will be responsible for building automated deployments through the use of configuration management technology, deploy new modules and upgrades and implement fixes within the production environment. You will also be required to make modules ready for production, which entails moving them according to specific procedures and documenting these processes. Ultimately, you will execute and automate operational processes fast, accurately and securely.

  • DevOps Engineer will take the ownership of deploying product updates, identifying production issues and implementing integrations that meet stakeholders needs. Being part of tech team, you will evaluate existing applications and platforms, give recommendations for enhancing performance via gap analysis, identifying the most practical alternative solutions and assisting with modifications.

  • You will maintain the routine application maintenance tasks accomplished via strategy-building techniques. DevOps Engineer will also help create requirements and procedures for implementing routine maintenance, troubleshooting existing information systems for
    errors and resolving those errors.


  • Utilize various open source technologies

  • Use various tools to orchestrate solutions i.e. Continuous Integration Tools

  • Build independent web-based tools, microservices and solutions

  • Write scripts and automation using Bash/Java/Python

  • Implement integrations requested by software engineering team.

  • Deploy updates and fixes.

  • Build tools to reduce occurrences of errors and improve deployment cycle.

  • Develop software to integrate with internal back-end systems.

  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors.

  • Investigate and resolve technical issues.

  • Develop scripts to automate visualization.

  • Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance.

  • Configure and manage data sources RDBS and noSQL.

  • Understand how various systems work.

  • Understand how IT operations are managed.

  • Manage source control including SVN and GIT.

  • Maintain team and project management tools such as Agile Manager or Agile Bench.

    Minimum Requirements

  • BSc or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field.

  • 4-6 years of experience in managing Linux based infrastructure.

  • 4 years of experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar software engineering role.

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience of AWS, Docker and Elasticsearch.

  • Demonstrable experience of continuous integration tools like Bamboo or Jenkins.

  • Good knowledge of shell scripting or Java or Python.

  • Proven expertise in Kubernetes, Selenium and Ansible.

  • Working knowledge of databases both RDBS and noSQL.

  • Problem-solving attitude.

  • Team spirit and team player.

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.

  • Good time-management skills.

  • Interpersonal and communication skills.

    How to Apply

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