One Acre Fund Cloud Systems Engineer Jobs in Kenya

One Acre Fund Cloud Systems Engineer Jobs in Kenya


About One Acre Fund

  • Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions.

  • With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

  • To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

    About the Role

  • The Cloud Systems Engineer will manage software, hardware and networks. You will maintain reliable operations of the production, test, and development environments for applications and infrastructure at One Acre Fund. You will ensure compliance to policies and standards. You will collaborate with engineering teams to manage the performance of applications in the production environments.

  • As a member of the IT Operations department, the Cloud Systems Engineer will report to the Enterprise Architect.

    Responsibilities

  • Manage operations of computer systems, network servers, and virtualization

  • Perform regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures

  • Maintain security through identity management, certificates, protocols, access controls and firewalls

  • Manage capacity, storage planning, and database performance

  • Establish proper governance in the administration of systems by defining policies, standards, processes and best practice guidelines

    Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and
    regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

    Qualifications

  • Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • One or more relevant professional certifications, such as:

  • MCSE (Microsoft Certified Solution Expert)

  • Linux Certifications: LPIC-1 or LPIC-2

  • Azure Certified (AZ900,AZ104, AZ303)

  • Cisco CCNA-Cloud.

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other relevant field.

  • 5+ years of experience managing cloud-hosted IT infrastructure.

  • 5+ years of experience managing Microsoft SQL Server database environments.

  • Experience using shell script or interpreted languages such as Python, Bash, Perl, and Windows PS.

  • Experience administering Kubernetes clusters (AKS, GKE, EKS or on-premises).

  • Experience managing infrastructure security using identity management, certificates, VLAN, and access controls.

  • Experience planning, design, implementing and managing IT networks.

  • Experience implementing standards and best practices in infrastructure management.

  • Experience managing continuous development, testing, and integration.

  • 1+ years of experience managing other IT professionals.

  • Language: English. Working knowledge of French and Swahili will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Cloud Systems Engineer Jobs in Kenya


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