Site Reliability Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

Site Reliability Engineer Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

  • Our client, a well-established and highly reputable B2B services provider is seeking to recruit a Site Reliability Engineer to join their firm.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Working across several business areas providing development, maintenance, and support

  • Work on projects that directly impact key business metrics

  • Engage in and improve the whole lifecycle of services—from inception and design, deployment, operation, and refinement.

  • Support services before they go live through activities such as system design consulting, developing software platforms and frameworks, capacity planning, and launch reviews.

  • Maintain services once they are live by measuring and monitoring availability, latency, and overall system health.

  • Scale systems sustainably through mechanisms like automation; evolve systems by pushing for changes that improve reliability and velocity.

  • Lead sustainable incident response, blameless postmortems, and production improvements that result in direct business opportunities for Organization.

  • Manage individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.

  • Guide other team members on managing end-to-end availability and performance of mission-critical services, building automation to prevent problem recurrence, and building automated responses for non-exceptional service conditions.

  • Able to work in shifts

  • Meet frequently in standups and grooming sessions with your engineers and product team

  • A working understanding of software engineering principles

  • Help identify probable causes and provide immediate solutions during an incident

  • Contribute to engineering efforts from planning and organization to
    execution and delivery to solve complex, real-world engineering problems.

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field involving software/systems engineering, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience programming in at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Python, or Go.

  • Experience with algorithms and data structures.

  • 3-5 years of experience in computing, distributed systems, storage, or networking.

    Skills and Competencies

  • Expertise in designing, analyzing, and troubleshooting large-scale distributed systems.

  • Ability to debug, optimize code, and automate routine tasks.

  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive.

  • Experience with algorithms and data structures and/or Unix/Linux systems internals (e.g., filesystems, system calls) and administration.

    How to Apply

  • Apply through Flexi Personnel ATS send your CV to

  • by 6th May 2022 indicating Site Reliability Engineer as the email subject.

  • NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement.

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