Triggerise DevOps Engineer Team Lead Jobs in South Africa

Triggerise DevOps Engineer Team Lead Jobs in South Africa

  • Do you have experience leading a team to build, test & maintain tools that allow for speedy development of software? Would you enjoy working in an Agile way and are excited by the prospect of using technology to create impact. Read on to find out more to find out about our DevOps Team Lead position!

    The Company

  • We are a fast-growing non-profit social enterprise with offices in the Netherlands, Portugal, South Africa, Kenya, and Ethiopia. Triggerise builds digital platforms that motivate users - primarily young women and adolescent girls - to make positive choices.

  • We work together with local communities and use nudges like reminders, discounts, and reward points to encourage our users to access and use health products and services. We also support our users in becoming entrepreneurs and adding value to their economies. You can check out more about being a part of the Triggerise here.

  • All of our Triggerise offices are comfortable, open spaces filled with enthusiastic, international colleagues. Whether you are working from our biggest office in Nairobi, the fast-growing office in South Africa, from our main tech hub in Porto, or from home, our people are young and our culture is global and dynamic. Our work environment is fast-paced, informal, and friendly. You can learn more about the work we do here.

  • We are open to remote work for this position and will happily accept applicants from anywhere in South Africa.

    The Job

  • The DevOps Team Lead is responsible for managing and leading a DevOps team. You will take on management tasks in addition to being responsible for building, testing, and maintaining the tools that allow for the speedy development and release of the software. You also build, configure and monitor the infrastructure that is needed by the software to run.


  • You coordinate the work that the DevOps engineering team needs to do. You are actively involved in cross-team projects that involve development.

  • You make sure the infrastructure you develop is secure and safe with regards to information
    security & personal data.

  • You lead and develop the individuals in your team. You mentor them if needed. We also expect you to continue to develop yourself and keep abreast of new developments.

  • You document your work and make sure that your documentation is clear and understandable for future use by others.

  • Our team works in an agile way and you will be part of the rituals and practices.

  • You build, configure and maintain the infrastructure needed by the Triggerise software to run. You automate the creation, maintenance, and monitoring of the infrastructure

  • You set up, test, and maintain the infrastructure of tools that we use to support our software development and launch. You are responsible for optimizing the flow of work from build to release.

    About you

  • You already have experience in a similar position and are excited by the opportunity to utilize your skillset and build a product from the ground up.


  • You hold a minimum of 5 years of experience working in a DevOps role

  • 1+ years of experience managing a team of DevOps Engineers

  • Previous experience with Kubernetes container orchestration (preference for using K8s within AWS ecosystem)

  • You have previous experience working with Cloud tools (preference for using AWS, including RDS, EC2, SQS).

  • Below are some of the technologies we use at Triggerise: Jenkins, Terraform, Grafana, Prometheus, Kibana, Github Actions (experience in these technologies will be an advantage).

  • You are currently based in South Africa.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Triggerise DevOps Engineer Team Lead Jobs in South Africa

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