DevOps Platform Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: DevOps Platform Engineer Job in Nairobi, Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Recruitment Kenya

Job Vacancy: DevOps Platform Engineer

Reports to: DevOps Team Lead

Job Location: Nairobi

Job Purpose: Support the development, deployment, and operation of our software in AWS (Amazon Web Services) enabling frequent, secure, and reliable release of software to production.

Support our developers to deliver excellent software by providing the tools, environments, source control, and automated testing and deployment that they need.

Key Result Areas

  • Automate and run the build, test, and deployment of our software in AWS
  • Build and maintain tools, solutions and microservices associated with deployment of our platform.
  • Manage code deployments, fixes, updates, and related processes.
  • Enable continuous development and integration (CI/CD) and support developers to use the CI/CD pipeline.
  • Implement monitoring tools to detect issues, measure performance and provide telemetry for developers.
  • Develop operational dashboards and alarms.
  • Monitor performance and capacity and introduce solutions to maintain service levels.
  • Actively troubleshoot any issues that arise during testing and catch and solve issues before release
  • Ensure security good practice is followed in deployment and operations.
  • Assist in establishing DevOps practices
  • The DevOps engineer will be working as part of a distributed team with colleagues in Kenya, Tanzania, China, UK, USA and elsewhere.
  • CircleTech delivers a 24hour service to customers. The DevOps Engineer may be required to work overnight and weekends to resolve urgent technical incidents or to make changes at a time that causes least disruption to customers.


  • 3 Years experience with AWS particularly EC2, VPC, Cloud Formation, CloudTrail and CloudWatch.
  • Degree in Information Technology or equivalent
  • AWS qualifications an advantage.
  • Excellent network design and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge of scripting languages such as Python
  • Experience in CI/CD tools such as Jenkins and automated test tools such as Selenium would be an advantage.
  • Some experience in one or more database systems including DynamoDB, MySQL, or PostgreSQL
  • Good understanding of Information Security in web applications.
  • Enthusiasm to continually improve skills and learn new technologies
  • At least two years relevant experience.
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
  • Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply

How to Apply

Qualified and interested applicants should send their detailed CV, indicating their current and expected salaries to not later than 5pm on 3rd November 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

“Our client embraces equal opportunity for all”.

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