Seerbit is a fast growing Financial Technology company that seeks to bridge the gaps identified in Africa’s payment ecosystem, with presence in over 10 African countries and aggressively expanding our footprint in Africa.
We are on a mission to shape the future of commerce not just in Africa but across the globe. Our results-driven environment enabl...
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We are looking to hire a competent and skilled DevOps Engineer who will be involved in various stages of each product's lifespan and should remain abreast of technological advancements to promote efficiency within the organisation. This role will require a demonstrated level of leadership, constant communication with stakeholders while embracing agile practices, constant yearning for new learnings on global FinTech trends and emerging technologies
To be successful in this role, you must be comfortable practicing test-driven development because it produces high-quality, reliable, and more maintainable code and ensure that all outputs remain safe for public consumption.
What you will do
Utilize various open-source technologies
Use various tools to orchestrate solutions
Write scripts and automation using Perl/Python/Groovy/Java/Bash
Configure and manage data sources like MySQL, Mongo, Elasticsearch, Redis, Cassandra, Hadoop, etc
He Must Have
A degree in Computer science, Software engineering or any related field from a reputable University.
3+ years of professional experience as a DevOps / System Engineer
Fluent in Python and Python testing best practices
Experience working in and advocating for agile environments
Extensive experience working within AWS and with its managed products (EC2, ECS, ECR, R53, SES, ElastiCache, RDS, Redshift, etc)
Strong experience working with automation tooling (Terraform, Ansible, etc)
Strong experience with containers (Docker, Compose, ECS, Kubernetes)
Strong experience with managed and self-hosted CI/CD tooling Jenkins and others like Travis, Drone, Mule, Spinnaker)
Strong understanding of DNS, TCPDUMP, CDNS, SSL, Git, Firewalls and networking concepts (VPC, subnetting, VPNs, etc).
Experience deploying microservice architecture, applications, and supporting services
Experience working on high-traffic, international systems
Familiar with software security best practices
Understanding of monitoring tools (Pagerduty, CloudWatch, Datadog, Sentry, etc)
Experience working within large-scale decoupled, service-oriented systems a plus
Configuration Management experience with Ansible or similar (Chef, Puppet, Salt)
Experience with Version Control Software (Git preferred)