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  • Posted: Nov 8, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Established in 2014 as Nigerias first licensed private commodities exchange, AFEX's infrastructure and platforms drive capital to build a trust economy in Africas commodity markets. We provide solutions in trading, financing and market system development.

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    Application Security Engineer

    Job Summary

    • As an Application Security Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the security and integrity of our applications at the Commodities Exchange.
    • You will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining robust security measures and practices throughout the software development lifecycle.
    • Collaborating with development teams, you will identify potential vulnerabilities, conduct security assessments, and provide guidance on secure coding practices.
    • Your expertise will help safeguard our applications and protect sensitive data from potential threats.


    • Design and implement application security practices, frameworks, and guidelines to ensure secure development and deployment of software applications.
    • Collaborate with development teams to conduct security reviews and identify potential vulnerabilities and risks.
    • Perform manual and automated security testing of applications to identify and remediate security weaknesses.
    • Conduct code reviews to identify and address security vulnerabilities in application code.
    • Develop and deliver training sessions on secure coding practices for development teams.
    • Implement and maintain application security tools and technologies, such as static code analysis, vulnerability scanning, and penetration testing tools.
    • Stay updated with the latest security threats, vulnerabilities, and best practices related to application security.
    • Participate in incident response activities, including investigations, root cause analysis, and remediation of security incidents.
    • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including DevOps and Security Operations, to ensure a comprehensive and integrated security approach.
    • Collaborate with external security vendors and auditors to conduct security assessments and audits.


    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Security, or a related field
    • At least 3 years of experience in application security or a related role
    • Strong knowledge of application security principles, secure coding practices, and common vulnerabilities (e.g, OWASP Top 10)
    • Experience with manual and automated application security testing techniques, tools, and frameworks
    • Familiarity with industry-standard security frameworks, such as NIST, ISO 27001, or PCI-DSS
    • Proficiency in modern programming languages such as JavaScript or Python
    • Knowledge of web application architectures, APIs, and web services
    • Experience with secure software development lifecycle (SDLC) practices, including threat modeling and secure code reviews.
    • Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform) and their security controls
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skill

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    DevOps Engineer

    Job Summary

    • As a DevOps Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and maintaining the infrastructure and deployment pipelines for our applications at the Commodities Exchange.
    • You will collaborate with development teams, system administrators, and other stakeholders to ensure smooth and efficient software delivery.
    • Your expertise in cloud platforms, automation, and infrastructure as code will contribute to the scalability, reliability, and security of our systems.


    • Design, implement, and maintain scalable and secure infrastructure on cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure
    • Collaborate with development teams to establish and maintain efficient CI/CD pipelines for application deployment and delivery.
    • Develop and maintain infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools like Terraform, ensuring consistent and repeatable deployments.
    • Implement and maintain containerization technologies such as Docker for application deployment and scalability.
    • Configure and manage orchestration platforms like Kubernetes for container orchestration and management.
    • Monitor and optimize system performance, availability, and scalability through proactive monitoring and alerting.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement best practices for configuration management and infrastructure automation.
    • Implement and manage automated testing and quality assurance processes within the CI/CD pipeline.
    • Work closely with security teams to ensure the compliance and security of infrastructure and applications.
    • Stay up to date with emerging trends and technologies in DevOps, cloud platforms, and automation tools.
    • Provide technical guidance and support to development teams on infrastructure-related matters


    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field
    • At least 3 years of experience in a DevOps or related role
    • Strong experience with cloud platforms, particularly AWS and Azure, including infrastructure provisioning, configuration, and management.
    • Proficiency in at least one programming language, such as Python or Node.js
    • Experience with containerization technologies, especially Docker, and container orchestration tools like Kubernetes
    • Hands-on experience with infrastructure as code tools, preferably Terraform.
    • Familiarity with CI/CD tools and processes, such as Jenkins, Bitbucket CI/CD, or CircleCI
    • Knowledge of configuration management tools, such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet
    • Experience with monitoring and logging tools like Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack, Gray log or similar
    • Strong understanding of networking concepts and security best practices
    • Familiarity with agile methodologies and collaborative development environments
    • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills

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