Devops Engineer Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Opera

Job Description

Department: Product Development

Location(s): Kenya

Opera Software is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join the growing Opera Payments Engineering Team located across Sweden, Kenya, and Nigeria.

The ideal candidate should be able to work together with the developers, project lead and security team to grow and improve our cloud infrastructure; automate development processes; build tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations; and troubleshoot issues in our development, test, and production environments.

Opera Payments Platform (OPay) enables users to pay for various services through their mobile or web browser. It provides fast, easy, and secure payments and money transfers. Our key markets are emerging economies in Africa, Asia, and South America, where Opera has a traditionally strong presence and user base.

At Opera Software, we develop superior products and services for our users around the world through state-of-the-art technology, innovation, leadership, and partnerships. Our product portfolio includes web browsers, payment solutions, news aggregation services, data compression, and privacy. Our products enable more than 350 million internet consumers to discover and connect with the content and services that matter most to them, regardless of the device, network, or location.

Responsibilities

Improve and scale infrastructure in AWS according to the needs of the project
Build and maintain IT solutions for internal processes
Cooperate with the security team to ensure that our setup remains secure
Provide technical support for the developers
Integrate and migrate legacy infrastructure to the cloud

Requirements

B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Self-motivated, structured, quality-driven, and able to take initiative
Systems administration experience with Linux
Programming skills in scripting languages (Python/JavaScript)
Experience with cloud technologies, preferably AWS
Experience with docker containers orchestration, such as ECS, Kubernetes, and Docker Swarm
Deep understanding of the network stack and traffic routing
Fluency in English, both written and spoken, and good communication skills

Ideal job requirements

Programming skills in Go
Experience in “infrastructure-as-a-code” platforms (CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.)

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To apply for this job please visit www.brightermonday.co.ke.