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  • Posted: Mar 31, 2023
    Deadline: Apr 17, 2023
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    Techsavanna has provided a wide range of ICT services and software for Property Management, Project Management, Energy Management and Financial Management in diverse industry and client profiles. In Eastern Africa the firm has offices in Nairobi, in the region the firm comprises of with a total staff force of over 100.
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    Cloud Infrastructure Developer

    Reference No CID/15

    Cloud Developers are essentially software engineers with a specialization in cloud computing. That means on top of development experience, Cloud Developers must have a solid understanding of cloud systems — not only how they operate, but how to deploy them securely, efficiently, and with little-to-no downtime.

    The holder of the role will be responsible for the design, build and automation around deployment and infrastructure management. This includes Infrastructure as Code, automating configuration management, provisioning, patching, and cloud self-service portals.  He/ She will design, build tooling and infrastructure to drive adoption of best practices in resource utilization, organization, monitoring, and maintainability of existing and future public infrastructure deployments.

    The role holder will develop and provide corresponding project documentation for handover to support team.


    Infrastructure Automation

    • Automate infrastructure provisioning through Iac tools like Terraform and Cloud formation.

    Configuration management

    • Automate infrastructure tasks e.g., OS patching by using tools like Ansible, Chef. Ensure these processes are automated for the other teams to re-use.

    Cloud Management Platform

    • Build a Hybrid self-service cloud management platform. This should be a single plane platform for all infrastructure services.

    Always on infrastructure

    • Ensure that our infrastructure is always on by implementing ML and AI in order to convert IT Ops to AI Ops

    DevOps Tool Chain

    • Building and maintaining DevOps Tool chain for the infrastructure services e.g., Packer, Ansible Tower, Terraform Enterprise etc.

    Documentation and process: 

    • Keeping accurate current infrastructure database for static and dynamic capacities 
    • Adhere to the existing processes in workflow management. 
    • Process review and recommendation on process improvement
    • Preparation of infrastructure projects, POC bid /RFQ documents and Evaluations. 
    • Learn/research on new technologies/practices in the public cloud and infrastructure domain.
    • Running of POCs and subsequent recommendations for approval
    • Development of design principles to guide future deployment

    Key performance indicators:

    Modernize Cloud Services and DB Infrastructure with automated deployment capability

    • Single plane Self-service for all infrastructure services
    • Implementation if IaC for private and public cloud
    • Build Hybrid Cloud orchestration platform.

    Compliance with minimum baseline standards.

    • Automate Systems patching
    • 'Always On' IT Infrastructure
    • Implement Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to convert IT Operations to AI OPS

    Projects Implementation and Reporting

    • Successful migrations, integration and implementation of IT systems.
    • Production of ad-hoc exception reports and weekly system status reports.
    • Accurate and timely weekly reports on tasks handled/assigned.


    • BSc /B-Tech in computer Science/Electricaland communication/Telecoms, Engineering, or a similar field.

    More Details on Experience

    • At Least 3 years’ experience as cloud engineer, Systems administrator in a multifaceted business environment with integrated/mixed windows and major UNIX/Linux server environment.
    • 3 years software engineering experience using languages such as C++ ,pearl, Python, Ruby, Api programming and scripting.
    • AWS and GCP Cloud knowledge and deployement
    • Experience in working with IaC tools like Terraform & Cloud Formation. Configuration management tools like Ansible platform to automate various aspects of infrastructure configuration, provisioning, and management
    • Experience in building DevOps pipelines using tools like Jenkins, Bitbucket pipelines, Git Actions, Ansible, Terraform, Vagrant etc.
    • Experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, BDD and TDD.
    • Strong data analytical skills, analytical thinking, attention to details and ability to identify solutions to complex problems.
    • Great Stakeholder management skills
    • Understanding of containerization technologies and platforms, specifically Kubernetes
    • Certification in any of the following Systems and Network or related trainings is an added advantage
      • AWS Certified Solution Architect certification
      • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate
      • Terraform Associate certification
      • Red Hat Certified Specialist in Advanced Automation
      • Scrum Fundamentals Certified
      • Network certification e.g., CCNA, CCNP
      • UNIX/Linux certification
      • VMware certification e.g., VCP
      • Certified Kubernetes Administrator (CKA)

    Method of Application

    If you feel that you are up to the challenge and possess the necessary qualification and experience, please send your resume with your cell phone contact indicating your experience and why you are the most suitable candidate for the role before 17th April 2023, clearly quoting the job title and job reference to the address below.


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