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  • Posted: Feb 7, 2020
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    Equity Bank Limited (The "Bank”) is incorporated, registered under the Kenyan Companies Act Cap 486 and domiciled in Kenya. The address of the Bank’s registered office is 9th Floor, Equity Centre, P.O. Box 75104 - 00200 Nairobi. The Bank is licensed under the Kenya Banking Act (Chapter 488), and continues to offer retail banking, microfinance a...
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    Cloud Infrastructure Architect

    Equity Bank is one of the region’s leading banks whose purpose is to transform the lives and livelihoods of the people of Africa socially and economically by availing them modern and inclusive financial services that maximize their opportunities. With a strong footprint in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and DRC Congo, Equity Bank is now home to over 12 million customers - the largest customer base in Africa. Currently the Bank is seeking additional talent to serve in the role outlined below.

    Job Purpose: 

    Cloud Infrastructure Architect: Guides and builds architectures to support business, application and technology requirements on the cloud. Provides plans and strategies on cloud adoption and evolution. Works with other internal and external teams on quality assurance, information security, networking, storage, compute and data. Provides cloud governance framework and oversees its implementation and monitoring.

    Job Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:

    • Responsible for architecting and implementing Cloud infrastructure and foundation elements as well as automations to enable standardized hosting of applications in cloud.
    • Collaborate with various application areas, infrastructure design, network, security and other teams to drive technical decisions and deliver solutions Cloud team initiatives.
    • Provision Cloud Infrastructure and Cloud Foundation in Azure to meet application demands.
    • Provide solution architecture and support issue resolution for cloud infrastructure delivery by working closely with application and other teams.
    • Build Cloud Foundation to establish necessary building blocks for delivering infrastructure.
    • Responsibilities include Cloud user management, security, and capacity, monitoring and configuring application development tools.
    • Architect & automate templates for deploying IaaS, PaaS solutions by using Infrastructure as a code and Configuration as a code.
    • Standardize offerings to achieve cost optimizations and efficiencies.
    • Implement dashboards for managing cloud performance and budgetary alerts.
    • Analyze existing on premise application landscapes to implement refactoring or rebuilding major application initiatives in Cloud.
    • Create integrations for Cloud and On-premise Applications and play a major role in redesigning applications with integrations
    • Advice on new Azure offerings that will bring in more efficiencies in operations, performance and cost.

    Requirements:

    • Possess Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer science/Mathematics or a related engineering discipline
    • 3+ years relevant experience with at least 2 in managing and configuring solutions bases on MS Azure technology.
    • Strong understanding for utilizing native cloud technologies for user management, security, costing and tools.
    • Broad in-depth understanding for on boarding applications onto IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings, deployment automation, DevOps, scripting, containers and Cloud Governance.
    • Strong communication, documentation, managing delivery timelines, handle multiple projects and multitasking skills are a must.
    • Certification in the Azure will be an added advantage (Azure Administrator Associate (AZ-103), Azure Solutions Architect Expert (AZ-300, AZ-301) and Azure Security Engineer Associate (AZ-500))

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    Cloud DevOps Engineer

    Job Purpose: 

    Cloud DevOps Engineer: Guides and builds automation and orchestration of workloads across public and private cloud environments. Creates DevOps framework including tooling, processes and governance. Works with other internal and external teams on improving of DevOps practice. Evangelizes DevOps practice in the organization.

    Must have deep knowledge of DevOps tools on both on premise and cloud environments.

    Job Responsibilities/ Accountabilities:

    • Design and Govern a DevOps Strategy by recommending a migration and consolidation strategy for DevOps Tools based on MS Azure technology.
    • Working with QA, Developers and other teams, Come up with a Quality strategy, secure development process and tool integration strategy.
    • Implement DevOps Development Processes through an effective designing of version control strategy.
    • Write application deployment automation using industry standard deployment and configuration tools.
    • Implementing and managing build infrastructure and managing application configuration and secrets.
    • Implement Continuous Integration by managing code quality and security policies, implementing a build strategy including container builds.
    • Implement Continuous Delivery by designing a release strategy and setting up a release management workflow.
    • Implementing the relevant deployment pattern and scaling a release pipeline to deploy multiple endpoints (such as deployment groups, Azure Kubernetes Service, Azure App Service).
    • Implement Application Infrastructure by coming up with an effective infrastructure and configuration management strategy, implementing infrastructure as code, managing Azure Kubernetes service infrastructure.
    • Implement Continuous Feedback by recommending and designing system feedback mechanisms, implementing process for routing system feedback to development teams and optimizing the feedback mechanism.

    Requirements:

    • Possess Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer science/Mathematics or a related engineering discipline
    • 2+ years’ relevant experience in developing DevOps solutions based on MS Azure technology.
    • Strong experience with Azure Administration and Azure development and expert in at least one of them.
    • Must be able to design and implement DevOps practices for version control, compliance, infrastructure as code, configuration management, build, release, and testing by using Azure technologies.
    • Good experience required on Azure including Kubernetes, Containers, Dockers, Web App, etc.)
    • Good experience with open source technologies, Linux, Helm, Nginx
    • Experience on third-party continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) systems is essential.
    • Ability to communicate complex technical requirements and information in an understandable manner to senior executives.
    • Strong aptitude for learning new technologies and analytics techniques.
    • Certification in the Azure will be an added advantage (Azure Administrator Associate (AZ-103), Azure Developer Associate (AZ-203) and Azure DevOps Engineer Expert (AZ-400))

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