Our Client from the InsureTech Industry in Nairobi, Kenya is seeking to employ a DevOps Lead Engineer who will build tools and critical infrastructures that support the business’s site/software/application platforms. The incumbent is a key member of engineering department and aids in deploying shared infrastructure and traffic management services. He will also support the already existent native and web-based sites/software/applications.
Management: The DevOps Lead Engineer will be responsible for monitoring the business’s site/software, ensuring standard compliance. He will also monitor the engineering department’s tools and procedures and promote their evolution alongside the business’s systems. He will play an active role in building and improving the platform services inclusive of websites, software, and applications while hosting and managing databases.
The DevOps Lead Engineer regularly checks and monitors alarms, diagnoses symptoms, analyzes root causes, and employs preventative measures to avoid reoccurrence of similar issues. The DevOps Lead Engineer takes ownership and accountability of the performance and reliability of the web-services that the business manages.
It will also the DevOps Lead Engineer’s duty to troubleshoot complex issues as quickly and effectively as possible. He will be expected to understand websites and software capacity planning requirements and works to ensure that sites/software are deployed in a scalable architecture.
Design and Development: The DevOps Lead Engineer will be further tasked with designing and developing the business’s infrastructure architecture as well as developing automated scripts meant for building development and production environments. The DevOps Lead Engineer will be a high-quality coder and, as such, is expected to author tools that improve developer capacity and productivity.
He/She will design, test, and support automated risk-management techniques and enable the support of continuous and consistent integration techniques for the development teams. In this position, the DevOps Lead Engineer will also design, setup, and maintain core infrastructures that run the business’s online practices.
He/She will design and build automation frameworks for the deployment, management, and monitoring of web-based business services and platforms. The DevOps Lead Engineer will also maintain the business’s configuration and deployment tools on Microsoft Azure.
Collaboration and Support: The role of the DevOps will be a collaborative role where he works hand-in-hand with the development teams in creating solutions for the purpose of deploying and monitoring sites/software/applications. In this collaborative capacity, the DevOps Lead Engineer will also be supporting technical teams by using technical analyses in order to improve the scalability and reliability of entire system.
Knowledge: The DevOps Lead Engineer will play the role of an advocate and will promote knowledge sharing and DevOps culture across the entire engineering department. He/She will be expected to keep up with industry best practices, trends, and standards and to identify automation opportunities, designs, and develops automation solutions that improve DevOps operations and efficiency.
Other Duties: The DevOps Lead Engineer will also perform similar duties and duties as delegated by the Employer.
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