Senior DevOps Engineer Job at Koko Networks

Senior DevOps Engineer Job at Koko Networks… See details on how to apply for the opportunities available at Koko Networks.

Descriptions;

This company was formerly known as SmartCook Energy. Last-mile energy networks for Africa’s cities. Smarter commerce for urban Africa. Unique rich media delivery platforms. Our mission is to improve life for everyone in Africa’s cities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead small teams and projects to build tools and software to manage cloud infrastructure and applications.
  • Own production environments and develop a holistic view of system health for the benefit of your own and other teams, troubleshooting any part of supported services when needed.
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to manage deployment and monitoring of all KOKO’s distributed software applications, ensuring systems are available at all times.
  • Measure and optimise system performance, to staying ahead of customer needs
  • Design and apply best practices in the areas of secure cloud design patterns, automated security, CI/CD across KOKO’s teams and projects, helping others to deliver their solutions more effectively.
  • Collect and analyse metrics to make recommendations for performance improvements and fault findings.
  • Participate in system design reviews, infrastructure management and capacity planning.
  • Establish and implement administrative and operational best practices for engineering teams
  • Detect abnormalities in performance and proactively address issues before they impact our customers
  • Be on-call to manage high priority issues when needed, in collaboration with other engineering team members via our incident response processes.
  • Participate in building the engineering culture at KOKO.

What You Will Bring to KOKO

  • Five or more years of experience working with SRE and/or DevOps and/or cloud teams.
  • Python and shell scripting experience.
  • Strong track record designing and delivering automated toolchains and secure cloud patterns.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as code and APM tools.
  • Experience in the following areas: enterprise application and service based architectures, software design methods, CI/CD, cyber security, process automation, QA and test automation, and highly scalable data architectures.
  • Understanding of Linux operating system, networking, and databases
  • Strong understanding of principles and practices to be applied to excel at this role.
  • Well developed skills in designing and building for performance, reliability, security and maintainability.
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbal, who is calm and decisive under pressure.
  • Empathy for your colleagues, encouraging team members to think creatively while knowing where to intervene to tackle tough problems and navigate conflicts.
  • We use AWS extensively and so, certifications with cloud technologies is a bonus.

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