Lead, Technical Support (DevOps)
Dunn and Braxton Limited
Surulere, LA, ng
18h ago

Job Description

About Company : Our client is one of the fast growing Fintech Startups in the Nigerian Payment ecosystem with presence in 8 African countries.

The Company is seeking to hire an experienced DevOps as Lead, Technical Support who will be responsible for driving initiatives and help take infrastructure to the next level.

As the Lead, Technical Support (DevOps) you will be responsible for ensuring transformative DevOps initiative is understood and optimally implemented.

You will be responsible for recommending innovations, automating processes and cultivating a cohesive technical ecosystem based on strong DevOps principles.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Oversee technical mandates from the Technology Department.
  • Collaborate with various people in the development and infrastructure team (leads, architects, and project managers) to make sure that the Release Management process responds and adheres to the best delivery practices,
  • Analysis, delivery, and implementation of CI / CD pipeline.
  • Development and use of automation to deploy infrastructure
  • Build systems and test automation infrastructure.
  • Be proactive in suggesting enhancements and technological choices in your field of expertise;
  • Act as the main driver for the DevOps roadmap, including identifying the technical and business activities needed to support the transition of applications and infrastructure services from development to production.
  • Identifying risks and forming contingency plans as soon as possible.
  • Analyzing existing operations and scheduling training sessions and meetings to discuss improvements.
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends and developments.
  • Updating work schedules and performing troubleshooting as required.
  • Writing progress reports and delivering presentations to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Contribute to product design meetings and extend the CI / CD capabilities.
  • Ensuring any technical issues faced by teams are resolved
  • Installation, configuration and integration of Apps across environments.
  • Preferred :

  • Excellent knowledge of continuous integration, infrastructure-as-code, application release automation concepts, frameworks and tools.
  • Experience with at least one source control management system (TFS, git preferred), including branching strategies.
  • Experience with at least one CI tool (GitLab, Jenkins);
  • Experience using scripting languages (shell, Python, PowerShell, Ansible).
  • Experience with mainstream logging, monitoring and tracing tools;
  • Experience in deployment automation;
  • Familiar with network protocols such as TCP / IP, HTML, SSL.
  • Strong CI / CD experience and an advocate of Agile methodologies.
  • Good understanding of distributed builds and parallel deployments.
  • Solid experience working with Linux (CentOS).
  • Solid experience with Web Technologies (Apache, Nginx, Haproxy).
  • Experience with Networking (routing, DNS, DHCP, NAT, firewalls).
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Containers.
  • Key Requirements :

  • First degree in Computer Science or related discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience in either development or infrastructure operations / automation with at least 2 years as a team lead.
  • Strong leadership experience as a line manager with effectiveness in the development of team members.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Autonomous yet highly collaborative when working in a team.
  • Possess a high level of initiative and attention to details.
  • Highly Analytical.
  • Requirements

    Preferred : Excellent knowledge of continuous integration, infrastructure-as-code, application release automation concepts, frameworks and tools.

  • Experience with at least one source control management system (TFS, git preferred), including branching strategies. Experience with at least one CI tool (GitLab, Jenkins);
  • Experience using scripting languages (shell, Python, PowerShell, Ansible). Experience with mainstream logging, monitoring and tracing tools;
  • Experience in deployment automation; Familiar with network protocols such as TCP / IP, HTML, SSL. Strong CI / CD experience and an advocate of Agile methodologies.

    Good understanding of distributed builds and parallel deployments. Solid experience working with Linux (CentOS). Solid experience with Web Technologies (Apache, Nginx, Haproxy).

    Experience with Networking (routing, DNS, DHCP, NAT, firewalls). Experience with Kubernetes and Containers. Key Requirements : First degree in Computer Science or related discipline.

    5+ years’ experience in either development or infrastructure operations / automation with at least 2 years as a team lead.

    Strong leadership experience as a line manager with effectiveness in the development of team members. Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.

    Strong problem solving skills. Autonomous yet highly collaborative when working in a team. Possess a high level of initiative and attention to details. Highly Analytical.

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