Reporting to the Head of Technology, working closely with technology team and all Ol Pejeta Ranching Ltd staff. The incumbent will develop software and software fixes to integrate internal systems. The DevOps engineer will ensure code quality, test and distribute code updates, and monitor the health and stability of software solutions and servers.
Specific duties include:-
Responsible for building software and testing the new code
Responsible for releasing new features across the organization and making sure those releases are stable.
Automate the development, testing, and integration of software releases/fixes
Apply cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP etc) computing skills to deploy code, upgrades and fixes.
Design, develop, and implement software integrations based on user feedback.
Troubleshoot production issues and coordinate with the development team to streamline code deployment.
Implement automation tools and frameworks (CI/CD pipelines).
Analyze code and communicate detailed reviews to development teams to ensure a marked improvement in applications and the timely completion of projects.
Collaborate with team members to improve the company’s engineering tools, systems and procedures, and data security.
Optimize the company’s computing architecture.
Conduct systems tests for security, performance, and availability.
Develop and maintain design and troubleshooting documentation.
The person To be successful in this role, applicants should meet the following criteria
Bachelor’s Degree in software engineering, computer science or equivalent from a recognized institution.
Knowledge of emerging technologies and IoT is key • 3+ years’ experience as a DevOps Engineer or equivalent software-engineering role.
Expertise in code deployment tools
Proficient in Python, NodeJS, Java and VueJS
Sound knowledge of SQL Databases especially Postgres
Experience in container management preferably Docker
Excellent interpersonal awareness and communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to work in a team and cope with work pressure;
Strong analytical with excellent planning and execution skills;