Engineer – Cloud, Container & SRE Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Kenya
  • Posted 2 years ago

Safaricom PLC

The leading provider of converged communication solutions in Kenya.


We are pleased to announce the position of an Engineer – Cloud, Container & SRE Engineer in the Digital IT within the Technology Division.   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria below.

Reporting to the Cloud, Container & SRE Chapter Lead, the position holder shall provide expertise in planning and operations of the Container & Cloud platforms to support DevOps and Business projects by building robust data pipelines using ETL tools thus having releases through automated CI / CD processes

Job Responsibilities

  • Agile practices and ways of working, including the use of tools such as Jira & Confluence
  • Sharing expertise with Squad members and working cross-functionally to advance the work of the Squad
  • Responsible for building, maintaining and supporting high-performance, fault-tolerant, scalable and distributed Platform as a Service system.
  • Responsible for interfacing with application development teams to ensure applications fit within the infrastructure with scalability, reliability and security designed and implemented from the onset.
  • Work as a Squad Member in the domain of expertise, helping to advance the work and using the experience to maximize Squad performance
  • Responsible for establishing and improving team processes and workflows to maximize the efficiency and productivity of people and systems.
  • Responsible for reviewing cloud technologies and defining digital transformation models and roadmaps.
  • Lead in automation of infrastructure at a massive scale to support scaling of digital services.
  • Professional experience in building robust data pipelines using the ETL tool

Engineer – Cloud Container & SRE Engineer – Qualifications

  • BSc Degree in computer science, IT or engineering.
  • 2+ years experience in infrastructure support and planning in an environment with mixed VMware and Redhat virtualization.
  • Experience with Container/PaaS orchestration/management platforms such as Kubernetes, OpenShift, and CloudFoundry.
  • Extensive knowledge of enterprise Linux Server Operating Systems such as RHEL/ CentOS, and Ubuntu.
  • Experience with Configuration Management eg Chef, Ansible, and Terraform.
  • Good understanding of build tools, CI/CD, DevOps and Agile principles.
  • Cloud knowledge and integration models.
  • Strong oral, written, interpersonal communication and leadership skills

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