DevOps Engineer at Co-creation Hub

CcHUB is Nigeria’s first open living lab and pre-incubation space being designed to be a multi-functional, multi-purpose space where work to catalyze creative social tech ventures take place. The HUB is a place for technologists, social entrepreneurs, government, tech companies, impact investors and hackers in and around Lagos to co-create new solutions to the many social problems in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: DevOps Engineer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The DevOps Engineer will be responsible for managing and  optimizing our current cloud architecture. He/She is an advocate for new and relevant technology as well as for DevOps principles, helping us to build and deploy state of the art services in a fast, secure and cost efficient manner. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and support our other members of the engineering team who work cross-functionally with product and design to share and learn best practices.

Qualifications

  • University degree, preferably in IT or Computer Science
  • 4+ years experience managing digital services
  • Extensive experience of DevOps and leading a DevOps transformation would be a significant strength
  • You would be defining and setting development, test, release, and support processes for DevOps operation.
  • Proven leader in a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience working with AWS
  • Experience developing CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience configuring Authentication services (e.g. Auth0, Microsoft Active Directory).
  • Experience with Agile software development and Test-driven development.
  • Bonus: experience with Microsoft Azure infrastructure.
  • Bonus: experience with GraphQL.
  • Know how to build automated processes wherever possible.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ongoing monitoring of the organisation’s digital architecture, checking for performance and compliance
  • Planning the evolution of software and IT systems
  • Working with development teams on the building of websites, applications, and software pieces
  • Keeping up with the management of internal databases
  • Working to resolve issues and problems with systems and software, and to put in place measures to ensure these issues do not reoccur
  • Working with planning departments to get software and systems up and running in a timely manner, and ensuring long-term scalability for the business
  • Developing digital infrastructure and working on automated code to improve efficiency and reduce risk
  • Testing and maintaining digital infrastructure in the long term
  • Building frameworks for software and application deployment
  • Building platform environments to support auto-scaling for the business in the future
  • Liaising closely with both development and operational teams
  • Conducting analyses, and feeding this data back to relevant teams to support their efforts
  • Staying on top of industry best practices and trends, as well as changes to compliance requirements

What We Offer

  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare coverage
  • A highly collaborative team environment that will support your professional and personal growth
  • Work alongside great talent.
  • A culture of learning and innovation.
  • Opportunities for career growth and training.
  • Interaction with industry leaders and forward-thinking people.
  • A chance to make a social difference.
  • Overall fun company.

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