DevOps Engineer

Opera Software AS

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Opera Software crafts products and services that connect millions of people to the internet. The biggest operators around the world choose to work with us to give their customers the best web experience. Our mobile advertising platform enables publishers to monetize their content and allows brands to reach millions of consumers. We strive to develop superior products and services for our users around the world, through state-of-the-art technology, innovation, leadership and partnerships.

Job Description

  • Opera Software is looking for a DevOps Engineer to join the growing Opera Payments Engineering Team located in Sweden, Kenya, and Nigeria.
  • The ideal candidate should be able to work together with the developers, project lead and security team to grow and improve our cloud infrastructure; automate development processes; build tools for deployment, monitoring, and operations; and troubleshoot issues in our development, test, and production environments.
  • Opera Payments Platform (OPay) enables users to pay for various services through their mobile or web browser. It provides fast, easy, and secure payments and money transfers. Our key markets are emerging economies in Africa, Asia, and South America, where Opera has a traditionally strong presence and user base.
  • At Opera Software, we develop superior products and services for our users around the world through state-of-the-art technology, innovation, leadership, and partnerships. Our product portfolio includes web browsers, payment solutions, news aggregation services, data compression, and privacy.
  • Our products enable more than 350 million internet consumers to discover and connect with the content and services that matter most to them, regardless of the device, network, or location.

Responsibilities

  • Improve and scale infrastructure in AWS according to the needs of the project
  • Build and maintain IT solutions for internal processes
  • Cooperate with the security team to ensure that our setup remains secure
  • Provide technical support for the developers
  • Integrate and migrate legacy infrastructure to the cloud

Job Requirement:

  • BSc/MSc. in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Self-motivated, structured, quality-driven, and able to take the initiative
  • Systems administration experience with Linux
  • Programming skills in scripting languages (Python/JavaScript)
  • Experience with cloud technologies, preferably AWS
  • Experience with Docker containers orchestration, such as ECS, Kubernetes, and Docker Swarm
  • Deep understanding of the network stack and traffic routing
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken, and good communication skills

Ideal job requirements:

  • Programming skills in Go
  • Experience in “infrastructure-as-a-code” platforms (CloudFormation, Terraform, etc.)
  • Solid knowledge of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • MongoDB administration experience
  • Version control systems (GIT)

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Summary

Company

Opera Software AS

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Engineering and Information Technology

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years