Job Summary

Our client is a leading fintech company located in Lagos

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Support the organization as an infrastructure automation and cloud SME.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of cloud architecture and implementation features (OS, multi-tenancy, virtualization, orchestration, elastic scalability)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of DevOps toolchains and processes.
  • Contribute to application design by ensuring that application components are designed and optimized for high availability and disaster recovery.
  • Ensure that security and access controls methods are in place to guarantee proper access to cloud platform resources.
  • Ensure that production environment meets the levels of reliability, scalability and performance required to support deployed application components.
  • Oversee the deployment of applications to public cloud infrastructure (AWS).

Qualifications:
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university, preferably in Computer Science or a related degree relevant to the essential functions of this job description and a minimum of 5 years work experience spanning technical architecture, network management and application development. 

Additional qualifications include:
  • Strong foundational infrastructure skills, including architecture principles and design patterns of distributed systems in private and public cloud (particularly AWS).
  • Working knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required.
  • Passionate about Infrastructure as Code (IaC) philosophy and adept in IaC methodology.
  • Hands-on experience implementing programmable infrastructure in AWS: beyond mere automation scripts to using IaC methodologies and tools, to provision and manage AWS PaaS and IaaS.
  • Hands-on experience maintaining and securing AWS microservices, IaaS and PaaS solutions for highly available business critical cloud-based systems.
  • Hand-on experience automating configuration management and deploying PaaS solutions in private and public cloud (e.g. AWS) using any of the following IaC tool: Terraform, Ansible, Cloud Formation, Docker, etc.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Should be a strong believer in infrastructure modernization and the power of automation.
  • Ability to identify risks early, fails fast, and improve on the next iteration.
  • Preferably AWS Certified.
  • Familiarity with industry compliance and security standards e.g. PCI DSS.
  • At least 2 -3 years experience in Quality Assurance
  • Good leadership and team-building skills and must be able to collaborate effectively with a group of high performing individuals.

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