Job Summary

In the role of problem-solver for the state, the Lagos State Government is developing its software and infrastructure capabilities. The use of modern software applications and tools requires robust engineering platforms to manage the operations. LASG requires the expertise of a DevOps expert to chart the course for a formidable infrastructure build capable of managing the resourcing of its ever-increasing suite of software applications and activities. The Head of DevOps will play a strategic role in the design and build of infrastructure for sites and software ensuring the highest level of security and responding swiftly to any new and emerging vulnerabilities and threats.

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

Job Description/Requirements

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creates Tools and automated workflow capabilities in order to enable the organization’s software engineering teams to test and promote code across the development  department 
  • Develop and promote system infrastructure best practice
  • Coaching engineering teams on reusable tools and patterns e.g. deployment code for Jenkins, Octopus, Ansible, and Docker
  • Build, configure and maintain frameworks, tools, and systems that enable optimal  performance of the Government’s sites and software applications
  • Lead the design and implementation of real-time monitoring systems.
  • Work with backend and front-end engineering teams to reduce unnecessary tasks
  • Development of Scripts to automate visualization as well as system troubleshooting and  maintenance
  • Manage source Control including SVN and Git.


  • Bachelor degree or MSc in Engineering or Computer Science 
  • Minimum of 5 years experience managing Linux based infrastructure
  • Additional experience managing Command Line Git, Vagrant, and CI
  • Must demonstrate skill working with Bash, Python, Java, Ruby & PowerShell
  • Experience in automation configuration and application performance management tools  such as Ansible, Netbackup, VMWare, NewRelic, and AppDynamics
  • Experience supporting network protocols such as HTTP and DNS
  • Must demonstrate a superior and practical understanding of accepted DevOps principles.
  • Must have exceptional leadership skills able to develop strong meaningful and lasting  relationships with others

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Job Function: Software & Data