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Dev Ops

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Tuesday, 14:18
Company Industry
Technology & Communication
Work Type
Full time
Job Level
Mid level
Minimum Qualification
Years Experience
3 years
Application Deadline
Nairobi CBD Nairobi

Ready to change the way content is generated and shared in Kenya? Join one of the fastest growing sites in Kenya. With over 3.8 million monthly readers, your work is certain to be seen! Hivisasa is looking for a dev ops master to build out a solid, reliable infrastructure that is a delight to build on.

Start: Immediately Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Compensation: Competitive Duration: Open ended, full time

Current Stack: Express Node.js, Java 8, Elasticsearch, SQL, Spring framework (Spring-boot, Spring data, Spring security, Spring XD), Redis, Angular

Requirements: • 3+ years experience in software development

• Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills

You are: • A systems ninja obsessed with visibility and uptime

• Squeaky clean logs and 5 9’s give you a high

• Ready to tackle challenges end to end and learn new skills

• Passionate about establishing good dev practices and improving the code base

• You enter conversations with strong opinions, weakly held

You will: You’ll be responsible for putting in place the tools needed to ensure our systems keep running smooth. You will live and breath centralized logging / alarming as well as automated infrastructure and software deployment. You’ll also work with the rest of the organization to expose relevant data via Kibana and Google Analytics. Thanks to you, we will know of systems issues before our readers and writers notice!

Nice to have experience: • Heroku, ElasticSearch, Continuous Integration, Angular, Linux, Redis, Opera Mini, Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics, Kibana, Facebook Ads, Facebook APIs

• Ad networks (Google Ads, Monetize More, Taboola)

• News media or blog sites and related challenges such as time sensitive SEO

• Experience working on sites with millions of pageviews per day, load testing, scaling

We are: Tech at Hivisasa is a very small team. We expect you to take an active role in architecting solutions and evolving the tech team culture / best practices. We already have a product with > 3 million uniques per month, 100,000’s of page views per day. This is a great testbed on which to iterate new features. You will have the opportunity to make a direct impact across the organization and our user base immediately!

What is Hivisasa: Hivisasa is a place for African audiences to create, discover and share content. We are driven by our mission to elevate local and national debates by informing readers, providing a rewarding discussion platform, and decentralising the flow of information. Media is very controlled in this part of the world and the internet offers a chance for people with different voices to come together and get heard.

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Hivisasa is looking for a dev ops master to build out a solid, reliable infrastructure that is a delight to build on.

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