KCB Bank Kenya Jobs 2021 for DevOps Engineer

KCB Bank Kenya Jobs 2021 for DevOps Engineer available. See details below on how to apply for the position of DevOps Engineer in Millar Cameron.

Kenya Commercial Bank Limited is registered as a non-operating holding company which started operations as a licensed banking institution with effect from January 1, 2016. The holding company oversees KCB Kenya – incorporated with effect from January 1, 2016 – and all KCB’s regional units in Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and South Sudan. It also owns KCB Insurance Agency, KCB Capital, KCB Foundation and all associate companies. The holding company was set up to among other things to enhance the Group’s capacity to access unrestricted capital and also enable investment in new ventures outside banking regulations, achieve operational and strategic autonomy for the Group’s operating entities and enhance corporate governance across the Group and oversight in management of subsidiaries.

The DevOps Engineer will on a day-to-day basis work with software developers, system operators and administrators, IT operations staff and others to oversee and/or facilitate code releases & deployments on a Continuous Integration (CI)/ Continuous Deployment (CD) basis. He/She will have knowledge of and experience in the implementation and continuing support of cross platform build systems, continuous integration systems, automated testing, packaging systems, multiple branched environments, and source control integration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Continuous Integration (CI) / Continuous Deployment (CD) and DevOps transformation initiatives under the guidance of Enterprise Achitecture and the Technical delivery manager.
  • Contribute in developing best practices for infrastructure as code (e.g: Puppet, Shell scripting), software build tools (Maven, Gradle, etc.) and continuous integration tools (Jenkins, TeamCity, etc.).
  • Work with the Development and Infrastructure teams in developing, building/packaging/deployment processes for new and existing projects.
  • Work with various IT teams to automate manual release/build related activities utilizing DevOps principles.
  • Setup/Configuration/Administration of code Repositories like Git, SVN etc.
  • Working with development and test engineers to generate automate testing plans and configurations using Selenium, SonarQube, JUNIT etc.
  • Automation of test plans and deployment pipelines for various applications.
  • Manage Image storage to ensure consistency and recoverability of the same as required.
  • Development of process and procedures of code versions to ensure proper governance and security is always maintained within the enterprise.
  • Working with stakeholders to select “fit for purpose tools” to be used in the DevOps orchestration/automation processes.

The Person:

For the above position, the successful applicant should have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field from a recognized university.
  • Certification in Cloud technologies such as Kubernetes, Openshift or related is required.
  • Use of DevOps tools such as Jenkins, Ansible or related is required.
  • 3 years’ supervisory/management experience in Information Technology with hands on experience in:
  • Working in a busy environment with Software Build and Deployments.
  • Developing Continuous Integration/ Continuous Delivery pipelines (CI/ CD) using various tools like TeamCity, Jenkins/Bamboo, and Artifactory/Nexus as binary repository.
  • Working with Source Code Management tools like GIT, Bitbucket, and TFS.
  • Proficient in scripting & working in a fast-paced agile environment.
  • Hands-on knowledge of Configuration Management and Deployment tools like – Puppet, Ansible, Chef, Terraform.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.

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