DevOps Specialist

Job Category: Developers
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos

Job Summary

As a DevOps specialist in Descasio, you will work collaboratively with software engineering to deploy and operate systems, help automate and streamline operations and processes as well as build and maintain tools for deployment, monitoring and operations.

You will be responsible for troubleshooting and resolving issues in dev, test and production environments.


  • Utilize various open source technologies to implement integrations requested by customers.
  • You will be building tools to reduce the occurrences of errors and improve customer experience
  • Develop software to integrate with internal back-end systems.
  • Perform root cause analysis for production errors.
  • Investigate and resolve technical issues.
  • Write scripts and automation using Perl/Python/Groovy/Java/Bash etc.; Develop scripts to automate visualization.
  • Design procedures for system troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Configure and manage data sources like MySQL, Mongo, Elasticsearch, Redis, Cassandra, Hadoop, etc.
  • Use various tools to orchestrate solutions
  • Manage source control including SVN and GIT
  • Deploy updates and fixes.

What You Will Need For This Role:

  • Previous work experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar software engineering role.
  • Sound understanding of how various systems work and how IT operations are managed.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or MS in Engineering or related field.
  • 5+years of experience in managing Linux based infrastructure.
  • Hands-on experience at least in one scripting language.
  • Proven experience with databases including MySQL, Mongo & Elasticsearch.
  • Knowledge of Java/JVM based languages.
  • Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.
  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills.
  • Team player.
  • Good time-management skills.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Ruby or Python.
  • Working knowledge of databases and SQL


Preferred Qualifications

That said, possessing all of the above requirements would be ideal but please feel free to apply if you don’t. We welcome interaction with brilliant minds.