Jumia is aleading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, JumiaLogistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers andsellers to connect and transact.
Jumia Logistics enables the delivery ofmillions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPayfacilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem.
Withover 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believesthat e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and payfor millions of products at the best prices wherever they live.
E-commerce isalso creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for anew generation to thrive.
With over5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by toptalented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and isbacked by very high-profile shareholders.
Jumia is committed to creatingsustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrantand booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a newgeneration.
Main Responsibilities :
Integrate an agile teamof DevOps and Site Reliability Engineers working directly with Sysadmins, usingstate-of-art tech technologies to build and monitor systems, applications andservices;
Managing databaseengines for several applications minimizing downtimes and configuring andupdating them for fast query responses - focus on high-availability andperformance;
Constant aim forquality, scalability, security and architecture good practices, keepingcompliance in check;
Ultimately improvingthe full delivery pipeline to get faster time to market, lower failure rate ofnew releases, shortened lead time between fixes, and faster mean time torecovery;
Be willful to helppeers, being part of a collaborative environment with multiple business areasand teams for development, testing, and automating tasks;
Continuously work onimproving processes with multiple distinct stakeholders, sharing an intricateinfrastructure comprising multiple systems and applications.
A solid understandingof Microsoft operating systems, including system installation andconfiguration, file system concepts, resource monitoring, user administration,and process control / management (also having UNIX OS knowledge is a plus);
Interest in large-scalehighly available systems, networking and failover clustering;
Ability to writescripts in an administrative language (Windows Powershell, Python, etc.) within-depth knowledge in at least one;
Experience withhigh-availability virtualization infrastructures and knowledge of cloudtechnologies, namely AWS and / or Azure;
Knowledgeable inrelational databases like Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle;
Experience withreplication, backup techniques and overall database modelling and design;
Fluent in English.
Personal Skills :
Eager to work in teamenvironment and share knowledge
Likes problem analysisand solving
Enthusiast and aninterested in technologies and innovation
Solution oriented and proactive attitude, in parallel with Get Things Done mindset
Bonuses (the followingskills are not required but will make your profile stand out) :
DSC, Visual Studio, SQLServer management tools, PowerBI Desktop / Cloud, Analysis Services(multidimensional and tabular models) and Reporting Services;
Experience with any ofthe following tools or technologies, Kafka, RabbitMQ, Docker, Terraform,Ansible, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Couchbase / Redis, other RDBMS or NoSQLtechnologies (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Hadoop, MongoDB, Elastic);
Familiar with SCRUMmethodology;
We don’t expect you to be expert in all of these, but would like to hear from you on any you might find relevant from your experience.
Academic & tradesqualifications
Academic background inIT or equivalent;
Proficiency in English;
2 year of experience.
We offer :
Space to use andexperiment new technologies on a robust tech environment;
A unique experience inan entrepreneurial, yet structured environment;
The opportunity tobecome part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world;
An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures.