Senior Cloud Solutions Engineer – Paga Nigeria

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Vision & Strategic Leadership – Help develop and grow the technical vision for the Paga platform and engage meaningfully in the strategic development of the overall business. Engage directly in business strategic leadership when it relates to platform solutions
  • Broad-scoped Technical Ownership – Independently own/oversee major areas of the cloud platform infrastructure including planning, architecting, operating, monitoring. Own responsibility for key delivery criteria such as availability, performance, reliability, cost, security and maintainability for large portions of the cloud infrastructure.
  • Technical Leadership – Provide technical leadership to foster a motivated and productive small team of platform engineers. Contribute continuously to the professional growth of other more junior peers. Provide broad-scoped yet in-depth review of the work of teammates and reports.
  • Process Leadership –Drive development and improvement of technical product development processes in collaborations with the other product development teams.
  • Partner Engagement – Working effectively with industry/ecosystem partners to accomplish business goals related to the platform.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • A Degree in a related discipline
  • 5+ years continuous experience working on enterprise platform engineering and 2+ years of cloud platform implementation/administration
  • While we use an increasingly diverse software and platform stack, the following technologies and skills are most heavily used and therefore important to have some experience in:
    • Azure cloud services and management
    • Kubernetes & Docker containerization frameworks, deployment & management
    • Java application deployment and Tomcat
    • Infrastructure as code practices
    • Microservice architecture concepts
    • Relational DB architecture and administration (SQL Server, PostgreSQL)
    • Application performance monitoring solutions (e.g. Prometheus).
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