DevOps Engineer

POSITION: DevOps Engineer
LOCATION: Mbarara, Uganda
EXPERIENCE: 3+ years
REPORTING TO: Software Engineer – Back end

Job Description

Raising The Village’s PEAL department is seeking a talented DevOps Engineer to join our growing team. The DevOps Engineer will play a crucial role in supporting the deployment and localization of our project management applications on local data centers and other cloud service provider platforms. This individual will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless deployment, configuration, monitoring, and optimization of our applications.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Deploy and configure project management applications and related infrastructure components on local data centers and other cloud service provider platforms.
  • Collaborate with software development teams to automate deployment processes and implement CI/CD pipelines using tools like Jenkins, GitLab CI, or similar.
  • Ensure high availability, scalability, and performance of the project management applications through effective monitoring, optimization, and capacity planning.
  • Implement localization strategies to customize the applications based on specific requirements and preferences of users in Rwanda and other target regions.
  • Maintain and enhance infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools like Terraform or CloudFormation to manage cloud resources efficiently.
  • Collaborate with Software Engineering, IT, and security teams to ensure compliance with security policies, data protection regulations, and best practices.
  • Troubleshoot issues related to deployment, performance, and localization and implement effective solutions in a timely manner.
  • Document deployment processes, configurations, and best practices to facilitate knowledge sharing and ensure reproducibility.
  • Stay updated on emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices in DevOps, cloud computing, and localization to drive continuous improvement.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to team members and stakeholders as needed.

Requirements and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology.
  • Proven experience as a DevOps Engineer or similar role, with a focus on deployment, configuration, and optimization of applications in cloud environments.
  • Hands-on experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • Proficiency in scripting and automation using languages like Python, Shell, or PowerShell.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools (e.g., Jenkins, GitLab CI, Travis CI) and version control systems (e.g., Git).
  • Strong understanding of infrastructure as code (IaC) principles and tools (e.g., Terraform, CloudFormation).
  • Familiarity with containerization and orchestration technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and tools is a plus.


Personal Qualities

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Resilience and a determination to succeed
  • Independent thinker with a growth mindset
  • Must be passionate, self-motivated, and able to learn quickly.
  • Strong sense of integrity.
  • Personal values that match our organization’s values.

Application Process

To apply, please submit your application by June 25, 2024.

Raising The Village is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We highly encourage women candidates to apply.