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Job vacancy; Squad: Platform Engineer & Squad: Software Specialist (Developer) – Vodacom

- November 30, 2018
Squad: Platform Engineer
Tanzania

Role purpose:
The Platform Manager is responsible for the design and implementation of processes and tools to enable continuous integration and continuous delivery, maximizing the speed and quality of delivery across teams. The role is responsible for automating build, release, deployment, and configuration activities. The incumbent needs to work closely with software, QA, and systems engineers to understand requirements and prototype, architect, implement, operate and update DevOps solutions accordingly. This role must be flexible to constant business and technology change, with the ability to interact, engineer, and communicate collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership
• The DevOps Platform Manager is responsible for the design and implementation of processes and tools to enable continuous integration and continuous delivery, maximizing the speed and quality of delivery across teams
• This role is responsible for automating build, release, deployment, and configuration activities
• This role is responsible for working closely with software, QA, and systems engineers to understand requirements and prototype, architect, implement, operate and update DevOps solutions accordingly
• This role must be flexible to constant business and technology change, with the ability to interact, engineer, and communicate collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders

Core competencies, knowledge and experience
• Automated software and infrastructure deployment and configuration management
• Agile and Devops Software development experience
• Public and private cloud IaaS and PaaS deployment models and technologies, e.g. Openstack, AWS, Azure
• Continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies and tools
• Production-readiness assessment of modules and supporting systems
• Analytics and data-driven frameworks to monitor and optimize development and operations processes
• Strong understanding of network protocols and client-server communication
• Expertise with at least two or more programming languages (e.g. PHP, Java)
• Database technologies -RDBMS, e.g. MySQL, PostGreSQL, Oracle and NoSQL e.g. Cassandra, Spark, Redis, Mongo,etc.
• Virtualization and infrastructure technologies, e.g. Windows, Linux, VMWare, Xen, KVM, Docker
• Infrastructure automation and configuration management tools, e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Salt
• Software and hardware vendor solution evaluation and negotiation
• Ability to analyse and interpret complex problems or processes, identify and understand requirements, and develop solutions
• Strong creativity, problem solving skills and ability to apply original thinking to produce new ideas and innovative solutions
• Strong relationship building, persuasion, and collaboration skills that enables the coordination of activities between technical teams and the creation of new relationships with new acquaintances quickly and confidently
• Strong communication and influencing skills, with the ability to apply work with and train a wide variety of roles to change ways of working and establish new processes
• Highly effective planning and prioritisation skills
• Willingness to track, assess, and incorporate practice and technology developments into day-to-day working
• Ability to rapidly acquire new knowledge and learn new skills
• Good understanding of the portfolio, wider organizational goals, and desired product business outcomes
• Understanding of both the current Telecommunications and digital services market and emerging business and technology trends

Must have technical / professional qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Programming, or other related field is essential
• 3 or more years of experience in programming and /or systems analysis applying agile frameworks
• At least 2 years of DevOps platform management in large delivery organizations
• Extensive Experience designing, developing, testing, and deploying DevOps toolchains to support continuous integration and continuous delivery, using a variety of technologies and environments
• Extensive experience with test-driven development, release management, agile methodologies, Unix, Linux, and Apache
• Extensive experience working with at least two or more programming languages (e.g. PHP, Java), virtualization (e.g. VMWare), database technologies (e.g. MySQL), and release and configuration management tools (e.g. Chef)
• Extensive experience working in cloud-native environments
• Experience working in a large agile environment, with multiple teams
• Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry preferred

To apply search this link https://vodafone.referrals.selectminds.com/tanzania/jobs/squad-platform-engineer-48991

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Squad: Software Specialist (Developer)
Tanzania

Role purpose:
The Developer is responsible for creating prototypes, designing and building modules and solutions in an iterative agile cycles, develop, maintain, and optimize the business outcome. This role is responsible for estimating user and technical stories, designing and developing code, writing and executing unit and integration tests, and supporting testing of deliverables against user and technical story acceptance tests. The incumbent is responsible for performing peer reviews, collaborating with architects and other developers to produce “just enough” design, and ensuring that enough technical documentation and training is provided for reference and operational support. This role is responsible for providing software-related operations support, including managing level two and level three incident and problem management.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership
• Estimate user and technical stories to help inform and prioritize backlog
• Design modules according to user stories, UX designs, and technical stories
• Develop solutions according to module designs and deploy using delivery pipeline
• Develop and execute unit and integration tests; support testing against user and technical story acceptance tests
• Suggest improvements to user stories and UX
• Manage technical debt as part of daily activities
• Conduct peer reviews and maintain coding standards
• Manage incidents as level two and level three support
• Manage problems as level two and level three support

Core competencies, knowledge
• Agile and lean programming and development of software systems in Web-scale environments
• Mobile app developer skills with ability to create, maintain and implement the source code to develop mobile apps and programs that meet the needs and requirements of the clients using the computer programming languages.
• Backlog item estimation
• Unit, integration, smoke and static code analysis testing
• Architectural element testing e.g. APIs
• Automated testing and tools e.g. Selenium
• Code reviewing
• Software incident and problem management
• Expertise in multiple programming and markup languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java, Ruby, SQL, XML, JSON, YAML, C, Golan and Python, and paradigms such as object-oriented-, even-driven-, procedural-, functional-, and declarative programming.
• Must have knowledge of the following databases i.e. MariaDB, MySQL, MongoDB.
• Vast knowledge of Operating systems such as LINUX etc.
• Continuous integration and continuous delivery methodologies and tools
• DevOps culture, processes, and tools
• Cloud-native architectures, including public cloud PaaS / IaaS, micro-services architectures, API
• Highly cross-functional and able to swap and perform adjacent roles at short notice
• Flexibility to deal with changing projects and priorities in a short space of time
• Strong problem solving skills and ability to learn new methods and processes
• Strong relationship building, persuasion, and collaboration skills that drives internal-and cross-team constructive feedback and support
• Strong communications skills, with the ability to distil difficult technical concepts into simple and actionable modules
• Strong time-management skills, with the ability to juggle multiple balls, and comfortable working under pressure
• Willingness to track, assess, and incorporate practice and technology developments into day-to-day working
• Good understanding of the business capability / user journey, wider organizational goals, and desired product business outcomes
• Understanding of both the current Telecommunications and digital services market and emerging business and technology trends

Must have technical / professional qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field
• 2 -3 years relevant experience of which a minimum of one year is in programming and/or systems analysis applying agile frameworks
• Experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, LSD, and FDD
• Experience working with multiple programming and markup languages, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java, Ruby, SQL, XML, JSON, YAML, C, Golan and Python, and paradigms such as object-oriented-, even-driven-, procedural-, functional-, and declarative programming
• Strong knowledge of software architecture principles
• Experience working in cloud-native environments
• Professional experience and knowledge of the Telecommunications industry preferred
• Certified Scrum Developer (CSD) preferred
• Competency in UX principles and practices preferred

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