DevOps Engineer

January 14, 2022

Job Description


Yassir is the leading super App for on demand and payment services in the Maghreb region set to changing the way daily services are provided. It currently operates in 26 cities across Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia with recent expansions into France, Canada and Sub-Saharan Africa. It is backed (+$43M in funding) by VCs from Silicon Valley, Europe and other parts of the world including Y Combinator, which is the precursor of the likes of Airbnb, Stripe, Dropbox, Doordash, among others.
We offer on-demand services such as ride-hailing and last-mile delivery. Building on this infrastructure, we are now introducing financial services to help our users pay, save and borrow digitally. Helping usher the continent into a digital economy era. We’re not just about serving people – we’re about creating a marketplace to bring people what they need while infusing social values.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job TItle: DevOps Engineer
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
Level: Entry career
About the Role

In this role, you will be building high performance, scalable, mission critical, and secure systems in the cloud so to scale our infrastructure further with efficient tools such as Kubernetes and Terraform.
You will drive the evolution of major parts of our growing platform, and will be joining our amazing and diverse team, learning and helping others to learn something new every day!


Design, Develop, Build & Deploy applications to streamline the deployment and operational reliability
Compare, evaluate, and implement new features and technologies, and integrated them with the current environment
Work with other technical professionals to develop standards and implement best practice
Work as a project lead, as needed, for projects of moderate complexity
Serve as a technical resource for new applications designs
Document system and application design, configuration and maintain and update documentation as needed
Build tools to reduce 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
Develop scripts to automate visualization
Dive into difficult problems and successfully deliver results on schedule

Technical Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
Master’s Degree is a plus
Strong understanding of varying cloud environments (AWS, Google Cloud, etc.)
Working hands on with configuration management tools (Docker, Kubernetes, Terraforming, etc.)
Strong knowledge of Linux environments in relation to security and networking
Previous experience with Node.JS or Python
Familiar with relational and non-relational database models (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, etc.)

Other key skills and traits:

Outstanding written & verbal communication skills
Outstanding project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize, self-start, contribute under pressure and meet tight deadlines
Highly organized, creative and critical thinker
Comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment
Procurement or legal background is a big plus
Excellent judgment, communication and interpersonal skills
Organized and obsessive about details
Hard working, passionate and looking to embrace the challenge
Thrive in high impact/high profile situations
Enthusiastic about Yassir!


Great compensation and bonuses including stock options.
Ground floor opportunity with the team; shape the strategic direction of the company
Sharp, motivated co-workers in a fun office environment or in remote
Paid company holidays
Full social coverage

Why you should join YASSIR:

Join one of the fastest-growing tech companies in North Africa
Have a lasting impact on our company’s culture
Make a real impact on the world by helping us bring affordable financial and on-demand services to millions of Africans
Work on some really hard technical challenges from identity infrastructure for Africans, digital payment networks to complex mapping and routing systems across the continent.
We are the first Algerian startup to go through Y Combinator program and we’re backed by top investors including Unpopular Ventures, Rebel Fund and DainTree. VC

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note: Please fill in the form above and upload your CV in English. We review applications on a rolling basis and give equal opportunities. We celebrate diversity and strive to foster an inclusive environment.

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