DevOps Engineer (REF RWDAY

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One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. In more than five years in Rwanda, We have grown to serve more than  180,000 farm families with 1,500 full-time staff in Rwanda. In Burundi, We have grown to serve 40,000 farm families with over 400 full-time staff. Organization wide, we are on track to serve one million farmers across 10 countries by 2020. We only serve farmers, and we always put Farmers First.

As a development operations engineer, you would be responsible for increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the development team- your job would be to make everyone else’s job easier. This involves coordination with the IT Operations, Quality Assurance, and Development teams, with the primary goal of automating manual tasks. You would be involved in reviewing and altering processes/procedures across the organization, reviewing and integrating third-party tools as appropriate and maintaining the test servers used internally. After training, you would also help automate the production server environment and react to problems as they occur.


We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


We are seeking an exceptional employee, ideally with a demonstrated passion for our mission. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • 2+ years of technical work experience required. Examples include demanding professional work experience or entrepreneurial experience. Bonus points if this work was in a developing country or NGO-related.
  • Strong educational background; Bachelor’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
  • Strong, demonstrable technical skills in the C family of languages (C# preferred, related languages such as Java acceptable), SQL (MSSQL preferred) and shell scripting (Powershell preferred)
  • Knowledge of Network Architecture and Server Administration (IIS/Windows tools)
  • Knowledge of Cloud Platforms (Azure preferred)
  • Knowledge of Software Development Process and DevOps Tools, including:
    • Version control software (Git preferred)
    • Build automation tools (Jenkins preferred)
    • Deployment tools (Octopus Deploy preferred)
    • Automated Testing Tools (JMeter, Katalon, and Selenium preferred)
    • Configuration Management tools (Docker, Otter preferred)
    • Monitoring Software (Splunk preferred)
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work independently/self-manage
  • Demonstrated leadership experience at work, or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning, and openness to feedback.
  • Motivated problem-solver with a history of taking on independent side-projects.
  • Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • Language: English required in all locations.




Commensurate with experience


Health insurance, housing, and comprehensive benefits


Yes. East Africans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Note: Please submit a Resume/CV, not exceeding more than 1-2 pages, which includes, Education, Work Experience, Specialized/Technical Skills, Achievements/Awards and any other Experience (Volunteering, Extracurriculars, etc). References do not need to be included, and will only be required upon request, after the final interview

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