DevOps Developer

Role Outline

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Reliable and secure delivery of Xago platform products into cloud environments
  • Monitoring of platform health and evaluation/implementation of monitoring tools
  • Working with the dev team in:Delivery process improvementsDesigning and implementing scaling strategies
  • Delivery process improvements
  • Designing and implementing scaling strategies
  • Ensuring network integrity and security, and recommendations of improvements thereon
  • Assist in the design and implementation of the triage process for customer enquiries and issues


  • Deep understanding of CI (continuous integration) and CD (continuous delivery) practices, including TDD and BDD
  • Experience in at least one popular CI framework, such as Jenkins, Travis or (preferably) Gitlab CI
  • Deep experience with any variation of Linux
  • Experience with AWS cloud products (such as EC2, ELB, KMS)
  • Docker containerisation
  • Bash scripting
  • At least 1 dynamic programming language (preferably Javascript/Node)
  • Automation scripting with Ansible
  • Monitoring and scaling with Kubernetes
Xago Technologies was founded in 2016 by Jurgen Kuhnel, Sonya Kuhnel and Mark Chirnside to harness the power of mobile, retail networks and blockchain technology to play a crucial role in transforming the payment industry, particularly in Africa. We provide innovative money movement that changes the way money flows, what it costs and how long it takes to reach a destination by bypassing traditional payment rails, providing secure, traceable and effective solutions to all elements of the financial ecosystem. The Xago team continues to develop bespoke, highly secure, fast and fully compliant products and services including a payment gateway, trade exchange, fiat on- and off-ramps based on trading ZAR/XRP cryptocurrency on the XRP Ledger, minimising currency exchange fluctuation risk.