Job Opportunities

As a Cloud DataOps Engineer you will be responsible for expanding and optimising data structures, the data pipeline architecture, and data collection for cross functional teams. You will guide and support our software developers and product team on business initiatives while ensuring optimal data delivery architecture is consistent.


  • 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, specifically in the cloud architecture space and preferably within Fintech.
  • 5+ years of experience with relational SQL databases, of which 2-3 years should be experienced in nosql, preferably within Fintech.
  • 2+ years of experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages like Python.
  • 2+ years of experience working with or understanding formal ETL tools.
  • Knowledge of cloud based data products such as AWS Kinesis, AWS Glue, AWS Athena and AWS QuickSight, and the ELK stack.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and assess risks, threats, patterns and trends.
  • Excellent communication skills, including presentation skills, with an ability to communicate with a range of technical and non-technical team members and other relevant individuals.
  • Time-management and organisational skills to manage a variety of tasks and meet deadlines.
  • The ability to multitask and prioritise your workload.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • An ability to work under pressure, particularly when dealing with threats and at times of high demand.


  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional/non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimising data delivery.
  • Maintain and improve the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources.
  • Build analytics tools that utilise the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency, and other key business performance metrics.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.


  • Whether it’s working on a solo project or with the team, you are self-directed and comfortable supporting the needs of multiple teams, systems, and products.
  • Exude an upbeat energy and enthusiasm each and every day to motivate your team to be the best they can be in every aspect of what they do.
  • Celebrate the success of others by recognising the contributions of committed team members and their achievements.
  • Align your values with the Mission, Vision and Values of our team.
  • Be a role model for our organisational culture by creating a positive impact at every touchpoint with people, with every word you say or put in print and everything you do.
  • Communicate in a fashion that is respectful and well understood.
  • Collaborate with your peers to collectively think of innovative ideas that drive business through technology.
  • Build and utilise working relationships with internal business partners across the organisation and external business contacts.

If you are interested in the position, apply today!

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05 Jul, 2021

M-Pesa Africa: Manager – Information Risk & Business Continuity – Deadline: 09/07/2021


We are pleased to announce the subject career opportunity within Risk & Compliance (M-Pesa Africa) reporting to the Head of Risk & Compliance.

Role Description

  • The position is responsible for assuring oversight on Information Risk by implementing a comprehensive programme to assess and mitigate current and emerging risks that impact the integrity, availability, accountability and confidentiality of information assets and the information environment in accordance with compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate and facilitate all business contingency planning activities. The person who fills this position is expected to interact with the critical business units and support divisions for the purpose of planning, directing, controlling, and maintaining the Business Continuity Management System.

Key Role Responsibilities

  • Review and ensure adequate policies are implemented to manage Information risk across the company
  • Provide guidance in the interpretations of current policies related to specific situations as they arise
  • Perform risk assessments on new products and services – waterfall and agile delivery.
  • Perform risk assessments to support M-Pesa Africa entry into new markets.
  • Conduct policy exception reviews
  • Coordinate/facilitate enterprise information risk assessments at regular intervals to assess and track the health of information management across the company bi-annually
  • Develop and embed appropriate Information Risk awareness initiatives across the business
  • Offer specialist guidance & advisory to other business units for timely assurance of key / special projects
  • Lead the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Business Continuity Management System including certification where applicable.
  • Form a “centre of excellence” for business continuity management, for example offering internal management consultancy advice and practical assistance on redundancy and recovery matters throughout the organization and promoting the commercial advantages of managing business continuity risks more efficiently and effectively
  • Assist business units with:
    • Definition of Critical, time-sensitive functions that form part of the business continuity playbook
    • Design, development, and documentation of work area (business function) business continuity plans.
    • Coordination of development of business unit schedules for annual business continuity documentation maintenance and update, exercises, and independent review and validation.
  • Develop and implement required policies, standards, procedures and guidelines to establish and maintain an effective Business Continuity Management system. As part of the leadership role, will conduct and ensure sign-offs are obtained where necessary of companywide Business Impact Assessments (BIA) and Risk Assessments.
  • Recruitment, leadership and direction for a loose network of business continuity coordinators distributed throughout the organization
  • Annual BIA and risk assessments conducted in accordance with the annual plan.
  • Manage the Crisis Management Team

Apply if you have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Eng./Computer Science/ Information Technology (or equivalent) from a recognized university.
  • Holder of at least one of the following certifications: CISA, CISM or CISSP
  • Demonstrated knowledge of setting up a BCM framework and crisis management office is a must.
  • Detailed knowledge of GSM and IT Networks is essential
  • Minimum of 4 years proven working experience in the operational management of Information Systems / Information Security / Information Systems Audit role or proven experience in business continuity management.
  • Business continuity certification training on ISO 22301 an advantage

We are happy if you have:

  • Good communication skills and team player.
  • Knowledge of Agile ways of working.
  • Project management skills, and proven task execution (getting things done).
  • Analytical Thinking.

What you can expect from us:

  • We believe in a fair and robust interview process
  • We have a robust flexible total reward scheme
  • Dedicated support and mentoring/coaching
  • Opportunity to develop and progress – plus a solid dedication to work-life integration. It all means you’ll have everything you need to advance your career and achieve your full potential.

Note to Applicants

  • As part of our recruitment process, we will request the below documentation which will be required as soft copies at a later stage of the process.
  • An updated CV with a confirmation of three referees- 2 must be professional and must have supervised you at some point, the other referee can be a colleague in the same professional field. If the referees are within the same organization that you are working with, you will need to confirm to us that it’s okay to contact them in writing (via email). This also includes all references within the Human Resources department.
  • Scanned copy of certificate of good conduct from the CID (Less than 1 year old) – Applicable to Kenyans Only
  • Scanned copy of certificate from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) – Applicable to Kenyans Only
  • Scanned copy of University Certificate
  • Scanned copy of your National ID / Passport-Legal Form of Identification

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