In-House System Administrator - Jumia (Full Time)

At Jumia, we are always looking for new talent! If System Administration is in your DNA, then this is the place to be.

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What you will be doing:

  • In-house internal systems and network infrastructure deployment, management and maintenance

  • Documentation of deployed solutions

  • Responsibility for security policies deployment

  • Monitoring solutions’ deployment and analysis on the implemented systems (Icinga, Graylog, Grafana)

  • Respect and follow the code of conduct, general rules and principles of the company

  • Fulfill other duties that are necessary for company well-being, safety and security

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum 2 years of hands-on experience as a system administrator in the Linux environment using CentOS/Debian/Ubuntu, Windows Server and related services

  • Windows Server and related services (AD, GPO, WSUS) and Centralized AV System  

  • Computer Science (BSc CS), Network and System Administration (B. Eng.) or equivalent work experience

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate certification (CCNA)

  • Knowledge on DHCP, DNS, Application servers, Internet protocols, Proxy, NGinx, Apache, MySQL

  • Knowledge of programming languages (Python, Bash, PHP, etc…)

  • Knowledge on Jira/Confluence/Bamboo configuration and management 

  • Knowledge of automation tools and scripts in the area of infrastructure (Ansible)

  • Fluent in English (mandatory)

  • Learn new skills with ease

  • Good interpersonal skills and taste for teamwork

  • Good analytical ability, organization and planning

  • Disaster planning

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Writing skills

  • Likes problem analysis and solving

  • Has a keen attention to detail and is methodical and organized

  • Proactive and self-motivated with focus on results and deadlines

  • Outstanding troubleshooting skills

  • Availability to travel to our offices in Africa regularly 

About Jumia

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. Our marketplace is supported by our proprietary logistics business, Jumia Logistics, and our digital payment and fintech platform, JumiaPay. Jumia Logistics enables the seamless delivery of millions of packages while JumiaPay facilitates online payments and the distribution of a broad range of digital and financial services.

We are fueled by the belief that technology has the potential to transform everyday life in Africa, for the better. We built Jumia to help consumers access millions of goods and services conveniently and at the best prices while opening up a new way for sellers to reach consumers and grow their businesses.

Jumia counts over 5,000 people across more than 10 countries, a diverse group of talent with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives, driven by a common ambition to help build the digital future of Africa.

Africa is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, offering excellent opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment. Its economic growth has enabled innovative businesses to flourish and this is where Jumia steps in. We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey.

Jumia in Porto

At Jumia Porto Tech Center we boast over 16 different nationalities. We have around 350 employees from several business areas, from IT, to Finance, to HR. The IT team represents 75% of it, so as you can see we are a major tech company, and as a Tech company, we share an innovative spirit. At Jumia PTC you will work under the most updated technologies and work methodologies. We are great fans of Agile philosophy and we aim to keep things simple but smart. Also, for Jumia, technology relates with improvement for our world. We see technology as something we need to put purpose into. Our mission is to leverage technology to improve everyday life in Africa and we do it  by delivering convenient and affordable online services to consumers, helping them fulfill basic everyday needs. And while we’re present in Africa, we get to take African economy online, helping small and large businesses grow and reach new consumers. This is what drives our day to day decisions. :)

We are looking for great people to join our amazing teams and celebrate our achievements. At Jumia we work hard, but we do Tech With Purpose!

We offer you a career with

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment

  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world

  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures 

And even more for our Jumees

  • Attractive bonus scheme

  • Free access to Udemy for Business for an unlimited training experience

  • A great work life balance: hybrid work week; additional vacation day in December

  • Caring perks: individual private health insurance, dental insurance, discounted gym membership, parental bonus

  • Fun at work: company events, quarterly team building, drinks and snacks.

Please send your CV in English. CV in other languages will not be considered.