Senior DevOps Engineer Jobs at M-KOPA in Johannesburg, Gauteng

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M-KOPA company opens jobs for Senior DevOps Engineer positions in the Gauteng region. The type of work we provide is Internship.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Engineering and Information Technology skills with Not Applicable experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 6 000 - R 10 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Transportation, Logistics, & Supply Chain and Storage, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Position:Senior DevOps Engineer
Region:Gauteng, Johannesburg - Gauteng
Job Function:Engineering and Information Technology
Seniority Level:Not Applicable
Salary:ZAR 6.000 - ZAR 10.000 per Month
Employment Type:Internship
Industry:Logistics, Supply Chain and Storage, Transportation

Job Description

Join our dynamic team and play a pivotal role in revolutionizing how we leverage data to serve our customers. We’re on a mission to transform M-KOPA’s transactional data into powerful insights that will drive strategic decision-making. As a key player, you’ll collaborate with our talented engineers to build robust data pipelines that ensure reliability and efficiency. Utilizing your expertise, you’ll optimize our data warehouse to deliver exceptional performance for end-user queries, all while championing data governance practices.

To excel in this role, you’ll bring a wealth of experience in various data pipeline strategies, staying open to new approaches while pragmatically assessing when to evolve existing systems. As a true DevOps enthusiast, you’ll infuse our team with best practices, leveraging infrastructure-as-code, continuous integration, automated deployment, and top-notch observability. Your insights will shape our technology landscape, driving innovation and tangible outcomes.

With your mastery of SQL and Python, you’ll demonstrate exceptional code development skills within our collaborative environment. As a passionate advocate for DevOps culture, you’ll embrace continuous learning and drive innovation, always seeking new opportunities to add value. You’ll bring your expertise in performance tuning databases and data warehouses, ensuring our queries deliver optimal speed and efficiency.

In addition to your technical prowess, you’ll showcase your ability to conceptualize architectural patterns and abstract capabilities, allowing you to design robust data science models and pipelines. Your commitment to version control and proficiency in producing data models will be invaluable as we navigate the ever-evolving data landscape. You’ll be a staunch advocate for CI/CD best practices, driving efficiency and excellence in our development processes.

If you’re eager to take on challenges head-on, solve complex problems, and contribute to meaningful changes, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Join our team and be at the forefront of revolutionizing how data powers our organization.


  • Annual Learning and Development Fund – You have an annual $ 1,200 allowance to spend on learning and development (that is, between 1 January and 31 December). For your first year at M-KOPA, this allowance is pro-rated depending on the month that you start
  • Home Office Set Up – Having the best IT equipment tools in the world doesn’t make sense if you do not have a proper setup to work with. For this reason, M-KOPA will pre-approve the following items for a total budget of $100 that you can use at any time after signing the offer letter with M-KOPA
  • On site retreats with wider tech team, plus trips to operational markets

Recognized twice by the Financial Times as Africa’s fastest growing company (2022 and 2023), we’ve served over 3 million customers, unlocking $1 billion in cumulative credit for the unbanked across Africa. At M-KOPA, we empower our people to own their careers through diverse development programs, coaching partnerships, and on-the-job training. We support individual journeys with family-friendly policies, prioritize well-being, and embrace flexibility. Join us in shaping the future of M-KOPA as we grow together. Explore more at

M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

M-KOPA explicitly prohibits the use of Forced or Child Labour and respects the rights of its employees to agree to terms and conditions of employment voluntarily, without coercion, and freely terminate their employment on appropriate notice. M-KOPA shall ensure that its Employees are of legal working age and shall comply with local laws for youth employment or student work, such as internships or apprenticeships.

M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’, or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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M-KOPA is a leading global provider of affordable, pay-as-you-go solar energy to off-grid households in East Africa. Launched in Kenya in 2012, M-KOPA has connected over 500,00 households to solar power and other life-changing services such as medical insurance, loans and subsidies, micro-savings and access to digital media. M-KOPA employs cutting-edge technology and tactics to break down the barriers to a sustainable life without reliable access to electricity.

The company installs Smart Solar Gensets on customers’ homes, allowing them to Make a small deposit and then pay off the balance over 12 or 24 months. This offers households access to energy that is Financial Affordable, Reliable, and Convenient. The company’s pay-as-you-go model offers users benefits such as light during dark hours, money savings from not having to purchase kerosene, reliability of the energy supply, and the ability to power appliances for the house. Additionally, the company also provides access to digital finance and other services.

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