What is BuuPass?
BuuPass works with transport operators to provide digital solutions that seamlessly facilitate convenient and reliable movement for commuters.
Currently, we have partnered with Easy Coach, Modern Coast, Greenline and other bus companies to facilitate efficient and seamless ticketing online on www.buupass.com and offline on USSD code *877# available on all Safaricom lines. We also provide domestic flights ticketing at flights.buupass.com. We are the official digital ticketing solution providers for SGR Madaraka Express in partnership with Safaricom. We have processed more than 2.5 million tickets and provided robust tech and support to Kenya Railways.
We’re looking for a highly motivated and productivity-centred candidate to join our team. You will be working in an autonomous, agile environment with a small team that values collaboration, learning, and sharing. By joining us, you would be joining a tight-knit team in at a time when you can make a real impact on the direction of the company. Being a startup the work is fast-paced and varied – you are flexible to change and motivated to deliver the best product possible.
Core Role Responsibilities:
USSD & SMS development
Deploying, automating, maintaining and managing AWS cloud based production system,
to ensure the availability, performance, scalability and security of production systems.
Build, release and configuration management of production systems.
Pre-production Acceptance Testing to help assure the quality of our products / services.
System troubleshooting and problem solving across platform and application domains.
Suggesting architecture improvements, recommending process improvements.
Ensuring critical system security through the use of best in class cloud security solutions.
Required Skills and Experience:
Highly experienced in USSD & SMS development
Experience working with REDIS
Experience in databases (MySQL, MongoDB, etc)
AWS: 2+ years’ experience with using a broad range of AWS technologies (e.g. EC2,
RDS, ELB, EBD, S3, VPC, Glacier, IAM, CloudWatch, KMS) to develop and maintain an
Amazon AWS based cloud solution, with an emphasis on best practice cloud security.
DevOps: Solid experience as a DevOps Engineer in a 24x7 uptime Amazon AWS
environment, including automation experience with configuration management tools.
Scripting Skills: Strong scripting (e.g. Python) and automation skills.
Monitoring Tools: Experience with system monitoring tools (e.g. Nagios).
Problem Solving: Ability to analyze and resolve complex infrastructure resource and
application deployment issues.\Design and deploy cloud solutions on AWS
Migrate existing systems to the new cloud solution
Monitor and maintain high availability
Apply patches and upgrades
Desired Skills (Not essential but beneficial to have):
OO Programming Skills: Strong OO Programming skills (PHP, Nodejs, Python).
DB Skills: Experience in databases (MySQL, MongoDB, etc)
Version Control: Experience administrating version control systems such as SVN.
Comfortable working across the full web stack
Strong debugging skills
B.Sc. in Computer Science or other equivalent technical discipline.
Other Candidate Requirements:
Professional commitment to high quality, and a passion for learning new skills.
Detail-oriented individual with the ability to rapidly learn new concepts and technologies.
Strong problem-solving skills, including providing simple solutions to complex situations.
Must be a strong team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively