DevOps Team Lead (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Black Pen Recruitment

About the job

DevOps Team Lead (FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Our client is an American-based company that is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. Their mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. Our clientโ€™s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all.

Job Type: Remote | Full-time


  • +5 years of experience as a DevOps Team Lead
  • +3 years hands on experience leading software developers or site reliability engineers building customer-facing software applications or site reliability tools.
  • Experience with distributed, scalable microservice-based architectures.
  • In-depth knowledge of AWS architecture and services (Serverless, AWS Lambda, AWS API Gateway, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, MQTT, S3, Route 53, Github Actions, Cloudwatch).
  • In-depth understanding and working experience with CI/CD principles & practices.
  • Solid grasp of performance monitoring methodologies and tools for AWS services.
  • Extensive experience with Linux operating systems.
  • Experience leading solutions and design discussions, communicating roadmaps, and mentoring others.
  • Exposure to Agile / Scrum / Kanban development methodologies.
  • Experience with large scale production environments and infrastructure.


  • Establish trust with senior leaders and business by aligning your priorities with theirs, providing timely, accurate, and succinct status updates, and helping others when needed.
  • Ensure application uptime and performance by implementing and using extensive metrics to identify issues before they impact our customers.
  • Establish end-to-end monitoring and alerting on all critical aspects of the system to ensure SLAs are met as well as provide proactive notifications of possible issues for all systems.
  • Participate in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, software performance analysis and system tuning.
  • Identify underlying root causes and provide recommendations or solutions for long term permanent fixes to critical production issues.
  • Evaluate problems or opportunities, architect the right solutions, lead production implementations, and handle our critical services

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Blackpen Recruitment is a global recruitment agency that targets European, African and

American Markets with headquarters based in Malta and Cape Town. Blackpen specialises in FinTech, Cryptocurrency, Startup and iGaming Recruitment.

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