Software Developer
Posted 4 years ago

Innovation Streams Limited (iStreams) is a Ugandan I.T company that empowers businesses and the community in Africa with suitable and affordable technologies that meet, simplify and exceed their needs. We currently support more than 400 businesses and thousands of individuals in Uganda. We are a team of young, innovative and dynamic tech-enthusiasts that build computer systems, provide services and solutions to businesses in Uganda. We are looking for a talented ‘innovative stream’ to join our team of ‘innovation streams’. Our flagship product, Stre@mline is disrupting the healthcare space; helping more than 500,000 patients and thousands of clinicians. 


The Devops Engineer will collaborate with software developers, field support engineers and other staff members to manage code releases. They will cross and merge the barriers that exist between software development, testing and operations teams and keep existing networks in mind as they design, plan and test.

Key skills required:

  • Hands on experience in networking security, databases and cloud systems
  • Profound knowledge in various scripting languages, system & server administration and mass system deployments
  • Wide knowledge in operating system administration, programing languages, cloud platform deployment and networking protocols
  • Outstanding knowledge in release engineering, creating tools for engineering organization for performance optimization
  • Candidate should have Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration skills
  • Experience with automation/configuration management using either Puppet, Chef or an equivalent
  • Ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services
  • Strong experience with SQL and MySQL
  • Knowledgeable about agile software development
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a keen sense of customer service
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Process-oriented with great documentation skills
  • Knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service
  • Experience with or knowledge of Agile Software Development methodologies
  • Familiarity with container orchestration services, especially Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with agile software development in Go, C/C++, Java, JavaScript
  • Experience administering and deploying development CI/CD tools such as Git, Jira, GitLab, or Jenkins
  • Significant experience with Windows and Linux operating system environments
  • Experience with infrastructure scripting solutions such as PowerShell or Python


  • Degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology or related field
  • You will need to show: communication and interpersonal skills, analytical skills, the ability to use initiative, the capacity to work under pressure, creativity, drive, flexibility, numeracy, teamwork, influencing and negotiation skills, oral and written skills, business awareness and IT literacy.


The DevOps engineer will be paid a monthly salary and a bonus payment for exceeding the set targets. All other benefits enjoyed by Istreams staff; lunch every day of work, overtime, leave, per diems, holiday packages etc. will apply

Work hours

Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm

Work location

The DevOps Engineer will be located at our office in Kampala

How to apply

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Copies of certificates, CV and any other support documents should be attached.

Key deadlines

Application deadline: 10th October, 2020

Notification of candidates for interview: 15th October, 2020

Start of duty: 1st November, 2020

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