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Staff DevOps Engineer

Lean Technologies Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 23 Mar 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


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  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


Are you a highly motivated and experienced software engineer looking to take your career to the next level? Look no further! Our team at Lean is on a mission to revolutionize the fintech industry by providing developers with a universal API to access their customer's financial accounts from across the Middle East. We are breaking down infrastructure barriers and empowering the growth of the fintech industry, and we need a talented software engineer like you to help us make it happen!

This role would help build the distributed system that allows our engineering teams to deploy our platform in multiple geographies across various deployment solutions. The position will closely work with our functional Heads within the software, QA and product teams to deliver scalable and customisable release pipelines.


  • Distributed systems architecture – understand and manage the most complex systems
  • Continual reliability and performance optimization – enhancing observability stack to improve proactive detection and resolution of issues
  • Employing cutting-edge methods and technologies, continually refining existing tools to enhance performance and drive advancements.
  • Problem-solving capabilities – troubleshooting complex issues and proactively reducing toil through automation
  • Experience in technical leadership and setting technical direction for engineering projects
  • Collaboration skills – working across teams to drive change and provide guidance
  • Technical expertise – depth skills and ability to act as subject matter expert in one or more of: IAAC, observability, coding, reliability, debugging, system design
  • Capacity planning – effectively forecasting demand and react to changes
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources
  • Incident response – rapidly detecting and resolving critical incidents. Minimizing customer impact through effective collaboration, escalation (including periodic on-call shifts) and postmortems.


  • 6+ year experience in Systems Engineering, DevOps, or SRE roles running large-scale infrastructure, cloud, or web services
  • Strong background in Linux/Unix Administration and network concepts
  • Solid AWS or other cloud provider and Kubernetes/docker knowledge and experience.
  • Experience in operating CI/CD pipelines that build and deliver services on the cloud and on-premise
  • Work with CI/CD tools/services like Jenkins/GitHub-Actions/ArgoCD etc
  • Experience with configuration management tools either Ansible, Chef, Puppet or equivalent
  • Infrastructure As Code - Terraform
  • Relational databases and SQL
  • Coding with one or more of the following: Java, Python, Go, Ruby etc.
  • Motivated and self-driven - Find problems to solve. Solve them.


  • MultiCloud experience
  • OCI and GCP

NB. While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!!

Why Join us?

Our products have received resoundingly positive feedback from developers and customers alike, with Sequoia leading its $33 million Series A round, marking its first in the GCC. Yet, this is just the beginning. We're working tirelessly to expand our coverage across the region while further deepening the value we provide to our stakeholders. To that end, we're always on the lookout for talented, driven, and entrepreneurial candidates to join us in our mission of enabling the next generation of financial innovation. If you're motivated by solving hard problems and leaving a lasting legacy while you're at it, Lean's where you need to be.

Not only do we offer competitive salaries, private healthcare, and flexible office hours, but we also insist that every member of the team hold a meaningful equity stake in the business to ensure long-term alignment. We'd love you to join us for this journey!

Lean is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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About Lean Technologies

Lean Technologies is revolutionizing fintech in the Middle East by building infrastructure that enables developers to connect to users' bank accounts. We focus on security, reliability, and utility, empowering developers to innovate in the fintech landscape.

Benefits at Lean Technologies

    • Competitive salaries, private healthcare, and flexible office hours
    • Meaningful equity stake in the business
    • Regulated and trusted in the industry with a commitment to security