DevOps Engineer

Improve efficiency and integration across the IT Operations, Quality Assurance, and Software Development Teams.

Job overview

Career Level


Since starting in Rwanda in 2007, our operations have grown rapidly to now serving close to 300,000 clients.

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund is a non-profit supplying smallholder farmers with agricultural services to help improve their harvests, such as quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural trainings. On average, farmers harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund!

We are growing quickly. We serve more than 1 million farm families in Africa, with more than 8,000 full-time staff, and we aim to serve 10 million farm families by 2030.

Should you join us, you will have a chance to make a direct impact for millions of farmers and help feed the world!

About our team

Our passionate development team manages a range of web and mobile solutions to support our field operations, from registering millions of farmers and their orders, optimizing delivery truck loads and routes, tracking deliveries, collecting mobile payments, analyzing loan repayments...

Our technologies include C#, NodeJS, CouchBase, Angular, Docker, MS SQL, and our tooling landscape includes GitHub, JIRA, Azure DevOps...


By joining us, you would get to:

  • Operate a dozen applications our farmers depend on
  • Manage and automate our cloud infrastructure
  • Manage a set of tools to ensure a smooth development cycle from commit to deployment
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Help shape our architecture decisions

You'll report directly to our head of architecture.


  • 2+ years of work experience. Bonus points if this work was in a developing country or NGO-related.
  • Programming skills with a focus on SQL (MSSQL preferred) and scripting (Powershell, shell, Python)
  • Knowledge of Cloud Platforms (Azure preferred)
  • Knowledge of Software Development Process and various DevOps Tools, including:
  • Version control software (Git preferred)
  • Build and release tools (Azure DevOps preferred)
  • Automated Testing Tools (JMeter, Katalon and Selenium preferred)
  • Container and orchestration technologies (Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Monitoring Software (Splunk, Elasticsearch)
  • Curious mind and a willingness to help feed the world
  • Experience living in a developing country is desired, but not a requirement
  • Willingness to commit to the position for at least two years
  • Language: English


Kigali, Rwanda


  • Health insurance, housing and other comprehensive benefits including professional development and personal travel allowances
  • 6 weeks leave
  • Flexible work from home policy
  • Flexible Bring-Your-Own-Device policy with laptop allowance
  • Free-lunch Fridays and regular happy hour nights
  • A chance to live in one of the most beautiful, safe, and clean places in Africa!
  • A rare opportunity to make an impact in the world by working with a top-ranked non-profit!

Sponsor International Candidates 

Yes. East Africans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Note: Please submit a Resume/CV, not exceeding more than 1-2 pages, which includes, Education, Work Experience, Specialized/Technical Skills, Achievements/Awards and any other Experience (Volunteering, Extracurriculars, etc). References do not need to be included, and will only be required upon request, after the final interview

One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an address. Please report any suspicious communication here (, but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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