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Vice President of Infrastructure

Job Specialism : DevOps
Salary Currency : USD


⚡ VP of Infrastructure

🎯 Unicorn African Payments Fintech

💸 Competitive Salary + Equity

🌎 London, US or India

This is an opportunity for an experienced Infrastructure leader to join an African Fintech valued at over $3 billion after their Series D funding round. The ideal candidate will have deep infrastructure knowledge and has worked in a hands on capacity as an engineering lead. AWS and Axure experience is key to success in this role.



  • Develop and execute the infrastructure strategy and roadmap aligned with the company’s goals, with a strong emphasis on cloud technologies.
  • Lead and manage a team of infrastructure professionals, providing guidance, mentoring, and fostering a collaborative and high performance culture.
  • Oversee the design, implementation, and management of cloud based infrastructure solutions, ensuring optimal performance, scalability, and security.
  • Collaborate with other technology leaders, including the CTO, to align infrastructure initiatives with overall technology strategies and business objectives.
  • Monitor and maintain the overall health and performance of infrastructure systems, proactively identifying and addressing potential issues or bottlenecks.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. A master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in infrastructure management, with at least 5 years in a
    leadership or managerial role.
  • Extensive experience working with cloud technologies, such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, or other leading cloud platforms.
  • Strong knowledge of infrastructure technologies, including networking, servers, storage, virtualization, and containerization.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and managing infrastructure teams, including experience in talent acquisition, development, and performance management.
  • Solid understanding of security and compliance requirements related to cloud infrastructure.
  • Enjoys being hands-on and diving into the nuts-and-bolts of infrastructure.
  • Payments or Fintech start-up experience.
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