DevOps Automation Engineer (m/f)

PROJECT A in Germany



Annika Fa▀nacht


other, Full time

Offering Equity


Location: Berlin

Project A is the operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network, and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise. The Berlin-based investor makes use of the ?260m in assets under its management to back early-stage companies in the digital technology space. With its unique organizational structure featuring 100 operational experts, Project A offers its portfolio companies hands-on support in the areas of Software Engineering, Digital Marketing, Design, Communications, Business Intelligence, Sales and Recruiting. The portfolio includes companies such as Catawiki, WorldRemit, Tictail, Spryker, nu3, KRY, and Wonderbly.

We are looking for:

A new team member for one of our portfolio companies.

Your Tasks

  • Maintain and guarantee the availability and performance of a global infrastructure platform (bare-metal and cloud)
  • Working together with our providers to solve issues and server provisioning
  • Architecting and implementing pragmatic and scalable solutions for new challenges
  • Implementing and maintaining automated health-checks and corresponding services to automate our server fleet and to make it more robust
  • Ensuring that the development and deployment infrastructure is flexible, easy to manage and easy to use
  • Working closely together with the developers to deploy new services and solve performance problems
  • Scaling applications for performance and reliability
  • Automate deployment, provisioning, monitoring as much as possible, write supporting tools and services to manage a fleet of machines
  • Experience debugging performance issues on Linux
  • Establish and maintain a clean documentation for all DevOps processes

Your Profile

  • You have minimum 3 years experience as DevOps Engineer or similar position
  • You have extensive knowledge in architecting, managing and maintaining large-scale server deployments and general supporting infrastructure
  • You are an expert in Linux and related system solutions
  • You have experience with database systems (e.g.: Redis, PostgreSQL)
  • You are an expert in developing, deploying and maintenance using Chef
  • Highly proficient in at least two independent scripting languages (e.g. Python, Ruby)
  • You have experience with or strong interest in modern DevOps tools (Docker, Orchestration, CI server, etc.)
  • You have experience with bare-metal machines as well as orchestrating cloud services (e.g. AWS, GCE)
  • You have extensive knowledge concerning monitoring systems
  • You have proficiency in continuous integration as well as delivery/deployment
  • You have extensive experience towards distributed, clustered, large-scale monitoring efforts
  • You are able to search, find and hot-fix problems in systems and code
  • You have strong attention to keep the system up and running
  • You know how to deploy software and track down the changes which cause any problems
  • You are able to speak English fluently

Our Benefits

  • You will become part of a highly professional and motivated team
  • You gain the unique opportunity to experience and shape the development of a recently founded company by bringing in your own ideas
  • Thanks to a high level of freedom you can quickly develop further
  • You work at a modern, excellently equipped workplace in the heart of Berlin
  • You profit from a communicative, creative and stimulating environment

Do you want to become part of our success story?

We are looking forward to your online application.

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