DevOps Software Engineer (m/f) – Platform

at smava GmbH (view profile)
Location Berlin, Germany
Date Posted May 28, 2019
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type node.js


DevOps Software Engineer (m/f) - Platform
FULL TIME Friedrichshain, Berlin

With Professional-ExperienceYou’re a software engineer who has dropped fat lines of code on every layer of the stack. You’re stretching your career beyond development and working on larger-scale engineering problems. You have a passion for the cloud, DevOps and SRE, and you know how software teams operate efficiently. So, would you like to challenge yourself and build our platform, tools and kits to help the software team to get there within CI/CD standards? Shout out loud our motto: “you build it, you run it” and join us as a:

DevOps Software Engineer (m/f) - Platform
The smava’s Platform Engineering Team is building a Platform Infrastructure on top of a public cloud for our 100+ software engineers. We are migrating from Spring MVC to Spring Boot, microservices, React.js, and event-driven architectures. Our self-service platform vision is to allow developers to provision their own services and enable them to operate them robustly in production using Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins and Ansible.

What we offer:

  • Joining a DevOps team lead by our heavily experienced VP of Platform who took part in one of most successful Europe’s leading eCommerce platforms before
  • The opportunity to drive the future technology changes in the financial industry in the heart of Berlin
  • Smart colleagues from all around the world (35+ nationalities)
  • Open communication & flat hierarchy that allows fast execution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Onboarding support (e.g. assistance visa application/ work permit, German health insurance, accommodation)
  • Paid education (e. g. trainings, workshops, conferences)
  • Relocation and signing bonus
  • Language courses
  • Subsidized lunch offer ( and public transport ticket (VBB Umweltkarte)
  • Discounted fitness offers close to the office
  • Beer Friday, Summer & Christmas parties as well as team events

Our tech stack you will work with:

  • Public Cloud AWS
  • Automation Tools (Ansible, Salt and Terraform)
  • Python, Node.js, Java Spring Boot, Groovy
  • Kubernetes, Docker Swarm and Docker
  • Istio/Envoy
  • nginx, Apache2
  • Kafka, RabbitMQ
  • Jenkins
  • Monitoring Tools (Splunk, Grafana, Prometheus and OpsGenie)
  • PostgreSQL, Redis
  • Bitbucket
  • Jira & Confluence

Your daily business:

  • Making our microservice infrastructure play well together
  • Build and run the platform our software teams need for “you build it, you run it”
  • Lifting us to the cloud with immutable infrastructure-as-code and self-service tools
  • Eliminating toil by automating our software engineers out of boring, repetitive tasks
  • Coaching the software engineers on how to use our platform infrastructure

To get things done you must have:

  • One or more of mentioned: Java, Python, Node.js, Scala or Go
  • Relevant university STEM education
  • AWS or relevant Cloud technology experience
  • Fluency in English

Nice to have:

  • Software Engineering is appreciated
  • Microservices
  • Ansible, Terraform, Salt, Chef, Puppet
  • Jenkins, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment

Awesome to have:

  • Kubernetes & Docker
  • Unix, Linux
  • Kibana, Splunk, Prometheus, OpsGenie/PagerDuty

Do you want to enjoy the transition? Then we are looking forward to receiving your application including:

  • CV, salary expectations and earliest starting date addressed to Michal Szafraniec.
  • In case you are not an EU citizen, we also need a copy of your academic degree & valid passport
  • If you already have a Blue Card, Visa or Work Permit, please let us know

Note that it will be difficult to proceed with your application without the documents mentioned above.

About smava:
We are smava, the online loan comparison platform. We are one of the three largest Fintech-employers in Germany. Our mission is to revolutionize the loans market by making it fair and transparent. smava finds the best loans for everyone: fast, convenient and cost effective. We are in the third stage of innovation in the finance industry: first ATM’s, then online-banking, now digital loans by smava! This is also why we were awarded as Innovator 2018. All of this was achieved thanks to almost 500 employees.

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