DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Engineering · Berlin · Full-time · Mid-level

Job description

Job description

We are looking for:

A new member of our Engineering Team at Project A, who is passionate about infrastructure and modern technologies, loves clean code and enjoys learning new things. As part of your job, you would gain insights into many different working environments and infrastructure projects of our portfolio companies.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Developing of deployment strategies and pipelines to automate processes
  • Ensuring that the development and deployment infrastructure is flexible, easy to manage and to use
  • Mentoring development teams on reliability and security best practices, speeding up the development cycle by designing state of the art CD pipelines
  • Providing the highest level of technical escalation of production platforms problems as a contact person for our ventures
  • Improving security and performance of infrastructure
  • Architecting and implementing pragmatic and scalable solutions for new challenges from our ventures
  • Being the only DevOps engineer working with a venture or becoming a part of their existing DevOps team, depending on the stage of the company
  • Optimizing cost spendings by choosing the right cloud service and handling the migration

Teck stack:

  • Cloud providers: AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure
  • Provisioning tools: Terraform, Ansible
  • Scripting languages: Bash, Python, Ruby
  • Database servers: MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongodb, Elasticsearch, Redis and managed service equivalents
  • Container Orchestration: Kubernetes, Helm, Docker, Docker Compose and cloud provider’s container services
  • Other tools: Gitlab, Github, Jenkins, RabbitMQ, Packer

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • Minimum 3 years experience as Linux System Administrator, DevOps Engineer or similar position
  • Strong knowledge of at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, Bash)
  • High proficiency with at least one configuration management/infrastructure as code software (e.g. Puppet, SaltStack, Ansible, Terraform)
  • Experience with setup and maintenance of cloud environments 
  • A good knowledge in the field of hosting, especially regarding web servers and database administration
  • Linux wizardry and knowledge of the ins and outs of shell scripting
  • Ability to search, find and hot-fix problems in systems and code
  • Deep knowledge about networking infrastructures
  • Previous know-how with Docker and orchestration frameworks like Kubernetes or Swarm 
  • Expertness when it comes to monitoring/alerting and strong attention to keep the system up and running
  • Knowhow to deploy software and track down the changes which cause any problems
  • Ability to speak English fluently

What to expect working with us:

  • Remote-friendly – Work anywhere in Germany or take advantage of our beautiful and well-equipped office at the heart of Berlin
  • Choose your tech – Macbook/Windows/Linux laptop and optional screen.
  • Career growth – Access to internal workshops, knowledge sharing meetups, PAV Academy professional training opportunities, industry conferences, and other personal development possibilities
  • Subsidized products and services, including meal vouchers, German language classes, a bike leasing program, and discounts on services of our portfolio companies and various other brands
  • Wellness – 24/7 access to counselling specialists, free subscription to workplace wellbeing platform Unmind, weekly online yoga classes
  • Paid team and company events
  • Social activities – Hang out with co-workers during and after-hours (Slack or IRL, you decide), grab lunch or coffee with randomly assigned teammates, and disconnect from everything to spend quality time in outdoor activities
  • Visa application support and relocation package

Apply below and become a part of our success story!

We aim to be the best choice of partners for them
by being conviction and integrity driven investors
by providing access to operational excellence in product, growth, data and people.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Project A is committed to diversity and equal opportunities for all – applicants and employees alike. We value humans – with all our glorious multifaceted backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Our diverse team has different ethnic and cultural origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, family arrangements, religious and political affiliations, socioeconomic statuses, age groups, and abilities.

With 32 nationalities and over 25 spoken languages, we’re confident that you’ll feel right at home. We look forward to your application.

Project A is one of Europe's leading venture capital firms, with offices in Berlin and London. Founded in 2012 as an Operational VC, we have backed more than 100 startups across 17 countries and 15 industries, including digital health, Fintech, and mobility. Our dedicated team of 120+ professionals supports our portfolio companies with software engineering, marketing, sales, hiring, and other business-critical services.

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