We are smava - the online loan comparison platform. We provide transparency and fairness to our customers by delivering all the relevant data and information that allows them to act as empowered market participants. Our mission is disrupting financial services by digitalizing lending. We provide our customers with the fastest, most convenient, and most affordable personal credit solutions which fit their individual needs best. That is why we also have been awarded as Innovator 2018. All of that has been achieved thanks to more than 450 employees. Become a part of the smava-story now!

Senior DevOps Engineer (m/f)

Our IT-Systems and DevOps team provides a functional, reliable IT-Infrastructure and works on its continuous improvement through evaluation and deployment of new technologies. Our engineers are always ready to pitch in and get things done, plus they are having fun doing this. If taking responsibility, thinking ahead and working together is something you are good at - apply now!

Our tech stack you will work with:

  • Public Cloud (AWS)
  • Automation Tools (Ansible, Salt)
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Jenkins
  • Monitoring Tools (Splunk, Icinga2, Prometheus, Nagios)
  • PostgreSQL
  • Bitbucket
  • JIRA
  • Confluence

Current projects:

  • Integration of public cloud providers in our current environment
  • Improvement of our automated testing environment, deployment of pipeline and production systems

Your daily business:

  • Help us to fully take advantage of state of the art cloud technologies and platforms and integrate those in our current platform
  • Have a significant role in the improvement and further development of our production environment
  • Work with the team to move from continuous integration to continuous deployment and integrate state of the art configuration management
  • Help us eliminate all manual or repetitive work through automation
  • Ensure an improvement of our monitoring system and leverage from it to measure and perfect performance, stability and maintainability of our systems
  • Take an important part in troubleshooting of our IT-Systems

To get things done you will need:

  • More than 3 years of proven professional experience as a DevOps Engineer, preferably in a fast-changing startup environment (Fintech, E-commerce)
  • You have gained an excellent knowledge of the public cloud providers (e.g. AWS) in the last few years and have set up and/or migrated complex applications on these platforms
  • You have extended the hands-on experience of working with configuration management tools (e.g. Ansibe, Saltstack)
  • Profound expertise of setting-up and maintaining container virtualization (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes) and deploy processes matching this methodology
  • Building systems and automated deployment processes (Jenkins/Maven) is not a new challenge for you
  • You have strong skills in programming languages like Python and/or Groovy
  • You have a self-managed and service-oriented work approach
  • You consider yourself as a strong team player, who, at the same time, can work independently
  • You are fluent in English

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL
  • Experience in monitoring systems (e.g. Icinga2, Prometheus, ELK, Splunk)
  • IT-Security know-how (Linux / Java web applications/ Apache2 / PostgreSQL)
  • Setting up big data process with Apache Storm/Spark/Hadoop
  • General overview about newest trends in DevOps / System Administration sphere
  • German would be cool, but hey! Nobody is perfect
  • Working experience with Stash/Bitbucket, Jira and Confluence
  • Basic knowledge of Active Directory, Wordpress

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to drive the future technology changes in the financial industry
  • Smart colleagues from all around the world (30 nationalities) we have onboarded successfully in providing e.g. visa sponsorship and relocation support
  • Relocation Bonus
  • Signing Bonus
  • Open communication & flat hierarchy allows fast execution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Onboarding support
  • Paid education (e. g. training, workshops, conferences)
  • Language courses
  • Subsidized lunch offer (smunch.co) and public transport ticket (VBB Umweltkarte)
  • Discounted fitness offers close to the office
  • Beer Friday, Mystery Lunch, Breakfast Club and team events

Did we get your attention? Then we are looking forward receiving your application including:

  • CV, salary expectations and earliest starting date addressed to Natalia Nehring
  • 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.