You’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, SRE, and the “you build it, you run it” mentality. You know how software teams operate efficiently and want to build  our platform, tools, and kits to help them get there. Then join us as a:

Mid or Senior Software Engineer (m/f) -  DevOps & Platform

The smava Platform Engineering Team is building a Platform Infrastructure on top of a public cloud for our 100+ software engineers. We are aggressively 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 with cutting-edge tools.

You will join a team lead by our heavily experienced VP of Platform who took part in this into one of Europe’s leading eCommerce platforms before.

Your daily business:

  • Eliminating toil by automating our software engineers out of boring, repetitive tasks
  • 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
  • Making our microservice infrastructure play well together
  • Coaching the software engineers on how to use our platform infrastructure

To get things done you will need:

  • Java, Python, Node.js, Scala or Go
  • Relevant university STEM education
  • AWS, GCloud
  • Fluency in English

Nice to have:

  • Microservices
  • Ansible, Terraform, Salt, Chef, Puppet
  • Jenkins, CI

Awesome to have:

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

Our tech stack you will work with:

  • Public Cloud (AWS or GCloud)
  • Automation Tools (Ansible, Salt)
  • Python, Node.js, Spring Boot
  • Kubernetes & Docker
  • Istio/Envoy
  • Kafka
  • Jenkins
  • Monitoring Tools (Splunk, Prometheus, OpsGenie)
  • PostgreSQL, Redis
  • Bitbucket
  • JIRA & Confluence 

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to drive the future technology changes in the financial industry
  • Smart colleagues from all around the world (30 nationalities) 
  • Onboarding support (e.g. assistance visa application/ work permit, German health insurance, accommodation)  
  • Relocation Bonus
  • Signing Bonus
  • Open communication & flat hierarchy allows fast execution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Onboarding support
  • Paid education (e. g. trainings, workshops, conferences)
  • 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

Did we get your attention? Then we are looking forward 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.