DevOps Engineer (f/m) // upday

February 13, 2018

upday is a personalised news service that is exclusive to Samsung devices. We combine editorial expertise and curation with the very latest personalisation technologies to bring our readers the stories that matter to them. Upday is a subsidiary of Axel Springer SE with our headquarters in Berlin. We are growing fast and looking for creative and committed people to help build the upday vision in our Berlin office. If you’re looking to join a international team full of fantastic talent that has the energy of a start-up but the stability of an established media company – look no further.

About the Role

You embrace the DevOps culture. You have clean code for breakfast, you domain drive to work, then you continuously integrate and release by lunchtime.

In the afternoon you get up-to-date with the latest technologies and before leaving, you improve the monitoring, add a circuit-breaker or do whatever is necessary to have a monkey-proof system you are proud of.

You go to bed with the DoD under your pillow and dream about orchestrating infrastructure with a smile on your face.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Identify new technologies which can drive improvements in efficiency for production materials and systems
  • Consult/Provide/Improve stable easy to use “PaaS” / Infrastructure / app solution
  • Error analysis, Network troubleshooting

Qualifications and Skill-Set

  • Experience in at least one of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Bash
  • Proficiency in one automation tool: Ansible (preferred), Chef, Puppet
  • Worked with cloud services provider: AWS (preferred), GCE, Azure
  • Continuous Integration and Deployment: Jenkins
  • Familiar with centralized logging and monitoring: Splunk, Datadog
  • Good Linux System Administration knowledge
  • Plus: RabbitMQ, Elasticsearch, Postgres
  • Experience in any of the below would be a plus:
  • Docker
  • Infrastructure testing
  • Spring Boot

Your Profile:

  • You are a team player with experience working in an agile environment
  • You are keen to develop your skills, and those of your team
  • You have an interesting hobby such as brewing beer or space travel

We expect that development is not new to you and will ask you to show us your skills by taking part in a test to demonstrate your expertise.

You may be young or you may be a veteran in the software development world. This is not important to us.

What we offer

  • A position that offers a great deal of responsibility and impact
  • The chance to collaborate with talented colleagues and develop new business models for a content app
  • Being part of an international, very exciting and revolutionary project
  • A young, dynamic and fun team with experienced colleagues from different departments of Axel Springer (tech, product, marketing, journalism)
  • The latest equipment and digital tools
  • Competitive salary and contract
  • An unlimited job

If you are interested in joining upday please submit your application including cover letter, CV, your portfolio, earliest starting date, salary expectations and relevant references.

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