Senior System Engineer // AUTO1

November 15, 2016

AUTO1 is the world's most innovative online marketplace for efficient buying and selling of inspected used cars. We lead business activities in more than 20 countries worldwide, combining the best of both industries: automotive and tech.

Tech innovation impacts all of our internal processes and we create new solutions to improve our business continuously.

Senior System Engineer

What you will do:

  • Create and operate the machinery that powers the data platform for our different internal customers (e.g. product teams, marketing, finance, operations)
  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of system and infrastructure availability with load balancing and autoscaling
  • Shape and expand our high-load platform in the cloud (AWS, Rackspace etc.)
  • Analyze and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
  • Develop and implement high-quality security concepts
  • Expand your technical skills every day and make valuable contributions to a team of experienced engineers

What you will learn:

  • To ensure the performance of a real high-load and high-traffic system across several data centres
  • How to create a unified architecture that still gives room for the unique requirements of different applications

What you should bring:

  • 6+ years of experience in IT Operations / System Engineering of highly-available applications
  • Expertise in cloud systems management
  • Strong hands on experience in MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Familiarity with Java, PHP, Node.JS and MongoDB
  • Good experience with with at least one system management tools (Salt, Puppet or Chef)
  • Knowledge of Linux virtualization and webservers (nginx/Apache)

What would be nice to have:

  • Knowledge of queuing systems (RabbitMQ), Caching and Big Data solutions
  • Previous experience with Network security challenges e.g. permission management
  • Good scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Python)

What you will get:

  • Technical excellence – You will join a high profile and fun engineering team surrounded by technology
  • Innovative culture – You will work on previously unsolved challenges and experiment with new technologies
  • Real impact – Your work will enable our business success and disrupt the car industry
  • Benefits package – You will take advantage of our employee pension scheme, tandem partner program, discounts on different services (gym, public transport, leisure activities…), regular team-events (international nights, bowling, karaoke…)
  • Smooth start in Berlin – You will receive relocation support that includes assistance with visa, apartment search, moving costs and help with German bureaucracy
  • Success story – Your friends and family will be able to google your employer with “billion dollar startup club”

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Then please send us your application, stating your salary expectations and your earliest possible start date via email:

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