Site Reliability Engineer (m/f) // OptioPay

December 6, 2017

Your Role

  • To own and manage core infrastructure like Kubernetes, Kafka, CI systems, Load balancers and the machines on which it all runs
  • To have an on-going active role in a product engineering team to inform good practices around operational concerns
  • To spend a minimum of 50% time designing and documenting systems, including writing and reviewing code, to automate away technological problems and business processes
  • To undertake measured, methodical, troubleshooting of complicated systems
  • To partake in an on-call rotation alongside other engineers who build our backend services and infrastructure

Your Profile

  • You have deep knowledge of UNIX and TCP/IP network fundamentals
  • You are able to code really well in at least one language and learn new ones (Golang)
  • You are able to pick up new software, frameworks and APIs quickly
  • You have sharp and tenacious troubleshooting skills: you can fix anything
  • You have knowledge of scalable production architectures (config management, monitoring, load balancing, CDNs, caching, distributed systems)
  • You have experience with Cloud Infrastructure (AWS, GCP, Azure), Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka and Postgres
  • You are enthusiastic and knowledgeable about software engineering best practices such as testing, continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • You are passionate about open source software
  • You had experience being on-call and are able to respond to incidents in a calm manner
  • You are methodical and detail-oriented
  • You are able to prioritize team goals over individual goals
  • You are passionate about open source software

Our Offer

  • A tightly knit team of experienced engineers with lots of interesting challenges to dive into
  • A modern technology stack: Golang, Kafka, PostgreSQL, Kubernetes, Docker, CoreOS, Terraform
  • Extensive individual responsibility and personal support to grow professionally
  • Become part of a talented multinational team of 50 working in Berlin
  • Semi-monthly OptioAcademy – our internal knowledge sharing project
  • Prime office location – top floor of the city’s tallest building, the best view in Berlin!
  • Various fun events (weekly team lunch, Friday after work drinks and BBQ, OptioAcademy, Meetups)
  • EUR 2,000 annual training budget for conferences, books, trainings, etc.
  • Free educational library, breakfast, drinks and fruit to keep energy levels high
  • Your choice of hardware and software

Our Philosophy

At OptioPay we work hard, and push ourselves to the limit. We challenge the orthodoxy and seek new frontiers. We accept only the brilliant and expect brilliance. We’re looking for people who want to change the world. Our aim is to fundamentally change the nature of B2C payments. To do this we need your talent, creativity and drive. What we offer in return is a challenging but supportive environment, with a shared vision and passion. As an equal opportunities employer, we seek talent from anyone and anywhere. Our diverse team in Berlin hail from all around the globe; a fun and friendly group with a multitude of talents. Though sales and customer satisfaction are the ultimate focus, our decisions flow from data. By understanding how OptioPay users and partners interact with our product we aim to anticipate their needs and reduce the complexity of payments.

About OptioPay

OptioPay is a payment processor with a difference. Our software increases the value of any payment received by consumers from companies, by combining bank transfers with higher value gift cards. By integrating payments to employees or customers with effective marketing we aim to create a completely new, performance based, advertising channel. We are looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to start as soon as possible. If you share our vision then look no further for your next career move!

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