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Senior DevOps Engineer (m/f/x) - remote work

Freelancer, Full-time · Remote

Full remote work possible (European time zones only).

We are the fastest-growing marketplace for refurbished electronics in the German-speaking region and are based in Vienna. We are active in more than a dozen countries. Through our marketplace we sell completely renewed electronics like phones, laptops and tablets that are 40% cheaper and much more sustainable.

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We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to help us build, improve and scale our platform and data processing systems.
Who you are
  • Formal education in computer science
  • Deep knowledge of GNU/Linux and UNIX-based operating systems in general
  • Significant experience with Kubernetes
  • Very good network and system debugging skills (packet level analysis, application debugging and tracing)
  • Experience with performance analysis and tuning
  • Good command of automation or CI/CD systems (preferably GitLab CI)
  • You are familiar with high-availability technologies (load balancing, clustering, replication)
  • You are experienced with software development
  • You work independently and are goal-oriented
  • You have excellent English skills
  • You are located in one of the European time zones
What you'll do
  • Build and set up new infrastructure
  • Server administration and maintenance tasks to keep all of our environments up and running
  • Identify and analyse performance bottlenecks and problems in our systems
  • Work on improving our development and release processes
  • Design and manage monitoring and alerting systems
  • Design, build, integrate and manage automated test environments
  • Provide support to our development teams
Additional factors we appreciate
  • Experience with cloud providers (e.g. GCP, AWS, Azure, DigitalOcean) 
  • Knowledge of IaaS (e.g. Terraform, Helm) 
  • Good command of monitoring and alerting systems (e.g. Prometheus) 
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL database administration
  • Familiarity with the Go programming language
  • Activity in the open-source community
Why you should work with us
  • Startup atmosphere
  • Work with an experienced team of experts
  • Regular code-reviews
  • Challenging tech-stack
  • Available as a fully remote position
  • Paid 25 vacation days
Your application
Things we want to see from you:

  • Your CV
  • Your expected salary
  • Your GitHub/GitLab profile or open-source projects you contributed to
  • Other representative examples of your work that are relevant to the position
  • If you are active in communities like Stack Overflow, please let us know as well
For legal matters, we state that the minimum wage for this position is €42,000 gross per year. However, depending on your qualification, a higher salary is obviously very likely.

Your application!
Thank you for your interest in refurbed. We are extremely happy that you are thinking about joining us and can identify with our mission.

We will do our best to always keep you informed about the process and progress of your application. We read all applications thoroughly and will also consider you for other job openings, should your profile fit other open positions as well.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will consider your application regardless of race, age, disability, gender, martital status, heritage, religion and nationality. We will look at your experience, your personality and your motivation to determine whether this job is right for you.

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