Platform Engineer

Platform Engineer.

Platform Engineer

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€65000 - €90000 per year

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Permanent

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DevOps

About Us: We are a leading specialist agency for digital transformation, committed to developing innovative solutions that reshape the digital landscape across various sectors, including health, finance, energy, and more. Our international team of experts works passionately and creatively to deliver tailor-made digital products and services.

Your Role: Platform Engineer (m/f/d)

Your Tasks: As a Platform Engineer, you will be a key member of our international, interdisciplinary team, serving as the primary contact for infrastructure when creating distributed systems. Your responsibilities include:

  • Forward-looking development of modern solution strategies and implementation of distributed systems in leading cloud platforms with cloud-native approaches
  • Designing secure and resilient systems that are easily operable
  • Collaborating closely with development teams to ensure the system meets the needs of all users
  • Serving as the internal and external point of contact for infrastructure questions regarding security, effort, costs, and maintenance in an agile context
  • Maintenance and further development of customer projects, ensuring smooth platform operation

Your Profile: We are looking for candidates with:

  • Several years of experience as a platform engineer or comparable qualifications
  • Confidence in using Linux and its tools
  • Knowledge of planning and building networks (VPC)
  • In-depth experience in at least one major cloud vendor (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Ability to design and implement the foundation for cloud architecture with managed and cloud-native services (microservices, container orchestration)
  • Experience in securing projects (e.g., security principles, zero trust) and patch management (network, K8s, VMs)
  • Knowledge of planning observability, disaster management, and on-call management systems
  • High initiative, motivation, and flexibility
  • Knowledge of spoken and written German at at least C1 level
  • Knowledge of spoken and written English at least B2 level

Nice to Have:

  • Certification in Linux, Redhat, or Cloud Vendors
  • Knowledge of security and governance services (e.g., Security Center, Sentinel, Defender, Security Hub, Guard Duty, and Config)

Tech Stack: Technologies that appear in projects include:

  • Container orchestration with Docker (Kubernetes, ECS, AKS, GKE, Azure Container Apps) or VM scaling
  • Scripting languages in the cloud context (Python, Bash, Powershell)
  • Distributed systems (serverless, load balancing, caching, CDN, etc.)
  • Managed Services (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Infrastructure-as-code (Pulumi/CDK, Terraform, Ansible)
  • CI/CD (AzureDevOps, Github) and Identity Management (AAD, KeyCloak)
  • Landing zones

What We Offer You:

Exciting Projects:

  • Engage in exciting and varied projects for global players

Onboarding and Working Environment:

  • Comprehensive onboarding program with insight into all departments
  • High-performance working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes

Multicultural Teams:

  • Join multicultural teams where mutual respect is a given

Flexible Working:

  • Enjoy flexible working hours with hybrid and part-time options

Generous Vacation and Travel Opportunities:

  • Benefit from 30 days of paid vacation and the opportunity to work abroad for up to 4 weeks per year

Modern Offices and Development Opportunities:

  • Work in modern offices with community areas and well-equipped kitchens
  • Transparent communication through regular all-hands meetings, 1on1s, and annual feedback discussions
  • Collaborate with experienced developers
  • Act as a mentor from a senior level and accompany other developers to enable them to have a steep learning curve
  • Participation in conferences and (in-house) workshops

Events & Sports Offers:

  • Engage in regular company events such as summer and Christmas parties, movie nights, and newbie evenings
  • Stay fit with our bike leasing offer and use our EGYM Wellpass

Ready to build high-performance platforms in a dynamic and innovative environment? Apply now by sending your application to samuel.hegarty@darwinrecruitment.com. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Samuel Hegarty

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