Senior DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer (m/f)

Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany Full-time

About us

With Gesundheitscloud, the Hasso-Plattner-Institute (HPI) is establishing a patient-centric platform for digital health data. The project addresses the current deficiencies in the healthcare sector by giving patients ownership and full control over their data, at the same time enabling digital health applications to provide highly personalized healthcare. You'll work with us to build a cloud-based system that interconnects the different areas of the digital healthcare landscape through cutting-edge technologies all the while maintaining the highest levels of privacy and data security.

This is an opportunity to join a lean team with significant strategic and financial backing from widely regarded organizations, and to work on a project that has the potential to become a major driver of societal change. The HPI itself holds a unique position among the German universities in the area of IT systems engineering. It offers research and teaching programs with the highest standards and has significantly contributed to the advances of computer science on an international level with partners in academia and industry. 

www.gesundheitscloud.de (in German)

Responsibilities 

  • Taking ownership of our platform for availability and performance 
  • Implementing and maintaining automated health-checks and corresponding services
  • Making sure that our development and deployment infrastructure is flexible, easy to manage and easier to use
  • Working closely with our developers to deploy new services and solve performance problems
  • Scaling applications for performance and reliability depending on the type of workload

Requirements

  • Multiple years of experience as SysOps Engineer / SRE or similar engineering role in a DevOps team
  • Extensive knowledge in architecting, managing and maintaining large scale server deployments and general supporting infrastructure
  • Good knowledge of configuration management, network maintenance, and cloud automation development
  • Experience in scaling, automating, and optimizing a wide variety of cloud-based technologies
  • Familiarity with one or more scripting languages (Bash, Python, Ruby or similar)
  • Practical knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible and AWS/Azure

Our tech stack

Scala, Java, Go, Finatra, Play, ES6, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Azure, PostgreSQL, SAP Hana

We offer

  • A competitive salary and a workstation of choice
  • Flexible work schedules and a start-up mindset
  • The opportunity to have an impact on improving peoples' lives with innovative technology
  • Working with cutting-edge cloud and data management technologies
  • Opportunities to keep learning: we encourage the participation of trainings and conferences
  • An inspiring atmosphere on the HPI campus and excellent connection to public transportation
  • World-class Espresso and soft drinks are on the house

Contract: full-time 
Start date: immediately