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Lead Cloud Platform Engineer (f/m/x)

byrd

byrd

Software Engineering
Germany · France · Spain · Italy · Germany · France · United Kingdom · Italy · Spain · Greece · Poland
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Who we are

We are the leading independent e-commerce logistics platform in Europe that provides scalable fulfillment services for e-commerce businesses and fast-growing D2C brands. From warehousing, picking and packing, delivery, and returns management, we take care of the whole order fulfillment process for online shops. By using our solution, retailers get access to a broad network of warehouses across Europe, which are all interconnected via our software. This enables e-commerce retailers to manage their whole logistics with our powerful all-in-one tool, in the fastest and most efficient way possible. As a result, merchants can improve their delivery speed, reduce logistics costs and optimize product availability.

As a scale-up company with several offices across Europe, we are always looking for talented team players who are eager to help us shape the future of e-commerce logistics; and this is where you come into play.


As Lead Cloud Services Engineer, you will

  • Take the lead on building out, supporting our cloud services and architecting scalable infrastructureOwn projects and manage their execution
  • Lead a team of DevOps engineers by example
  • Align with stakeholders across the organisation
  • Take current and potential future developments into account
  • Work closely with and report to the Director of Platform & Infrastructure
  • Support our engineering team in software development (CI, CD)
  • Design, build and maintain our service infrastructure on Kubernetes, as well as our server infrastructure on AWS
  • Optimise and automate various IT processes
  • On call shifts may be applicable in the future

We require

  • A strong IT Background, ideally 4+ years as DevOps Engineer
  • A Leadership mindset and the ability to lead by example
  • The ability to look at complex problems and distil them into concrete tasks, services and products
  • In-depth knowledge of the services that we are running our platform on (EKS/K8s, AWS, CI/CD Platforms, Github Actions)
  • Proven track record
    • of implementing complex services in a variety of environments
    • in designing and running complex and scalable infrastructure
  • Good knowledge of Unix/Linux, especially on system level (bash, command line)
  • Good knowledge of container/virtualization technologies (Docker, VMs)
  • Good knowledge of security best practices
  • Good basic knowledge of Python, HTML, JavaScript, SQL

This is what you will need to succeed

  • IT Background, ideally 2+ years as DevOps Engineer
  • In-depth knowledge of the services that we are running our platform on (EKS/K8s, AWS, CI/CD Platforms, Istio)
  • Good knowledge of infrastructure-as-code technologies (terraform)
  • Good knowledge of Unix/Linux, especially on system level (bash, command line)
  • Good knowledge of container/virtualization technologies (Docker, VMs)
  • Good knowledge of security best practices
  • Good basic knowledge of Python, HTML, JavaScript, SQL

The following would be a big plus

  • Knowledge of operating and maintaining Database Servers such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, etc.
  • Experience with automation technologies like ansible or packer

These are some of the tools that we are using

  • Frontend
    • Angular X
    • NgRx
    • RxJS
    • Jasmine test framework
    • SCSS
  • Backend
    • Microservice Architecture
    • Python Flask
    • PostgreSQL (SQLAlchemy)
    • Redis (Celery, RQ)
    • PyTest, Selenium for E2E
    • Sentry
  • Warehouse App
    • Native Java Android App
    • Maven
    • Gradle
    • Dagger2
    • Espresso
    • MVP
    • AWS Device Farm
  • Infrastructure
    • AWS Cloud
    • Jenkins for CI/CD
    • Ansible for Automation
    • Docker
    • ArgoCD
  • Tools
    • Github
    • Jira
    • Notion
    • Grafana
    • Rollout.io
    • Gemfury
  • Design
    • Sketch
    • Zeplin

This is what is it in for you

  • Choose where you work. With a remote working culture & a selection of swanky new offices, you can work from the comfort of your own home or one of our groovy hubs. Save on commute time by working remotely, or join colleagues in our offices & take advantage of the benefits that they have to offer.
  • Gym membership package. We want our employees to be healthy, happy, and well-rested. Our work-related activities are diversified; our movement is not. In order to create a balance, we offer gym memberships to colleagues in each of our entities, allowing them to keep active & maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Annual public transport tickets. We offer annual public transportation tickets to employees to compensate for the time they spend commuting and as an incentive to opt for the environmentally-friendly way of commuting to our offices.
  • Tech pack and merch. We provide top-quality hardware that you need to help byrd move the needle. To top things off, we also provide lots of merch to our byrdies to keep us all swagged out.
  • Regular team events. We are always happy to meet for team lunches or a small break to unwind and have a (virtual) cup of your favorite brew. In addition, team-building and celebratory events are at the core of our social gatherings, bringing colleagues together to celebrate our achievements and growth.
  • Meaningful tasks. With us, you will have the opportunity to work on meaningful projects that have a direct impact on our company and our customers. You will have an opportunity to work with a team of experienced and passionate professionals that care for you and your contributions to the team.

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Last but not least, we are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity. Therefore, we do not discriminate based on religion, skin color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability. Should you wish to learn more about our company culture and our values, then feel free to check out our team page and our #byrdistheword. page.