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Senior DevOps Engineer (m/f/x), Berlin

EmployeeBerlin, GermanyIT / Software

Upvest builds the financial infrastructure of tomorrow, powered by blockchain. We make it incredibly simple for every company to use the benefits of the blockchain via our APIs. Our solution is globally used in more than 80 countries. Our team comes from all over the world (we sponsor visas) and we are based in Berlin, Germany.

We look for ambitious doers that love to solve real-world problems with the blockchain. We have a bold long-term view that is backed by Europe’s largest tech VCs Notion Capital, Partech and Holtzbrinck Ventures. Join us if you are brave enough.

We’re looking for a full-time talented Senior DevOps engineer with a strong focus on Security, for our Berlin office.

Your work:

  • Develop long term strategies for our infrastructure and associated processes
  • Be responsible for anything related to our Google Cloud Platform infrastructure
  • Be accountable for activating best practices in terms of Security, Resiliency, Monitoring and Alerting
  • Work alongside our Chief Security Officer on complex Security issues
  • Improve our CI/CD pipeline including repeatable deployments which can be rolled back

Your personal profile:

  • Proven track record in building, maintaining and securing high performing cloud infrastructure
  • Proven experience with Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, Docker and Terraform
  • Good knowledge of infrastructure as code tools like Terraform (priority) and Ansible
  • Strong experience in deploying monitoring and alerting systems
  • Strong understanding of Linux systems
  • Strong knowledge of API-based products
  • Good knowledge of blockchain integrations (mainly ETH, BTC, Stellar)
  • Good understanding of cryptography, distributed consensus technologies (POS/POW) and Smart Contracts
  • You deeply believe in Reliability and top-quality of code
  • You are proactive in learning new stacks and have a high sense of taking ownership
  • You contribute to improving code & processes, and generally leave things better than you found them
  • We’re an English-speaking team, so no German knowledge will be required

Your package:

  • Our salary package is typically above average
  • You will co-own Upvest with company equity
  • You will receive personal coaching sessions
  • We have flat hierarchies, you can grow into any role

Our cultural values:

  • Think big: Know your north star. Be hungry. Never give up.
  • Dig deep: Find the root cause of things. Be obsessed with it.
  • Play fair: Build powerful partnerships, lasting relationships and long term value.
  • Resourcefulness: Understand the concept of time. Find a solution.
  • Own it: Be proactive. Lead by example.
  • Unity: Supporting each other and working together with transparency in good and bad times.