Platform Engineer (f/m) for an exciting new venture

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Dataconomy Media Published: July 2, 2018
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A partner of Dataconomy is building an in house team for a large digital transformation project. The partner is a modern, well known company in the travel/mobility space. The project is the new lighthouse initiative and will have large impact on both the company and millions of travellers. They are looking for digital natives, entrepreneurial minds and tech-savvy
individuals to join them in a profound transformation into a digital organisation.

For this challenge, they are looking for an experienced Platform Engineer (m/f).


● Your main responsibility is to design and develop a modern, flexible and automated
self-service infrastructure platform – from scratch – that enables the product
development team to smoothly build, deploy and operate our new mobile application
● In order to do this, you work closely with your colleagues, who are experts in frontend,
backend and API engineering as well as product management
● You establish devops practices to increase quality and accountability; you introduce
and embrace YBI YRI
● You optimize systems for maximum performance and proactively pay attention to
scalability, performance and availability of our systems
● You will not only build up this new digital product but also bring it to go-live – this also
includes the overall responsibility to ensure the backend for the product runs
flawlessly and reliably without downtimes
● As one of the first team members for this new business division, you are responsible
for establishing a product-driven startup mentality


● You have a strong track record in platform and systems engineering within dynamic
organizational setups and you know how to implement and embrace a devops culture
● Ideally you hold a Bachelor or Master’s degree in information systems or computer
science and have first hands-on experience leading people; you would be happy to
take over team leadership responsibilities in the future

● You have a deep understanding of modern information technology and agile
processes as well as experience in the areas of container technologies, distributed
systems, microservices and APIs
● Ideally, you have first-hand experience as a people leader and would be happy to take
over team leadership responsibilities in the future
● You love to work with the following technologies: Go, Java, Docker, Kubernetes and
cloud providers like Amazon and Google
● You are familiar with the GDPR and the possible implications for digital products and
therefore know how to design a system that is privacy by default and embraces the
“right to be forgotten”
● You know how to acquire, process and store user consent compliant with EU law
● You have good cross-communication skills and you are fluent in English


● A modern working environment in a young, ambitious and continuously growing team
● An exciting new product with a lot of room for growth, personal responsibility and
personal initiative
● Flat team organization, talented colleagues and an opportunity to make a real
difference for a huge amount of end users
● The opportunity to be involved in the early stages of a startup within a big corporation
● You experience an excellent learning, evolving and open communication culture

Sounds awesome, right? Apply here or below and we’ll get back to you soon.