Senior DevOps Engineer

we are unu

We believe in cities in which all people are able to embrace the full potential of urban life. This is why we are committed to creating the mobility solution, that fully connects people to their city.
 
unu (unumotors.com) is an urban mobility brand that launched its first product, an electric scooter, in 2014. The unu scooter offers you a new way of mobility as they are equipped with portable batteries and sold directly to consumers and business customers – so unu stands for fair prices for your mobility by eluding dealer costs. After a successful rollout in Germany, Austria, the Netherlands and France unu is now expanding into further European countries.
 
With already more than 85 creative challengers striving for simply perfect solutions we are now looking for a strong  Senior DevOps Engineer to join the team in unu’s headquarter in Berlin. 

THE ROLE

At unu you have the chance to join the bold development of a coming generation of mobility. Dream up ideas, discuss technical possibilities, assess tech alternatives and then quickly make it work. With your contribution, the next unu generation will become more advanced, smarter and personal. We offer you the opportunity to work with an award-winning, expert team in our lab in central Berlin and develop technologies for the next level of mobility.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • As Senior DevOps Engineer, you take part in the development of various applications and APIs that will bring the urban mobility experience to a whole new level
  • Help in building an extensive IoT backend using cutting-edge technology with containers and microservices and you will be responsible for implementing concepts like high-availability, horizontal-scalability and fault-tolerance
  • Empower the “You build it you run it” as a mantra
  • Strive for continuous improvement and kaizen
  • Take ownership of our AWS and Google Cloud platforms
  • You don’t need to be an expert in everything listed below. We have a strong base and encourage everyone to learn and grow

WHAT YOU BRING

  • First of all, you should be passionate about our values - connection, creative challenger, simple perfection, authenticity, we are david - and our vision to create a mobility solution that fully connects people to their city. We’d really like if you bring us the following:

  • You believe in empowering engineers to run and manage and run their own software
  • Experience with Linux systems
  • You have several years of experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Google Cloud, Azure)
  • You know DevOps is a culture and not a position
  • Production experience with Kubernetes and Docker
  • Experience with monitoring solutions such as Newrelic, Prometheus and Open Tracing are a big plus
  • Experience with infrastructure automation
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of CI/CD processes and tooling
  • Experience with Node.js
  • Experience with running a replicated sharded MongoDB cluster is a plus
  • Excellent English communication skills

OUR TOOLCHAIN

  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Terraform for infrastructure automation (Even our user management is in terraform)
  • Prometheus for Metrics and alerting
  • Gitlab and GitlabCI for CI/CD
  • AWS and Google Cloud
  • MongoDB (sharded and replicated clusters)

YOUR PERKS

  • You will get your own company unu scooter to unlock Berlin’s potential - furthermore we offer:

  • A highly diverse and vibrant group of people with a strong cultural bond, flat hierarchy, with space for your own ideas in a dynamic, dedicated and motivating environment
  • A work environment based on trust with flexible working hours and vacation days, as well as the possibility to work remotely during the week
  • Competitive salary and attractive stock options
  • A creative workspace in Kreuzberg
  • Healthy snacks, drinks and meals, e.g. daily lunch vouchers
  • Discounted Urban Sports Club membership
Are you ready to join our team? Would you like to learn more about unu’s vision, then please send us:
 
-  A short motivational letter, highlighting your relevant portfolio
- Your CV, or a link to your updated profile on Linkedin, Xing, etc.
- Reference letters