DevOps, Platform (Junior/Senior)

  • devops
  • python
  • aws
  • docker
  • postgresql
  • cassandra
  • linux


The opportunity

Zalando’s continuous delivery team builds the infrastructure necessary for our engineers to create, test and automatically deploy their own applications. As a DevOps engineer, you will automate every step of our delivery pipeline and support other teams in using it. Whether junior- or senior-level, you will be expected to challenge our status quo and help us define best practices for how we work. And you will have the freedom to launch your own open source projects, contribute to others’ projects, build internal community around your interests, and strengthen your personal brand - while receiving meaningful support at every step.

What we are looking for

  • At least one year of experience programming in Python and using related packages, including PIP
  • Substantial knowledge of Linux and its specific requirements regarding high availability, performance and safety
  • Substantial experience with AWS, monitoring, virtual server management and provisioning
  • Experience working with container/virtualization technologies (Docker, LXC, KVM) and enabling technologies such DNS, HTTPS, SSH, OSPF, OpenVPN, and iptables
  • Experience with both relational (PostgreSQL) and NoSQL (Cassandra) databases, Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server and Nginx in a master/slave configuration
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies
  • English language fluency

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain our delivery infrastructure
  • Lead our efforts to automate our high-availability Linux system architecture
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies to speed up performance, repair performance bottlenecks, and enhance the overall quality of our internal backend system operations
  • Maintain, review and back up system components
  • Develop and implement high-quality security concepts

What you can expect from us

  • One-month mentoring program
  • Internal tech talks, skills-building courses and technical “People Leads” who help you achieve mastery
  • Personal branding support: From preparing tech talks and blog posts to industry networking Community: hack weeks, movie nights, coder dojos, +70 self-organized tech guilds and more
  • Competitive salary
  • 40% Zalando shopping discount and commuter discount
  • Relocation assistance for internationals

About Zalando

Zalando is Europe’s leading online fashion platform, doing business in 15 markets. Delivering first-class shopping experiences to our +15 million customers requires moving fast—with microservices, Agile processes & autonomous teams— and using cutting-edge, open source technologies. We are passionate about what we do and have fun while doing it. And we are willing to experiment and make mistakes: It’s how we grow.

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