DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

  • Berlin, Germany

DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Job description

About You

You are an enthusiastic, talented, and automation-minded DevOps engineer joining DRIVR’s product and engineering team. You will be responsible for developing future cloud infrastructures as well as taking care of our current client operations serving over 10.000 active IoT devices in the field producing millions of data points every day. You will have a key role in securing the performance and stability of DRIVR’s production environments for the company’s next-generation API products.


We aim to build nothing less than Developer’s First Choice for IoT applications. Think of it as the Stripe for IoT. Our API Toolbox plays an essential role in how our clients create and deliver value to thousands and hopefully soon millions of their multitude of users. That is why our business and technology teams collaborate closely to identify solutions on how DRIVR’s Toolbox can contribute to making the development of IoT use cases as convenient as possible for engineers around the world. At DRIVR you will not only work with other Engineers, but as part of a multidisciplinary team. We build and maintain tools that have a perceptible and positive impact on our customers' challenges together where everybody is called upon to contribute with their unique expertise and insights. 

At DRIVR’s heart, expect to find the latest battle-proven technology. Our architecture is scalable by design and built in a way that one or millions of distributed devices and systems all over the globe can run smoothly on DRIVR.

What you’ll do

As our future DevOps Engineer you’ll be working hand-in-hand as part of our product and engineering team to build a leading IoT platform targeting developers in corporate category leaders (e.g. machine or building technology producers). Our international team works quickly, producing high-quality code and API-first features. A key part of your role will be to keep the platform healthy, performant and available. With your strong track record in server-side development, your experience with DevOps and the joy of solving impactful challenges you are responsible for a rock-solid operation of our platform allowing us to scale quickly, run smoothly and be available >99,9% of the time. You will be working with Kubernetes Clusters, Kafka Event Pipelines, Prometheus-based Monitoring solutions, CI-/CD-Pipelines and Service Meshes as well as Programming languages like Python and Golang.

What you can expect from us

At DRIVR, we live an open and honest culture with a flat hierarchy. Our people meet with curiosity and we mutually benefit from our diverse background. Sharing knowledge and experiences is part of our daily routine and we are continually challenging how things are done tomorrow. We highly value the passion of our technical team and foster a collaborative and innovative working environment, which nurtures brilliant minds. Speaking hard facts, we are proud to offer an above-average compensation package for our Berlin location incl. relocation support, visa sponsorship, capital accumulation benefits, 30 days of holiday, free choice of hardware and multi-day company retreats at different locations.

Job requirements

What you’ll need

  • You have a background in Computer Science or Software Engineering and 3–5 year of professional working experience in a similar position 
  • You have solid experience with infrastructure-as-code using Terraform
  • You are experienced in container orchestration using  Kubernetes  and  Docker
  • You have experience in streaming and distributed systems and have knowledge in Kafka 
  • You have experience with deploying and operating secure and highly available microservice-based systems across multiple data  centers 
  • You are familiar with automation and configuration management tools 
  • You have setup and used migration, monitoring and logging tools for your infrastructure
  • Proficiency operating with at least one Cloud-IaaS provider is required (e.g. Azure, GCP, AWS). You should be willing to also look into operating clusters on other providers. We aim for being cloud-agnostic!
  • You have strong expertise in Linux environments, including shell/Python scripting, networking, and security
  • It is a plus if you’ve worked previously at a Cloud/IoT company
  • You worked previously in agile teams and have some understanding of Kanban and/or Scrum processes 
  • You are passionate and curious about new technologies, enjoy working in a multicultural environment, and possess good communication skills 

Our current tech stack:

  • Python 3.8
  • Modern JavaScript / TypeScript
  • Golang
  • Apache Kafka
  • PostgreSQL compatible databases
  • Elasticsearch
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes
  • Prometheus
  • EMQX
  • GraphQL