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Site Reliability Engineer/Dev Ops (Freelance)

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Atfarm is a new startup venture by Yara International, a leading provider of crop nutrition products, solutions and knowledge to 20 million farmers across 160 countries. With Atfarm you will have the culture and pace of a startup with serious backing and support from Yara International.

We recently launched in France and German. We are rapidly gaining traction and growing our team to accelerate product development, and expanding to new markets. This is your chance to join an exciting, high growth venture and help shape the future of agriculture.

Your responsibilities:

  • Linux systems administration, configuration, troubleshooting and automation of Ubuntu and CoreOS
  • Running and maintaining our production infrastructure in AWS
  • Administration of virtualized platforms on various cloud providers (public and private)
  • Analysis of complex system behaviour, performance and application issues within distributed systems generally, and Kubernetes in particular
  • Development of monitoring solutions and analysis across multiple data centres with Prometheus
  • Capacity analysis and planning, traffic routing, and security policies
  • Support, guide and educate the development teams on production ready, scalable engineering patterns
  • Drive adoption of and adherence to global operations and infrastructure standards in the local development teams
  • Part of the global support rotation for all global infrastructure

Our Tech Stack:

  • Languages and frameworks: Javascript, Node.js, Python, Postgres, ReactJS, ReactNative
  • Tools: AWS, GitLab, Jenkins, Jira, Docker
  • Principles: agile, customer-centric, lean, service-oriented architecture, self-organisation, transparency

Main requirements

  • Multiple years of experience with Linux/UNIX systems administration and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience and comfort with working hands-on with a range of scripting, infrastructure, services and tools including:
    • Scripting and software engineering (Python/Ruby/Bash/Go/etc.),
    • Infrastructure as Code (Terraform), Kubernetes and container orchestration
    • Web servers (Nginx,Apache), Application Servers(Tomcat,Node.js,..), document stores (MongoDB, CouchDB) and relational databases (MySQL,Postgres)
    • IP networking, including familiarity with the functionality, operating, and failure modes of networks
  • Background in and happy to work hands-on with technical troubleshooting and performance tuning


  • An opportunity to shape a startup in its early stage
  • Directly impact on products that provide real value to farmers and industries based on an honest business model
  • Work on sustainable solutions that benefit humankind and the environment
  • Very competitive remuneration and an unlimited working contract
  • Visa and relocation support for a smooth transition to work and live in Berlin
  • A flexible yet stable environment in the newly founded digital unit of a global company
  • Flexible working hours and support for part time working models
  • Support for personal development, trainings, conferences and continuous learning
  • Commitment to using new approaches, technologies and frameworks
  • A choice your own preferred hardware (CYOD)

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