Jobs at AUTO1: Senior System Engineer in Berlin -


Senior System Engineer

Building the leading automotive platform

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What you will do:

  • Create and operate the machinery that powers the data platform for our different internal customers (e.g. product teams, marketing, finance, operations)

  • Proactively ensure the highest levels of system and infrastructure availability with load balancing and autoscaling

  • Shape and expand our high-load platform in the cloud (AWS, Rackspace etc.)

  • Analyze and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes

  • Develop and implement high-quality security concepts

  • Expand your technical skills every day and make valuable contributions to a team of experienced engineers

What you will learn:

  • To ensure the performance of a real high-load and highly-traffic system in AWS
  • How to create a unified architecture that still gives room for the unique requirements of different applications

Main requirements

  • You have 5+ years of experience in IT Operations / System Engineering of highly-available applications
  • You are an expert in cloud systems management
  • You draw on significant experience in MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • You are familiar with Java, PHP, Node.js and MongoDB
  • You are confident with system management tools (Salt, Puppet, Chef etc.)
  • You have experience with queuing systems (RabbitMQ), Caching and Big Data solutions
  • You worked with Linux virtualization and webservers (Nginx/Apache)
  • You dealt with Network security challenges e.g. permission management
  • You have good scripting skills (e.g., ShellScript, Perl, Ruby, Python)

Nice to have

  • Experience with Terraform


  • Technical excellence - You will join a high profile and fun engineering team surrounded by technology
  • Innovative culture - You will work on previously unsolved challenges and experiment with new technologies
  • Real impact - Your work will enable our business success and disrupt the car industry
  • Benefits package - You will take advantage of our employee pension scheme, tandem partner program, discounts on different services (gym, public transport, leisure activities...), regular team-events (international nights, bowling, karaoke...)
  • Smooth start in Berlin - You will receive relocation support that includes assistance with visa, apartment search, moving costs and help with German bureaucracy
  • Success story - Your friends and family will be able to google your employer with “billion dollar startup club”

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