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Lead DevOps Engineer

SO1 GmbH
The most advanced AI in retail

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About us

SO1 is the leading artificial intelligence for retail.

We are building a revolutionary AI promotion platform based on machine learning and seamless retail integration. The SO1 Engine learns autonomously about individual consumer's preferences and their willingness-to-pay, providing real-time targeting across various media channels in the form of individual promotion feeds. Working with leading retailers in Europe and North America, SO1 has proven its superior ability to serve up the right offers to consumers while at the same time maximizing financial impact for retailers and globally recognized brands.

SO1 has been backed by high-profile investors with 8-figure investments and continues to focus on building the best AI for retail.

Our Team and Culture

At SO1 you will find the highly professional work environment of developed businesses combined with the flexibility and fun atmosphere of a start-up. We are passionate about what we do and share an open, valuing, respectful and cooperative behavior. We are not just looking for talented people, but for personalities who are a great addition to our team.

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Your Role:

As the lead of our DevOps team you will own the infrastructure for our cloud based engine. You will drive the design and implementation of our production and development environments. You will have autonomy in leading both the SO1 infrastructure and the DevOps team. Your responsibilities will include delivering a resilient, cost-effective and scalable architecture and building a world-class team of professionals by providing guidance and leadership, designing career paths and tuning the hiring to fit the organization needs and culture.

Main requirements

  • excellent scripting skills in: Bash && Python
  • intermediate level programming in: Scala || Python || Go
  • knowledge of SQL, NoSQL, database administration, experience with any major DB
  • at least one year leadership experience with a production system on any cloud platform
  • experience with at least one CM system: Ansible (pref) || Salt || Puppet || Chef
  • interest in scalability, big data, high throughput systems, high availability
  • familiarity with Docker

Nice to have

  • experience with NoSql DB (Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis)
  • experience with monitoring (Nagios, Prometheus)
  • experience with CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Helm)
  • experience with orchestration (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Mesos)
  • knowledge of network configuration, DNS, VPN
  • more than 3 years leadership experience


  • a revolutionary platform that meets a strong customer need,
  • a highly energetic environment and smart colleagues who will help you accelerate your professional growth,
  • freedom to shape your role and significantly impact the company’s direction and future,
  • above-average base salary and performance-based compensation,
  • possible stock options after you have proven your impact,
  • a job in one of the hottest cities in the world and amenities like free drinks & snacks, team events, and an office with a huge rooftop terrace in the middle of Prenzlauer Berg.
  • opportunity to acquire data science and machine learning skills

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