Senior DevOps Engineer (m/f/x)

Job description

UP42 is a state of the art geospatial data marketplace that, for the first time, brings together a large number of previously disparate data sources like high-resolution satellites, drones, IoT, and many more. UP42 enables geospatial service providers to develop and offer industry-specific solutions for their clients. Our corporate partner’s strategic and financial assets give us a significant launch pad as well as a lasting advantage.


We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer (m/f/x) to join our motivated team in Berlin.

  About the role: 

  • Design, build, and maintain our core infrastructure of complex and highly scalable systems
  • Actively support Product and Engineering teams with feature development covering infrastructure parts
  • Maintain and develop various Kubernetes clusters (application & processing) installations on cloud solutions (Google Cloud Platform)
  • Implement thorough monitoring solutions for the complete infrastructure
  • Implement and document security guidelines based on best practices
  • Improve maintainability, reliability and scalability of our environment
  • In collaboration with the CTO identify and solve problems as they arise
  • Help to grow and develop the backend team in the DevOps related topics as well as iterate on best practices to increase the quality & velocity of deployments 

Job requirements

About you: 

  • Several years of experience in software development and infrastructure management with a proven track record
  • Excellent knowledge of cloud provider management, preferably GCP
  • Deep knowledge of infrastructure-as-code concept and knowledge of Terraform
  • Knowledge of cloud security best practices (networking, data encryption)
  • Knowledge of Kubernetes cluster operations
  • Experience with docker registry operations and best practices in image creation
  • Proficiency with one or more programming languages (e.g. Java, Golang, Python)
  • Expertise in implementation and operation of CI/CD pipelines
  • Fluency in English is a must, German is a plus 

About us:

  • The chance to shape the state of the art geospatial processing platform and create a completely new planetary perspective 
  • Nice office with everything you need to enjoy your work in the heart of Kreuzberg 
  • Inspiring international team, fun and productive environment 
  • Competitive salary package and other great benefits 
  • Regular team events, team updates and get-to-gathers
  • Development budget: we help you grow and you grow UP42! 
  • Challenges, space for creativity and taking ownership


Does this sound like a good next step into your geospatial career? If so, we look forward to receiving your application in English.