How can we change the world to make marketing both relevant and impactful? With your help! At Schwarz Media Platform, we are on a mission to build Europe's largest and most advanced ad network for retail - a real-life AdTech application with a big impact on consumers, stores, and advertisers. It is based on Europe's largest retail data pool from Europe's No. 1 retailer, Schwarz Group, and cutting-edge technology that understands individual consumer behaviour at scale. 


If you are interested in this vision and are excited about how data and machine learning can help us get there, you will love Schwarz Media Platform.

What you’ll do:

We are looking for a talented DevOps Engineer (m/f/d) to join our skilled R&D team in order to evolve our proprietary engine for generating highly personalized advertising promotions, serving a large number of users. As a member of our Cloud Platform team you are responsible for building and operating our resilient and scalable platform on Google Cloud Platform, which include automating our infrastructure, building infrastructure products to boost developer productivity and own our incident and post-mortem processes.


At Schwarz Media Platform, we believe in cross-functional, agile teams and you will regularly join our data-, software- and machine learning teams to work on cross-functional projects. You will be given responsibility and autonomy on how best to achieve this objective and collaborate with a cross-functional team of software developers, machine learning engineers, data engineers, and product managers who will support you. This role is crucial to help scale our vision of making marketing relevant and impactful!


  • Deliver a part of our resilient, scalable & cost-effective cloud architecture on GCP
  • Design and implement infrastructure products (e.g. deployment, monitoring) to enable our feature teams to ship value to our customers
  • Work on all levels of our platform (i.e. network, compute, storage, frameworks, software)
  • Automate our infrastructure and processes with tools like Terraform
  • Introduce best practices for infrastructure and software security
  • Manage and continuously evolve our incident management & post-mortem process to ensure availability and scalability of our platform according to service level objectives
  • Enjoy the autonomy in reaching your goals and plenty of opportunities for growth, as learning is crucial at SMP

What you’ll bring along:

  • Professional experience  in building highly scalable architecture optimized for high availability, high data throughput, and low latency
  • Production experience with cloud platforms like GCP (preferred) or AWS
  • Experience with microservice architectures in production (Docker, Kubernetes, Helm)
  • Knowledge of major configuration management systems as well as how to define infrastructure as code
  • Networking and VPN solutions
  • Programming (Python, Go) and scripting (Bash) skills
  • Professional English (German is a plus)
  • 2 years work experience in Europe or North America
  • Eligible to work in Germany or Spain
  • Modern container architecture and service meshes (e.g. Istio) (is a plus)
  • Monitoring (Prometheus, Grafana, Alertmanager) (is a plus)
  • Experience with software and infrastructure security (is a plus)
  • CI/CD tools (ArgoCD, Google Cloud Build) (is a plus)
  • Big data systems like Apache Spark, Apache Beam & Apache Kafka (is a plus)

Our offer to you:

We are a team of technology and industry experts working together to change the fundamentals of retail and advertising. Our platform enables impact-focused advertising that is loved by consumers and brands alike. We work in small cross-functional teams with fast feedback loops, which enables us to “get stuff done” and work on challenging problems.


We are a remote-first company with headquarters in Berlin. Because our team comes from all over the world, our company language is English, (but you might hear the odd German, Russian or Spanish conversation). At Schwarz Media Platform, we keep the personal togetherness and office environment alive despite remote locations by meeting for virtual coffees, cocktail or game nights every now and then, and also regularly meeting in person at exciting offsite locations across Europe. 

We offer our employees unique learning opportunities and the chance to take on important projects from day one together with:


  • A highly energetic environment and smart colleagues who will help you accelerate your professional growth
  • Autonomy to shape your role and significantly impact the company’s direction and future
  • Flat hierarchies within a culture of openness and trust
  • Work as a member of a cross-functional product team
  • Utilize a modern tech-stack including Python, Terraform, ArgoCD, Google Cloud Platform
  • A remote work set-up with ample opportunities to connect and bond via fun virtual team activities, regular offsites and more 
  • Above-market salary and 30 vacation days 



As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from candidates regardless of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or background.


By submitting your resumé and application information, you authorize Schwarz Media Platform to transmit and store your information in the Schwarz Media Platform recruitment database, and to circulate that information as necessary for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for this or other job vacancies within Schwarz Group.

(Senior) DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

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