Platform Engineer (m/f/d)

Platform Engineering & Internal IT
Munich, Germany

Who we are – the Gini Community

Founded in 2011 Gini is a well-established award-winning FinTech disrupting the banking, accounting, and insurance sector. Our most well-known product is our photo payment software assistant. With this and our other products, we want to enhance everyone’s quality of life - by automating tedious, mindless tasks. What’s special about us: We work in self-organized and cross-functional teams which give everyone at Gini immense autonomy and responsibility. Transparency, innovation, and continuous improvement are fundamental pillars in the way we work together.
Besides other awards in Gini’s early years, like the “Innovationspreis IT” in 2018, we received the “Top Arbeitgeber 2020” by Focus and "Finance Product of the Year 2022".

As a Platform Engineer (m/f/d) you are responsible together with the Platform Engineering Team for the support and further development of the digital platform that we provide to our customers and internal development teams.

Your playing field at Gini

  • You bring your previous experience as a Platform Engineer and assist in prioritizing tasks to foster a positive work atmosphere
  • You take ownership of platform engineering issues and work to set and achieve clear progress goals
  • You work closely with development teams, external vendors and customers to support and implement their requirements for our digital platform
  • You assist in identifying, researching, and implementing Proof of Concepts (PoCs) for new technologies that advance the digital platform
  • You contribute to building a comprehensive understanding of all components of Gini's digital platform
  • You play a key role in operational processes, incident capture and ensuring business continuity

Skills to be successful

  • You bring 3+ years of experience as a Platform Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, DevOps engineer, Automation Engineer, Linux Systems Engineer or similar roles
  • You bring deep knowledge of Linux, in-depth knowledge of kernel concepts (namespaces, CGroups), and 2+ years of working experience in bare-metal Kubernetes and cloud
  • You have an advanced understanding of network routing concepts such as BGP
  • You have a good understanding of the development, operations and lifecycle of software products
  • You have solid knowledge of architecture and design of distributed systems
  • You participate in weekly on-call rotations in a very stable environment
  • You feel comfortable working in an agile team and you are motivated to shape the future of our platform
  • You are fluent in English in a business context, written and spoken

Your perks

  • You have the choice - Mobile working from home or in our bright office with two spacious roof terraces, according to your needs
  • Flexibility - early bird or a night owl, you have flexible working hours
  • Growing together - further development is crucial, so you will receive an annual budget of €2,500 net and 5 additional days off for your personal and professional development. In addition, we give you one learning day off per month, which you can use according to your development needs
  • Exclusive access to our external coaching pool: enjoy free coaching sessions on topics of your choice!
  • 50€ net per month on top - which you can use for childcare, public transport, internet or health courses according to your needs
  • Food allowance - We have an excellent employee restaurant in our office building where you can get delicious food with our allowance of 3€ per day
  • Lots of different team events: we know how important team cohesion is, so we regularly organize team and company-wide events and activities
  • Mobility: On the one hand, we cover the costs of underground parking so that you can get to work comfortably and stress-free by car. On the other hand, we offer our employees the opportunity to lease a JobRad. This allows you to make your commute to work in an environmentally friendly and healthy way and at the same time benefit from tax advantages.
  • State-of-the-art equipment with Apple products: We place great value on modern and powerful technology and therefore offer our employees the latest Apple products as hardware
  • Shared feedback culture with purpose - A feedback-driven culture full of purpose and community. Click on kununu and Glassdoor to find out what our employees and candidates are saying about Gini

Sounds like the right challenge for you?

Get in touch with us! 

Julia Partusch

Julia Partusch
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