Senior 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 company 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, "Finance Product of the Year 2022" and "Top Company" of the year 2023 & 2024 by kununu.

As a Senior Platform Engineer, you will be responsible for working with the Platform Engineering team to support and evolve the digital platform we provide to our customers and internal development teams.

Your playing field at Gini

  • You act as an expert in the platform team, support the prioritization of tasks and contribute to a great working atmosphere
  • You take responsibility for platform engineering/OPS topics and define their progress with actual goals
  • You work closely with development teams, external vendors and customers to support and implement their requirements for our digital platform
  • You identify, research, and implement PoCs for novel technologies that might benefit Gini's digital platform going forward
  • You act as the company-wide expert for all components that comprise Gini’s digital platform
  • You are responsible for all operational processes, log incidents, and ensure business continuity

Skills to be successful

  • You have 5+ years of experience in the role of a Platform Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, DevOps Engineer, Automation Engineer, Linux Systems Engineer or similar
  • 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 like BGP
  • You have a strong understanding of the lifecycle of software products and how they are developed and operated
  • You profoundly understand the architecture and design of distributed systems
  • You communicate fluently in written and spoken English in a business environment
  • You are willing to do bi-weekly shifts of on-call-rotation in a stable and low-volume environment
  • You have in-depth experience with operational processes and business continuity management and incidents are properly logged

Your perks

  • You have the choice - Mobile working from home or in our bright office with two spacious roof terraces, according to your need
  • 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

Sounds like the right challenge for you?

Get in touch with us!

Julia Partusch

Julia Partusch
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