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23 Apr 2021

Full-timeSenior DevOps Engineer (f/m/d)

Kolibri Games – Posted by KolibriGames Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Job Description

We are Kolibri Games - a mobile games developer from Berlin. Our games have over 100 million downloads and we are on a mission to become the most player-centric games studio out there.

We believe in players, creating value, learning, but, most of all, we believe in people. We strive to offer you a fair recruitment process and a great candidate experience, as well as a friendly environment to work in, with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. Help us bring joy to people, we promise you will have fun by doing so 🙂

Senior DevOps Engineer (f/m/d)

If you are a passionate and ambitious engineer who is keen to scale up the infrastructure of a rising gaming company, we are looking for you to join our DevOps team! Reporting directly to our Director of Engineering, you would work with a broad range of cutting edge technologies to support our developers and testers with deployment and operation of software. As we are in the process of building up our own game backend from scratch, this is the chance to have a profound impact on services which are exposed to millions of users. Moreover, you would be tasked with driving the implementation of new methodologies and mentoring other members of the team.


- Operate a distributed backend system reliably for millions of players
- Build and refine CI / CD processes to build and deploy software
- Maintain the cloud infrastructure for the whole company
- Improve the system architecture further by introducing new technologies and applying industry best practices
- Drive the implementation of new DevOps methodologies and processes
- Work closely together with our developers and testers to create new tools for enhancing existing workflows

Required skills

- Thorough understanding of Kubernetes and how to use it for orchestrating microservices
- In-depth knowledge of Docker to containerise applications
- In-depth knowledge of Jenkins to realise complex build and deployment processes
- Broad knowledge of cloud services to build cloud-native infrastructure
- Good understanding of logging and monitoring practices leveraging tools like Datadog
- Working knowledge with web servers such as NGINX
- Working knowledge with Terraform and Ansible to apply Infrastructure-as-Code
- Proactive and self-directed way of working

Desirable skills

- Deep familiarity with Microsoft Azure
- Experience with CI / CD of mobile Android and iOS applications
- Being fluent with C# or a similar general-purpose programming language

Your Benefits – We’re game to support you

- Competitive Salary - We believe that top performers should receive top payment
- Training Budget - We believe in learning. A generous personal learning budget to spend on learning and development, including books, workshops and attending conferences. We also offer in-house training such as coding and German classes
- Flexible working hours and Home office – We believe in a good work-life balance
- Equipment - State-of-the-art technical equipment, including laptops and phones, which may also be used in your free time
- Health and Fitness - We pay a contribution towards a monthly gym membership or a fitness activity
- Relocation - Relocation support to help you move to Berlin
- Pension - Opportunity to save for your pension tax-free

Bonus Level – We love to have a good time, too

- Food and Drinks - Fresh fruits to keep you healthy and fresh coffee to keep you alert. We also have a fully stocked fridge with Smoothies, Coke, Club Mate, beer etc
- Parties and Team Events - Apart from our regular parties, BBQ’s and movie nights we also have a team event budget you can use to buy games or sports equipment to make working here even more fun
- Company Holidays - Every year we go on an amazing company holiday to relax and bond as a team
- Friday Celebrations - Company-provided dinner and drinks on Friday afternoons

Kolibri Games is an equal opportunity employer. We come from 25 different countries and many different backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, regardless of their age, gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, physical appearance or disability.

We are an international studio, so don’t forget to send in your application in English. Although it is not mandatory, we always appreciate a cover letter stating your motivation to join us.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Job Categories: Technology. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: devops, gaming, and tech.

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