Experienced Site Reliability Engineer (m/f/x) (Remote or Munich) - full-time

Munich (Germany)

About us

Do you love stories? If so, please keep reading, because we certainly do. We believe the ability to tell stories is what makes us human. Joyn is your streaming app with over 65 live TV channels, exclusive previews, originals and collections. We understand Joyn as a partnership – an invitation to content-providers and users alike to make entertainment more meaningful and fun. Our app aggregates global and especially local content in a relevant way for Germany, both live TV and on-demand content. All kinds of stories and more to come, everyday. 

We hire the best, because we need people that are as customer-focused as we are. We are looking for champions to help us further connect with our audience. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. Do you think you’re up for it? Great. Then send us your application!

About the Job

We are looking for a Site Reliability Engineer to help build and operate the next generation streaming platform for the German market. Together with the team, you are building the new glue code and tools for our platform, based on AWS and GCP, which is the core of all our services. Our mission is to provide our Engineering teams with an up-to-date and easy-to-use toolset following the best practices in the industry.

What do you tell your friends 

"My services run in a large-scale cloud environment, making sure the audience can enjoy live streaming and video on demand in the Joyn app on any device, anywhere."

Opportunities to make an impact - what you do

  • Design and provide best practices in terms of cloud-infrastructure provisioning and usage of several cloud services.
  • Foster excellence in development teams in points of security, scalability, and reliability.
  • Setup and maintain monitoring, metrics, and alerting systems for fine-grained observability of the entire infrastructure and Joyn product.
  • Automate the build and deployment processes for our engineering teams.
  • Provide technical guidance and tools for our engineering teams for faster releases.
  • Support the engineering teams on their microservice principles and architectural approaches.
  • Actively participate in architecture discussions and propose solutions to system and product changes across teams.
  • Be part of an on-call schedule (24x7) handling incident management to the engineering teams.
  • Write documentation and training to onboard and level up the infrastructure knowledge within the organization.
  • What we are looking for

  • 3+ years of experience in DevOps or Site Reliability Engineer or Software developer roles.
  • 2+ years of experience with one of the major cloud providers, AWS and/or GCP preferred.
  • A passionate Linux enthusiast with a good understanding of CS fundamentals.
  • Experience with Infrastructure as a Code in at least one of AWS CloudFormation, Terraform.
  • Scripting knowledge in any modern language like Python, Golang, Java, NodeJs, Ruby.
  • Experience in building and maintaining CI/CD pipelines.
  • Experience with monitoring systems like Prometheus, Dynatrace, and ELK stack.
  • Experience in container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes.
  • AWS ECS, EKS or GCP CloudRun, GKE experience is a plus.
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills with an appreciation of technical risks.
  • University degree in computer science, information technology, media engineering, or equivalent.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills - English is our team language.