Kaufland e-commerce
Kaufland e-commerce

Lead Platform Engineer (all genders) - Persist

Remote
Employee
Software Development

Employment details

Permanent contract, full-time or part-time, Cologne / Darmstadt / Düsseldorf / Remote

Info

Who we are

We operate the international online marketplaces of Kaufland: Several thousand sellers and millions of products make us one of the fastest growing online marketplaces. Ours is a dynamic corporate culture that merges a start-up mentality with the opportunities offered by a large corporation. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team.

We love flexibility! We offer you the best environment to work in a flexible and focussed way: You get to decide whether you want to work in one of our offices in Cologne // Darmstadt // Düsseldorf, but also have the opportunity to work remotely (within Germany), meaning you have the best of both worlds. We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and maximum flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day by day, our development team of about 400 experts pursues the goal of creating the best possible customer shopping experience for our online marketplace. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams. Learn about how they are structured and more details about our product areas here: https://kaufland-ecommerce.com/en/team/tech-en/.

Tasks

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • You will be a member of one of our Platform teams. Your goal is to deliver the best possible developer experience to internal developers and guarantee reliable and performant production and development environments.
  • You will orchestrate and design clusters using technologies like RabbitMQ, MySQL, MongoDB and Redis.
  • Architect new databases and data processing systems to deliver scalable, highly available, maintainable, cross-region solutions.
  • Example tasks you could work on:
    • Improving developer experience through test data import/generation for testing environments.
    • Implementing self-service for development teams to provision new databases/cache/message-brokers clusters for their microservices.
    • As a lead engineer, you support team members from a technical perspective and intensively influence the team's product visions and roadmap.

Profile

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You have profound experience in using database solutions as a Software Engineer for different use cases, and now you want to use this knowledge to provide scalable solutions for product teams in the context of a platform team.
  • You possess analytical and troubleshooting skills, relative fluency in coding and high traffic / high availability system architecture and a desire to tackle complex problems.
  • You have extensive experience with IaC, preferably with Terraform and/or Ansible.
  • Experience in functional leadership of a team.
  • You are a strong team player and enjoy collaborating with different people and profiles as well as share knowledge and strive for continuous development and learning.
  • You have excellent communication skills, are willing to embrace our company culture & values and enjoy working in an international, english-speaking team.

Benefits

What we offer

  • Create your own work-life balance: Work remotely or at one of our locations in Cologne, Darmstadt, Düsseldorf!
  • Diversity and variety: An international environment with talents from over 65 different nations creates innovative and exciting perspectives
  • Do you want to move to Germany? No problem – we offer you an attractive relocation package to give you a smooth start.
  • Power meets dynamic: Flat hierarchies and start-up mentality meet the power of a big corporate group, providing you an agile and secure working environment
  • Free choice of operating system: MacOS or Ubuntu Linux, it's up to you
  • We are team players: Our strong bond extends beyond our own team: we stay connected thanks to our many internal offerings, such as our digital onboarding program, our all-hands meetings and regular team and company events
  • Mental well-being: We support you with various initiatives on your personal and professional well-being journey!
  • Boost your growth : Benefit from our online language learning offers, our various in-house training offers as well as our automated 360-degree feedback to boost your personal and professional growth
  • The future is digital: Develop the e-commerce of the future with us and work on a product with millions of users
  • Deutschlandticket ’: We subsidise your train season ticket for more mobility
  • Urban Sports Club: Get top deals for fitness, team sports, yoga and more
  • Personal & team growth: We love flexibility in terms of working location, but we also believe that personal interactions are important. That’s why we organise company events, and cover the costs to bring you there and to other (approved) get-togethers with your peers. The same applies to conferences and other learning opportunities. We want everybody to grow personally and professionally, as a team and as a company Check out our Principles & our blog for even more insights into our company culture!

    Diversity at Kaufland e-commerce

We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of skin colour, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, ethnic origin, religion and ideology. We are signatories to the Charta der Vielfalt (German Diversity Charter) – because we know that extraordinary things can only be achieved with diversity.

Your application

Why are you the perfect fit for this position?
Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!

How would you like to be addressed?
Feel free to add the following pronouns "she/her", "him/he" or "they/them" optionally (e.g. after your name) in your CV.

As we have very international teams, we would highly appreciate it to receive your CV or profile link in English.

Contact Person

Your contact person: Verena Schilmann
Kaufland e-commerce Services GmbH & Co. KG

Postal address:
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

We are looking forward to your application!

Updated: 1 week ago
Job ID: 11852789
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