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SITE RELIABILITY ENGINEER

Berlin-Friedrichshain     Product, Engineer     flexible starting date     Full-Time    

Apply to talent@justwatch.com

JustWatch is an international movie marketing startup based in Berlin. Founded in October 2014 by an experienced and successful team with world-class knowledge in marketing, product and AdTech we are constantly looking for passionate people to join our mission.


JustWatch offers data-driven movie marketing for the film industry. Based on user data from justwatch.com and our apps - by now the largest streaming search engine worldwide - we run data-driven digital marketing campaigns for Hollywood’s latest blockbusters as well as for independent movies.


Your traits:

Curiosity, drive and passion are shared characteristics of all people at JustWatch and we are looking for these values in every person we are hiring. We only want people who are willing to constantly learn through challenging themselves and others. All of us also love to get things done and strongly believe in “done is better than perfect”.


In addition, for this particular role we are looking for:
  • Smart people with a desire to ship

  • 2-3 years of work experience with Go(lang)

  • Skills around the linux command line including basic networking and web technologies

  • Experience with some SQL and NoSQL data stores

  • Basic knowledge of active and passive security measures and cryptography

  • Initial experience about data structures and primitives of distributed systems

  • Ability and desire to work with cutting edge container and cluster technology

  • Fluent in English, ability to work onsite in Berlin


Your role:
  • You will continuously improve developer experience with fast builds, quick (canary) deployments and ChatOps

  • You will care about great metrics and sane alerting at a low false-positive rate

  • You will make distributed systems reliable, fault tolerant and highly available

  • You will build immutable infrastructure based on the 12factor methodology, incorporating cluster, configuration and credentials management

  • You will help set up, maintain, debug and optimize different data stores (PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Redshift, Aerospike)

  • You will write lots of software too, always striving for the highest level of automatization and sharpening your engineering skills

  • You will orchestrate dozens of internal and external services and keep them fast and secure

  • You will be available to share pager duty for the rare instances of something serious happening


Our promise:
  • You will become part of a passionate, professional and friendly team while getting first-hand experience in building a world-leading tech company

  • A steep learning curve: You will work directly with Christoph and his team, who are leading experts in systems design, infrastructure operations and site reliability engineering

  • A challenging environment with an open feedback culture and a strong focus on personal development

  • Lots of room for personal development, freedom and responsibility

  • You will have access to an experienced founder team with an international track record in building successful tech companies


We love challenging goals. We are questioning everything. We are always learning. And we are excellent in execution. We believe in the 80/20 rule and try to apply common sense and pragmatism to everything, so we are looking for people with business sense and a “no bullshit attitude”.


Sounds like you? Great, we’d like to meet you. Just send us a short mail that gives us an idea of what motivates you, why you want to work at JustWatch and how you think you will help us to achieve our goals. We are not interested in a perfect CV, or letters of recommendation. We just want to know who you are and who you want to become!


We are very much looking forward to meeting you.

Apply to talent@justwatch.com

MEET THE FOUNDERS

David Croyé

Founder & CEO

is responsible for the overall strategy and business development. He worked as CMO at Bonial.com (and the US-company Retale.com) up until summer 2014 when he decided to start his own company. Over the course of five years, he built up an international team of around 50 people and helped Bonial.com to reach millions of monthly users all over the world.

About the founders and the JustWatch culture and core values on our Blog:
Building JustWatch Part 1: A company culture that really works