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Senior System Engineer (m/f/d)

Location: Berlin 

Salary: competitive + company benefits

Global Fashion Group (GFG) is the leading fashion and lifestyle retail destination in Asia Pacific, Latin America and CIS. We connect over 10,000 global, local and own brands to a market of more than one billion consumers through four established e-commerce platforms: The Iconic, Zalora, dafiti and lamoda. Through an inspiring and seamless customer experience enabled by our own technology ecosystem and operational infrastructure, we are dedicated to being the #1 fashion and lifestyle destination in our markets. With 17 offices and 10 fulfillment centres across four continents, GFG proudly employs a dynamic and diverse team with deep local knowledge and expertise. In 2018, GFG delivered over 28 million orders to 11.2 million active customers.

The Group Shared Functions (GSF) support the growth of all our eCommerce companies. We are a team of over 160 people working in Legal, Finance, People & Culture, Buying and Technology focused on delivering expertise, support and value add to our regions in Latin America, Asia and the Pacific and CIS. Our shared function teams are based primarily in London, Berlin, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur.

About the Berlin Technology Hub Engineering Team

We are an international team in central Berlin with around 40 people in engineering and we continuously develop our products using agile development practices. We have an open company culture with over 20 different nationalities operating in a booming market and working on interesting projects using modern tech-stack, efficient and lean workflows. We have high visibility through the entire GFG group and great opportunities to impact group wide decisions. 

About the Role

We are looking for a Senior System Engineer to improve and contribute to our AWS stack including Kubernetes, Docker, Micro Services, Web Services, Machine Learning and Queueing Services. You will be responsible for implementing infrastructural requirements, making them run in production and improving the overall quality of the infrastructure on an ongoing basis. This is a great position to grow with us and also have an opportunity to participate in GFG group level discussion on DevOps and security.

What will you be doing?

  • Design and implement infrastructure components from proof-of-concept to production
  • Identify opportunities to improve the overall platform and monitoring
  • Troubleshoot issues in production environment
  • Use DevOps methodology and SRE best practices and participate in project planning
  • Be part of creating DevOps culture
  • Share you knowledge with others

Who are we looking for?

  • You will have at least 5 years experience in large-scale infrastructure
  • Good foundation in OS, networking and distributed systems concepts
  • Full professional English proficiency
  • Ability to make independent decisions and taking ownership smaller and larger topics
  • Passion in developing infrastructure-as-code, automated testing, and other SRE best practices
  • Bonus: Search Experience with Elasticsearch or SOLR
  • Bonus: Knowledge of ISO 27001 or GDPR

Technologies we use include:

  • IaC and programming: Ansible, Packer, Terraform, Python, Golang
  • Stream-processing software: Kafka
  • Cluster-computing framework: Spark
  • Data Storage: PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, Redshift, Redis, MySQL etc.
  • Orchestrator framework and monitoring:  Kubernetes, Marathon/Mesos, Prometheus
  • Other tools: GitHub, AWS, Docker, Jira

What do we offer

  • The ability to make an impact - your ideas and efforts matter!
  • A dynamic working environment solving complex problems, shaping the face of fashion e-commerce
  • Free beverages, cereals, fruits, espresso machine and more
  • Table Tennis, Kicker and Play Station
  • Monthly Company Breakfast and Friday Knock Off Work Beer
  • Quarterly Team Events
  • Tech Presentation Events and Developer Convention Hackathon
  • Possibility of participating in conferences, training and seminars in connection with business related themes.

If this sounds like you, apply today!

Global Fashion Group is an equal opportunity employer. Global Fashion Group will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

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