Cloud Engineer / DevOps Engineer (all genders)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Karlsruhe (HQ)

The role
You will be part of an ambitious team that has fun delivering high-reliable software to our customers and make AI accessible to bring society to the next level.

As a Cloud Engineer, you operate our SaaS ecosystem. The role is a blend of system and software engineering where coding and automation are essential. You embody the philosophies of DevOps with a greater focus on measuring and achieving reliability through engineering and operations work. You will help the team to build, ship, and operate our product.
Your tasks
  • You help to build a developer-friendly, reliable micro service infrastructure, as part of a Scrum team
  • You promote a DevSecOps mindset within your team to own our product end to end
  • You collaborate across teams and departments to improve product reliability and performance
  • You identify automation opportunities to gain efficiency, reliability, and scalability
  • You engage in service capacity planning and demand forecasting, incident handling, and performance analysis
  • You troubleshoot technical issues in our tool chain as part of our on-call rotation
  • You research and evaluate solutions for our use cases
  • University degree in Computer Science (or related) or a proven track record as a DevOps expert
  • Strong experience with one or more cloud providers - we are using Google Cloud
  • Deep knowledge of running and scaling micro services with a container orchestrator, expertise in Kubernetes is a plus
  • Large-scale system design exposure, in-depth understanding of UNIX/Linux, network technology, and security practices
  • Solid experience in one high-level language, e.g. Python, JavaScript, Java, or similar
What we offer
  • A crucial role in a dynamic and fast-growing team
  • A work environment that fosters trust, respect, and feedback
  • An onboarding buddy to integrate you smoothly into our team
  • Productivity and improvement time between the development sprints
  • A mentor helping you with your personal goals, technical progress in general and your software engineering skills in particular
  • Free snacks, drinks, and the option to join activities like hiking, inline-skating, climbing or board game nights
  • Competitive salary, flexible working hours, work from home
Our tech stack
Docker, Kubernetes, MongoDB, Google Cloud, TypeScript, Python, Node.js
Contact person
Katrin Maar
Talent Acquisition Specialist
About us
UnderstandAI was founded in 2017 with the vision in mind to make AI accessible for everyone. To achieve this goal, we’re solving the data problem of AI. The tooling and services provided by UnderstandAI enable our customers to get the right data, at the right quality and right quantity, to make production grade AI products a reality. Join us to become part of this journey!

Headquartered in Karlsruhe, our team has grown to more than 80 employees since 2017 and is part of the dSPACE Group since 2019. dSPACE is a market innovator and leader in providing solutions and systems for embedded controller software development in Automotive, Aerospace and Manufacturing industries. Founded in Germany in 1988, dSPACE employs over 2200 people worldwide, who are committed to making the embedded controls software development process more efficient through innovative tools and services.

Due to our success by growing customer numbers and projects, we need to scale our structure and team sizes in order to continue providing an excellent service. Our goal is to not only make our customers happy, but also our employees. We offer a variety of benefits, but more important, we offer interesting & meaningful work environment and responsibilities, on which you can work with a great level of autonomy. 

We can’t wait to see what kind of future you choose to build at UAI - so click on the “apply for this position” button and together we create the gold standard for ground truth data for autonomous transportation!

Your application
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