Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) (m/f/d)

Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) (m/f/d)

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Market research is the original data driven business. For GfK everything starts and ends with Data and Science. Arisen from a university spin-off; for more than 80 years we have earned the trust of the world´s biggest companies and leading brands.

In our CTO organization we are proud of our heritage – and of our future. We combining an agile start-up atmosphere with the advantages of a Global Player

Currently we’re on our transformation from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by high technology.

This is only possible with extraordinary people.

And that’s why we are looking for YOU!

A passionate Senior Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) (m/f/d).

Let’s design and shape our exciting future together. Right here. Right now. Together!

You still think Market Research is about questionnaires aggregated with Excel?

For our tracking business, software engineering is not only an enabler, but its DNA: Here we process and harmonize data of 15 Million products of 425.000 shopping outlets worldwide. One of the finest business intelligence engines provides customers with millions of reports and continuous online analytics.

Hundreds of Terabytes raw data per year, high-end server technology including several Superdomes servers with thousands of CPU cores to process up to 40b fact records for analytics is our daily business. And we are growing by 20-30% per year.

Job description

In our Technology & Data business unit, we are responsible for the entire master data of our tracking system.

As Software Engineers, we are part of the Market Insights division and focus on maintaining and developing scalable and re-usable software components and solutions at enterprise scale.

Now we are looking for you - a passionate hands-on engineer who has a heart for development and a head for operations.

Our master data solutions are determined to be effective, highly efficient, highly available, reliable, scalable, maintainable and work-flow system supported. Hence, you will play in the premier league of software engineering accompanied by a full-stack scrum team in an agile environment.

In that position, you’ll be looked after by Peter who is a passionate techie with engineering background and a good track record in running agile teams.

Concrete tasks will include:

  • Develop, install and run our Continuous Delivery pipeline.
  • Monitor our production systems in regards to performance, security and availability
  • Maintain our existing applications in the area Master Data Management
  • Work closely related with our architects and scrum teams
  • Consider yourself as envoy for a modern DevOps culture
  • Documentation and creation of operational manual
  • Work closely together with our team in Bulgaria
  • Plan and conduct technology selection and proof of concepts

We look for a profile with complementary skills, such as:

  • Diploma in Computer-Science or comparable working experience
  • 4+ years relevant job experience as Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) and operation of IT platforms (Windows, Linux)
  • Advanced skills in the administration, orchestration and maintenance of tool chains (Git, Nexus, Jenkins, Octopus, TFS)
  • Advanced skills with current script languages
  • Working knowledge with ORACLE PL-SQL
  • Working knowledge with the Atlassian Suite.

Considered as a plus:

  • Experience in Rabbit MQ
  • Experience in RESTful API
  • Experience in ElasticSearch
  • Experience working in agile scrum methodologies
  • On top, your English communication skills are great, you are a team-player and tech-obsessed, always on the hunt for the latest and hottest shots!

This role will be embedded in our cross-cultural, agile set-up according to SAFe in our newly built open-space office in Nuremberg.

Why else GFK:

  • Annual budget to attend development programs and conferences
  • Free language classes
  • 30 days holiday per year (plus 24.12 / 31.12.)
  • Flexible working hours and possibility to work from home
  • Occupational pensions
  • Accident insurance
  • Sports and health Management
  • Childcare during the summer Holidays
  • 5 days paid leave for each child sickness
  • Subsidized Canteen / Meals and free coffee/water
  • Visa Sponsorship and Relocation service to help anyone moving from abroad


Veröffentlicht: 20.11.2018

Berufserfahrung: mit Berufserfahrung