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Senior Data DevOps Engineer (all genders)

Full Time
Hamburg, Germany
Experienced Professional
May 11, 2023
Remote (hybrid)

The position is preferably based in Stockholm/Sweden or in Hamburg/Germany. Remote work could also be an option.

Stillfront Group is a global games company founded in 2010. We develop digital games for a diverse gaming audience and our broad games portfolio is enjoyed by almost 70 million people every month. Stillfront is focused on realizing synergies by connecting and empowering game teams globally through our Stillops platform. We are a fast-growing company and an active global strategic acquirer. Our 1,500+ professionals thrive in an organization that embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship.

We are looking for a Senior Data DevOps Engineer (all genders) with experience working with a heavily distributed and senior engineering group to join our Data Platform team to support group management, hubs (marketing, ad-monetization, finance), game studios, and strategic projects with data and analytics capabilities. The Data Platform is responsible for collecting and sharing insights from 23 game studios, finance systems, and 3rd party data vendors. High-level business value and use cases are defined, the architecture and systems (data management and visualization) are in place, and a technical team is gathered (covering the complete spectrum from DevOps to data engineers, to BI Analysts).

The Data Platform is a distributed team by design, operating with Open Source principles to empower the team and studios to contribute equally. Beyond the core team, the team collaborates on a weekly basis with the 23 studios in the portfolio to improve data quality and richness. The result is that the Data Platform is in the infancy of becoming a team, with a unique organizational design. This role will be responsible for expanding processes, rituals, and day-to-day project management.

YOUR MISSION

  • Lead the design and implementation of DevOps across data platform projects
  • Lead by example best practices to team and studios 
  • Create the best possible development environment and deployment process that makes contributing to data projects a pleasure
  • Coordinate and collaborate with a talented network of engineers at each studio
  • Be inquisitive about current DevOps strategies and eager to evaluate alternatives

YOUR BACKSTORY

  • 5+ years of professional experience in data engineering and DevOps
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent is a beneficial advantage but not mandatory
  • Experience with Configuration Management tools (Puppet, Chef, Ansible)
  • Hands-on experience building infrastructure from the ground up with CDK/CK
  • Passion for monitoring and logging with tools like Grafana and Kibana
  • Having knowledge with Airflow v2 and Snowflake database management experience is a benefit
  • Experience with common development tools and practices, including Python environment
  • Eye for security and data privacy both from a policy perspective and practical engineering tooling
  • Comfortable being a first responder to data infrastructure issues
  • Well-acquainted with AWS
  • Fluent English, both verbal and written
  • Experience with Git and how (and why) to perform an interactive rebase

SOUNDS GREAT? MORE REASONS TO TAKE THIS MISSION

  • Full flexibility: Work flexibly from our modern offices in Hamburg/Germany or in Stockholm/Sweden
  • Opportunity to define and build the culture of a team
  • Work with an international team and in close collaboration with 23 game studios
  • Participate in a broad range of projects from data science, and analytics to IT
  • Build a team culture from the ground up folding best practices as needed
  • Flexible work schedule that embraces the fact we all are in different parts of the world
  • Unique opportunities to travel and connect in person with the entire team and group

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The safety of our employees and everyone else is of utmost importance to us which is why you will experience a solely virtual recruiting process. We are happy to receive your application in English!

Stillfront Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage and support diversity and welcome all qualified applications.

Your contact person for this job offer is Margarita Kwindt.

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