DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

  • ottonova Holding AG
  • Munich, Germany
  • Sep 23, 2021
Full time Health Care Information Technology Insurance

Job Description

ottonova is Germany's newest and first digital private health insurance. We're living the agile mindset and want to disrupt the German insurance eco-system by bringing innovation and customer centricity the industry is lacking.

Help us build the best engineering team in Germany!  

We are looking for a talented DevOps Engineer (m/f/d) combining technical expertise and eagerness to scale and manage our modern and sophisticated cloud infrastructure.
We care about teamwork, delivering value, positivity, constant improvement, technical excellence, growth and innovation.

As a DevOps Engineer (m/f/d) you will be working closely with our development teams using your expert knowledge of infrastructure, cloud-native environments and Linux to help us build the platform of the best health insurance in Germany.


Your future job

  • Teamwork
    • You will work closely together with our crossfunctional development teams
    • Stakeholders approach you with technical questions and support requests
  • Engineering
    • Maintain, develop and improve our cloud infrastructure on AWS using Terraform
    • Write code to manage and scale insurance applications and processes
    • Conceptualize future-proof system architectures
    • Brainstorm together with our other infrastructure engineers and exchange knowledge and ideas
  • Operations
    • You will be watching over monitoring and logging data and manage aggregation, processing and storage
    • Shorten our lead time of potential issues through smart analytics and alerting
    • Figure out limits and improvements of our systems through strategic testing

Dein Profil
  • Several years of experience in tech centric and agile work environments
  • Proficiency in English is required, since it is our "lingua franca"
  • Hands-on experience with DevOps, Docker, Linux, Kubernetes (K8s) and Automation
  • You have managed cloud based hosting environments on AWS, GCP or Azure
  • You hate manual labor and thus automate infrastructure using Terraform
  • A great working attitude, willing and eager to learn and develop yourself and those around you
  • In you doings you take IT Security, Scalability and Maintainability very serious
  • You're a clear and direct communicator
  • Ability to clearly create, communicate and discuss technical concepts
  • Ability and willingness to write technical documentation
  • You're motivated, autonomous, working reliably and do not fear taking responsibilities
  • You're always interested in learning about new technologies


  • You already experimented around with the other Hashicorp tools (Vault, Consul, ...)
  • Comprehensive knowledge about the Gitlab stack, especially Gitlab CI/CD and its K8s integration 
  • You already worked in software development or closely with software developers
  • A degree in Computer Science
  • Experience in regulated industries like insurances or banks

What we offer

  • A young company which still preserves their startup culture
  • You decide how you can accomplish your tasks best
  • Young, motivated and highly skilled colleagues
  • Flexible development processes
  • Interesting tasks and challenges
  • Freedom to choose your own local stack (OS, Hardware, IDE, tooling in general).
  • Regular team events with fun, food, drinks and table tennis (might be limited during COVID-19)
  • Openness to use and try out newest technologies
  • Central and easy to reach Munich office
  • Possibility to work remotely
  • A dynamic workplace giving you lots of opportunities for professional and personal development
  • 29 days of vacation in 2021, 2022 it will be 30 days
  • A company pension scheme ("Betriebliche Altersvorsorge")
  • Free membership in a gym near the office
  • Travel subsidy ("Fahrtkostenzuschuss")
  • Language courses
  • Further education opportunities
  • Corporate benefits - Get discounts when shopping for certain brands


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