Lead DevOps Engineer gn Hamburg/Köln · Permanent Employment, Full-time


We are looking for a friendly, creative Lead DevOps Engineer who is familiar with a variety of operating systems, development environments, deploy and monitoring tools and enjoys tweaking them to the max, experimenting with them and collaborating with our team of experienced developers


You´ll be responsible for optimizing our internal development, hosting and deployment processes for web and installations. You bundle app experience with infrastructure rollout know-how.

Technical qualifications

We know that great DevOp Engineers are great learners so you don’t need to check all checkboxes.
But there is experience you need and technology you should be familiar with:

  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure for setting up and managing cloud environments.
  • Proficiency in containerization technologies like Docker and container orchestration platforms like Kubernetes for deploying and managing containerized applications.
  • Knowledge of database management systems like PostgreSQL, MySQL, or others.
  • Experience with disaster recovery and backup strategies, including backup and restore procedures, replication, and failover mechanisms.
  • Understanding of networking concepts, protocols, and security best practices, including firewalls, SSL/TLS, and encryption.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and logging tools built into AWS and Azure, such as AWS CloudWatch and Azure Monitor.
  • Knowledge of cloud security best practices, including identity and access management (IAM), encryption, and security groups in AWS and Azure.

Professional qualifications

We would love you to bring:

  • a very good understanding of Agile and DevOps principles, practices, and methodologies for promoting collaboration, automation, and continuous improvement in software development and operations
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders, facilitate collaboration, and resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, resources, and initiatives effectively, and lead the DevOps team to ensure efficient delivery of projects and tasks.
  • Effective communication and collaboration with external (Dev)Ops teams (customer and service providers).
  • Ability to think strategically and align DevOps initiatives with overall business goals.
  • You speak fluent German and English.

Our environment

There is a lot of reasons to work with us. Here are some:

  • We'll keep you up to date with insights into innovative and disruptive new technologies
  • You will work with a highly qualified and sociable team
  • We support a diverse, open and international company culture
  • You will work with state-of-the-art software and equipment
  • Your health and wellbeing is a matter of personal importance to us. There are various benefits from sponsored fitness to professional 1:1 coaching
  • You decide when you work from home or from our office

About Demodern

Demodern Creative Technologies is a digital agency that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation and create outstanding immersive experiences. Our autonomous teams build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, curiosity meets computer science, self-taught developers mix with seasoned technologists and midlife career changers to learn from and challenge each other.

Join Demodern and thrive. Together, our extra curiosity, innovation, passion and dedication overcomes ordinary. Together, we'll create magic.

We'll be happy to hear from you no matter what age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, ethnicity, religion, ideology or disability!

What to expect

  • High standards

    Our team of creatives and specialists work very passionately on their projects and love solving challenges down to the last detail. Before starting work we sit down together to define the objectives and specifics of every project.

  • Responsibility

    Here every employee is given a large amount of freedom to realise their potential and independently carry out their work. This is important for ensuring the flow of new ideas and giving our projects a personal touch. On the other hand, no one here expects to be taken by the hand either.

  • Development

    We organise ourselves into small project teams in which every individual, depending on their particular talents and skills, can contribute ideas and take on responsibilities. A classic structure consisting of creative directors and management, which could hold back the teams in their development, does not exist here.

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