Senior DevOps Engineer – Distributed Systems (M/F)

Helix Cognitive Computing GmbH, a Berlin startup, is dedicated to the purpose of creating a new ecosystem to enable the Interconnection of Everyone and Everything – without intermediaries, central authorities, and any cost to its participants. Helix...

Job Description

The Senior DevOps Engineer will work closely with the Software Engineering team and the DevOps Team to design and implement intelligent system checks into the deployment of public software releases. He/she will will provide feedback on product releases to the Senior Software Engineer and to guide continuous integration of ideas into the deployment schedules. He/she should have experience in making strategic choices on how to best improve quality of services in networks. Additionally, he/she will work closely with the Cybersecurity team to implement mechanisms to gather essential security-related information required by the Cybersecurity team. He/she will communicate the design choices to the Software and Cybersecurity teams in clear, consise presentations and prose. He/she should be excited about the future of decentralized IT and distributed systems.

Experience Requirements

  • Requirement: M.S. degree or higher in computer science, information systems, information technology, or similar
  • Requirement: Demonstrable 5+ years work experience in information technology with recommendations and/or publications
  • Requirement: Previous demonstrable experience working with containers, including their infrastructure, orchestration and monitoring in Kubernetes and/or EKS
  • Requirement: Previous demonstrable experience working with AWS and Azure Cloud Services
  • Requirement: Java (esp.

Additional Requirements

  • Passionate about data security and decentralization
  • Conscientious
  • Willingness to lead and/or teach others
  • Willingness to learn
  • Communicative
  • Excellent command of either German or English (working language is in English)


  • A friendly work atmosphere in a growing start-up
  • Full-time work stability
  • Competitive compensation
  • A great office in a cool location in Berlin - Friedrichshain