DevOps Engineer (m/f/d)

Engineering Team – Engineering /
Full Time /
Inkitt is building the Disney of the 21st Century, standing at the forefront of technology and entertainment. Leveraging AI and predictive algorithms, Inkitt discovers unknown stories and turns them into blockbuster hits, producing a new $1M ebook every 4 weeks and selling directly to consumers through its Galatea app. Inkitt has become the 11th most bestseller-generating publisher in the world, boasting a 40x higher hit-rate than traditional publishers. Recently raising a Series C and backed by some of the top VC’s such as: Khosla, Kleiner Perkins, and NEA Ventures, our recent expansion into GalateaTV is only the beginning of our journey to becoming the next-gen entertainment powerhouse.

What You’ll Do:

    • Provide support and development for cloud infrastructure in GCP, AWS, and Hetzner, ensuring seamless operation and scalability
    • Expand and maintain our Kubernetes and Nomad container orchestration infrastructure
    • Implement robust monitoring and observability solutions for infrastructure and various backend applications, utilizing tools like Prometheus and Kibana
    • Set up and maintain highly available databases, including PostgreSQL, Elasticsearch, and ClickHouse, to meet performance and reliability requirements
    • Continuously enhance security measures across the infrastructure, implementing best practices and staying vigilant against potential threats
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to manage infrastructure budgeting, optimizing resource allocation and cost-effectiveness
    • Strive to achieve near-perfect system uptime through proactive maintenance, performance tuning, and rapid incident response

What You'll Bring:

    • CS degree or in a related field 
    • Proficiency in PostgreSQL database management, encompassing configuration, performance tuning, and high availability setups
    • Experience with Prometheus for robust monitoring and alerting, ensuring timely detection and resolution of issues
    • Familiarity with Elasticsearch and Kibana for efficient log analysis and visualization, enhancing system observability
    • Expertise in Kubernetes or Nomad for container orchestration and deployment, enabling scalable and resilient infrastructure
    • Experience with ClickHouse or other OLAP databases for real-time analytics and data warehousing, enabling rapid insights into large datasets
    • Hands-on experience with cloud platforms such as GCP and AWS, including infrastructure setup, configuration, and optimization
    • Proficiency in Redis for caching and in-memory data storage, enhancing application performance and scalability

What We'll Offer:

    • 401k plan, designed to help you save for the future
    • Health benefits tailored to your needs, including medical, dental, and vision coverage
    • Professional coaching after two years with us
    • Team-building events, including our annual Tulum trip
    • Unlimited access to our Galatea app
    • Unlimited budget for self-development books
    • Charity donation of your choice at your one year anniversary
    • Snacks and drinks from our micro-kitchens
    • Class Pass membership for US based employee and gym access for Berlin employees
    • Dog/cat friendly offices in Berlin and San Francisco
At Inkitt, we strive to build a company culture and provide employment opportunities based on diversity and inclusion. We believe every author should have an equal opportunity to succeed, as should our team members. As a growing team from 20+ countries, we welcome everyone to apply. 

We look forward to hearing from you!

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