Senior Site Reliability Engineer (m/f/d)

Tech – Software
About us

Do you love stories? If so, please keep reading, because we certainly do. We believe the ability to tell stories is what makes us human. Joyn is your streaming app with over 50 live TV channels, exclusive previews, originals and collections. We understand Joyn as a partnership – an invitation to content-providers and users alike to make entertainment more meaningful and fun. Our app aggregates global and especially local content in a relevant way for Germany, both live TV and on-demand content. All kinds of stories and more to come, everyday.
We hire the best, because we need people that are as customer-focused as we are. We are looking for champions to help us further connect with our audience. It’s not a small or easy task, but it’s a fun and rewarding one. Do you think you’re up for it? Great. Then send us your application!

About the Job

We are looking for a Senior Senior Site Reliability Engineer to help build and operate the next generation streaming platform for the German market. Together with your team you are building the new gluecode and tools for our platform, based on AWS, which is the core of all our services. Our mission is to provide an always improved, easy to use and relied on best practises toolbox for Our Developers -  We want them to be fully focused on their Backlogs, without struggling around incorporating in latest Cloud –service, -features or deployment-workflows.

What you tell people at parties
"My services run in a large-scale cloud environment, making sure you can enjoy live streaming and video on demand in the 7TV app on any device, anywhere"

What you do

    • Always improve and challenge existing best practises in terms of cloud-infrastructure provisioning and usage of several cloud services
    • Foster excellence in development teams in points of scalability, performance and monitoring
    • Develop services (gluecode) that allow us to ideally combine our existing tools with one another and increase the productivity of our development teams
    • Actively participate in architecture discussions to maintain the most homogenous  service landscape, in terms of maintainability and overall experience
    • Knowledge of microservice principles and best practices which is the base of our product
    • Part of a second-tier 24x7 support rota providing production assistance to development team first tier

How you do it

    • You enjoy solving difficult technical problems in the team - because 1+1=3
    • We value autonomy in the teams and at the same time we like you to take ownership for the products you are building.
    • Your develop code for solving complex business problems, and you find solutions that are simple, beautiful, and sustainable
    • We really care about the product and you should keep the consumer in mind when designing your solution together with product
    • Learn from both success and failure, actively coach and get coached by the team

What we are asking

    • A fast-paced environment is something you feel really comfortable in
    • University degree in computer science, information technology, media engineering, or equivalent
    • Enjoy what you do, and be willing to teach and learn new technologies
    • Strong problem-solving skills, able to troubleshoot issues quickly, from first principles, with solid instincts of how distributed systems fail most often
    • A passionate Linux enthusiast with a good understanding of CS fundamentals
    • Fanatical about infrastructure as code, with deep experience in one or more of: Terraform, CloudFormation or Troposphere
    • Proven abilities to write robust, performant, maintainable, testable code in one or more of Golang, Python, nodeJS or Rust
    • Experienced in building, supporting and evangelising Continuous Delivery
    • Able to lead development teams towards sustainable incident response and blameless postmortems
    • English is our team language
What you can tell people at a party
“I work for this really cool tech startup and advise them to take the right decisions on behalf of their users.”

Why you´ll love working at Joyn

● Fast-paced startup backed by two of the biggest names in digital entertainment: ProSiebenSat.1 and Discovery Networks International
● Great opportunities for personal and professional growth
● Ability to put your stamp on an innovative product
● Open, transparent, and bureaucracy-free company culture
● Office located in the heart of Munich
● Competitive compensation package
● Flexible working times
● Homeoffice
● Highly international working environment
● State-of-the-art coffee machines, free fruits, snacks and beverages

Are you ready? We're fast, we’re well­-funded and growing quickly. Joyn has just started, It's the best time to join us and shape our vision.