(Senior) Platform Engineer (m/f/d) e*star

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Locations: Frankfurt am Main, Karlsruhe, London

e*star provides trading solutions for the European energy markets and has more than 15 years of experience in this field. The European energy sector is currently undergoing a historic transformation due to the energy transition and digitalization. As experts in this field, e*star is working on shaping and developing the European energy market of the future - together with our customers.

We’re growing our team! Our Platform Engineers help design and build the cloud-native trading platform for our applications, and we need passionate individuals to help that mission. You will be a significant stakeholder and contributor to the establishment and maintenance of our cutting-edge cloud-native trading platform.


What awaits you

  • You will work across a range of projects and services, interacting with a wide variety of stakeholders to build common platforms, tooling and processes at various stages of the software development lifecycle, in a supportive environment
  • Contribute to the creation and establishment of our platform
  • Be an autonomous self-starter working within a lean Platform Engineering team and have a high capacity to learn new technologies, evaluate and implement them
  • Be part of an agile team, which introduce and operate practices such as continuous deployment to support live applications and strive to create solutions that are reusable, scalable and driven by automation
  • Follow our mindset as an “Infrastructure-as-Code” team:  We ensure that all of our infrastructure and software can be defined in code
  • Key Responsibilities: Design, build and implement a secure cloud platform; Design, build and maintain CI/CD pipelines and deploy and monitor software and configuration changes

What we expect from you

  • A suitable work permit
  • A degree in the field of (business) information technology or comparable courses of study or trainings
  • Experience in Hashicorp Suite: Strong proficiency in Terraform or the capacity to learn it as Terraform is the foundation of all of our infrastructure build
  • Be familiar with Git-based processes and “Git Ops”
  • Knowledge of AWS (or other cloud providers) is an advantage
  • Being proficient in containerisation and container orchestration (preferably Kubernetes) is an advantage
  • Knowledge in Linux, Active Directory, Scripting languages such as PowerShell, Web-based authentication flows such as OAuth or SAML and monitoring tools such as such as Prometheus, Grafana, ElasticSearch, Splunk etc. are desirable
  • Very good knowledge of English – comparable to English level B2 or higher 
  • Knowledge of German is an advantage

Why e*star

  • Enjoy a professional environment within a relaxed, friendly corporate culture
  • Mobile working? Night owl or early bird? A classic consultant lifestyle with 5 days on site is not for you? With us you will find enough space for an optimal work-life balance
  • Stay healthy – our company supports you with a fixed health budget for individual services
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We are already looking forward to getting to know you!