DevOps Engineer f/m

  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

Smaato is the global real-time advertising platform for mobile publishers and app developers. Smaato runs the world’s largest independent mobile ad exchange and has been pioneering innovative, mobile-first solutions for publishers since 2005.

Smaato’s SPX is a global, intelligent, and free to use self-service platform built to solve the mobile monetization challenge for its over 90,000 mobile app developers and publishers. The company’s worldwide reach and extensive network of demand partners provides a massive inventory of advertisers with one single integration. Smaato manages up to 10 billion ads every day around the world, across over 1 billion mobile users each month.

Job Description

Smaato is seeking a Development and Operations Engineer to help drive operational and infrastructure requirements, and assist with building tools to manage the infrastructure. The successful candidate will be a team player, capable of collaborating in a fast paced environment, as well capable of working very independently with a high level of self-motivation. The key responsibilities are:

  • Supporting Development Teams with access, design, development support and requirements
  • Implementation of Smaato’s high speed scalable global infrastructure
  • Maintaining the existing AWS infrastructure
  • Collaborate with development and systems teams


  • BS in Computer Science (or equivalent) and 5+ years of experience in Systems or Development
  • Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle, Test Driven Development, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Able to shell script and write effective Python or Ruby
  • Extremely comfortable with Unix/Linux CLI (Debian or Ubuntu Linux preferred)
  • Deep familiarity with TCP/IP, with understanding of internet routing protocols and switched environments
  • Distributed systems experience
  • Experience with automated deployment, provisioning, and configuration software like Puppet, Chef, Ansible or Saltstack
  • Experience with installing, managing, and operation of NoSQL and SQL databases, like MongoDB, MySQL and Vertica
  • Familiar with Agile Methodologies (SCRUM, Kanban)
  • Fluency in English; German skills are a plus

Additional Information

We offer

    • A unique and diverse company culture, shaped by people with commitment, sense of responsibility, risk-taking and discipline. We reward this with numerous incentive programs, regular team events, fresh fruit in the office and fun activities
    • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
    • Competitive salary and incentive programs such as employee shareholder programs, a HVV Proficard (public transit ticket for Hamburg) or equivalent, company pension plan and variable, success-oriented compensation
    • Training programs and career development opportunities
    • Flexible working hours and work-life-balance options
    • An incredible office space with 360° view of Hamburg City and Harbor, with lounges and gaming rooms with foosball tables, PS 4 consoles and more!
    If you want to join us, apply here today!

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